Friday, March 11th, 2011

Temptalia Asks You


What’s your morning skin routine at the moment? Share yours!

Temptalia's AnswerI’m using Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Moisturizer SPF 15 for moisturizer.   I just finished up Kate Somerville’s Gentle Cleanser for my morning cleanser, and I’m not sure yet what I’m going to rotate in yet!

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49 thoughts on “What’s your morning skin routine at the moment?

  1. korres milk proteins foaming cream cleanser, clarisonic, some vitamin c moisturizer

  2. Leah

    1. Cleanse with Purpose “Gentle Cleansing Wash”
    2. “Neutrogena Continous Hydration Eye Cream”
    3. Moisturize with “Olay Complete SPF 15 for Sensitive Skin”

  3. CeeBee

    Seba-Med face wash with a gentle facial brush, Dior Capture XP eye cream, Olay Definity Tone Correcting Serum and Night Cream (because I need the extra moisturization and the day cream doesn’t quite cut it!)

  4. Whitney

    Purity Cleanser
    Clinique Clarifying Lotion #3
    Kiehls Powerful Strength Line-Reducing Concentrate (VItamin C)
    Origins Make a Difference Skin Rejuvenating Treatment (Moisturizer)
    Origins VitaZing (Spf 15)

    Since adopting this routine my skin is perfectly clear!

  5. have you tried the dermalogica clean start line? I love it :)

  6. TheLaniGold

    Ocean Salt by LUSH, Clinique 3-step-skincare system Lvl 3, Clinique Superdefense SPF 25 moisturizer for Lvl 3, Enchanted EyeCream by LUSH, Chocolate WhipStick Lipbalm by LUSH

  7. Ashley

    Nothing. The most I do is blot if needed.

  8. annie

    Garnier pure activ gel wash
    Garnier pur activ toner
    La mer radiant infusion
    La mer face serum
    La mer eye concentrate+eye intense balm
    La mer gel cream

    • Rayna

      Purity Cleanser w/ Clarisonic, or Clarins One Step Exfoliating Cleanser
      Fresh Black tea Eye Cream
      Dr Brandt Pores no More mattifying moisturizer
      Clarins UV 40
      Dr Brandt Pores no more Pore refiner

  9. Jasmin

    Rotating between Liz Earle Cleanse&Polish Hot Cloth Cleanser and Balea Skin Neutral Soap Free Cleanser (german brand)
    Logona Skin Toner (Mint)
    Liz Earl Skin Repair Cream
    Alverde Eye Cream (german brand)

  10. Jen

    I do my Proactiv three step stuff with my Clarisonic and then some Hope in a Jar moisturizer.

  11. Amanda

    Elizabeth Arden Intervene 3-in-1 Daily Cleanser
    Clarins Brightening Hydrating Day Lotion SPF 20
    * If I expect to have prolonged sun exposure, here’s where I apply my La Roche-Posay Anthelios XL SPF 50+ sunscreen
    Clinique Pore Minimizer Refining Serum
    POP Beauty Face Magnet Primer
    Kiehl’s Avocado Eye Cream

  12. monika-luiza

    dr. eris (a Polish brand)mild gel cleanser
    dr. eris mild toner
    clinique all about eyes riche
    dr. eris aqua moisturizer
    sunscreen by la roche posay

  13. Nunuiviet

    Cleanse with Mac lightful cleanser or kiehl’s rare earth deep pore cleanser
    Tone with Mac lightful active softening lotion
    Moisturize with mac lightful serum and follow with Mac lightful deep ultra moisture

  14. lily

    some days i dont do anything but moisturiser but some days i do put the effort in :), When i do i use:

    Clinique liquid facial soap – mild.

    clinique cleanser in no.2 or clean and clear blackhead cleanser (very simular products – very different price tags).

    clinique dramatically different moisturiser (for dry days) or extended thirt relife cream (normal skin days and this is a great base for make up).

    clinique eye cream , nice light cream.

  15. Genevieve

    1. Clean with Neutrogena Oil-Free Acne Stress Control Power-Clear Scrub
    2. Deep Clean with Clean&Clear deep cleaning astringent
    3. Moisturize with Neutrogena Rapid Clear Acne Defense Lotion

  16. Avatar of Mariella Mariella

    I wash my face with either Clarins’s Gentle Foaming Cleanser (the new one, not the old one that could double for paint-stripper) or Pur Minerals Mineral Wash. Every so often, I use Philosophy’s exfoliating wash. Then Clarins eye cream, Alpha Hydrox 10% AHA cream and over that, either Clinique’s SuperDefense or Clarins’s Super Restorative with SPF20.

  17. Avatar of Amber Amber

    Rinse with cool water, then apply Clinique Moisture Surge Extra, then Neutrogena liquid sunblock SPF 55.

  18. Adrienne

    LUSH ocean salt if I didn’t wash face night before. Normally lush aqua marina in the shower. Breath of fresh air toner. Imperalis moisturizer or clinquie dramatically different moisturizer. Obviously I like LUSH skincare. Previously I was using st Ives apricot scrub and kiehls moisturizer. I always move on to makeup routine and forget eyecream!

  19. HB

    1. Cleanse with Avon Solutions Total Radiance Day and Night Cleanser.
    2. Eye Cream – Avon Solutions Plus+ Ageless Results Eye Cream.
    3. Apply Avon Dramatic Firming Cream before moisturizer.
    4. Moisturize with Avon Solutions Total Radiance Day Lotion SPF 15

  20. 1) Cleanse with Philosophy Purity
    2) Tone with Clinique Clarifying Lotion
    3) Moisturize with Neutrogena Oil-Free Moisturizer with SPF 15

  21. Dana

    1. Cetaphil Cleanser for oily skin
    2. Peter Thomas Roth Gentle Complexion Pads
    3. Aveeno Clear Complexion Moisturizer
    4. Origins Ginzing Eye cream

  22. Nat

    -Cleanse with Clean & Clear foaming face wash for sensitive skin
    -Moisturize with Olay All Day Defense SPF 30 face lotion and apply Neutrogena Healthy Skin eye cream

  23. Meg

    I’m probably in the minority here, but I don’t wash my face in the morning. Only at night. If I washed it twice a day, my skin would be soooo dry and irritated.
    I put on a tinted moisturizer with SPF 15 or SPF 30, depending on time of year. I use Laura Mercier tinted moisturizer (when I’m not broke), or something cheaper. I like Hard Candy’s tinted moisturizer quite a bit, and recently tried out Organic Wear’s tinted moisturizer… though it smells kinda strange.
    Then I put on my makeup. Easy!

  24. Dosha

    Pretty minimal:
    1. ARCONA Raspberry Bar
    2. ARCONA Hydrating Serum or Aveeno Positively Radiant Moisturizer (SPF 30)
    ***SKIN TYPE: VERY OILY – Use Retin-A at night which helps with the oilies, but can be very drying even for oily skin types so using a moisturizer in the morning and night is a must***

    • Dosha

      I forgot to include that I alternate between ARCONA Raspberry Bar and Mario Badescu Enzyme Cleansing Gel every other morning.

  25. Yelena

    1) cleanse with cetaphil gentle daily cleanser
    2) finish with neutrogena acne defense lotion

  26. Dianna*

    Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Cleanser
    Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Toner
    Kiehl’s Line-Reducing Eye Brightening Concentrate
    Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Cream

  27. dani

    -quita lemon sugar scrub or burts bee’s acne scrub
    -burts bee’s acne cleanser
    - burts bee’s acne toner and spot treatment if needed
    - loreal youth code eye cream
    - loreal youth code day/night cream or bb cream

  28. Ariel

    Cleanse with Neutrogena Acne Grapefruit Scrub
    Treatment with Kate Somerville Anti Bac Lotion
    Moisturize with Clinique Dramatically Diff Moisturizing Gel
    Origins SPF 35 Sunscreen

  29. In the morning, I’m using Cetaphil Gentle Cleanser (not strong enough for me to use at night to remove makeup), followed by Aveeno Positively Radiant Daily Moisturizer and then onto MUFE HD Primer in green! If I have any zits or anything, I use the Clean & Clear zit zapper. For any spots, I apply a bit of cortizone cream to promote healing!

  30. Marie

    Do you apply your cleansers (morning and night) with the Clarisonic or just use your hands?

    • I don’t use the Clarisonic every day at all – it depends on my skincare routine and products I’m testing out. Since I’m usually testing out exfoliators, I don’t use the Clarisonic.

  31. Avatar of Natalia natalia

    Proactive 3 step, cliniques turnaround concentrate, proactive spf 15 oil free moisturizer, garnier eye rollerball (the one for puffiness and dark circles)

  32. Becca

    Lush aqua marina, breath of fresh air, grease
    lightning and bioreactor moisture lotion.
    Basically the same as at night
    :P

  33. ak

    Perricone Citrus Facial Cleanser or Nuxe cleanser for combination to oily skin, Cane & Austin Retexturizing Pads, Clarins HydraQuench Lotion for Normal to Combination Skin

  34. Lydia

    1) wash face with soap-free gentle cleanser (mario badescu, aveeno, or Purpose) I like to alternate around
    2)Duac on acne prone areas or with breakouts
    3) morning burst moisturizer with 15 spf
    4) then Makeup!

  35. mia

    1) Purpose Gentle Cleansing Wash + Clarisonic
    2) DermaDoctor Ain’t Misbehavin’ Medicated Acne Control Serum (use AM & PM)
    3) La Roche-Posay Anthelios SX Daily Moisturizing Cream SPF 15

    (in the evening I use the DermaDoctor Ain’t Misbehavin’ cleanser – LOVE!! and CeraVe PM. My skin has never been happier!)

  36. – dr. bronner’s all-4-one soap (to cleanse)
    – dessert essence pure jojoba oil (to moisturize)
    – equate SPF 50 sunscreen (to protect)

  37. Debbie

    I use all Kate Somerville skin care and love it!

    1)Cleanse with Purify Exfoliating Cleanser using Clarasonic Mia every other day.
    2)Tone with Clarifying Treatment Toner
    3)HydraKate Line Release Serum
    4)Moisturize with Oil Free Mosturizer
    5)line Release Under Eye Repair Cream

    I use ExfoliKate and Mineral Mud Mask twice a week.

  38. Diana

    Mario Badescu Enzyme Cleansing Gel with my Clarisonic Mia. Tone with Mario Badescu Alpha-Grapefruit Cleansing Lotion. Then Clinique All About Eyes Rich, Aesop Chamomile Concentrate Anti-Blemish Masque as a spot treatment on my blemishes, followed by Origins Make A Difference and Mecca To Save Face SPF30+.

  39. lazeny

    It’s a cold weather and I’ve recently taken medication that causes dry skin, so I only wash my face once a day, that’s before I go to sleep. I use Shu Uemura balancing cleansing oil to cleanse my face and I use extra virgin olive oil as a moisturizer. It’s truly amazing! I never get acne, it completely cured redness and flakiness and my skin is supple, dewy and smooth. So my usual morning routine for the past few weeks is spritzing my face w/ Evian or Depsea and applying Shu Uemura UV armor spf 50

  40. Kine

    L’Occitane Shea Cotton Ultra Comforting Cleansing Milk and/or the L’Occitane Shea Butter Fresh Face Water, depends on how much time I have. Then I moisturize with L’Occitane Shea Butter Fabulous Serum (fantastic serum!) and L’Occitane Shea Butter Ultra Rich Face Cream. It’s been such a harsh winter over here, so how I would have survived without the Fabulous Serum or the Ultra Rich Face Cream, I don’t know! Love these products!

    3. Moisturize with “Olay Complete SPF 15 for Sensitive Skin”

    • Kine

      L’Occitane Shea Cotton Ultra Comforting Cleansing Milk and/or the L’Occitane Shea Butter Fresh Face Water, depends on how much time I have. Then I moisturize with L’Occitane Shea Butter Fabulous Serum (fantastic serum!) and L’Occitane Shea Butter Ultra Rich Face Cream. It’s been such a harsh winter over here, so how I would have survived without the Fabulous Serum or the Ultra Rich Face Cream, I don’t know! Love these products!

      Oh and I switch between the Shea Butter Ultra Rich Eye Balm and the Almond Apple Velvet Eye Gel, also from L’Occitane.

  41. Adelita

    Lush Fresh Farmacy (cleanser) » Hada Labo Gokujyun SHA Lotion (toner) » Estée lauder Time Zone (eye cream) » Clinique DDMG (moisturizer).
    * due to my high spf foundation (Shiseido Sun Protection Liquid Foundation SPF 42 PA+++), now I can skip sunscreen, yay!

  42. Avatar of Natalie Natalie

    1st – I wash with Clinique Mild face wash & my Olay Clarisonic-type brush
    2nd – Toner; either Clinique or Burt’s Bees rosewater toner (with the purple cap)
    3rd – Moisturizer; almost always Clinique DDMG

  43. I don’t have a morning or night routine. Is this bad? I always wanted to but I never have the right facial lotion to follow up with it. (If I use my regular body lotion, it makes my face break out in hives. YUCK!) Do you have anything to recommend that would be good for both daily and nightly use? I’m thinking about Philosophy because I have just a smidgen of acne scarring, uneven skintone, and dry skin.