You know those mornings where you look in the mirror and feel like your skin looks dull, unlively, drained, and you instantly want to turn right back around and go back into bed, then take another glance? Well, a lot of us have experienced this; and it’s literally categorized as “dull skin”, which is only a result of excess dead skin that builds up on the surface of your skin.
There is absolutely no point in buying products and toppiling them over and over if you aren’t going to exfoliate properly and get rid of the dead skin cells underneath. Nothing can enter through the damaged outer layer. So, girls, let’s change our routine and see how we can get our much-needed, radiant skin and some brightness back!
Below are some tips and products that I will recommend, and hopefully will help you achieve some brightness!
Tip # 1
Try adding Niacinamide to your beauty routine; this B3 restores cells which assists in producing new, healthy cells. Easy, right?
The Ordinary Niacinamide serum helps reduce the appearance of skin blemishes, and large pores revealing brighter skin. This serum controls bacteria build up as well as boosts skin’s immunity to strengthen the outer skin barrier.
Tip # 2
We have been reading about Alpha Hydroxy Acids, which help get rid of those dead cells that are causing the grey, lifeless looking skin. AHA’s help to exfoliate to reveal new brighter skin beneath the outer surface. Look for products with AHAs, glycolic acid and citric acid to help illuminate your skin. Of course, if your skin is dehydrated, it will look dull; so keep locking in as much moisture during the day.
Now that you know the reasons behind your dull skin, here are a few recommended products to help bring back life to your skin!
Kiehl’s Since 1851 Nightly Refining Micro Peel Concentrate.
Use a chemical-based exfoliating serum or pad every other night, such as: Kiehl’s Nightly Refining Micro-Peel Concentrate. This product helps exfoliate overnight by assisting in the removal of dead skin cells
Please be sure to apply a cream post-peel; as peels are effective, but rough on the skin.
Mario Badescu’s AHA and Ceramide Moisturizer
We recommend Mario Badescu’s AHA and Ceramide Moisturizer, as it contains lemon extracts, is oil- free and ideal for most skin types.
This moisturizer revives and rejuvenates skin, clearing the path to brighter skin.
Murad Rapid Resurfacing Peel
Here is a very simple step to add to your beauty routine. This extra-strength peel works to reverse visible signs of aging and detoxify the skin.
Each towelette helps in removal of dirt, pollution with its 10% Glycolic Acid and Vitamin C to enhance the skin radiance. No dirt= better skin!