Winter plays havoc on our skin so we’re laying out the best ways for you to come up with a routine you can actually stick to. Getting your skin to glow is just a simple schedule away and can make your face feel amazing.
Step 1- Cleanser
Starting with a clean slate first thing in the morning and after bed to remove build up offers you a fresh start each day and night.
Does the job for step one in your new routine.
Who It’s For:
- Skin Type III – Combination Oily
- Skin Type IV – Oily
What It Is:
- Clinique’s All About Clean Rinse-Off Foaming Cleanser is a cream-mousse cleanser that gently and effectively rinses away makeup.
What It Does:
- Purifying cleanser lathers into a rich foam to rinse away pollution, dirt, excess oil, makeup and sunscreen quickly, gently, effectively. Leaves oily skin feeling fresh and clean.
- Formulated with glycerine and hyaluronic acid for a softer, more conditioning cleanse.
Clinique Clean Philosophy:
- No parabens.
- No phthalates.
- No fragrance.
- Just happy skin.
Perfecting toner is often a step we skip, but here is a favorite of ours to tone everything just right. Think of toner like a wet sponge being applied to your skin. When your skin is damp it can absorb anything better. Mario Badescu Aloe Vera Toner:
Refresh and re-balance dry, sensitive skin with Mario Badescu’s Aloe Vera Toner. This aloe-infused toner is an alcohol-free and fragrance-free formula that comforts skin in need of a hydrating, post-cleanse boost. Alcohol-free. Soothing, non-drying formula. Refreshes and re-balances post-cleanse. Leaves skin feeling fresh – never tight or dry.
- Synthetic fragrance-free
Twice daily after cleansing, apply to skin with a cotton ball or pad. Wipe in sweeping, outward motions until the cotton comes up clean. Avoid eye area. If product gets into eyes, rinse well with water.
Step 3 -Treatments
This step is all about attention to detail. Treatments target specific concerns like blemishes, dull under eyes, and more. Use this step under moisturizer so the treatment can sink in and do its job.
30 Years of Dark Spot Brightening Expertise in One Bottle – Dr. Murad’s next generation of powerhouse brightening ingredients take on the most stubborn dark spots while treating your skin with the same care that a dermatologist would. This transformative, daily use serum goes one step beyond correction with antioxidant resorcinol that helps prevent dark spots for more even skin tone in the future. Glycolic acid exfoliates to remove dulling surface cells to quickly enhance natural radiance, penetration and performance of ingredients for better results.
- Patented resorcinol technology, exclusive to Murad, visibly reduces the intensity of dark spots and uneven tone
- Suitable for a wide range of skin tones; targets the dark spots you see and the ones you can’t see yet
- 84% showed a reduction in the look of dark spots in 14 days*
*Clinically proven results via instrumental measurement of areas with dark spots. With Murad regimen.
Step 4- Serums
Just like you need nutrients to stay healthy, so does your skin. Serums small molecular size means they deliver ingredients deep into your skin.
OSEA Hyaluronic Sea Serum is a burst of hydration for all skin types. High performance concentrate visibly improves signs of aging. Increases facial volume and encourages brighter, firmer skin. Formulated with three organic seaweeds and multiple molecular weights of Hyaluronic Acid. Fragrance free.
After cleansing, apply this plumping serum onto skin to deliver an instant antioxidant boost. Allow to absorb. Seal in with OSEA moisturizer of choice. Use morning + night.
Pro Tip: For additional hydration, layer with Sea Mineral Mist and follow with OSEA moisturizer.
Think of this step as sealing the deal and locking in the benefits from previous steps while nourishing and protecting your skin. For added benefits, using products that contain smoothing and spf as well.
Lancôme’s Bienfait Multi-Vital SPF 30 Day Cream Moisturizer is a unique daily moisturizer for all skin types, enriched with Vitamin E, Vitamin CG and Vitamin B5, providing 24-hours of hydration.
This light-weight moisturizer provides up to 24-hours of hydration. Containing antioxidants, Vitamin E, Vitamin CG and Vitamin B5, it helps fights visible effects of environmental aggressors and offers protection from sun damage with dermatologist recommended broad spectrum (UVA-UVB radiation) SPF 30 protection.
Suitable for all skin types. Non-comedogenic.
For best results, apply during morning routine after skin is cleansed and dried. Smooth onto face and neck area.
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