Easy Skincare Routine for Busy Moms

Is your skincare routine close to non-existent? Because you’re busy being a mom, your daily ritual may be limited to washing your face, applying lotion, and the occasional skin mask. Or less, even. Many active mothers today feel intimidated, not knowing what products to buy or what treatments work.

With that in mind, we feel it’s essential to reach out to mothers to help them kick off a skincare routine. Here are some helpful hints to make skincare easy.

Cleanse Before Bed

Washing your face is crucial but don’t overdo it. We recommend giving your face a thorough cleansing before saying nighty night. For daily use, we recommend Alastin Gentle Cleanser to thoroughly remove make-up and environmental pollutants. It is self-foaming and sulfate-free and contains calming antioxidants. Or you can employ SkinMedica’s Sensitive Skin Cleanser that is a gentle cleanser and hydrates sensitive skin.

Hydrate

To ensure youthful skin, you must hydrate, hydrate, hydrate. And not just with a topical product, but from inside out. Drink plenty of water daily, especially if you manage a workout for the day. Then apply a medical-grade moisturizer before bed. We recommend Alastin Sooth + Protect Recovery Balm and SkinMedica’s Dermal Repair Cream.

Sunscreen

Nothing in nature is more harmful to your skin than the sun. Its dangerous UV rays can harm skin cells, making your skin look dull and old. When it comes to sunscreen, we recommend HydraTint Pro Mineral Broad Spectrum SPF 36 from Alastin or Total Defense and Repair SPF 50+.

Wrinkle Prevention

Getting the proper nutrients and vitamins to your skin is critical to maintaining elasticity and plumpness. To maintain a youthful, vibrant skin presence and combat the visible signs of aging, you should religiously use a skin rejuvenation serum for skin tone and texture. We recommend Alastin’s Restorative Skin Complex or SkinMedica’s TNS Advanced+ Serum.

Eye Care

The eyelids are the most delicate skin on your body. They are very susceptible to wrinkling and sagging. And you want to resolve or prevent undereye circles that make you look tired and worn—Alastin’s Restorative Eye Treatment or Skin Medica’s Instant Bright Eye Cream are excellent products for the eyelids.

The Neck

To keep your neck long, smooth, and sleek to frame your facial beauty, we recommend Alastin’s Restorative Neck Complex with TriHex Technology. The TNS Essential Serum from SkinMedica offers an all-in-one skin rejuvenating product to soften the appearance of wrinkles, fine lines, skin tone, and texture as well.

Facials and Peels

When you can find the time (and a babysitter), schedule a visit for a stress-free time at our Spa Services with our friendly Esthetician Daneyda.  She offers a wide range of anti-aging facials, brightening facials, deep cleaning facials, and redness relief treatments. For more severe exfoliation, she performs dermabrasion and chemical peels.

Are you interested in the benefits of starting a medical-grade skincare regimen? Dreyfuss Plastic Surgery offers a host of non-surgical skincare treatments and products you can use at home. Book a consultation with us at our surgical center in Orland Park, and we would be happy to design you a custom skincare regimen for optimal results!