Are you one of the over 3.5 billion TikTok viewers that have made Dr Whitney Bowe’s skin cycling trend go viral? What’s behind the massive popularity of skin cycling? Does it work?
Dr Whitney Bowe addresses these questions herself here on her website, stating:
I've treated thousands of patients for over a decade as a dermatologist, and I find that one of the top mistakes people make when it comes to their skincare is that they don't build in nights for their skin barrier to recover…
In essence, Dr Bowe is so popular because she has simplified and streamlined our skincare routine while achieving incredible results. That’s a win in our books!
Optimise Your Skin Care Approach
As not everyone wants to add chemical skincare products into their routine, we thought we’d give you a run down on how people are adapting Dr Whitney Bowe’s approach using our Cactus Flower Skincare range:
Night 1: Exfoliation
Exfoliation works to remove impurities and can give your skin an immediate glow. Our Gentle Exfoliant unclogs pores and removes dead skin cells, dirt and bacteria. Additionally stimulating skin cell turnover and collagen production is vital to skin elasticity.
Night 2: Clay Mask
Our White Clay Mask can provide many of the results that a retinol could including faster skin cell turnover, detoxing & brightening. Leave it on for just 10 minutes for a gorgeous, radiant glow. The clay mask is sensitive skin-friendly & works by drawing dirt, pollution and bacteria from your skin stimulating skin cell production and boosting circulation.
Night 3 & 4: Recovery
The third and fourth night of the skin cycling routine are focused on recovery and nourishment.
Over these two nights you want to repair your skin, so the key is hydration and moisturising. Choose which recovery moisturiser works best for your skin type. For instance, if you have dry skin our Intense Hydrating Crème will hydrate at the deepest level. Whereas the perfect recovery cream for oily to combination skin is our Light Balancing Crème which repairs your skin using a non-comedogenic formulation (it won’t block your pores).
Once you’ve followed the four steps above, you simply start the cycle again. Too easy! This streamlined skin care routine takes a less is more approach, plus it’s super easy to follow and will greatly benefit your skin.