Wednesday, 14 March 2018

A Skincare Roundup

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| A Skincare Roundup! |

In the last few months, I've been carving out more time in the evenings for skincare pamper sessions. There's nothing better than slathering my skin with nourishing oils and indulgent face masks after a long, tiring day. Recently I've welcomed some new additions to my skincare stash and I've rediscovered my love for some old favourites that I hadn't used in a while so without further ado here's my current skincare roundup.

I always double cleanse in the evenings if I wore makeup and SPF that day and recently I've been using the Superfacialist by Úna Brennan Vitamin C Brightening Cleansing Oil as my first cleanse. I don't know about the brightening claim as I think only serums/masks/treatments etc are going to provide those type of results, however, it's a great cleansing oil that removes makeup well and leaves my skin feeling nourished.

For my morning cleanser and my second cleanser in the evenings, I introduced the Dr Roebuck's Cleanse Nourishing Creme Cleanser* into my routine a few weeks ago and I'm loving it! It has a milky consistency, and it feels cooling and nourishing on the skin so it's ideal for all skin types, especially sensitive and dry skin. 

For my morning serum, I've been reaching for the Dr Roebuck's Ultimate Hydrating Serum*. This serum has not only been providing my skin with the hydrating properties you'd expect, but it's also been providing my complexion with a healthy glow.

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Lately, I've been using a light moisturiser in the mornings and a rich moisturiser in the evening. I have combination skin that leans more towards the dry side so it's important for me to include rich moisturisers and nourishing oils into my routine. However, I find a light moisturiser is better for the morning as it's quicker to use and doesn't interfere with makeup application. At the moment, I'm using Bioderma Sensibio Light which is a simple fuss-free moisturiser that provides a good amount of hydration to the skin, especially considering it's a light formula, and makeup applies nicely on top of it. 

In the evenings, I'm using Dr Roebuck's Pure moisturiser* which is a rich, nourishing cream. My forehead is the area where I suffer most from dry skin, it constantly feels tight and it's often flaky in texture so this moisturiser has been a life-saver! Since introducing this into my routine my skin has been less flaky and tight, and instead, my skin has been feeling hydrated and plump.

Facial Oil:
My dry skin loves oils so I try to always have one in my routine. I'm currently using the Aesop Fabulous Face Oil which is definitely my favourite oil that I've tried. I usually mix this into a moisturiser and pairing it with the Dr Roebuck's Pure moisturiser creates the perfect duo for dry skin!

I use lots of different masks depending on what my skin needs but one of my most-used masks at the moment is Dr Roebuck's Polish 2-in-1 Mask & Scrub*. This is an exfoliating mask that contains tiny exfoliating beads to gently smooth the skin and buff any dry flaky patches away. This mask is so gentle on my sensitive skin and I notice an improvement in my skin's texture anytime I use it.

I also like to have a hydrating mask on the go at all times and I'm currently loving the Clinique Moisture Surge Overnight Mask. As the name suggests, it's a moisturising mask that can be worn overnight and in the morning I wake up to plump, soft skin.

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What skincare products are you using at the moment?

Cliona xx

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1 comment

  1. Such a great routine! I love the oil


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