We all know the basics of skin care: cleansing, toning and moisturizing.  But why should we also exfoliate, use a masque and a serum?  Read on to discover three simple steps which are often overlooked.

Why exfoliate?

Exfoliation is the key to vibrant skin.  Hungarian estheticians have long known that regular exfoliation to remove the hard keratin layer build-up brings luminosity and clarity to the skin.  For younger skin, exfoliation unplugs pores and keeps the skin clear and smooth.  For mature skin, exfoliation is essential to help minimize fine lines, remove dry flakes, and to revive sluggish skin.

Normal, combination, sensitive and rosacea skin types benefit from the Rosehip & Maize Exfoliating Masque, while non-sensitive, mature, dry skin types find visible results with the Almond and Mineral Treatment.  All skin types will benefit from the Pear & Green Apple Sugar Scrub to melt away roughness and for extreme exfoliation, the Pear & Poppy Seed Microderm Polisher refines the skin.

Why use masques?

Using a face masque once or twice per week will dramatically increase the elasticity and health of your skin.  Éminence masques contain high amounts of concentrated vitamins and nutrient-rich ingredients.  When used consistently, once or twice per week, masque applications allow the active ingredients to penetrate deeply into the skin giving additional hydration and firming benefits.  Treatment masques can be used to control acne, rosacea, dryness or oiliness.  To find the most effective masques for your skin type or condition, refer to the product chart link above.

Why use serums?

Serums are secret beauty elixirs that infuse skin with pure vitamins and herbs.  Serums are applied as the last step before moisturizing after your skin has been cleansed and toned.  The light liposome base of the serum ensures deep penetration into the skin to impart a healthy glow from within.  The active ingredients plump and smooth skin to give it a luxuriously youthful look.  Serums are often a neglected step since their use is not clearly understood.  In Hungary, serums are used with every skin type to treat skin problems or to fight the signs of aging.  To find the most effective serums for your skin type or condition, refer to the product chart link above.