Did you know that your skin has a memory? Yes, it's true. Your skin, much like your muscles, can be trained. This incredible feature of your body allows you to maintain youthful, vibrant skin by preventing premature aging caused by environmental damage and the accumulation of dead skin cells.
Imagine your skincare routine as a workout regimen for your face. The same way consistent exercise yields results for your body, using the right skincare treatments and products consistently can help maintain your skin's health and appearance. It's all about creating a skincare routine, similar to a gym routine, that continuously produces progressive results. The secret to effectively "working out" your skin lies in finding the perfect routine and nutrition to support its natural processes while also regularly challenging it. By incorporating different skincare “workouts” into your routine, you awaken the skin's inherent ability to renew and rebuild itself. Think of regular resurfacing peels with glycolic acid as your basic cardio workout. They help remove any surface buildup of dead skin. As we age, our skin's ability to shed dead skin cells slows down. Glycolic acid helps speed up this process, clearing buildup from the pores, and improving the skin's ability to retain moisture. It works by breaking down the “glue” that binds dead skin cells together, a crucial step in maintaining clear, healthy, and youthful skin.
Next, think of using a properly formulated retinol/retinoid product as weight lifting for your skin. Retinoids are essential for collagen and elastin production, which are key to keeping the skin plump, strong, and firm. Retinol is a gold-standard ingredient in anti-aging products proven to reverse fine lines and wrinkles. Professional skin workouts, such as Electrical Muscle Stimulation (EMS), are another beneficial addition to your skincare routine. EMS uses electrical current to gently stimulate the skin and underlying muscles, enhancing circulation, evening out skin tone, and providing a lifted and contoured look. At Artisan of Skin, we call it a MultiLift, due to its deep-reaching effects, offering non-invasive, non-surgical, anti-aging results immediately.
Facial massages and lymphatic drainage techniques like gua sha and face cupping can also help maintain a fit, sculpted face. These techniques improve circulation and help drain sluggish lymph, leading to a healthy and glowing complexion. So, let's start working out our skin and reveal the best version of ourselves!