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Why You Need to Layer Your Skincare

I'm certain you've heard of layering skincare before. But what is it and why you need to layer your skincare? What are the benefits? Today, let's dive deep into the transformative world of skincare layering –  it is a game-changer that changed my skin and can revolutionise your beauty routine, too.

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The Science Behind Skincare Layering

Skincare layering is a technique that aims to maximise the benefits from each skincare product used. When the layering is done in a certain order and correctly, it has scientifically proven benefits to the skin. The magic lies in the synergy of products working together to address various skin concerns and deliver optimal results.

Studies have shown that layering skincare can increase the absorption of active ingredients by up to 80%. Each product creates a barrier to help the next product penetrate deeper into your skin. For instance, using an essence before a face oil increases absorption of the oil’s active ingredients.

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The First Layer is Hydration

First up, let's talk hydration – the cornerstone of a healthy complexion. Water is the elixir of life, not just for your body but for your skin too. When you layer hydrating products, you're essentially locking in moisture at multiple levels. After cleansing, start with a lightweight, water-based essence that penetrates deep into your skin, quenching its thirst from within. If you use a face mist, spritz that on your face before the essence.

Think of your skin cells as little sponges craving hydration. By layering water-based products, you're ensuring that every nook and cranny receives the moisture it deserves. Rehydrate & Balance Beauty Essence is infused with botanical extracts such as fermented oats, and it is your first step towards a plump, dewy complexion.

Apply the beauty essence immediately after cleansing to prep your skin for the layers to come. If your skin feels dehydrated or dry, you're welcome to gently pat multiple layers on the skin.

Skincare layering is a technique that aims to maximise the benefits of each product used.

The Second Layer Is Oils

Now, let's shift our focus to the second dimension of skincare layering – nourishment through oils. Oils act as a protective barrier, sealing in all the goodness from the previous layers and preventing moisture loss. Our best-selling Glow & Revitalize Oil Serum, enriched with a blend of botanical oils, such as cranberry seed and blackcurrant seed and olive squalane is your ticket to a radiant and supple complexion. Warm a few drops of your face oil between your palms and massage them onto your skin, letting the elixir work its magic.

Here's a revolutionary thought – with the right layering technique, you might find that you don't need a separate moisturiser. Shocking, right? The combined power of hydration and nourishment in each layer can eliminate the need for a traditional moisturizer. It's like streamlining your skincare routine without compromising on results.

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Is Using A Moisturiser A Must?

While the no-moisturiser concept might raise eyebrows, trust the process. By strategically layering hydrating essences and nourishing oils, you're essentially creating a bespoke moisturising experience tailored to your skin's needs. It's about quality over quantity, letting each product shine in its unique role.

The misconception that skipping a moisturiser leaves your skin dry is debunked with this approach. In fact, you'll likely find that your skin feels more balanced, with a natural glow that comes from within. So, embrace the freedom of a simplified routine that doesn't compromise on results.

The Holistic Approach to Skincare

Skincare is not just about what you put on your face; it's a holistic journey that encompasses your mind, body, and soul. Incorporating face massage and gua sha techniques into your routine enhances the efficacy of your skincare layers. The practice goes beyond the surface, promoting lymphatic drainage, reducing tension, and encouraging a radiant complexion.

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Are you new to Jenny Nordic Skincare?

We are a natural, minimal skincare brand all about that grown-up glow. Your skin is not the same as it was in your 20s - or even 30s! The skin is forever changing and you're approaching a new season. It might be showing more wrinkles and spots. You’re looking for minimal, high-performance skincare that will make you feel (and look) like a treat. 

With Jenny Nordic minimal, high-performance skincare, you can take a few moments to yourself every day and care for your skin just with a few steps. I promise you'll fall in love with your skin and feel radiant.

Check out our Travel Skincare Set - it's the easiest and most convenient way to try our products!

Love, Jenny

Founder of Jenny Nordic Skincare

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