How Often Should You Moisturize Your Face


"How often should you moisturize your face?” This question is often asked in the treatment room. The answer lies in tuning into your skin's unique rhythms.

There is no one-size-fits-all protocol—how often you apply moisturizer truly depends on your skin's unique needs, which can change. Be intuitive and observant, recognizing that your skin's requirements may shift depending on factors like seasonal changes, your health, travel and your lifestyle. 

For some, moisturizing your skin twice a day may be beneficial, while others might find their skin thrives with just a nightly application, especially if they use a nourishing treatment before bed. Rather than applying a moisturizer in the morning, a hydrating floral tonic may be perfect for those whose skin retains its balance overnight. Listening to your skin and adjusting your routine accordingly is the best approach to ensure you provide the right hydration level your skin needs to remain healthy and vibrant.

What Does Moisturizer Do To The Skin?

At its core, a moisturizer has three primary functions. First, it helps to hydrate your skin by drawing water into the outer layer, providing a plump and luminous appearance. Well-hydrated skin is more supple, less prone to flaking, and better able to defend itself against environmental aggressors. 

Second, it locks in moisture. By forming a protective barrier on the skin's surface, it prevents water loss due to evaporation. This is especially important in harsh weather conditions or environments with air conditioning or central heating, which can strip moisture from your skin. This is especially true during plane travel.

Lastly, moisturizer replenishes your skin with essential nutrients and can provide targeted benefits. Whether it's soothing irritation with plant extracts, combating dryness with natural oils, or providing nutrients for cell renewal and repair, a thoughtfully chosen formula will enhance the skin’s texture, tone, and overall health. 

Maintaining healthy moisture levels also means eating foods rich in water content and essential fatty acids—such as cucumbers, avocados, and nuts—to significantly boost your skin's hydration levels from the inside out. Additionally, getting enough restful sleep is vital, allowing the skin to repair and regenerate, further enhancing its hydration and resilience. 

Does Moisturizer Benefit All Skin Types?

Yes, moisturizer is beneficial for each skin type. The right moisturizer enhances the skin’s health, helping to remain supple and moisturized while guarding against environmental factors in order to slow the appearance of premature fine lines. The trick is choosing a formula to perfectly complement your complexion.

Which Moisturizer Should I Pick for My Skin?

Let's explore each of the collection’s precious formulas to find the one that resonates most deeply with your skin’s needs.

Dry skin

Prioritize deep hydration and repair. In the morning, Intensive Repair Balm blends Helichrysum, White Lily, and Lotus to rejuvenate, soothe and promote moisture retention, beautifully protecting your skin while repairing damage.

In the evening, rely on Celestial Rose Crème to infuse your skin with the healing and hydrating power of Rose and Rosehip Seed Oil. This evening ritual supports your skin's natural repair processes, leaving you with a balanced and beautifully nourished complexion by morning. 

Mature Skin

For mature skin, focus on deep hydration and protection while supporting the skin's natural repair mechanisms. Spontaneous Recovery Crème is your morning ally, offering a rich blend of Buriti Fruit, Avocado, and Apricot Kernel to fortify your skin's natural barrier and protect it against the day's elements. At night, transition to the Celestial Rose Crème, allowing the therapeutic benefits of Rose and its hydrating prowess to work in tandem with your skin's renewal processes, ensuring a rejuvenated and balanced complexion.

Sensitive Skin

Sensitive skin requires a gentle yet effective approach to hydration and protection. Intensive Repair Balm is perfect for your morning routine, providing a soothing layer of moisture that also works to calm irritation and reduce redness with the help of White Lily and Lotus. In the evening, the Spontaneous Recovery Crème restores and nourishes your skin with its rich, curative blend, helping you wake up to a soothed, more resilient complexion.

Combination and oily skin 

Finding the right hydration balance without overwhelming the skin is key for those with oily or combination skin. Luminous Morning Crème is your ideal morning moisturizer, offering lightweight hydration and protection with Neroli, Sweet Orange, and Milk Thistle while ensuring your skin remains balanced and bright throughout the day. In the evening, the Celestial Rose Crème provides a restorative touch, balancing your complexion with the gentle hydration and therapeutic benefits of Rose and won’t leave your skin feeling heavy–just nourished and loved.

While the plant remedies in our moisturizers offer natural sun protection, remember to apply a broad-spectrum mineral sunscreen and layer appropriately for complete protection when enjoying the day outdoors.

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