Skincare Routine Ideas for Everyone

Sometimes it can be hard navigating the world of skincare and products. I am often asked what the best skincare line is, what are the best products to use and what routine would be best to do.

Honestly, it will be different for every person. As much as it is about what the product does, it’s ingredients and so on, it is also about how it makes you feel as you use it. The smell, the texture of the product and how it sits on your skin and how it makes you feel is also important. That is why I also suggest having a consult with a Beauty Therapist, or having a treatment to try out the product your Therapist suggests before buying them.

However, for some who may not enjoy treatments, or cannot have them for medical reasons, that may not be an option. So, I am going to suggest some routines with some of my best loved products below, both shorter, concise routines, and longer, more indulgent routines. I hope these can shed some light and help you decide on which products to research/invest into.

Short Routines

Sensitive Skin – 

Cleanser – Dermalogica’s UltraCalming Cleanser

Toner – Dermalogica’s UltraCalming Mist

Moisturiser – Aromatherapy Associates Hydrating Triple Rose Renewing Moisturiser


Dry/Dehydrated Skin – 

Cleanser – Decleor Neroli Bigarade Cleansing Milk

Toner – Elemis Rehydrating Ginseng Toner

Moisturiser – Dermalogica Prisma Protect SPF 30 


Oily/Combination Skin – 

Cleanser – Dermalogica Clearing Skin Wash

Toner – Elemis Balancing Lavender Toner

Moisturiser – MediK8 Balance Moisturiser and Glycolic Acid Activator 


Anti-Aging Skin – 

Cleanser – Dermalogica Skin Resurfacing Cleanser

Toner – UpCircle Face Toner with Mandarin and Chamomile 

Moisturiser – Elemis Pro-Collagen Marine Cream


Hyperpigmentation Skin –

Cleanser – MediK8 Lipid-Balance Cleansing Oil

Toner – REN Clean Skincare Ready, Steady, Glow Daily AHA Tonic

Moisturiser – Dermalogica Pure Light SPF 50


Longer Routines (as above, but add in these appropriate products) – 

Sensitive Skin – 

Exfoliator – Elemis Gentle Rose Exfoliator

Mask – Elemis Herbal Lavender Repair Mask

Serum – Decleor Organic Harmonie Calm Rose Serum

A Skincare Kit (to try a few products from the line) – Dermalogica Sensitive Skin Rescue Kit


Dry/Dehydrated Skin – 

Exfoliator – Aromatherapy Associates Revive Energising Exfoliator 

Mask – Decleor Neroli Bigarade Oil Mask

Serum – Decleor Antidote Serum

Eye Cream – Dermalogica Intensive Eye Repair


Oily/Combination Skin – 

Exfoliator – Elemis Skin Buff

Mask – Decleor Rosemary Black Clay Mask

Serum/Toning Product – MediK8 Retinol 3TR/MediK8 Blemish Control Pads


Anti-Aging Skin – 

Exfoliator – REN Clean Skincare Micro Polish Cleanser (doubles as a cleanser)

Mask – Dermalogica Multi-Vitamin Power Recovery Masque

Serum – Aromatherapy Associates Anti-Aging Instant Skin Firming Serum

Eye Cream – Elemis Pro Collagen Eye Renewal


Hyperpigmentation Skin – 

Exfoliator – Decleor Green Mandarin Overnight Bi-Phase Peel

Mask – REN Clean Skincare Flash Rinse 1 Minute Facial with Water Activated Vitamin C/ Ren Clean Skincare Glycol Lactic Radiance Renewal Mask

Serum – Dermalogica C-12 Pure Bright Serum

Eye Cream – MediK8 C-Tetra Eye


If any of these product suggestions pique your interest, then simply hover over them and click the links to be taken to our online store.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *