CTM- short for Cleanse, Tone and Moisturize, is important to maintain a healthy skin.However, the mistake that most people make; lies in their selection of products. Another point worth noticing is that not all skin types require a toner.Therefore, in order to select the products made for your skin type, it is essential to understand the functions of a cleanser, toner and a moisturizer first.
The basic function of cleanser is to make the skin free of any dirt, impurities , makeup residue etc.
Cleansers are of various types:
- Gel: Best for-Oily and Combination Skin
- Cream: Best for-Dry and Sensitive
- Foam: Best for-Oily and Combination
- Oil: Best for-Most Skin types
- Bar: Best for- Oily and Combination Skin
Beauty Hooked Approved Cleansers for Oily and Combination Skin:
The Body Shop Seaweed Deep Cleansing Gel Wash for Rs.2,195/-(Click HERE to Shop)
Beauty Hooked Approved Cleansers for Dry and Sensitive skin:
The Body Shop Aloe Calming Cream Cleanser for Rs.2,195/-(Click HERE to Shop)
Beauty Hooked Approved Cleansers for Normal Skin:
Conatural Organic Cleanser & Makeup Remover for Rs.940/-(Click HERE to Shop)
A toner balances the pH level of the skin, tightens the pores and clear away any left over dirt. However, this is an optional step for those who do not have large or visible pores, but a toner is a must for aging, dry or dehydrated skin or those who undergo laser treatments for facial hair.
Beauty Hooked Approved Toner for Oily and Acne Prone Skin:
The Body Shop Tea Tree Skin Clearing Mattifying Toner for Rs.2,395/-(Click HERE to Shop)
Beauty Hooked Approved Toner for Combination and Normal Skin:
The Body Shop Nutriganics Refreshing Toner for Rs1,615/-(Click HERE to Shop)
Beauty Hooked Approved Toner for Dry and Dehydrated Skin:
Mana Floral Mist Face Toner for Rs.1,200/-(Click HERE to Shop)
The basic function of a moisturizer is to protect the skin from drying out and to provide the skin with adequate moisture to prevent fine lines and wrinkles. Oily skin types also require a moisturizer or the skin starts producing more oil. Gel or water based moisturizers are best for oily and combination skin types, whereas cream or oil based moisturizers are best for dehydrated or skin.
Beauty Hooked Approved Moisturizers for Oily and Combination Skin:
The Body Shop Seaweed Oil Control Gel Cream for Rs.2,695/-(Click HERE to Shop)
Beauty Hooked Approved Moisturizers for Normal Skin:
Mana Angel Glow Night Cream for Rs.1,599/-(Click HERE to Shop)
Beauty Hooked Approved Moisturizers for Dry and Sensitive Skin:
Mana Forever Young Face Serum for Rs.1,849/-(Click HERE to Shop)
Aura Craft Restore for Rs1,700/-(Click HERE to Shop)
How many of you actually swear by the CTM routine? Let us know in the comments.
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