The Correct Order To Apply Your Skincare

Knowing which order to apply your products can be confusing but is essential in getting the most of your skin care products. When layering skin care products an easy way to think of how to layer is to always start with the lightest or thinnest and work your way through to the heavier or thicker consistency products. Because we want to see you achieve glowing, healthy skin, here’s the breakdown of which order you should be using your products for the best results. 

STEP 1: CLEANSE
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Cleansing is skincare 101. The first step of your routine should always be to cleanse, it’s one of the most important things to do in your skincare routine. Not cleansing will impact the effectiveness of your entire routine.

Overnight your skin undergoes repair and regeneration, with sweat and bacteria coming into play. Cleanse in the morning to start the day with a clean canvas.

Cleansing before bed is a must. Cleansing at night removes any sunscreen, makeup, dirt or environmental pollution that has built up over the day. Double cleanse if you’ve had heavy makeup on.

STEP 2: MASKS / EXFOLIATORS
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It’s treatment time. Straight after cleansing is the perfect time to apply any treatment products such as masks or exfoliators.

STEP 3: MIST
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Our mists are your toner. Misting or toning helps to balance pH levels, refine pores, protect the skin and provide hydration. Toners also help prime your skin for the application of serums, oils and moisturisers for optimum absorption and hydration. Now all you have to do is pick your favourite!

STEP 4: TREATMENTS
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Like juice shots for your skin. Serums are lightweight and contain a high concentration of active ingredients to target specific skin concerns.Serums are best applied after toners due to their common water base. Water-based products are attracted to each other and penetrate the skin best.

STEP 5: MOISTURIZE
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Glowing skin is hydrated skin. Dehydration often leads to the skin aging quicker, developing more wrinkles and leaving your complexion looking dull and lifeless. Moisturizers help to replenish lost moisture, nourish, provide barrier protection and seal in all the certified organic goodness that you’ve applied so far. Morning and night application is necessary.

STEP 6: OIL
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It’s time to oil up! Oils mimic our natural sebum production, making them ideal in providing essential nutrients that help to nourish and repair damaged skin while protecting the skin’s barrier. Oils have a larger molecule and the general rule is oils can penetrate moisturisers and serums, but not vice versa. However, our blends work in synergy so you can use our Noni Glow Face Oil or Noni Radiant Eye Oil before or after you moisturise! If your skin is extremely dry, damaged or rough texture, then we recommend applying a few drops after moisturising.

TIP: Miranda likes to mix a few drops of Noni Glow Face Oil oil with her moisturizer and apply in one application.

OPTIONAL

You can apply our Noni Glow Sleeping Mask as the last step of your routine.

DON'T OVERTHINK IT

Although we’ve given you the order, you don’t need overthink or be as strict. Our products do not contain any silicones and therefore will absorb into your skin and work no matter what order you apply them.

A MORNING MUST ☀️

In the morning always apply an SPF sun protection or sun protection clothing and accessories to help combat harmful UV rays.

AN IMPORTANT NOTE

Often overlooked, it’s important to extend your routine to your neck and décolletage. The skin of your neck and décolletage is thinner, has less oil glands, loses elasticity faster and is often exposed to environmental elements such as sun damage, pollution and makeup. Neglecting to nourish your neck and décolletage can result in premature aging. Your neck and décolletage deserve just as much attention as your face.

LET YOUR PRODUCTS ABSORB

Between each step, wait until the product has absorbed to then move onto your next step. While you’re waiting you can brush and floss your teeth, drink some water, make your morning tea or coffee, use our Rose Quartz Heart Facial Sculptor to massage the product in, or pick out your outfit for today or tomorrow.

Remember healthy skin is the most beautiful skin!

KORA Organics
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