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Skincare Routine of the Day

This is a place to share your skincare routine of the day!  Whether it be daytime routine or nighttime routine, I know you have one.  From simple to complex, expensive to inexpensive products: show and tell! If you are anything like me, your skincare routine changes daily. Skincare isn't as showy as makeup, but it is the quiet work horse of our daily lives. 20200118_005115.jpg

 

You might want to include with your post: your skin type, skin concerns (& the weather where you are).

⭐ Sometimes if all you can do is your skincare, that is enough.

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No ideas @l8totheparty, I would love to know which of their products is the best-selling, though. Maybe the Bakuchiol doesn’t sell well on Sephora, who knows🤷🏻‍♀️ 

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@eshoe  Oh no, that is really strange about the Herbivore Bakuchiol. I hope it comes back for sale on sephora, as I really like it too. It looks to still be available on their main consumer site, though, so I imagine that's a good sign.

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I hope it’s not going anywhere @PrettyPaint, it’s the only product that smoothes my skin and stays that way for hours!

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That is so odd about the Bakuchiol! Especially because it is removed completely and not just out of stock 🤔

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I know, @mazzkm! It’s going to be a tough one to replace if I have to🤨

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@eshoe ooh I've been so curious about the Peach and Lily glass skin.  How do you like it?

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@averylayne I like the Peach & Lily, I’ve only used it a handful of times so I don’t have a strong opinion yet. It has a nice viscosity and absorbs quickly. No scent, which is nice, too. I will happily finish this, although I think there are similar products that perform nearly as well so I most likely won’t be repurchasing. 

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@eshoe good to know! No scent is always a plus, and so is quick absorption. thanks!

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It’s a beautiful serum @averylayne. sometimes it’s just difficult to differentiate between products. I used to be a one brand only gal, and was totally ok and content with that. Whatever X brand was releasing that season, I was happy with; I wasn’t so concerned with the advances in beauty technology as I was in trying something new from them. No pressure, just a fun curiosity that was satisfied from spring to summer, summer to fall, etc.

 

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@eshoe I definitely agree with you about the difficulty to differentiate.  Often times, different brands will come out with products that are so similar and of course reviews always say it's the best...but you can't have 50 of the same serum that's ranked as number 1! Being brand loyal has it's advantages haha

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My product envy is REAL! Rosacea is a jerk, and requires me to follow a pretty simple, targeted routine. As much I'd love to be a skincare junkie, the experimentation isn't worth the risk of flare-ups. And many products that target redness - looking at you, Dr. Jart Cica line! - contain ingredients that exacerbate my problem. 

 

Thankfully I have an esthetician here in Chicago whose line (I assume private label) keeps my skin looking healthy. The first picture is my everyday routine: cleanser, redness-reducing serum, moisturizing sunscreen or night cream, and an eye cream (not pictured). I'd been using her Vitamin C serum as well, but like all the others I've ever tried, it broke me out. The second picture includes my weekly or occasional treatments, my favorite of which is the BHA/enzyme peel (AHAs and retinols are tricky). I also love the Karuna and Leaders 7 Wonders masks, but don't have any on hand. 

 

The only products I ever use that I can actually tag are THE INKEY LIST - Rosehip Nourishing Night Oil, CLINIQUE - Take The Day Off Cleansing Oil (not pictured), THE ORDINARY - Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5, and occasionally LANEIGE - Lip Sleeping Mask. How sad! 😂

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You gotta go with what works for your skin, @tastelikewater! Even if they can't be tagged 🤣! How is TO Hyaluronic Acid? 

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Simple yet effective?! That sounds like a great routine! @tastelikewater 

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What's the product in the Cica line that messes with your skin @tastelikewater? A not-so-fancy but effective routine is perfect! Have you tried any other The Inkey List products?

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@ShortErica Several of the Cicapair products contain lavender and rosemary oils, as well as alcohol and citric acid, all of which are no-nos for me. I learned it the hard way; every single time I used the DR. JART+ - Cicapair™ Tiger Grass Color Correcting Treatment SPF 30, I broke out (they look like small pustules but are surrounded by redness, which is how I can tell the difference between a flare-up and regular acne).  

 

I bought THE INKEY LIST - Bakuchiol Retinol Alternative Moisturizerrecently because my derm discouraged me from using retinols, but I haven't committed to trying it yet. My skin's been in a good place recently, and so I'm hesitant to make any changes. 

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@tastelikewater Yeah, the essential oils can be irritating. I really wanted to like the Color Correcting Treatment but the match was just a bit dark on me.

 

Take your time. I'll be curious when you try it though. I think some others have posted about bakuchiol because they didn't have a good time with retinol. I think one was @eshoe 

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@ShortErica @tastelikewater I’ve tried numerous retinols/-oids and they only made my skin more textured overall. There was some slight pore tightening but the texture was more noticeable so I stopped after a few months of trying it.

 

Bakuchiol on the other hand, has been amazing for my skin. I’ve been using the Herbivore Bakuchiol which I just noticed is no longer carried at Sephora, as well as THE INKEY LIST - Bakuchiol Retinol Alternative Moisturizer for my neck/décolletage. 

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Quick hydrating mask from Fresh after washing the the exfolikate cleanser. Then eye cream, serums, moisturizer and spf. 

FRESH - Lotus Youth Preserve Rescue Mask KATE SOMERVILLE - ExfoliKate® Cleanser Daily Foaming Wash SUNDAY RILEY - Tidal Brightening Enzyme Water Cream SUNDAY RILEY - C.E.O. 15% Vitamin C Brightening Serum

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I love the SUNDAY RILEY - C.E.O. 15% Vitamin C Brightening Serum. It's one of my favorite Vitamin C Serums because it's lightweight and effective.

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Oh, I just started using this this week, @PenelopeBT. It has such a nice texture!

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@PenelopeBT have you tried SUNDAY RILEY - C.E.O Glow Vitamin C + Turmeric Face Oil?  I really liked the brightening effects of that one, but I'm not a huge fan of oils during my morning routine.  Just wondering if you've use the oil for a quick comparison with the serum?

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