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Whatwouldyoubuy Sat 03-Jan-15 11:02:56

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

Picastyle Sat 03-Jan-15 11:10:38

Combination skin, 51 years old

AM
Micellar water
Clinique mild clarifying lotion #1
Clinique smart serum
Clinique moisture surge

PM
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.

coffeetofunction Sat 03-Jan-15 11:13:17

My skin care routine is awful...watching intently brew

BowiesJumper Sat 03-Jan-15 11:51:31

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)!

TheMD Sat 03-Jan-15 12:00:45

"Normal" skin, 28 years old

AM
Superdrug Naturally Radiant hot cloth cleanser (with a hot cloth, obviously grin)
Vichy Aqualia serum
Olay moisturiser
Clinique City Block SPF

PM
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.

BestIsWest Sat 03-Jan-15 12:11:08

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.

happyfeet1 Sat 03-Jan-15 13:51:39

28 with dry skin (that was a bit oily on t-zone before bfconfused).

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.

Whatwouldyoubuy Sat 03-Jan-15 17:07:03

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

chanie44 Sat 03-Jan-15 18:27:36

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.

applecatchers36 Sat 03-Jan-15 18:41:04

37 combination skin

Am
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

Pm
Bioderma sensibio micellular water
Vitamin e toner
Vichy or other serum
Weleda almond soothing facial cream

BigPawsBrown Sat 03-Jan-15 18:44:18

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. smile

Khalessi Sat 03-Jan-15 18:46:10

AM
clean and clear face wash
Clinique ddml

PM
Liz Earle cleanse and polish
Clinique ddml

mofro Sat 03-Jan-15 18:51:39

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!!

GaryBaldy Sat 03-Jan-15 19:11:31

blush I'm almost too embarassed to post mine blush

Whatever facial wash is on offer in the supermarket, used on my face in the shower first thing
Olay moisturiser
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

PM
Wipe over my face x 2 with whatever facial wipes are on offer
Blue pot Nivea
Vaseline on eyelashes
Sudocreme on the odd spot.

Bumpetybumps Sat 03-Jan-15 19:29:51

AM
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

PM
Remove make up with L'Oreal milky cleanser using hot cloth method
Waitrose eye makeup remover
Apply one of:
Rosehip Oil
Olay serum
Olay Regenerist night cream

Lip salve
Hand cream

Occasional:
Clinique 7 day scrub
Clinique Moisture Surge overnight mask

Am 57 with unlined and 'normal' skin.

pommedeterre Sat 03-Jan-15 19:44:16

34 - mad skin can get dry but has v bad acne in 20s

Am:
Water
Chantecaille rose water

Pm:
Simple foaming wash
Simple moisturiser
Ren eye cream

The rose water is my big luxury but I definitely notice the difference when I run out. Amazing stuff.

LillyJames86 Sat 03-Jan-15 19:53:21

I am 29 with combination skin

AM
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

PM
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.

pussinboots61 Sat 03-Jan-15 20:02:39

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 smile

Shop Sat 03-Jan-15 20:26:10

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
Acid toner
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!

bloomingheather Sat 03-Jan-15 20:42:16

I'm 37 with combination t-zone but as I get older, more itchy, dry patches around mouth and chin and eyes.

AM
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

PM
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.

MotherBluestocking Sat 03-Jan-15 21:13:01

AM
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
Revive moisturiser
Crème de la Mer eye balm

PM
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

MakeMeWarmThisWinter Sat 03-Jan-15 21:14:26

Peaches and Clean cleanser in summer / Shu Uemura oil cleanser in winter

Avene moisturiser for day / Nivea blue pot over Nuxe oil at night

MakeMeWarmThisWinter Sat 03-Jan-15 21:14:54

(32 with dry / combination skin)

hippospot Sat 03-Jan-15 21:35:25

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

JemimaMuddledUp Sat 03-Jan-15 21:42:36

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

PM:
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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