2020 has turned nearly every beauty enthusiast into an esthetician in training. When you’re stuck inside for most of the year and can’t get your biweekly facial, you’re forced to improvise when trying to exfoliate the skin and cleanse your pores. Because nobody has time for blackheads in the HD camera on FaceTime. The good news? Collecting the best home beauty tools can be a lot of fun, and just as effective (and more affordable!) as an appointment at the facial spa. It’s more simple than you think to deep clean your pores from home - eliminating blackheads, whiteheads, dirt, oil and other impurities from beneath the skin. You just need the right set of tools to make you look and feel good, and to follow this step-by-step guide from Skin Gym!
Step 1: Remove makeup
Whether you’re a tinted moisturizer only or full glam type of girl, the first step in your pore cleansing routine is to wipe off your makeup. And it’s never felt so good with our Cleanie XL puff. Just add a bit of water and wipe across your face and neck to remove every last trace of blush, concealer, and last night’s foundation. The best part? It’s reusable and machine-washable - meaning that it’s better for both the environment and your precious pores.
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Step 2: Cleanse
Every skincare routine starts with a good cleanse. You’ve already wiped off your makeup with Cleanie, and now it’s time to rinse off all the bacteria, sweat, and oils that’s collected on your face throughout the day. There are plenty of benefits to regular cleansing - from hydrated and soft skin to wrinkle prevention - but perhaps the greatest is a smooth canvas before you get to the bottom of your pore cleaning routine. Use our Bare Face Cleanser to dissolve makeup and leave your skin feeling clean and fresh, because the fun is just beginning!
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Step 3: Exfoliate
Radiant skin is in your hands - literally, because Skin Gym has the best products to help you deeply exfoliate and cleanse your pores from your living room. Porie Pro Blackhead Tool is a spa-quality essential with a vacuum attachment to pull blackheads from deep within the pores. With the option to adjust suction levels, you can amplify your cleansing on the most blackhead-prone areas, like the nose and forehead, and take it down a notch when needed. Sure, you could always try a moisturizer or cream designed to remove blackheads, but these have a risk of irritation and generally take a hot minute to show results. Porie Pro, on the other hand? You’ll see an instant reduction in blackheads as your pores look smaller and reveal your most clear complexion.
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Looking for more pore-cleansing power from Skin Gym? We don’t blame you. Ultrasonic Lumiscrub Facial Pro Skin Spatula is another option to boost your exfoliation efforts - combining vibration, micro-currents and advanced ion technology to deep clean and moisturize. Use it with the Skin Gym Radiance Moisturizer or Supercharged Serum to maximize the effects of these skincare favorites, and turn up the vibration to add even more oomph to your exfoliation routine. Trust us, clogged pores are no match for these Skin Gym must-haves that combine modern technology with classic beauty techniques.
Step 4: Mask
You can’t go wrong with a good mud mask, especially when it features one of the top exfoliating ingredients: charcoal. Self-care meets skincare with charcoal beauty products, as this pore-clearing powerhouse is known to reach deep within the skin and remove impurities like dirt, oil, and dead cells - as well as minimizing excess sebum on the face for even the most oily-skinned individuals. Since everybody loves a good mask moment, especially one that unclogs and minimizes pores, another step in your skincare routine should be to apply the Detoxifying Mud & Charcoal Mask from Skin Gym. This mineral-rich treatment is formulated with the power of Activated Charcoal and Black Mud to lift impurities and enhance your freshly cleansed, glowing skin. It also just feels really, really good on your face, as you can never have enough self-care sessions in a crazy year like 2020!
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Step 5: Serum
Your face is cleansed, exfoliated, and masked out - and you’re feeling fresh. What now, you may ask? It’s time to supercharge your skincare routine. While serum is typically applied after cleanser, it’s okay to step away from your regime sometimes… because nothing in 2020 has exactly gone according to plan. Supercharged Serum is a lightweight formula, packed with antioxidants to fight all the worst skin concerns - dryness, dullness, fine lines and acne. The smaller molecules contain active ingredients that are easily absorbed, and your freshly deep cleaned and minimized pores will welcome this formula into the skin with open arms. Especially during the fall season as the chilly weather starts to have an unfortunate effect on your skin!
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Deep Cleaned Pores for Days
Cleansed pores are the best pores, and lifting impurities from the skin can be an extremely soothing experience. Especially when you’re doing it while watching The Haunting of Bly Manor from your couch. Quarantine days can seem long and repetitive, and a session with your favorite cleanser and our Pori Pro tool can be just the pick-me-up you need between work meetings. Not only will your freshly cleansed complexion look simply glowing on Zoom calls, you’ll also feel flawless in your own skin as you realize that you’re making the skincare magic happen from home. Start to deep cleanse your pores from home today!