Summer Skin | Updated Skin Care Routine

It has been forever! But exams are finally over and summer is in full swing so expect plenty more posts! So let’s get right into it…

As we all do, I want clear skin, and although I may not eat the best foods I am always sure to stay hydrated in order to try and purify my skin from the inside. I have found that I don’t have a specific skin type- it’s not dry, it’s not oily, it’s not a combination of the two, it’s not normal, it’s not sensitive- it just blows with the wind! Sometimes my nose- not my T zone- is extremely oily, and sometimes I have a lot of breakouts on my forehead and a lot of scaring, but this is only ever sometimes; and so products that occasionally work for me never really seem long lasting.

HOWEVER… My combination of Vitamin E and Aloe Vera has worked wonders! By wonders I mean I didn’t need to wear any foundation when going out because my skin looked flawless- flawless enough for me anyway! Results were seen within days and the difference was pointed out to me by many! I began this new routine towards the end of March and I haven’t had any breakouts despite the stresses of exams so this is definitely a routine I will be sticking to for a long while. I originally purchased the 60ml bottle of the cleanser and despite having already purchased another larger bottle it has yet to run out- a little definitely goes a long way!

But instead of me blabbing on, here’s what I did:

Apply the Vitamin E Moisture Serum immediately after washing my face

Apply my Tea Tree Pore Minimiser to my nose only

Apply my Clean & Clear Dual Action moisturiser to my entire face after about 2 minutes

Cleanse with the Aloe Vera Cream Cleanser at night

This was my first time using a cream cleanser and I felt that if I used another night gel/treatment on top it would be too heavy for my face since this cleanser is moisturising enough; but when I wear make-up or feel like I’m breaking out then I use the Simple Toning Cleanser which has replaced the Tea Tree Cleansing Lotion in my routine.

A few minor changes= a big difference!

Update Product List: prices from either Boots or The Body Shop

Vitamin E Moisture Serum (£11.00)

Aloe Cream Cleanser (£3.00 60ml, £8.00 200ml)

St Ives Apricot Scrub (£4.29)

Clean & Clear Dual Action Moisturiser (£3.59)

Simple Toning Cleanser (£4.85)

Tea Tree Night Treatment Gel (£2.99)

Tea Tree Pore Minimiser (£7.50)

PS- a very overdue pancake face update:

At first I couldn’t really see any changes in my skin, but I stopped using it for a long while and the acne on my back and chest came back full force leaving me with horrible scars so I will be adding this back into my routine, especially now that I have a lot more time on my hands and hopefully I’ll see some sort of improvement.

Hope this helps, Tisha x

  2 comments for “Summer Skin | Updated Skin Care Routine

  1. Anonymous
    July 5, 2014 at 11:01 am

    Can you add the prices of the products please? x

  2. July 5, 2014 at 4:35 pm

    Updated, hope that helps & thanks for reading 🙂
    Tisha x

Share your thoughts!

%d bloggers like this: