22 Jan '16, 12pm

Why you should pat dry.

Why you should pat dry.

Ritual is one of the the best ways to describe a skincare routine. If you want flawless, youthful skin, you have to have a ritual that works, day and night. There’s the proper way to wash your face, the right order to apply nutrient-rich products and the essential way to dry off. The latter is often overlooked because we’re in a hurry or haven’t unlearned years of bad behavior. But it might be one of the most important steps of all. If you wipe or rub your face dry after washing, then you’re making a big mistake. The skin on your face is delicate. Similar to using your ring finger to dab product onto the eye instead of rubbing it on, the same goes for the use of a towel on your face. That’s because when you wipe excess water away, you’re tugging at the skin. The likelihood for wrinkles and wear and tear increases, and you’re removing all of the moisture your skin needs pri...

Full article: http://michellephan.com/youre-drying-your-face-all-wrong/

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