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Covid-Safe Your Skincare Routine!

Few would have believed that face coverings would become part of our daily routines, certainly in Victoria. Aimed at reducing the spread of COVID-19, the reality is masks often promote the spread of another condition, namely blocked skin pours. This spike in skin problems include irritation, redness pimple flares and even achene (or the 2020 buzz term “maskne”).

The Covid-Safe Recalibrated Skincare Plan:

1. Steer clear of harsh scrubs, heavy-duty exfoliants, and thick creams, which have a propensity to exacerbate congestion. Instead, reach for just a gentle cleanser, hydrating toner, light serum and gentle moisturiser. Prioritise skin-soothing ingredients, such as hyaluronic acid, aloe, and niacinamide. Be sure to wait five minutes after application before putting on your mask, in order to allow the products to absorb into the skin.

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2. Cleanse and Assess Your Complexion:

A little TLC goes a long way in caring for our skin amid our new-word mask wearing normal. The importance of gently cleansing the skin in order to remove trapped sweat and debris after taking off a mask is a really effective way to keep skin clean and healthy.

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3. Wash Your Mask Regularly:

It’s essential to cleanse not only your complexion regularly but also your face covering. This prevents the reintroduction of dirt, oil, and. It’s best to use hot water and a fragrance-free detergent as fragrance can often irritate the skin. and dirt” and ultimately cause inflammation and acne formation.

4. Forgo the Foundation, If Possible:

The application of under the mask can clog pores and lead to breakouts.

So, while face coverings might be here for the forceable future, you can still love ya skin with Elixir’s personalised skincare.

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