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Autumn Skincare Routine.

DSCF1523 DSCF1524As it gets colder my skin changes, during the colder months I get a lot more dry patches and my T-zone tends to become less oily. (Although dis girl still gets oily skin). I thought id show you what products I have changed and what I am still using. Just to let you know incase you havent seen any of my other skincare routines I usually have normal/combination skin but from time to time get a very oil T zone. I am prone to spots and blackheads, gross I know but I gotta tell you this kinda thing so you know if you could be using any of these products to help your skin! Over the years I have tried so much for my spots and even had a cream from the doctors but nothing I do product wise helps me. My one and only tip for you (well its a few really) and thats too drink plenty of water. If your gunna eat crappy food which I know a lot of us do! make sure you have some days where you eat mostly fruit and veg to detox your body and also make sure you take your make-up off! When you look at this post youll be thinking, ‘hang on a second girl! More skincare on a morning then on a night!’ But youll realise thats because I use a few different products on a night depending on the day and how my skin has been on that day.

DSCF1515On a morning once ive dragge myself out of bed that is!  I like to wash  my face with this Loreal Skin Perfection Soothing Gel Cream Wash, im not usually a fan of using drugstore face washes but I was given this in a set and thought I might as well give it a try. At first I wasnt totally impressed however I liked the gel like consitency so thought I would just keep going with it just to see if I could warm to it. Ive been using it for a few weeks now and although im not totally in love with it, it does the job and makes me feel refreshed and of course clean! I then like to use a toner on my face just to close any pores that may have opened when washing my face and also to put vitamins into my skin. I use the Simple Kind to Skin Soothing Toner which leaves my face feeling lovely and soft. Using my ring finger I have been applying this Benefit  It’s Potent eye cream which I am totally in love with! I only have the sample size of this and im nearly out! This definitly means a trip to the benefit counter! I pat this into my skin before I apply my serum. I use the Hydraluron serum, I put this on after my eye cream as I feel that
it allows the eye cream to really sink in. After that I rub in my moisturizer which is the Clinique Moisture Surge which is an amazing gel mosituries. I love this one as it is so light and I dont like putting anything heavy on my face before make-up. Last thing I do is put on this Elizabeth Arden 8 hour cream on my lips to get them ready for lipstick.

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On a night the first thing I do when im getting ready to take my make-up off is light a candle, I like doing this to relax me a little more. I then take The Body Shop Camomile Cleansing Butter which I rub across my face to take all my make-up off. I like to repeat this process twice to make sure there is no make-up on my face, I use a face cloth to remove the cleanser. Then I use a different product each night depending on my skin and what I have been up to that day (Keep reading to find out about that). After this step I again use my toner, I do exactly the same as I would on a morning. Again I put on my eye cream and then onto my moisturizer which on a night I have been using this Clinique Dramatically Different moisturizer which I find a little bit thicker which is what im after on a night time. Again I put on my lip balm and im ready for bed!

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Now for the things that get changed up night from night, these are things that are going to help my skin a little bit more depending on what my skin is like that day. If im having a particular bad spot/pore day I use my Origins Clear Improvements Charcoal Mask which helps to unblock my pores and leaves me skin feeling lovely and healthy. If my skin is feeling dehydrated I tend to use this No 7 Heavenly Hydration mask which is a creamy product which puts all the goodness back into your skin. If my skin is feeling a little on the dull side I like to use these Una Brennan Vitamin C Brightening Capsules which make my skin feel a little happier. This last one is a replacement for my moisturizer and it is the La Roche Posay Effclar Duo which is amazing for spot problematic skin.

Thats my Autumn Skincare routine, whats yours?
CharlotteSamantha

 

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3 COMMENTS

  • glitterbat

    Ooh, I’ve been loving the It’s Potent! eye cream, so pleased to have received a sample in my September Birchbox. I think I’ll be having a cheeky little trip to the Benefit counter as well, haha!

    Jess | glitterbat . net

  • Emily Shea

    The Origins mask looks so nice! I’ve heard so many people raving about it.

  • Lizzy Fresh

    So many products I’ve never seen before! I love trying out new skincare so I’ll have to check some of these out, the cleansing butter from The Body Shop sounds awesome 🙂

    lizzyxfresh.blogspot.com

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