Monday, 8 May 2017

My Minimal Morning Skincare Routine

I'm a huge believer of investing in skincare before spending money on pricey makeup. The right products will play such a huge role in the condition and overall appearance of your skin, so it's something I take pretty seriously! Whilst I do try new skincare from time to time, being someone with sensitive skin prone to irritation means I'm not the most adventurous with my products. My morning skincare routine has been pretty same-ish for a while now and I've pared it back so that it only includes the basics and takes me all of three minutes. Here's a little roundup of the products I use to keep my face in check.

La Roche Posay Effaclar H Cleansing Cream - I've mentioned this cleanser before as I've repurchased it a fair few times. If you're someone with sensitive, oil-prone skin like me then this is a great one to try. It's a very unfancy, unspectacular cleanser but it gets the job done and doesn't irritate my skin. As far as a quick morning cleanse goes, I can't really ask for much more! I also like that it's super affordable and you get a good amount in the bottle so it's a very budget-friendly pick!

Roger & Galler Vinaigre de Beauté - I like using an exfoliating toner to reduce the texture to my skin and this one works fantastically. It's not the cheapest product in the world but it's not break-the-bank expensive either and one bottle will last you months on end. It's a biphase liquid and you just shake it up quickly and apply it to the face. I find that when I'm using this my breakouts clear up faster and my skin just seems smoother and clearer overall. Not one I see anyone talking about but one that deserves a little hype!

Kiehl's Skin Rescuer - Most of you have probably heard of this moisturiser at some point. I have a love hate relationship with Kiehl's products because whilst loads of them work fantastically on my skin, it does break my heart a little when I have to repurchase something so pricey. Nonetheless, this works really well for my skin and is hydrating enough that my combo complexion doesn't look patchy or oily once I apply my makeup for the day.

There we have it - my whole morning skincare routine. Pretty fuss-free and low maintenance because, let's face it, I'm not about to get up half an hour earlier to preen my skin. What are some of your skincare faves?

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  1. I really want to try Kiehls products, I keep hearing how amazing they are

    Candice | Beauty Candy Loves

  2. I have a pretty minimal morning skincare routine too :)

    xo, Liz

  3. I've heard so much about La Roche Posay - must give it a try soon! I'm currently loving the Pixi Glow Tonic, it is fab!

    Fatima x

  4. Your routine sounds so simple and soothing! I love to use my Liz Earle Cleanse & Polish in the mornings to really help wake my skin up.

    Alice | alicemaysnell


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