A Simple Body Care Routine for Glowing Skin

September 15, 2019

Creating the perfect routine for your face is important, however, it isn’t the only thing you should focus on. What about the rest of your body from the neck down?

We prioritize taking care of our face since that’s the first thing people will see, but the skin below your neck needs the same TLC and shouldn’t be forgotten about.

I’m sure most people follow the basics: hop in the shower and then slap some lotion on afterward.

Although that’s easy to follow, it’s time to focus on steps that’ll help you achieve glowing, healthy skin from head to toe!

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Body Care Routine Steps:


This should be a no-brainer, but you want to take a shower every day. Just like your face needs a clean slate before adding products to it, your body is the same way!

Not only is taking a shower daily important but using the right products on your body is too.

You should use a cleanser that’s meant specifically for your body care routine. Look for gentle soaps or body washes that will cleanse without stripping your skin or causing irritation.

Here are some of my favorite natural soaps:


Exfoliating is an important step to include in your body care routine. You want to exfoliate regularly to remove dead skin cells and reveal brighter, soft skin.

Here are my favorites:

Josie Maran Sugar Scrub

Josie Maran Cosmetics Argan Oil Sugar Balm Scrub in Vanilla Fig

I love using the Argan Sugar Balm Scrub from Josie Maran. It’s a hydrating exfoliating scrub that is formulated with 100% Argan oil and sugar crystals.

Not only does it smell good, but it also leaves my skin feeling fresh and smooth. The good thing about her products is they aren’t heavily scented! I’m able to use this on my sensitive skin without it causing irritation.

I love the texture of this scrub and how easy it is to rub on my skin without spilling it all over the shower. Thank me later once you try this!

Exfoliating Gloves

I started using exfoliating gloves in my routine not too long ago and I love it. These are gentle and perfect to use on sensitive skin since they aren’t abrasive. I love that I can cleanse my body and receive the benefits of exfoliating at the same time.

I found an affordable set of gloves on Amazon that comes in different colors. They can be used more than once, however, I recommend replacing them every month. You don’t want bacteria or mold to start growing in the gloves.

Juara Skincare Body Polish

Another great exfoliant to try is the Candlenut Body Polish from Juara Skincare. This is gentle enough to be applied on dry skin and spreads smoothly. It’s formulated with nourishing ingredients such as:

  • Candlenut Oil
  • Crushed Walnuts
  • Rice Bran Oil
  • Avocado Oil
  • Illipe Butter

The texture is perfect and it smells delicious! You can check out a tutorial featuring the scrub here.

Shave Correctly + Gently

If you’re still team shave as I am, it’s important to do it the correct way. You want to shave towards the end of your shower since your hair will be softer and easier to remove.

Make sure you use a shaving cream that’ll allow your razor to glide smoothly without causing nicks or irritation.

You also want to use a good-quality razor. Switch out your blade after using it for a certain amount of time and always keep backups on hand!

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Moisturize Afterwards

After you finish cleaning, exfoliating, and shaving, it’s time to apply a good moisturizer. You should put on your moisturizer while your skin is still damp.

One of my favorite moisturizers is the Whipped Argan Oil Body Butter from Josie Maran. It’s lightweight and absorbs easily into the skin without leaving you feeling or looking greasy.

I hope this post helped you realize that your entire body is important and needs the proper care. You don’t want to forget about taking care of your skin from the neck down.

Having a consistent, simple body care routine has helped me find relief for my eczema and dry, sensitive skin.

If you follow these steps in this post, you’ll be glowing from head to toe in no time!

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  • Reply Tiffofalltrades September 16, 2019 at 12:18 pm

    This was really good Maddy. All over the body matters and I have a routine with that as well

    • Reply Madisen September 16, 2019 at 1:14 pm

      Thank you for reading boo! Yessss I never paid much attention to my body until recently and I’m so glad I have a consistent routine for it.

  • Reply Drea September 17, 2019 at 9:15 am

    Yes your whole body matters and should be taken care of as well! I exfoliate 2 times a week with a scrub. I would like to try exfoliating gloves!

    • Reply Madisen September 17, 2019 at 7:17 pm

      Yes! That’s why I wanted to write this post as a reminder. I’m sure you would like the exfoliating gloves! Sometimes I rather use those instead of a sugar scrub.

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