Wellness and Beauty Session at VLCC

I have always ignored my skin care routine since I was a teenager. I was very lazy to even apply a sunscreen before heading out. My skin has always been normal to oily so I did not even bother to use moisturiser before. It’s been quite some time now that I have started to take care of my skin on the regular. It happened when I started getting acne on my face due to open pores, dust, pollution and excess oil on my face.

 

I started doing CTM since a year back and not many people knew about it. For instance, I skipped the moisturising step in summers and jumped directly to the sunscreen most of the times. But after attending the VLCC event, I am sure I was skipping out on something really important.

 

Let me introduce CTM to those readers who have no idea about what it is and how it works. CTM is basically cleansing, moisturising and toning. This is the only thing which will help your skin to improve, only if you follow it religiously, no skipping girls. No matter what your skin type is – dry, oily or normal you ought to bring this change in your routine from today itself. The benefit of following CTM was unknown before, but now it should be the part of one’s lifestyle.

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Cleanse:

Cleansing is the first, foremost step which is basic and very common one that almost everyone follows. I prefer using foam free cleanser since my skin is oily. Cleansing also includes wiping your makeup off with a Makeup remover or olive/coconut oil and then washing your face off with a cleanser. Make sure that your cleanser is mild if you have breakout prone skin. Avoid strong products with harsh chemicals on your face. Also, I recommend using a mild scrub to shed the dead cells twice in a week for your face & body. This will leave your skin smooth and fresh.

 

Tone:
Toning is the very essential for each and every one. This is my favorite step. Most of the women out there aren’t aware of the benefits of toning. Let me tell you that toning is something which helps you to clean your pores and reduces the chances of breakouts, helps you get rid of dead cells what else do you want in life girls? No to acne problems and dull skin issues. I have literally seen a difference in my skin to what it was like a year back. It’s much better now if you ask me as to what it was like before. We cannot stop going out in the sun and pollution, but we can take precautions and reduce the chances of breaking out. Toning also helps to reduce the blackheads and whiteheads formation on your skin. Use a cotton ball and clear your skin out with a toner, you will see the pore residues/ impurities right on the cotton ball when you’re done, that means your skin is still not clean after cleansing. It needs a little extra care and attention. So, this step is worth your time. Get a radiant, flawless skin right after this step.

 

Moisturise:
After you’re done with cleansing and toning the next step is moisturising which I use to skip and thought it wasn’t a big deal since I had oily skin but I was wrong. I came to know the benefits of moisturising my face after attending the VLCC event, that cleansing and toning leave your pores open and skin might start looking patchy if you don’t use a moisturiser after that. Even if your skin is oily, moisturising is very essential to balance the natural oils. I am using non-greasy moisturiser from vlcc which helps in controlling acne & excess sebum secretion, leaving my skin radiant & matte. I apply it twice a day and the results are visible. My skin has gone very supple like a baby.

Acne Treatment

After this another important step is to protect your skin by applying sunscreen 365 days a year, no matter wherever you are. This should be done every day. This was the point which was stressed upon the most during the VLCC event. sunscreen is like a shield which protects you from the harmful UV rays, pollution and dust in the air. It helps to prevent skin discoloration and blotchiness.
So follow CTM twice a day and see the results yourself. You can thank me later.

 

Another issue which is very common these days is of dark circles.
The dark discoloration under our eyes can be because of many obvious reasons like it can be heredity, stress, bad lifestyle or unhealthy diet. Though it is not a serious problem but if you don’t take care of it, it might get worse and make you look tired, dull and unhealthy pretty much all the time.

 

The best remedy which I follow is to use an under-eye gel which should be stored in the refrigerator for the best results. Gently massage it under and above your eyes before going to bed. It will give you a soothing cold relaxed effect. Introduce this step to your daily routine you will definitely see good results. Avoid using your phones or laptops after this process as it may not give you the desired results.

 

Another easy remedy that I indulge in after removing my makeup is use of rose water. Take chilled rose water, soak the cotton balls in it and put them on your eyelids for about 10-12 minutes and you are good to go. It is so relaxing especially in summers its the best part of the day. Your eyes will feel refreshed and rejuvenate in no time.

 

Check out their website for skin tips and welfare products.

https://www.vlccwellness.com/India

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5 Ways To Get An Acne Free Skin

Are you tired of applying layers of foundation to hide the persistent acne? Well, we have all been victims to the breakout of acne at one point or another, in our lives. It can be a prominent problem – which tends to develop during puberty, and has a lasting effect on our daily lives.
Here are a few ways in which you can permanently say goodbye to all marks and acne related problems.

What Causes Acne?

Acne can develop from a couple of factors, major of which is Hormonal Imbalance, environmental conditions, as well as stress induced aspects. Spicy and oily foods are also one of the major aggravating factors of Acne. The idea is to let your skin breathe naturally through its pores.

1. Lifestyle Changes To Get Rid Of Acne

Regular exercise can help you battle many things, including your weight, toxins in your body – which lead to a glow on the skin.
Exercise releases Endorphins that lower your stress levels and oil production. Exercise also generates sweat which removes all the dead skin cells. You will find almost every Dermatologist /Cosmetologist suggesting this for your routine.

2. Cleanliness is Key

You can wash your face as often as twice a day, especially if you have oily skin using an appropriate face wash. Ensure to keep your pores as free as possible, without any blockage of oil or any makeup residue. Even during any Acne Treatment, pore cleansing is the first step initiated by any Dermatologist/Cosmetologist.

3. Eat Healthy and Stay Hydrated

A healthy diet leads to a healthy body – which eventually leads to healthy, supple skin. Water is the solution to pretty much every skin problem as hydration helps in detoxification of the body.

Things to Avoid

Avoid using any home remedies that you find on the internet without consulting with a Skin Specialist. Using baking soda, toothpaste and lemon to get rid of acne and pimples – as is often done by people – can lead to severe damage or skin burn. Different skin types react to different products and methods, differently – so always consult a doctor before using any such remedies.
Also, avoid cleansing your skin with any harsh products without proper consultation.

VLCC Products To Help Your Acne Problems

VLCC Anti Acne Treatment Kit

This kit is designed to repair and condition the skin damaged by/or prone to acne problems. The product’s ingredients eliminate all the bacteria, by cleaning the pores and balancing the oil in your skin. The kit consists of all-round beauty necessities – from face wash packs to moisturizers. It delivers great results, giving you a visibly clear and smooth skin.

VLCC Neem Face Wash and Melia Face Wash

This is one of the most prominent products to battle against acne. It cleanses all the excess oil from your skin, leaving it clear and refreshed. It exfoliates your skin allowing it to breathe freely. It balances the oil in your skin, removing all the dead skin cells from your skin, keeping it hydrated and soft.
These are few ways, which you can adapt to ensure a healthy looking skin. These steps will also help you adapt to a healthier lifestyle. Though finally, always remember that a healthy body and mind is the secret to a healthy skin.