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How To Layer Your Skincare - And Why It's Important For Healthier Skin

Tierra by Maria - How to layer skincare - best skin care routine

Layering skincare products is important for achieving your ideal, healthy skin because each product has a specific function and purpose. Layering your skincare allows for your skin to receive the full benefits of each product. For example, applying a toner before a serum allows the serum to be more easily absorbed by the skin, while applying a moisturizer on top of the serum locks in hydration. Additionally, layering skincare products also allows for a gradual build-up of ingredients, which can be more effective than using a single high-concentration product. So let's dive in!

5 Benefits of Layering your Skincare Correctly

  1. Increased effectiveness: Each product is designed to target specific skin concerns, and layering them allows for maximum absorption and effectiveness.
  2. Improved hydration: Layering a hydrating toner or serum before moisturizer can help lock in moisture, leaving the skin feeling plump and hydrated.
  3. Enhanced exfoliation: By layering an exfoliating product, before moisturizer, it can help to remove dead skin cells and reveal a brighter, more even complexion.
  4. More targeted treatment: Layering serums or treatments, such as vitamin C or retinol, can help to target specific skin concerns, like fine lines, wrinkles, or pigmentation.
  5. Greater protection: Sunscreen should be the last step in your morning routine, layering it on top of other products can help to provide better protection from harmful UV rays.

How to Layer Your Skincare 

Layering your skincare can be a great way to nourish and protect your skin. The key is to choose the right products and apply them in the correct order to get the most benefits. Here are some tips for layering your skincare:

1. Start with a clean slate: 

Before you apply any products, make sure to cleanse your skin to remove dirt, oil, and makeup. Cleanse your face every morning and night, and use a gentle cleanser that won’t strip your skin of its natural oils. This will help your skin better absorb the products you apply. 

2. Use toner: 

After cleansing, you can apply a toner to help balance your skin's pH and prepare it for the next steps.

3. Apply treatment products: 

This includes serums, spot treatments, and other products that are designed to address specific skincare concerns.

4. Apply moisturizer or advanced repair serum: 

After applying treatment products, use a moisturizer or Advanced Repair Serum depending on your routine to help lock in moisture and protect your skin. Be sure to massage the cream into your skin in upward motions.

When it comes to layering your skincare, one of the most important things to keep in mind is hydration. Make sure to apply a hydrating serum or gel before your moisturizer, and top it off with a light oil or cream. This will ensure that your skin stays hydrated throughout the day.

5. Finish with sunscreen: 

If you'll be spending time outside, make sure to apply a broad-spectrum sunscreen to protect your skin from UV rays.

Keep in mind that everyone's skin care needs are different, and the specific products and order you choose will depend on your individual skin type and concerns. It's a good idea to experiment with different products and routines to see what works best for you.

Tierra by Maria’s Recommended Skincare Layering

To layer our 100% natural skincare products from the Tierra by Maria line, it is recommended to start with the lightest consistency product and work your way up to the heaviest. Start with the Tierra by Maria Gentle Face Cleanser , followed by the Tierra by ultra-hydrating Advanced Repair Serum which will nourish your skin, and then move onto the Anti-Aging Cream which uses advanced technology and nature’s healing and lastly apply Tierra by Maria’s Nourishing Oil Complex which will finish your layering with a deep glow! 

So there you have it! Layering Skincare is the best way to maximize the health and appearance of your skin! It allows for multiple areas of your face to be treated by the different skincare products and create that healthy, deep glow that we all love and want!

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