2020 beauty trends have indicated that this is the year that we start prioritising having better skin. Finally! Forget about full-coverage foundations and heavy makeup—healthy, glowing skin is here to stay.

The question is, how exactly do we do that? Well, that’s why we’ve written this informal article for you, with 5 tips from a dermatologist on how to get better skin.

Stay hydrated

Yeah, yeah, we know… you’re bored of this advice already, but we wouldn’t list it out if it wasn’t true. But one study by the University of Missouri-Columbia has found that drinking two cups of water increased blood flow to the skin, which can help even out your skin tone and complexion. Also, when is drinking more water ever a bad thing for your body?

Always double-cleanse

We feel you, ladies—it’s hard to leave your house without your full face beat. It’s important, however, to remember to always double-cleanse before you to sleep at night. Double-cleansing refers to removing your makeup first with micellar water  and then following up with washing your face using facial cleanser right after.

Switch up your shower routine!

It is highly recommended that you always wash your face as the last step of your routine and only after you rinse your hair. That’s because when you wash your hair, inevitably some dirt and sweat will run down your face which kind of reverses the purpose of you washing your face in the first place. It sounds simple but give it a try!

Get your beauty sleep

Skin or not, sleep is absolutely essential for maintaining good health. After-all, that’s when your body repairs itself. But what’s also interesting is that your skin makes new collagen in your sleep which helps to prevent sagging.

Consult a medical expert

Lastly, never add any new skincare products to your routine without first checking a medical expert. Some products out there in the market attract consumers with bold claims of ‘being an acne miracle cure’ and/or ‘wonder product for eczema’. However, all of us have to be extremely careful in the ingredients that we put on our face. Thus, consult your dermatologist first.

Let’s talk about skin, find us at Subang Jaya!