What is your skincare routine?(53 Posts)
At the moment im pretty happy with mine but need to buy a new moisturizer so looking for ideas.
At the moment I use
oskia renaissance cleansing gel
Omorovicza Queen of Hungary Mist
Superfacialist by Una Brennan Glow Boost Skin Serum
Estee lauder DayWear moisturizer
Oskia Get Up & Glow
Combination skin, 51 years old
Clinique mild clarifying lotion #1
Clinique smart serum
Clinique moisture surge
Alpha H balancing cleanser
Alpha H Liquid Gold every other night on its own
AD Skin Synergy oil on alternate nights to Liquid Gold
It has taken quite a while to find a routine that helps with combination skin, the clarifying lotion and liquid gold have really made a difference to my skin.
My skin care routine is awful...watching intently
Im 34 and have dry skin.
AM- La Roche Posay - physiological micellar solution
followed by aveeno moisturising cream (sinks in well for makeup).
PM- La Roche Posey - physiological cleansing milk. (Gets rid of make up really well and is gentle).
La Roche Posey - soothing toner
Followed by la Roche posay cicaplast baume (or just aveeno in summer if I'm not too dry).
And I use savlon on any spots (hormonal)!
"Normal" skin, 28 years old
Superdrug Naturally Radiant hot cloth cleanser (with a hot cloth, obviously )
Vichy Aqualia serum
Clinique City Block SPF
Una Brennan Vitamin C Skin Renew cleansing oil (1st part of a double cleanse, take off with a hot cloth)
Superdrug Vitamin E hot cloth cleanser (with a hot cloth, again)
Pixi Glow acid toner/First Aid Beauty Facial Radiance pads on alternate evenings
Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair serum/Clarins Blue Orchid oil/Kiehl's Midnight Recovery/rosehip oil on regular rotation
I also use Elemis Papaya peel or Superdrug Naturally Radiant overnight glycol peel once a week.
51, slightly dry skin, bit of eczema between my eyebrows on occasion.
Lancome Gentle cleanser and toner.
Neal's Yard Frankinsense Rejuvenating cream (this is the one thing I swear by).
PM Estée Lauder Gentle Eye Make up remover.
More Lancome Cleanser.
Neal's Yard frankincense oil topped with more rejuvenating cream.
Weekly or so Liz Earle Brightening Face Mask.
Occasionally I use original Nivea in the blue pot overnight if I have been out in the wind a lot.
28 with dry skin (that was a bit oily on t-zone before bf).
AM - No7 oil cleanser. Going to get a water based one that I can sweep over my face with a cotton pad for the mornings as this is a faff. Then No7 Protect and Perfect serum, P&P day cream, Clinique Super City block spf 40.
PM - No7 oil cleanser, P&P serum, P&P night cream.
I also use No7 exfoliator twice a week and a Lush face mask after it. Sudocrem on any spots which are pretty rare as skin in goid condition atm.
It's only a basic routine but I have 3 dd's, youngest only 5 months and I'm a single parent so it has to be do able in a couple of minutes as soon as they all wake in the morning before we get dressed. It also means that I should be able to keep it up when I return to work from mat leave.
I feel you on the single parent malarky. My twins have turned 4 now and I'm only just getting on top of my skin again
Morning - splash of water, serum, moisturiser.
Evening - face wash, serum moisturiser.
All with the body shop aloe range. My skin is prone to spots so I try to do as little as I can to my skin.
37 combination skin
Bioderma atoderm pp ultra thick foaming gel
Vichy liftactiv serum 10/Estée Lauder advanced night recovery/ Boots P&P serum depending on finances
weleda almond soothing facial cream
Bioderma sensibio micellular water
Vitamin e toner
Vichy or other serum
Weleda almond soothing facial cream
I am 29 with combination skin (very oily t-zone and very dry chin and cheeks - annoying).
Morning: just wash with warm water, pat dry and use la roche posay moisturiser and GOSH primer before make up.
Night: usually Bioderma micellar water, but currently the body shop camomile cleansing balm but it's a bit drying (strange as cleansing balms are usually so rich and buttery), then Kiehls Midnight Recovery Concentrate patted onto skin, which has made the biggest difference of any product I've used.
clean and clear face wash
Liz Earle cleanse and polish
Oh shoot I'm so bad!
Water and aldi face wash in shower then oil of ulay
Pm - nothing
hitting 40 with oily skin..
need to do a lot more!!
I'm almost too embarassed to post mine
Whatever facial wash is on offer in the supermarket, used on my face in the shower first thing
Kids SPF50 sunscreen left over from summer hols - really thick and gloopy so I figure it gives me good protection and acts as a primer
Wipe over my face x 2 with whatever facial wipes are on offer
Blue pot Nivea
Vaseline on eyelashes
Sudocreme on the odd spot.
Wipe over face with cotton pad soaked in warm water.
Apply serum- Olay Regenerist or Lauder Perfection.
Apply moisturiser- Lauder Day Wear SPF50
Or Olay Regenerist 3-point, plus - Clinique City Block
Remove make up with L'Oreal milky cleanser using hot cloth method
Waitrose eye makeup remover
Apply one of:
Olay Regenerist night cream
Clinique 7 day scrub
Clinique Moisture Surge overnight mask
Am 57 with unlined and 'normal' skin.
34 - mad skin can get dry but has v bad acne in 20s
Chantecaille rose water
Simple foaming wash
Ren eye cream
The rose water is my big luxury but I definitely notice the difference when I run out. Amazing stuff.
I am 29 with combination skin
If I am staying home all day then I just swipe Bioderma Sensibio H2o over my face and apply suncream and eye cream
If I am going out and applying makeup, I wash my face with A-Derma foaming gel
La Roche-Posay Anti-Shine suncream all over face and neck
Nuxe eye cream
Ponds Cold cream to remove eye makeup
Bioderma Sensibio to remove all other makeup
Either A-derma foaming gel or Chanel gel purete face wash
Pure super active overnight oil
Nuxe eye cream
Twice a week I use Liz Earle Cleanse and Polish (as a facial massage for 30 minutes)
and twice a week I use a face mask - either Boscia Luminizing Black Mask, Sanctuary Spa 5 Minute Mask or Avene Cleanance Mask. I always follow the Mask with Avene Moisture Mask which I leave on all night and wash of in the morning.
Throughout the day I spray Avene facial water on my face.
I have a few different face washes because the condition of my skin does change throughout the month and I found that one type of face wash does not always suit my skin type everyday.
At the moment cleanse and polish at night and Body Shop Aloe moisturiser, just rinse with water in a morning then use tinted moisturiser.
Some of you seem to use a lot of products
37 combination skin prone to breakouts.
Am: cleanse & polish or alpha h microcleanse
Bravura acid toner
Liz Earle toner
Aldi Q10 serum
Alpha h SPF50
PM: garnier micellar water to remove makeup
Cleanse & polish or Alpha h balancing cleanser
Liz Earle toner
AD skin synergy night oil
Liz Earle skin repair for dry skin
2 nights a week I use liquid gold on its own.
Have a 6 week old & to DDs 4 & 2 so don't keep up with masks etc as if like to!
I'm 37 with combination t-zone but as I get older, more itchy, dry patches around mouth and chin and eyes.
Usually REN Rosa Centifolia Cleasing Water or La Roche-Posay Micellar Water
La Roche-Posay Hydraphase UV Riche on dry patches and Rosaliac UV Riche (anti-redness moisturiser) (am planning to go back to using Effaclar Duo as I think it suits me better).
Dermalogica Ultra Smoothing Eye Serum
Bobbi Brown BB Cream
REN Rosa Centifolia Hot Cloth Cleanser
Talika Gentle Eye Cleanser to remove eye make-up
I got REN Flash Rinse 1 Minute Facial for Christmas so am going to start using that 1-2 times a week.
I really need a regular night cream - used to use REN Frankincense Night Cream or Omega 3 Night Repair Serum but not regularly.
Korres White Tea gel cleanser or Rodial Glamtox cleansing balm or Remede exfoliating cleanser
Apivita moisturising toning lotion
Skinceuticals Fluorettin serum or Ole Henriksen Truth Serum
Crème de la Mer eye balm
REN Rosa Centifolia Water for make-up
Neal's Yard rose beauty balm or Shu Uemura cleansing oil
Apivita toner or Zelens exfoliating pads
Kiehl's midnight recovery concentrate
REN Frankincense night cream or Aromatherapy Associates Overnight Repair mask
Crème de la Mer eye balm
Weekly: Eve Lom rescue mask/ Bliss Steep Clean 15-minute facial/Apivita grape lifting mask
Peaches and Clean cleanser in summer / Shu Uemura oil cleanser in winter
Avene moisturiser for day / Nivea blue pot over Nuxe oil at night
40, normalish skin with occasional breakouts
AM Simple foaming cleanser in the shower
LRP Hydraphase UV light
PM Bioderma miscellar stuff
Superdrug Radiance hot cloth cleanser
Avene Hydrance Optimale Light
Once a week, Body Shop Blue Corn scrub mask
AM: Superdrug Vitamin E Hot Cloth Cleanser
If I am not going to be wearing make up - Superdrug Vitamin E Radiance Cream
If I am going to be wearing make up - Superdrug Vitamin E Day Cream
If I've been wearing make up I use Superdrug Vitamin E Eye Make Up Remover first
Superdrug Vitamin E Hot Cloth Cleanser
Superdrug Vitamin E Night Cream
Superdrug Vitamin E Eye Cream
If I have any dry patches or blemishes I dab a bit of Superdrug Vitamin E Skin Oil on them.
Once a week I use Superdrug Naturally Radiant Scrub and Face Mask. I also use the Naturally Radiant Serum when my skin is dry.
It is cheap and cheerful but seems to work.
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