Friday, September 30th, 2011

Choose or Lose

How many skincare products do you use in the morning?

  • 2-3 (59%, 2,238 Votes)
  • 4-5 (21%, 791 Votes)
  • 1 (17%, 644 Votes)
  • 6 or more (4%, 144 Votes)

Total Voters: 3,817

Feel free to elaborate on your answer in the comment section! :)

Discussion and debate are highly encouraged, and we expect community members to participate respectfully. When asking a question, please check the FAQ section (above) for information about purchasing, price, dupes, and the like. If you have general feedback or need technical support, please contact us.

Comments that include advertisements, self-promotion, insults, etc. may be in violation of our comment policy and subject to deletion. Please see our comment policy for more information.

40 thoughts on “How many skincare products do you use in the morning?

  1. Rhonda

    I usually use less skincare products in the morning versus at night. It’s cleanser, moisturizer, and eye cream and that’s it. Primer of course before my foundation, but I didn’t count that one.

  2. Right now I use a serum, spray toner and a moisturizer gel.

  3. Nina R

    Scrub, cleanser, lotion, serum, eye cream, moisturizer… Wow :)

  4. Fitrah

    lip balm, serum, eye cream

  5. Kelly C.

    Four for me (I don’t count cleanser). Moisturizer, toner, eye cream and blemish spot treatment.

  6. jeanette

    i use cleanser, toner, acne treatment, serum, moisturizer, eye cream, and sunscreen in the mornings.

    i guess i am an outlier here. it’s the layering asian in me.

  7. Laurel

    1. Cleanser
    2. Toner
    3. Lash Serum
    4. Eye cream/bel
    5. SPF/mattifier

  8. edith

    I’m most excited to try the curling wand!

  9. jenni

    im not well enough to do my face routine everyday and sometimes i only manage to do half a job but if ii could i would use cream cleanser,face wipe, spray toner, moisture serum, face cream, eye cream and lip balm. my skins a mess without love and care lol

  10. Saffy

    I use a cleanser, toner, serum, eye cream, facial moisturizer and lip balm. Hm.. It sounds like a lot when you actually write it out 😐

  11. jenny

    Just a lotion with SPF.

  12. Devi

    Just coconut oil, so one. 😀

  13. alison

    Microdelivery wash/great mystery (I alternate days)
    When hope is not enough serum with c booster powder
    Hope oil free spf 30

  14. Vicki

    I use the same amount day and night. Face wash, toner, toner and moisturizer with SPF during the day, moisturizer without for night. That’s it. I have eye creams, but always forget to us them!

  15. Cleanser (or exfoliating product, depending on the day), followed by toner, followed by moisturizer.

  16. Pamela

    7 – philosophy foaming cleanser, clindamycin, shiseido eudermine, skII facial treatment essence, sunflower oil, heliocare sunblock gel, mineral makeup

  17. Most times its Cleanser, toner, moisturizer, sunscreen so that’s 4, but sometimes I’ll use a spot treatment or an eye cream

  18. Roo

    My morning skin routine is very quick but I do use several products. I wash with a milk cleanser, rinse, spritz with thermal water, and then put on my eye cream. Then I put on moisturizer and sunscreen which are sometimes combined in one product. Sometimes I use serums or treatments in the daytime under my moisturizer. It all takes less than 5 minutes though.

  19. Um…there isn’t a choice for 0….

  20. Now that I count it, 5 sounds a lot. I use a cleanser(but if I’m in hurry, I’ll just use the baby wipes), then toner, anti-acne serum, moisturizer, lip balm(but I usually put on a thick coat of lip balm before bed, so lip balm next morning is not that necessary. I do this only when I forgot it the night before).

  21. Ashley

    Other: None. I also don’t use any at night, though. I only use a microfibre cloth to remove my eye makeup at night, that’s it. Water is the only other thing I use. If I were using anything else, I’d so still have acne.

  22. Amy

    I guess it could be the Asian in me cuz I’m only 16 and I have really good skin but I’m obsessed with skincare xD I use 5 skincare products in the morning. Toner, serum, eye cream, moisturizer, and lots and lots of sunscreen on all exposed skin (Fair skinned person in Hawaii ><).

  23. Jaime R

    I use 4, typically! I only wash my face at night, before I go to bed, so once I get out of the shower it’s toner, sunblock, moisturizer and eye cream, in that order.

  24. gela

    More than 6…Facial Wash, Obagi Toner, Nu Skin Tru Face Line Corrector (eye cream), Obagi Clear, Obagi Exfoderm, Aveeno SPF30-SPF70 Face Sunblock, Smashbox foundation primer/Jane Iredale Dream Tint and Jane Iredale Loose Mineral Powder. Since I live in a tropical country, there is no need for moisturiser but only frequent re-application of sunblock in my daily regimen. Moreover, these skincare products also work well with my skin type, environment and lifestyle.

  25. Marianthi

    Excluding face wash, I use 3:
    1) Eye cream
    2) Face serum
    3) Face cream

  26. Lilly

    I only use fresh water to clean my face, it has to be chilly so my skin feels very refreshed afterwards and tight. Then I use MAC Mineralize All Over lotion, Clinique’s eye contour riche and MAC Fix +. That’s all ^^

  27. summerblue

    I use less products during the summer than I do during the winter as my skin is uber-dry & I use more product at night time.

  28. Faye

    You’re awesome, I adore your site. In the morning I use Soap & Glory Fab Pore Hot Cloth Cleanser with a hot flannel, and Lush Tea Tree Toner spritzed onto my face before makeup. On an evening I used Soap & Glory Peaches ‘n’ Clean cleanser with a hot flannel, and that’s it. I like to let my skin breathe during the night.

  29. Kelly

    My routine is below. Sounds like a lot but it is actually very quick.

    AM –
    *Water Wash/Toner

    PM –
    *Exfoliant (I alternate AHA/BHA)
    *Moisturizer (if needed)

  30. Woo. I’m using Hada Labo cleanser, toner, Laneige’s Water Bank essence, Lancome eye cream, moisturiser, sunscreen with bb base in the morning. At night, I’ll just add in make up remover and subtract the sunscreen.

    It does really sound a lot when you list it out.

  31. Genesis

    I normally use at least 3 products, but usually 4. I use a cleanser, softening lotion (toner), moisturizer, and an eye cream.

  32. Kat

    I always use my cleanser, moisturizer and sunscreen. If I have time I also use an eye cream and a toner if my skin feels like it needs it.

  33. Hend

    I recently use a cleanser, Toner and Sunscreen !

  34. grace

    i actually clicked the wrong one.. i clicked 23 but now thinking, it would be 5? skincare being the whole body..
    1.cleaners or scrub
    3.moisturiser or tinted moisturiser
    4.body lotion
    5.hand cream

  35. Nikoline

    4! Cleanser, serum, moisturizer and SPF.

  36. 3. Philosphy purity cleanser, Olay oil-minimizing toner, Clean & Clear oil-free moisturizer or mattifying moisturizer.