It's hard to believe that 2022 is winding down and we are leading into a new year full of hope and promise. There are many options to think about when deciding on what your New Year's resolutions might be and if you make a resolution or two you will want to stick to it. The good news is that you have a few days left of 2022 to start your preparations to make sure you are ready to hit the ground running in the New Year.
No matter what your New Year's resolution is, doing a little planning the week or two before you're set to begin can go a long way in making sure that you are successful. According to research, 1/3 of all who make resolutions fail at their resolutions by the end of the first month of the year. That's a staggering number and one that should concern you if you're really thinking about making a resolution that you want to stick with. If your resolution is quitting a bad habit, losing weight, getting a new job, starting a new career or anything in between you will need to have a plan as to how you're getting there.
For purposes of this post, we're going to make having a new skincare routine our resolution for 2023. This is a resolution that you can most certainly prepare for now and be ready to hit the ground running when you wake up groggy from a night of ringing in the new year on January 1st. If you are not prepared on the first day of the year you are setting yourself up for failure in the coming days and weeks.
So, how do you prepare for your new skincare routine in 2023? First, you're going to have to identify what your needs are so you can make sure you can research and decide on how to fulfill those needs. Are you facing dryer then usual skin as the winter months drag on? You may need a good quality moisturizer to use daily to keep your skin moist throughout the difficult winter days. Do you struggle with dark circles around your eyes? You may need an eye cream that is specially engineered to resolve that issue for you. Whatever your skin needs, you will need to have a product to match that need and make sure you have it in your skincare routine before the start of the new year.
Once you're all set with the products you will be using to keep your skincare routine resolution, you will then want to decide on a schedule. Are you better with skincare in the morning or in the evening? Do you need all of your products everyday or can use something like InstantPeel just once or twice a week? Knowing and planning for your timing of when you will be doing your skincare routine will help you be prepared when that first morning comes and you're feeling tired and not interested in doing your skincare, but you already have a plan that is easy to stick to and you're ready to go.
Finally you will want to be flexible with your skincare routine and if something is not working be prepared to switch to another element to do what is best for your skin. If you are rigid and only stick to the products you start out with you may very well fail while you're working on your routine. If you are flexible you can make sure your skincare routine is fresh and working all year long.
Good luck on your resolution, whatever it may be and we wish you happiness and success in 2023!