Daily practice of your skin care routine


Good skin care is important at any age, and it is never too early or too late to start. Adopting an effective skincare routine helps regenerate skin cells production, helping your skin to look and feel its best throughout the years.  When you turn your skincare routine into a selfcare ritual then you are giving yourself the double benefit of physical and mental wellbeing.

Skincare vs Self Care: What is the connection?

The two are very much interconnected because to do skincare is a form of selfcare. Taking time to look after yourself is the very definition of selfcare, an integral part of being your best self. Looking after your skin and ensuring its health and vitality gives you the confidence you need to face the day. Performing a daily skincare routine nourishes your skin and gives you time to ground your mind, body and soul. Skincare is not just the prerogative of women but something that men can benefit from as well, both for healthy skin and for mental calm. Taking time for your daily skincare routine is the right step towards leading a healthier lifestyle.

Benefits of maintaining a consistent skincare routine

No matter what your skin type it will benefit from a daily skincare routine because it improves your skin’s health. It helps treat concerns such as scarring, acne and dark spots. As our largest organ we owe it to ourselves to look after it with an effective daily routine that will keep your skin hydrated, healthy and looking its best. When you have glowing healthy skin it gives you the confidence and the self-esteem you need to face the world.

How do you turn your skin care routine into a self-care ritual?

It is really not difficult to turn your skin care routine into a skincare ritual, all you need are a few tweaks here and there depending on the time you have. However the most important part is to allocate yourself time for selfcare and to not compromised on that.

There is a healthy relationship between your skin care routine and selfcare because you can give yourself a facial massage while cleansing and practice deep breathing as you moisturise. Create a calming atmosphere with soft relaxing music and aromatherapy oils that will instantly lift your mood and relax you. This is a great time for positive affirmations for mental relaxation and strength.

Choose the right products for your skin

Choosing the right skincare products will make all the difference to your routine because the quality of the products you use has a direct relationship to how good your skin will look and feel. Buy products that are suitable to your skin type to gain maximum benefit. Look for products that are made with natural ingredients such as essential oils and naturally sourced vitamins. Our skin absorbs most of what we apply on it, so it is important that the products you use are truly good and nourishing.

Daily practice of your skin care routine

It might seem like too much of a task initially to practice your skin care routine daily, both in the morning and at night, but remember it is a long term investment you are making in yourself. Routines do not have to be long or complicated. They just need to be done so that you feel cleansed, moisturised and nourished. Judging by your lifestyle, skin type and time, adopt a routine that best suits you. However, even with a short routine remember to complete key steps like cleansing, moisturising and applying sunscreen protection. After a while the routine will become a habit and feel like a natural necessity rather than just a task that has to be completed. Skincare rituals will help you start your day on a positive note and unwind and relax at the end of the day.

Making mindful choices when purchasing skin care products

Organic and vegan skincare products are a healthy option if you are looking to nurture your skin with natural goodness. They contain significantly less chemicals and parabens if they contain any at all. You will find that generally vegan and cruelty free brands also opt for eco-friendly and recycled packaging as part of their company ethos. Making these mindful choices are not only very beneficial for your skin but also have less adverse impact on the environment. This allows you to enjoy peace of mind regarding your product choices.

Lifestyle changes to boost your skin care routine

While your nourish and nurture your skin from the outside try and make a few lifestyle changes that will help your skin from within as well. When you follow a healthier diet such as by reducing or cutting out refined sugars and carbs and adding more veggies and fruits your skin starts to look dewy and healthy.  

Try and get more sleep if you currently get less than six hours. Be mindful of drinking more water to keep your skin hydrated and soft. If you are in the habit of smoking then aim to gradually cut down on the amount you smoke. Take it a day at a time.

If you are not already, add some movement to your day. This could be a 10 minute walk, quick jog, taking the stairs instead of the life, pilates or yoga. Anything that will get your body moving and sweating so that your rid your body of toxins.


Do what feels good and turn your skincare routine into a selfcare ritual where you take a little time each day to pamper yourself. You will be amazed by the positive changes it will bring both physically and mentally as you experience less anxiety and stress and a feeling of increased satisfaction. When you focus on yourself it helps you gain confidence not only in your appearance but in yourself as well.

Seren Scents

Seren Scents is an ethical, cruelty free and Vegan brand house based in London that specialises in cosmetics, men’s grooming and sun care. Our vision and greatest strengths have always been uncompromising product quality and the strive to make beauty affordable and cruelty free.