You have probably heard that if you wish to start caring for your skin, you only need a cleanser, a good moisturizer, and sunscreen. As the name suggests, the cleanser will clean your skin and remove pollution particles and residues built up throughout the day or night. The sunscreen you've already memorized: it's essential to prevent early skin aging and protect against UV rays. But the moisturizer, what is it that makes it so important?
In today's post, we will explain everything you need to know about the importance of moisturizing and how to pick the right moisturizer for your skin. Check it out!
Moisturizers are formulas that can come in the form of a cream, stick, or gel and, as the name suggests, keep the skin moisturized. Moisturized skin is essential to keep the skin's natural barrier strong, avoiding early aging and symptoms such as irritation and sensitivity. Besides that, moisturizing will also promote a healthier, glowing, and youthful looking skin.
WHY DO I NEED TO USE A MOISTURIZER?
70% of our bodies are water, a substance essential to the functioning of our organisms. Body hydration must also happen from the outside in, so we need to drink 2 liters a day to keep the body working.
When it comes to our skin, it's something like that. Just consider: if you need to ingest water to keep your body hydrated, you also need to apply moisturizer to keep the right skin hydration levels. It makes sense, right?
SKIN HYDRATION AND OILY SKIN
One of the biggest myths about skincare is that oily skin doesn't need hydration. Let us give you the answer in advance; this is not true; oiliness is not a synonym for hydration. Your skin could be producing sebum (oil) in excess because of the lack of moisturizing as it tries to keep the area hydrated. The tip is: to moisturize your skin daily, no matter your skin type!
Not always a moisturizer will work for you, but that doesn't mean you should give up on moisturizing your skin. Try replacing a traditional formula with a product that meets your skin's specific needs, and that's when you will notice a difference.
Get to know our formulas and discover which one is the most recommended for your needs:
Hyaluronic acid is one of the world's most famous substances for skincare. Naturally found in our body, it has a plumping function that minimizes fine lines and wrinkles. For this reason, the substance is perfect for mature skin. Moreover, hyaluronic acid is super light, versatile, and suitable for all skin types.
Our Hyaluronic Acid Facial Moisturizer formulation contains two molecular weights of Hyaluronic Acid, penetrating from the most superficial to the deeper layer of the skin to promote full hydration with high performance.
Recommended for: All skin types, especially mature skin, sensitive skin, skin with blemishes.
Facial Blending is our moisturizer in a tube. A denser formula easily absorbed by the skin. It moisturizes deeply without clogging pores or leaving an oily look. Rich in fatty acids, such as oleic acid, palmitic acid, and stearic acid, Blending Facial also nourishes, balances, and restores flexibility and softness.
Because it's a thicker product, Facial Blending is a great option to prepare the skin for makeup, like a primer. It's highly suggested for your winter skincare routine when low temperatures can make your skin chapped and cracked due to excessive cold and dryness.
Recommended for: Dry skin.
A multifunctional formula in stick. The CB2 Balm is an innovative moisturizer. It's formulated with a blend of oils from the Amazon in order to take care of the skin and promote wellness. Its properties include benefits like reduction of skin's inflammatory response, stimulus for beta-endorphin production – which offers wellness, calming, confortable, fresh sensation, besides hydration, of course. Because it's in the shape of a stick, it is a great option to carry with you throughout your day and apply whenever you feel your skin requires some extra attention or when you feel some area is more irritated than normal.
Recommended for: Oily skin, acne-prone skin.
HOW TO USE YOUR MOISTURIZER?
Moisturizers should be used daily as part of both your morning and night skincare routine. It must follow the cleanser, toner, and serums. After the moisturizer, you can finish with an oil of your preference or with sunscreen during the daytime.
The complete order of application when it comes to skincare products always starts with the thinner formula and moves towards the thicker ones. You can adapt according to the products that better fit your skin, but the general order is this: