PMs Skincare | Skincare Routine | 3 Period Stages
No matter what time of month it is, maintaining an effective skincare routine is critical for keeping your skin looking and feeling its best. When you're on your period, though, it's extremely crucial to pay attention to your skin and adapt your routine accordingly.
There are three main stages of skincare during your period: pre-menstrual, menstrual, and post-menstrual. Each stage requires its specific skincare routine.
Pre-Menstrual Stage: The 5 Days Before Your Period
During this time, your skin will likely be more oily and acne-prone. To combat this, focus on exfoliating, balancing oil and cleansing your skin regularly. Use a gentle exfoliating products 2-3 times a week, and make sure to cleanse your face every night before bed. Also, avoid heavy makeup during this period.
Menstrual Stage: The 1st to 4th Days of Your Period
During the menstrual stage, your skin will likely be drier and more sensitive. So it’s important to focus on moisturizing, using UV protection and increasing your skin’s resistance. Try using a gentle, non-irritating cleanser and avoid using any harsh chemicals or scrubs. Also, make sure to use put on sunscreen every day. The main focus is to increase skin resistance and do not irritate the skin.
Post-Menstrual Stage: The 5th to 10th Days of Your Period
During the post-menstrual stage, your skin is extremely absorbent, this is the best time to put on skincare products with high nutrients. Try using effect-oriented skincare products that can help reduce melanin accumulation and prevent blemishes. This is also a good time to use whitening and anti-ageing products, as they will be most effective at this stage.
No matter what stage of your period you’re in, it’s important to stay hydrated by drinking plenty of water. This will help keep your skin looking healthy and radiant.
These are just a few tips to help you create a skincare routine that’s perfect for your period. For more advice, be sure to consult a dermatologist or a skin care specialist.