Curology is here to offer treatment for your skin by connecting you with a medical provider. Its treatment offers a basic skincare routine that is easy to follow. A dermatologist that assesses your online skin assessment will advise you to follow a routine in the morning and the evening for effective results.
All this is achieved through the Curology custom formula that is provided. The products prescribed are a dark spot formula, cleansers, moisturizers, spot patch formula, and acne body wash.
How to Use Curology: Step by Step
Dark Spot Formula
This formula has a unique base. It is made so that its ingredients ensure that clogging of cores does not occur once you apply it. The dark spot formula is fragrance-free, so it works well on sensitive skin.
Cleansers and Moisturizers
The cleansers and moisturizers are designed to work on any skin type without causing clogging of your pores. With the plant-based ingredients, the cleansers and moisturizers lock in moisture keeping your skin hydrated. A key ingredient found in cleansers and moisturizers is hyaluronic acid. It helps your skin retain moisture even for a long time.
Curology Spot Patch
Among its main ingredients is resin. Extracted from wood rosin, resin helps reduce black spots on your skin.
The Acne Body Wash
The key ingredient found in the acne body wash is salicylic acid. Salicylic acid is effective as it helps dislodge dead skin cells accumulating on your skin. It also helps exfoliate your skin, therefore, fighting with debris that triggers acne breakout.
A medical provider will include all these products when prescribing your custom formula. They work together to give the desired effect on your skin. As such, how do you use these products during your skincare routine?
Here is a guide to a basic skincare routine in the morning and the evening:
· Using a gentle cleanser, wash your face with water.
· Use a moisturizer.
· Apply sunscreen; in this case, SPF 30 is recommended as it’s mild on oily or dry skin.
· Wash your face with water or use a gentle cleanser.
· Using the accustomed formula, apply a thin layer to your face and neck.
· Apply a moisturizer only if you need it.
However, if you notice that your skin is experiencing dryness and irritation, use a Curology moisturizer in addition to the morning and evening routine.
The Curology formula prescribed is done in a way that fits your skin type. Whether you have oily skin, dry, or a combination of the two, the Curology formula is tailored to serve you according to your skin type. As such, here is how you apply the Curology formula;
Apply your customized formula during your evening routine. Research shows that Curology works well while you sleep.
Apply the medication to your target areas. Using your fingertips apply and rub in gently. Use only that which is recommended. Using an amount that has not been recommended may irritate or slow your progress.
Using the Dark Spot Formula
The above application works only on your customized formula. If you are using the dark spot formula provided by Curology, here is how you apply it;
Apply it during your morning and evening routine.
Using your fingertips, gently rub the formula to the affected areas. In cases where you are working to improve your dark spots, cotton will work well.
Apply sunscreen whenever you are outside. Use sunscreen with at least SPF 30 for effectiveness. However, if you are using a chemical sunscreen, be sure to use it before applying the dark spot formula.
Ensure that you follow the steps given by your medical provider when it comes to using your Curology formula. For effectiveness, use it twice a day, during your morning and evening routine.
Among the prescribed medications, your medical provider will always include a cleanser and moisturizer. These two work together with your medication to give you that glowing skin. Here is how you apply your cleanser and moisturizer.
Using the Cleanser
Damp your skin and massage the cleanser using your fingertips. Rinse off with warm water and pat your skin dry.
During your evening routine, let your skin dry (after washing) before applying your custom formula.
Applying Your Moisturizer
During your morning routine, wash your face with a cleanser, dry your skin and apply your moisturizer. Freshly washed skin tends to absorb the moisturizer well. However, it should be damp and not wet. Allow your moisturizer to dry before applying your sunscreen, preferably one that has SPF 30.
During your night routine, apply your Curology custom formula before applying your moisturizer. This is if it’s necessary as the Curology formula is made with a moisturizing base.
The medical provider will prescribe an emergency spot patch formula if you have spots to clear out during your skin’s online assessment.
Applying the Emergency Spot Patch Formula
Gently wash your face and pat it dry. Apply your emergency spot patch formula to the affected area.
During your evening routine, apply the custom cream provided followed by moisturizer, all this while avoiding the spot patch. You can skip the application of the custom cream during your morning routine.
You must apply the emergency spot patch on clean, dry skin; it sticks better. This may not be the case on oily skin.
Wait for about 6 hours before peeling it off. For an effective result, repeat the procedure daily.
Acne Body Wash
massage damp skin, and leave it for a few minutes before rinsing it off when using the acne body wash.
Use it daily during your morning and evening routine while avoiding the genital areas. However, on dry skin, you may experience dryness while using it. Consider using it just in the affected areas.
As such, to find the custom formula effective, you should repeat the procedure daily. However, should you experience irritation, blemishes on your skin, always consult with your dermatologist to advise on alternatives products to use. Significant results would mean the products are working well on your skin.