Board-certified dermatologist Whitney Bowe, MD is one of our favorite skincare specialists – so when she gives advice, we’ll listen. Well on a recent episode of our beauty podcast Clean Beauty School, when asked what her late commute tip was, it was surprisingly simple: “If I had to define it down to one kind of the most important step I think you can take to protect the fence. Protect her skin: It is Bowe that says cleansing and moisturizing is one step.
The problem is that when you mentally separate the two actions, you may not feel inclined to complete the second. “So people usually come out of the bathroom and dry themselves with towels and get dressed. And if you just take a little time and you put your body moisturizer and facial moisturizer in the bathroom – within seconds, after drying it off – you’re doing great things for the skin barrier. There you are nurturing microbiotaAnd you’re trapped in that moisture. “We can even go so far as to recommend keeping body moisturizer while showering, so you can apply it right after you dry it.