I don’t know about you guys, but my oily skin can be difficult to work with. It depends on the weather, the temperature and sometimes even the season as far as what skincare regiments I use to keep my oil under control.
Recently, I’ve been able to try out the Anti-Imperfections range by Evoluderm, and it has really made a difference in my skin. It is a four step process which I use for both my day and night routine. It’s completely up to you whether you want to make this a morning, night or twice a day routine. Personally, I like the twice a day routine because I believe it keeps my skin more in sync and balanced.
The first step is to cleanse your face. For this, we will be using the Evoluderm Anti-Imperfections Exfoliating Cleansing Gel. This is a gorgeous formula which will deeply cleanse and purify your skin, plus reduce the appearance of imperfections while eliminating excess sebum and unclogging pores. The cleansing gel contains the following amazing ingredients:
- Rice Microparticles to help exfoliate and unclog your pores
- Pink Grapefruit Extract to intensely purify and deliver rich antioxidants to your skin
- Zinc which acts as an astringent. Astringents are an oily person’s best friend. Seriously, though.
To use the gel, apply to damp face, then massage in gently. You definitely want to avoid the eye contour area during this process. Then rinse and pat dry.
Note: you really want to make sure you are patting dry and not rubbing dry. Why? Because rubbing in excess can cause minor tears and stress on your skin, which can lead to damage and signs of aging. Patting dry takes a few more minutes, but it’s totally worth it and your face will thank you in the long run.
Next, you want to add the Evoluderm Anti-Imperfections 2 in 1 Cleanser/Mask as step two in your routine. This can be used as a cleanser twice a day, after you’ve used your exfoliating cleansing gel. If you want to substitute this one for the exfoliating cleanser, you can, but I strongly suggest leaving the exfoliator in your routine. I’ve tried downsizing my routine and skipping the exfoliator, and it just didn’t seem to work that great for me.
To use this product as a mask, apply to dry skin, leave for five to ten minutes, then rinse. Note: When using as a mask, I wouldn’t recommend doing this more than once or twice a week, which is also the recommended usage from Evoluderm as well. Masks are more for intensive/targeted treatments, and using this product as a mask daily could lead to over drying your skin which would throw its delicate balance out of whack. The mask contains the following ingredients:
- Argile which has absorbent properties.
- Pink Grapefruit Extract, again for intense purification.
- Zinc, our little astringent friend.
Next up in our routine is the Anti-Imperfections Purifying Lotion. Apply this to clean skin morning and night ( again, avoiding the eye contour). I’ve made the mistake of leaving out a toner/toning lotion in my routine and I’ve noticed a big difference since adding this one to my daily four step. It clarifies, refines, unclogs pores in depth, eliminates excess sebum, reduces shine and imperfections and brightens your overall complexion. Trust me, you want to use this before your moisturizer. It makes a huge difference. Ingredients are:
- Salicylic Acid: The Anti-Bacterial all of us oily people are grateful for.
- Pink Grapefruit Extract for that lovely purification.
- Zinc, the astringent marvel.
Last, but certainly not least, you want to add the Anti-Imperfection Mattifying Care Moisturizer. This is the area where so many of us oily babes have a certain amount of skepticism. Until recent years, most creams and moisturizers for the face weren’t always the best for our oily skin. Sure, they kept us hydrated, but it was a chore to make sure to tone out that oil or else you’d have breakout city.
Thankfully there are many, many more mattifying products on the market today ( can I get a “woo hoo?”) which make our life easier.
Apply this mighty mattifying marvel to your face morning and night ( yes, you guessed it…avoid the eye contour area). This cream helps reduce imperfections, purifies in depth while moisturizing skin, refines your skin’s texture, targets unevenness and tightens pores while giving your skin a velvety, matte finish. Ingredients are:
- Rice Powder: Our skin mattifying buddy.
- Pink Grapefruit Extract for intense purification.
- Zinc as an astringent.
As you can see from the ingredients listed, there is consistency throughout all four products. This is one of the huge reasons why I love this line; your skin isn’t getting a bunch of different things put on it at once. Sometimes that can be the root of breakouts, uneven tone and lackluster skincare results. Everyone is different, but in the case of my own skin, consistency is key. Also, all of these products are paraben free, hypoallergenic, dermatologically tested and 100% manufactured in France.
Have you tried this line yet? We would love to see your skincare results! Post your looks on Social Media and use hashtag #Just4GirlsPK to share your skincare style!