Current Skin Care Routine

I’m really happy with my skin care routine at the moment, so I thought it would be a good time to share the details of the products I’m currently using.

Nivea Fragrance Free Cleansing Wipes: I use one of these wipes every night to remove my makeup before properly cleaning my face. I was using Cetaphil for this purpose for the longest time, but I’ve switched back to these for now.

Clarisonic Mia: I was sent this by the lovely folk at Ry to try out and I am absolutely in l-o-v-e with this little contraption. I’ll be posting a full review of it soon so stay tuned.

Paula’s Choice Hydralight One Step Face Cleanser: I have to give a massive shout out to Beatideas for putting me on to the Paula’s Choice range of products, because this stuff has done wonders for my skin already. I love this cleanser, it’s very gentle on my skin, leaves me with no redness, and somehow managed to help keep all hormonal spots at bay this month. Success.

Paula’s Choice Hydralight Healthy Skin Refreshing Toner: I’m never really sure what toners do (I mean, I think know what they’re technically supposed to do for the skin) so I usually judge them on how they leave my skin feeling, and this one leaves my face feeling soft and refreshed and hydrated.

Paula’s Choice Hydralight Moisture Infusing Lotion: This is the perfect daytime moisturiser for me, it’s lightweight and doesn’t leave my skin feeling greasy or oily. The only thing I don’t like about it is the smell, which is like a mix between cucumber and a dead body.

Kosmea Organic Rose Hip Oil: Ah, my old faithful. This remains one of my all-time favourite skin care products. I use it 2-3 times a week as a nighttime serum underneath whichever moisturiser I’m using at the time. I know this isn’t for everyone but it always leaves my skin soft and glowy the next day and I love it.

Origins Ginzing Eye Cream: I love this eye cream. It’s nice and thick but sinks into my skin really quickly so I can use it both at night and in the mornings without having to worry about it sitting on my skin for too long. I’m not a huge fan of the open pot packaging. I feel like I might be becoming a bit of a Howard Hughes when it comes to bacteria and germs in general.

Honorable mentions: I’ve been incorporating a few other products into my routine, but am not 100% sure of them yet which is why I haven’t mentioned them in detail. They are: Paula’s Choice Skin Balancing Pore-Reducing Toner, Paula’s Choice Moisture Boose Hydrating Treatment Cream and Paula’s Choice Skin Perfecting 2% BHA Liquid.

Note: You can see the details of my previous skin care routine here

6 Thoughts on “Current Skin Care Routine

  1. I have the Mia 2 too! I only use it once a week (I break out if I exfoliate more than that) but I love it. It’s seriously an amazing invention!

    xo
    Kara
    http://www.thebostonista.com

  2. I don’t really have a skincare routine at the moment and I am pretty sure that is why my skin is being a bitch lately.
    Your skin is always glowing and gorgeous whenever I see a picture (so is Ben’s, lucky dog haha) of you!
    My skin requires daily Clarisonic use. I love mine!

    • Aw, thank you D! Yes, Ben has a healthy diet which makes his “skin” (fur) glow! lol. He’s not big on skin care and never removes his eye makeup.

  3. Ooh Paula’s Choice favourites, I am excited to try some of the products out.

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