4 easy ways to look after your skin in 2024

Now we’re standing on the starting line of a fresh new year; there is no better time to focus on skincare and establish new and improved skincare goals. Consistency is key when it comes to achieving healthy, glowing skin. So, if you’re ready to dive into the world of facial products, skincare treatments and healthy habits, where’s the best place to start? Well, we’re here to tell you!

At AP Skincare, we’re experts in all things skin. So, if you’re looking for easy, reliable tips to help you start your skincare journey, you’re in the right place. With that in mind, we’ve pulled together six easy tips that you can incorporate into your daily skincare regime to enhance your skin’s health this year!

Find a cleanser that works well with your skin type

Picking the right cleanser for your skin type is essential to keep your skin healthy and glowing. A good cleanser removes dirt and impurities and helps maintain the natural balance of your skin, preventing it from getting too dry or oily. If you have concerns like acne or sensitivity, using a cleanser that caters to those needs can help avoid irritation and discomfort. Remember that a good cleanser also preps your skin for the rest of your skincare routine, making it easier for other products to work effectively!

Moisturise, moisturise, moisturise!

If there’s one thing everyone should add to their skincare routine, it’s a moisturiser. Keeping your skin hydrated is essential to maintain its health. A simpler moisturiser helps to prevent dryness and irritation and keeps the skin barrier strong against external irritants. Moisturisers also keep your skin well-hydrated, reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, and promote a youthful complexion – and who doesn’t want that? Moreover, moisturising helps other skincare products absorb better and keeps your skin supple!

Always wear your SPF (even in winter)

Protecting your skin from harmful UV rays all year round is important, even if it’s cloudy outside. Despite the cooler temperatures and overcast skies of winter, UV radiation can still penetrate through clouds and cause skin damage. What’s more, snow-covered surfaces reflect these rays, intensifying their impact on your skin – so you need to be on top skincare form even in the colder months! We recommend opting for SPF 30 or higher regularly and use it daily to keep your skin youthful and protected. A top tip would be to look for a moisturiser with SPF in the formula; that way, you don’t have to add unnecessary products to your routine! 

Invest in some quality skincare treatments

Skincare treatments like anti-wrinkle injections help prevent muscle contractions, reducing skin creasing. These injectables effectively smooth lines on the forehead and around the eyes and mouth. They’re a great alternative to surgical procedures if you’re looking for a less invasive option. Stress, environmental damage, and muscle overactivity can all lead to visible lines on your face, so if that’s something you’re looking to avoid, these injectables can help address those concerns.

When performed by qualified professionals like us at AP Skincare, skincare treatments can significantly enhance skin texture, tone, and overall appearance, boosting confidence and promoting a healthier-looking complexion! Get in touch now on 01254 297 000 or pop in to see us in our Blackburn Clinic. When it comes to your teeth, we’re always ready to help!