How to Choose the Right Skin Products


One of the most important things a woman can do to look good is to take care of her skin. Glowing skin beats having on tons of make-up to cover up blemishes, lines and an uneven skin tone.

One of the most important things a woman can do to look good is to take care of her skin.

The better you take care of your skin, especially when you are young, the lesser skin problems you will have to deal with when you are older. Using anti-aging skin care products when you’re in your 20s and using sun block regularly will prevent sun damage to your skin, and will make you more youthful looking as you age. 


One way to make sure you are taking good care of your skin is to use good products that match your lifestyle and skin type. The problem is choosing the right products to use for your skin care regimen. There are thousands of beauty products on the market, all promising the best results.

How then do you choose the best brands among the countless products? Do you spend all your hard-earned money buying all the different brands so you can try them all? Do you go with the trend and buy what everyone else is buying? Do you go with what your favorite celebrity is endorsing? Or should you go with the products with the most creative packaging?

Remember, there are plenty of brands who spend millions of dollars on advertising and marketing to create a buzz around their brands. Therefore, you will want to remind yourself to not be dazzled by celebrity endorsers, great packaging and interesting ads and promotions.

If you really want to get the best products, make sure you understand two things: 1) your skin type and 2) what effect specific ingredients have.

Knowing your skin type helps you choose the perfect product suited for your skin. When you already have dry skin and use products for oily skin, then the product will totally strip your face of moisture and make drier.

Understanding the effect of specific ingredients helps you choose products on the fundamental level, stripped of the hype of advertising. Study the specific ingredients you read on product labels. When you understand what a specific ingredient does to your skin, you will better understand what products you can use, aside from the big brands featured on glossies. You can try different products and use the active ingredients as a guide to what will work for your skin condition.  By understanding the effects of specific ingredients, you can also avoid products that may have ingredients that can cause even more problems in the long run.

Aside from understanding your skin type and the main ingredients used in cosmetics, there are also several things you must remember in choosing good skin care products.  First, do not believe products that promise changes in your skin overnight.  Many of these products require prolonged use to be truly effective. Create a routine so that you can use the products daily and get the best results.

If possible, try to get product samples before purchasing. This should help you weed out products that may damage your skin.

Every consultation with Pretty Faces Atlanta begins with a thorough scalp and skin assessment. If you have any skin concerns, this is the time to get educated about them and to find out what the effective treatment plan would be. This includes determining the best skin care products for your skin type!

If you’re challenged with skin care concerns, please contact Pretty Faces Atlanta today! We will perform a thorough skin consultation to determine the best products to meet your skin care needs.