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

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!)

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!

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

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

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

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)

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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!

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

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

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

-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

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!

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***

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

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

-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

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

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!

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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.

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

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

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

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!

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!)

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.

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+.

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

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”

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.

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!

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

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.

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