There’s no one size fits all when it comes to skincare routines, and in our eyes, that’s a good thing. There’s no shortage in resources and products in regards to finding the best skincare regimen for your skin type. Whether it’s sensitive, dry, combination, oily, or normal there’s a routine and facial that will help you achieve your ideal glowing and healthy complexion. Check out the perfect routine for your skin type just below.
You might come across products that have the word normal written across them. In reality no one really has perfectly normal skin. But if you don’t have particularly oily or dry skin, and if sensitivity and acne aren’t concerns for you, then you would have what is to be considered balanced or normal skin. The basic collection of products you should have include a cleanser, toner, and moisturiser. During the day you should look to use a moisturiser with SPF and at night try incorporating an antioxidant serum.
Cleanser (Morning/Night): Gizmo, Rose Facial Cleanser
Toner (Morning/Night): Natavis, Facial Toner
Moisturiser with SPF (Morning): Kolagra, Sunscreen SPF 50+
Serum (Night): Scrubby Bubby, All in One Night Serum
Moisturiser (Night): Essentials, Multivitamin Cream
When it comes to dry skin, the name of the game is hydration. There’s really nothing else that’s more important than to keep your skin hydrated. Dry skin has a damaged moisture barrier, which allows moisture to escape easily.
Cleanser (Morning/Night): Hayah Laboratories, Straline Rich Cleanser
Toner (Morning/Night): Areej Aromatherapy, Blue Chamomile Floral Water
Serum (Morning): Kolagra, Skin Serum
Moisturiser with SPF (Morning): Essentials, Vitamin E Cream
Serum (Night): Nyubi Cosmetics, Rehydrate Serum
Hydrating Moisturiser (Night): Raw African, Facial Cream Night Mask
Oily/Acne Prone Skin
Oily skin has a higher sebum content, more often than not this is genetic. However there are ways to combat excess oil and reduce the formulation of acne or spots. Using cleansing lotions that lessen the production of oil whilst keeping the skin lightly hydrated is the goal. It’s important to note that the ingredients in your skincare products are important. Opt for products that contain salicylic acid, retinol, or benzoyl peroxide, but be sure to use everything carefully.
Cleanser (Morning/Night): Bubblzz, Tea Tree Facial Wash
Toner (Morning/Night): Sensera Aromatherapy, Anti-Oxidant Facial Toner
Serum (Morning): Body Bloom, Tea Tree Serum
Oil Free Moisturiser (Morning/Night): Hayah Laboratories, Sebaclear Hydra Cream
Serum (Night): Donna Natural, Clarifying Oil