I like to keep my day skin products different from my night skin products. And unlike most, I switch my products weekly. So if I used a particular moisturizer today, most likely I may use a different one next week. I like to keep my skin guessing, you know! It’s because your skin gets used to certain products just like your hair gets used to certain shampoos and do not show amazing results use after use.. Similarly like your body gets used to certain workouts and you may not see drastic changes after sometime if you keep doing the same exercises regularly.
I suggest to change your products often! Market is full of a-m-a-z-i-n-g skincare products and it would be nothing less than a crime to not try at least 1% of them! Anyways, so coming back to my day-time skin routine..
As soon as I wake-up, I splash cold running water all over my face. It helps me open up and gets rid of any puffiness. Then I walk around a little, drink a full glass of lukewarm water with half a lemon squeezed in it (works wonders), check messages, pack my lunch, get my clothes ready etc and then hop in to the shower.
While in the shower, I use Murad Clarifying Cleanser and Body Shop Grapefruit Shower Gel. After pat drying my face and body, I immediately apply Origins Starting Over oil free moisturizer on my face and neck while the skin is still damp, that way the moisturizer gets absorbed pretty quickly. I give it 3 – 4 minutes. In the meantime I apply CeraVe SA Renewing Cream all over my body (since my skin becomes extra dry during winters).
Then comes the Make-up – These days I am loving the Bobbi Brown Tinted Moisturizer. I apply it liberally all over my face and neck. It consists SPF 15 which is enough for me as I don’t spend a lot of time outdoors and even if they say Spring has sprung.. we are not seeing much of sun! For under eyes, I use the Bobbi Brown Corrector. I simply dab it with my ring finger gently. And then there are days when I don’t need it at all, it all depends on how better I slept and how much water I drank the previous day!
Lastly I apply Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Lip balm on my lips and finish off with a single coat of Maybelline Volum’ Express The Colossal Mascara in black. On days when I am going to be in lots of meetings, I like to swap the lip balm with this Korres tinted lip butter in Wild Rose.
So that’s it! What products do you use daily or would suggest me? Would love to know!