Cleansing is the most important process for maintaining a healthy and glowing skin. Daily exposure to sun and pollution causes dust and grease to settle on our face. Cleansing is the process which removes dirt, dust and other germs from the layer of your face.
Additionally, the sebum glands present in our skin secretes oil in the form of perspiration which can play havoc on our face by clogging the minute pores and skin openings. As a result, our skin stops to breathe leading to rashes, pigmentation and acnes.
This is why you must religiously cleanse your face after a hectic day. Be it late night, you must always cleanse your face and then go off to sleep. Moreover, your skin will feel refreshed and hydrated. There are number of ways to clean our face. Recently, double cleansing method has gained a lot of attention.
What is double cleansing?
Double cleansing is simple but highly effective. It is two step cleansing process that eliminates oil based and water based dirt and grime. It removes the excess sebum secretion, dry skin cells and perspiration residues.
We are well aware of how sun, make up and pollutants blocks our pores and decreases the oxygen levels in our skin. The first step of cleansing can be done with a cream based / lotion based cleanser or an olive oil. It removes the makeup thoroughly. However, your skin can still feel sticky.
For oily skin: you must use an oil based cleanser or make up remover to complete your first step of cleansing.
For normal skin: you can use cleanser or olive oil for cleansing.
The second step involves in cleansing your face with a face wash according to your skin type. It will lather away the oil, dust and sweat.
For oily skin : you must use a face wash that is recommended for oily skin. However, at the same time don’t be too harsh on your skin. Refrain from using a facewash that completely dries out your skin. It is best that you go for professional face wash for oily skin.
For normal skin: you should use facewash with good moisture content .