When you’re researching ways to make your skin look younger and healthier at home, you’re bound to come across suggestions for at-home skincare peels. For some of us, the word “peel” is daunting and a little scary, but that’s because we’re unfamiliar with what peels do and the ingredients used in them. A peel is really just another term for exfoliating with the help of chemical ingredients. These chemicals, most of which are found in other anti-aging skincare, are incorporated in higher concentrations in at-home peels to slough off the top layer of dead skin cells and other surface debris to reveal the radiant, healthier-looking skin underneath. Once you know what’s in most peels and what they do, they’re really not scary at all.
Face masks are a luxurious way to hydrate, deep clean, or balance your skin. While they may seem like an extra step, they’re actually an important part of your skincare regimen. Even better, they encourage you to take a few minutes to yourself and relax—something we could all use.
Acne can occur at any age due to clogged pores, hormonal shifts, stress, genetics, diet, and even medication. There are also daily habits, such as not washing your face every day, talking on your cellphone without cleaning the screen, and touching your face that will also cause acne.
Your body produces sebum, the body’s natural oil, in order to keep skin healthy; however, sebum production can go into overdrive. The cause of oily skin is actually irritation, which stimulates the nerve endings as the base of your pores, resulting in excessive oil production that can lead to clogged pores and other types of inflammation. You may ask yourself what is irritating your skin, and it can be a number of things: bar soaps, free radicals in the air, and even your hormones can cause oily skin. Continue reading “Best Anti-Aging Products for Oily Skin”
Exfoliating your skin has the immediate result of smoother, glowing skin, and the traditional advice you may have heard regarding exfoliating your skin is to only exfoliate once to twice a week. At Lancer Skincare, we want you to have glowing skin every day, which is why The Lancer Method’s first step is to exfoliate (or Polish) your skin. Continue reading “Why is Exfoliating so Important?”
You probably don’t pause and think about how important washing your face is, or how much your skin thanks you for it! When you wash your face, you’re literally washing the day away—this simple act is a chance to clear your pores from any free radicals they’ve been exposed to throughout the day, and your pores get a chance to breath and reproduce sebum, or the skin’s natural oil. When asked about the best way to wash your face, we always point back to The Lancer Method, which has three easy steps: Polish, Cleanse, and Nourish. Continue reading “What Is the Best Way to Wash Your Face?”