Facial treatment is one of the most blissful appointment apart from going on a date, you feel refresh for your skin and mind, especially your skin looks glowing. You may hope to maximize the effect after this pricey experience, there are 4 things to avoid after a facial. Keep reading down to be safe better than sorry to your skin.
1. Using heavy makeup
Facial normally involves deep cleansing and exfoliation, it would look red and patchy for a few days. You may want to use foundation or concealer to cover the redness. Yet, it may provoke breakout for your skin. Since your pores are more open than usual, it means it would be inflected by bacteria easily. Dermatologist suggests that it is better to take a break from heavy makeup for a few days in order to allow facial cream, serum, and lotion to be used in an efficient way!
2. Picking at your skin
We know you want your skin looks perfect. When you stand in front of the mirror, it is tempting to pop blackhead or whitehead on your face. Bear in mind that your hands are full of bacteria, picking at your skin allows bacteria to transmit to the open pores that risk yourself to have post-facial breakout easily. No matter if your skin is sensitive or not, always keeps your hands off your skin is the secret to keep your skin stay healthy!
3. Using an exfoliator or face scrub
Exfoliation may be one of your skincare routines; yet, you have to take a break from it after doing a facial. When it comes to facial, exfoliation is incorporated into the treatment by the chemical or physical way. Performing another exfoliation after facial may damage the protective barrier for your skin, as a result, it causes inflammation for your skin.
You may think it may be no harm to soak up some Vitamin E from a sunbathing session. On the flip side, it would ruin all the benefits from your pricey facial treatment. Why? Since your skin will be very sensitive after deep cleansing and exfoliation, your skin will react to sun ray in a negative way. You are suggested to skip sunbathing one week after a facial. When you go to sunbathing, it would be better if you can put on sunscreen with an SPF of 30 or higher for better protection.