Wednesday, June 25, 2014

My Skin Care Regimen

I've been asked by a few friends lately to share the details of my skin care regimen, so I thought I'd write up a blog post on the topic to kill two birds with one stone! :) I have fairly sensitive skin and suffer from cystic acne if I don't use the right products, so it's taken me awhile to figure out what works for my face without breaking me out. Now that I have my routine down to an exact science, I figured I would share what works in case any of you are looking for new products to try!

daily face wash: SkinCeuticals 'Simply Clean' - $34
exfoliating face wash: dermalogica 'daily mirofoliant' - $45 {I use this 1-2x/week.}
clarifying mask: GlamGlow 'Supermud Clearing Treatment' - $69 {use as needed}
hydrating mask: dermalogica 'skin hydrating masue' - $34 {use 1x/week}

daily toner: Dr. Hauschka 'Facial Toner' - $35
daily serum: Lancome 'DreamTone' - $98 {has done wonders for my hyper-pigmentation and dark spots - my skin tone has completely evened out! my skin feels so good that I never wear foundation or even tinted moisturizer - just a bit of loose mineral face powder. I can't rave about this stuff enough.}
nightly serum: Clarity 'Vitamin C' Serum - $40

daily moisturizer (fall, winter, spring): Korres 'Wild Rose' - $35
nightly moisturizer: Josie Maran 'Argan Oil Light' - $48
daily moisturizer (summer): Lancome 'Bienfait Multi-Vital SPF 30' - $46
beach day sunscreen: SkinCeuticals 'Sheer Physical Defense SPF 50' - $34 {necessary to prevent sun damage when you're outside all day!}
eye sunscreen: Lancome 'Bienfait Multi-Vital Eye SPF 28' - $40 {don't forget your eyes, ears, etc. when spending time in the sun!}

zit zapper: Murad 'Acne Spot Fast Fix' - $16
eye de-puffer: bliss 'baggage handler' eye gel - $28 {keep in the fridge and use in the morning when your eyes are puffy!}
lip scrub: bliss 'fabulips' - $18


  1. Girl you have so many great products!! the glam glow has been on my list for a while - i actually heard that they sell it at Costco for so much cheaper - need to send my parents on a shopping trip haha!

  2. Some of these sound great, I will have to check it out! And I love that I did the same post today - we are on the same page!

  3. I love skinceuticals. You just reminded me of my favorite serum that I should go out and grab! Muchas gracias!

  4. Ooo I'm all about skincare! I need to try Glam Glow.. everyone is raving about it!

    xo - Sheila

  5. i already love bliss fabulips, but i want to try out some of these other products - looks like a great line-up!

  6. I love your taste in products!! Everything looks amazing and there's a bunch that I want to try out (like the lancome moisturizer!) I really like your reviews - very honest and entertaining to read. Do you have one of Vain Pursuits? I’ve started to hear a lot about them and thought it’d be great to have more info!