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Updated Skincare Routine: Winter 2017

Morning:

  1. Pre-Cleanse: Dermalogica Pre-Cleanse Oil
  2. Cleanse: Micellar Cleansing Water or Cosrx Good Morning Gel Cleanser
  3. Tone: Scinic All Day Fine Pore Toner
  4. Chemical Exfolation: Cosrx Blackhead Power Liquid (AHA)
  5. Serum: Innisfree Green Tea Seed Serum
  6. Sun Protection: Dermalogica Solar Defense Booster SPF 50
  7. Moisturize: J. One Jelly Pack or Mac Strobe Cream
  8. Eye Cream: Skinfood Salmon Brightening Eye Cream


Evening:

  1. Makeup Remover: Banila Co Clean It Zero Purity/Makeup Wipes
  2. Double Cleanse: Innisfree Jeju Volcanic Pore Cleansing Foam
  3. Tone: Scinic All Day Fine Pore Toner
  4. Chemical Exfoliation: Cosrx One Step Pimple Clear Pad (BHA)
  5. Serum: Innisfree Green Tea Seed Serum
  6. Ampoule/Essence: Secret Key Multi Cell Night Repair Ampoule
  7. Treatment Serum: Dermalogica Overnight Clearing Gel
  8. Emulsion: Tonymoly Tea Tree Sebum & Pore Lotion
  9. Moisturize: Tarte Maracuja Oil or Elmaju Cactus Aqua Cream
  10. Eye Cream: Skinfood Salmon Brightening Eye Cream


Weekly: Night Masks (so as not to over hydrate my skin)

  • Clinique Turnaround Overnight Radiance Moisturizer
  • Sheet Masks

Twice a Week: Exfoliation

  • Milky Dress Oasis Peeling Gel
  • Neogen Bio-Peel Gauze Peeling Lemon Pads

If I over exfoliate my skin gets red and starts to dry out.


Notes & Common Questions

1. Do you do this EVERY DAY?

In short, yes. While I used to just do a basic cleanse, tone, and moisturize, I have noticed a huge turnaround in the moisture and health of my skin since expanding the steps I take. If I am particularly lazy (which happens every once in a while) I will downgrade my evening steps to cleanse, tone, serum, and moisturizer but this only happens rarely. When I started expanding my steps, it was a chore but now it feels weird if I don’t do each step, and it’s as routine as brushing my teeth before bed. Let me put it this way, when I had invasive gallbladder surgery, I still forced myself out of bed to hobble over to my sink to do my skincare — I’m a freak, I know.

2. I’M TOO POOR TO DO THIS. YOU MUST BE RICH?!

Haha…no – not. at. all. if you are serious about upping your game there are plenty of drugstore priced brands you can choose from, and I typically get mine from Ebay, Amazon, or beauty subscription boxes that allow me to use higher end samples of great products. I certainly haven’t just gone out and bought 80 products at one time — instead I focused on developing a regimen that I added to over the last year and a half. One product at a time until I found something that worked for me.

3. WHAT IS YOUR SKIN TYPE/AGE/CONCERNS??

I’m a 31 year old woman with combination skin (oilier t-zone and dryer perimeter) and am prone to redness, hyper pigmentation, uneven texture and the occasional breakout. If you have severely acne-prone skin, you really should consider seeing a dermatologist. I have no background in skincare so I am not at all qualified to recommend products for a chronic condition. I can only speak for my own skin condition.

4. WHY DO YOU DO SO MANY STEPS??

This is the Korean method, and there can be even more steps than the ones that I do. Since the goal is to maintain skin health, I feel it’s important to spend as much time on my skin as I do on applying my makeup. So if I don’t apply makeup, I don’t tend to do every step. Once you reach your mid-twenties you can start to notice considerable changes in the way your skin operates and what may have become acceptable before (cleansing and moisturizing) naturally would need more steps if your skin is aging. At 31, I am lucky to have very little permanent damage to my skin and almost no fine lines or wrinkles yet. The key for me is prevention – I refuse to spend $300 on some wrinkle repair cream because I chose to ignore my skin until I turned 45.

There are a lot of information that can be found online and Youtube is a great place to find recommendations. Here are a few that I suggest:

  • The Beauty Breakdown
  • Glow Recipe
  • Lia Yoo
  • Nadine Baggott
  • Wishtrend TV
  • Caroline Hirons
  • Gothamista
  • Edward Avila
  • Joan Kim
  • Soko Glam

If you ever have any questions about this let me know. Do you have a favorite product that you love using?


Originally posted by teenvogue

anonymous asked:

@anon with oily skin and large pores, why don't you try out the products from the innisfree jeju volcanic pore line? it has a toner, foam cleanser, clay mask, nose blackhead kit, etc and might help with your pores! for your oily skin, perhaps try nature republic super aqua max fresh watery cream? it's specifically for oily skin. for face masks, try some charcoal sheet masks, black honey bombee mask, or any sheet mask that has "A.C" on it, which also helps with acne and oil! - fansite anon ♡

hehe thank you so much for helping 💕