Top Trending Posts

Click Here To Work With Us

June 24, 2024

5 Skincare Habits To Adopt This Year


5 Skincare Habits To Adopt This Year

Move over basic skincare routines! It's time to ditch the dullness and unlock a whole new level of radiant, healthy skin. We all know the skincare basics, but what if there were some hidden gems to be discovered in the world of skincare?

In this article, Barbie's Beauty Bits will share five skincare habits that will elevate your skincare routine beyond the essentials. We're talking next-level hydration, the power of exfoliation, the magic of vitamin C, and the ultimate sun protection must-haves. But wait, there's more! We'll also explore how your diet and sleep impact your skin's health.

Get ready to transform your skincare game, fight the signs of aging, and unveil your most radiant self!

Hydration – More Than Just a Sip

Sure, you’re knocking back those eight glasses of water daily, but what about your skin? Amp up your game with a moisturizer that's like a tall glass of water for your face. And remember, applying a hydrating serum before your moisturizer can lock in even more moisture. Is a formula rich in hyaluronic acid or glycerin? Yes, please! And let's not forget those hydration heroes in your diet – juicy fruits and crunchy veggies. They’re not just snacks; they’re your skin’s best friends.

Remember, the key to hydration is balance. Over-hydration can be just as detrimental as dehydration. Listening to your skin and adjusting your hydration routine is essential.


Vitamin C: The Glow-Getter 

Vitamin C skincare is where it's at! This superstar ingredient isn't just a one-hit-wonder; it's the whole album. Applying it in the morning can also help protect your skin from pollution and other daytime stressors.

Brightening? Check. Anti-aging? Check. Environmental protection? Triple check. Explore a range of high-quality vitamin C skincare products, and get ready to be wowed by your skin.

Use vitamin C products in your morning routine for maximum effectiveness. They can help defend against the environmental pollutants you'll face throughout the day.

Exfoliation: The Unsung Hero

If the last time you exfoliated is a distant memory, it’s time for a change, my beauties! Think of exfoliation like spring cleaning for your face. Following up with a nourishing moisturizer post-exfoliation can enhance your skin's softness and glow. Gentle, enzymatic, or lactic acid-based exfoliators can work wonders, helping to remove those yucky dead skin cells and achieve healthier skin.

And hey, why not make it a self-care ritual? Light some candles, play your favorite tunes, and give your skin the pampering it deserves.

But be mindful of over-exfoliation, as it can lead to skin sensitivity. Depending on your skin type and the product used, it’s recommended to exfoliate 2-3 times a week.

Sunscreen: Your Everyday Armor

We all know the drill—sunscreen every day. But let's get real: Are you covering all the bases? Also, using a broad-spectrum sunscreen with a high SPF can provide better long-term protection against premature aging. Neck, check. Hands, check. Even those areas you think the sun can't see. And remember, UV rays don't take a day off, even when it's cloudy. Keep that SPF handy and make reapplying your new favorite habit. 

In addition to using topical sunscreen daily, wearing hats and sunglasses can provide extra protection against the sun's harmful rays, further safeguarding your skin's health and appearance from dangerous UV exposure.

Eat, Sleep, Glow Repeat

Glowing skin isn’t just about what you put on it; it's also about what you put in your body. Incorporating lean proteins and foods rich in Omega-3s, like salmon and walnuts, can further improve skin health. Antioxidant-rich foods? Check.

Sleeping like a beauty queen? Double-check. Youthful skin is a direct reflection of your lifestyle. So, eat those greens, catch those Zs, and watch your skin thank you in radiance.

Furthermore, reducing sugar and dairy intake can positively impact your skin, as some studies suggest these can contribute to inflammation and acne.


A Little Extra For The Go-Getters

So you’ve got the basics down, but why stop there? Let’s add a couple more to-dos to that skin care beauty checklist. How about facial massages? Pairing this with occasional professional facials can maximize your skin's health and radiance.

A few minutes a day with a gemstone facial roller or gua sha can work wonders for circulation and puffiness. You can also consider switching up your regular pillow for an anti-aging pillow for that gentle, skin-loving touch while you sleep.

And Remember... Consistency Is Key

The real secret? Setting regular skincare goals and rewarding yourself for meeting them can also keep you motivated. Sticking to these habits like they’re your new BFFs. Consistency is the golden ticket to seeing real, lasting results. So, set those reminders, stick to your routines, and get ready for some serious glow-up!

Curious to learn more?  

Well, you've come to the right place. Barbie's Beauty Bits is your resource for all things BEAUTYful.

With years of experience in the beauty industry, Barbie' Ritzman has become a trusted resource for anyone seeking insider knowledge. As The Beauty Business, Behind The Beauty Business, Barbie leverages this expertise to collaborate with the top skincare and beauty brands, aestheticians, med spas, and plastic surgeons.

Visit our blog for expert advice, in-depth articles, and the latest updates on cosmetic procedures, skincare tips and products, and other beauty treatments. Until next time!



  1. I need to keep these habits in mind. I have been wanting to treat my skin better.

  2. Loving the vitamin C tip! I never realized it could help protect from pollution too. Definitely going to add a vitamin C serum to my routine.

  3. Exfoliation can be so confusing! Thanks for explaining the benefits and how often to do it. Gentle enzymatic exfoliation sounds perfect for me.

  4. Thanks for the hydration reminder for my skin. Off to get a glass of water.

  5. Your article on "5 Skincare Habits to Adopt This Year" is packed with great advice! I appreciate the emphasis on hydration, using vitamin C for protection, and the benefits of regular exfoliation. Your tips on sunscreen and lifestyle choices are spot-on too. Thanks for these practical insights.

  6. Everything sounds so great for keeping your skin healthy. I need to keep these in mind. I know hydration has always been such an important key to healthy skin.

  7. These are all such great ideas! I've been using a gua sha for a while now, and recently got the red light version from Amazon, which I swear by!

  8. The Glow Getter, lol. Love these names you made for the headings. It is important to create good habits for skincare.

  9. I never realized how much diet and sleep affect my skin health. It's time to adjust my daily routines!

  10. Hhhhmmm...we haven't juiced lately nor sun-screened either. I look forward to resuming those two activities.

  11. Thanks so much for sharing those skincare tips! I never realized how much Vitamin C could do or the importance of exfoliation. Can't wait to see how these habits help my skin glow—here's to healthier routines and radiant days ahead! 😊

  12. I have never heard that you could overhydrate your skin. That one tip alone made this an article worth reading. I've been doing too much!

  13. I really need to implement this more into my daily skincare routine. These are some great skincare tips and I know for me I drink a lot of water daily.

  14. These are all great skincare habits. I used to be great at exfoliating until I ran out of product. I keep forgetting to buy more so haven't exfoliated in ages.

  15. These skincare habits are awesome! Love the focus on hydration, vitamin C, and exfoliation. I do all of these already. I take great care of my skin. Thanks for sharing such practical tips!

  16. Those are some great points to keep in mind for a great skincare. Hydration and enough sleep are definitely something I need to work on.

  17. Thanks for sharing all these great skin tips. Some people really don't understand the importance of taking care of their skin, you laid out some great tips in this article specially making sure to use sunscreen.

  18. I probably need more vitamin C and could use my skin hydration.

  19. All of these skincare tips are great. The number one skincare advice is to wear sunscreen daily.

  20. I definitely need to improve my hydration routine especially with warmer weather. I also love Vitamin C products! All great things to work on.

  21. I agree to this post. Hydrating is one of the important things you need to have a healthy skin.

  22. Extra things always helps, my partner and I love doing facial massages and other extra things. These indeed great habits to add them to the skin routine.

  23. What a refreshing and informative read on skincare habits! I love how you've highlighted the importance of elevating our skincare routines beyond the basics. Hydration truly is key, and I couldn't agree more with the emphasis on using moisturizers rich in hyaluronic acid or glycerin to quench our skin's thirst. The tips on incorporating hydrating serums and skin-loving foods into our routine are fantastic reminders to nourish our skin from the inside out. Thank you for sharing these valuable insights to help us achieve radiant, healthy skin. Here's to adopting these skincare habits and unlocking our most beautiful selves this year!

  24. Thanks for sharing these tips. I do have my own little beauty routine that I do each morning.


We LOVE Comments and Questions and look forward to reading them. However, please refrain from comments that contain advertisements or referral links, as they will not be shared. Nor will Anonymous Users because of spam, sorry.

DISCLAIMER: The content presented here is for informational purposes only. Never ignore professional medical advice when seeking treatment because of something you have read. This website is not a substitute for professional legal advice or medical advice. Always consult a professional.

© Barbie's Beauty Bits | All rights reserved.
Blogger Template Designed by pipdig