Knowing your skin type can help you get the best results from your skincare products – and help you choose the best skincare routine for your skin.
Building a Skincare Routine
- All skin types require moisture and protection
- Skincare routines should adjust seasonally – with heavier moisturisers in winter months
- Cleanse each morning and evening to remove contaminants and sebum
- Moisturise day and night
- Supplement with an exfoliation and serum
- Don’t forget daily UV protection
- Use a face mask at least once a week to smooth skin texture
What Skin Type Are You?
Recommended Skincare Products for Skin Types
Dr Barbara Sturm Cleanser
Dr Barbara Sturm Cleanser provides deep and gentle cleansing without upsetting the skin’s natural balance. It is power packed with soothing botanicals, refining the skin’s texture and increasing the absorption of subsequent skincare products.
Dr Barbara Sturm Glow Drops
Dr Barbara Sturm Glow Drops are designed to revitalise and transform dull skin; it evens out skin tone with wild rose extract to refine pores to leave the skin with a fresh and natural glow. This versatile serum can be used in three ways, mixed with face cream, over make up as a highlight or after moisturising for a lit-from-within glow. You can also try Dr Barbara Sturm Brightening Serum for combatting lacklustre skin and uneven complexions by reducing the appearance of dark and yellowish spots, brightening dullness and heightening moisture levels.
MZ Skin Hydrate & Nourish Age Defence Retinol Day Moisturiser
MZ Skin Hydrate & Nourish Age Defence Retinol Day Moisturiser is enriched with an encapsulated non-irritant retinol that works to heal imperfections, refine complexion and brighten skin tone. This moisturiser has added SPF 30 to safeguard the skin from the harming effects of the sun. It is also infused with antioxidant-rich kahai nut oil to protect and hydrate the skin.
Obagi Hydrate is a moisturiser from the innovative Obagi Nu Derm System, designed to combat the signs of ageing. It has particular potency at reducing fine lines, wrinkles and crow’s feet to improve the skin’s appearance and leave it feeling healthy and hydrated.
Lumity Supplements are the one and only supplement you need to address all nine causes of ageing. Their many benefits include healthy skin, hair and nails, essential nutrients for the support of bones, joints and muscles, protection against oxidative stress and help to maintain a healthy immune system.
Obagi Hydrate Luxe
Obagi Hydrate Luxe is specifically engineered for overnight, extra-strength moisturisation to keep skin looking and feeling supple and firm. Packed with wonderfully natural ingredients like shea butter, mango butter and avocado, it also contains additional powerful ingredients engineered to work with the chronobiology of skin to provide ultra-rich moisturisation.
Dr Barbara Sturm Face Cream Rich
Dr Barbara Sturm Face Cream Rich is a richer version of the Dr Barbara Sturm’s face cream to give flaky, dry skin the best moisturisation during the colder months. It promotes a post-facial glow and collagen to support and smooth the skin. It can be used as either a night cream or a day cream for drier, more mature or sensitive skin during winter months.
SkinCeuticals Hydrating B5 Gel
SkinCeuticals Hydrating B5 Gel is a premier anti-ageing gel designed to boost skin hydration and help with tissue repair. It’s ideal for all skin types and locks in moisture, helping complexions stay firm and wrinkle-free. The gel contains vitamin B5, which encourages skin cells to repair, heal, hydrate and soothe the skin, all promoting a healthy and beautiful appearance.
Swisscode Pure Hyaluron
Swisscode Pure Hyaluron is a powerful, effective anti-ageing moisturising serum. It provides intense skin hydration, moisturising and smoothing for twenty-four hours. The hyaluronic acid and panthenol work together to fight the signs of ageing, hydrating dehydrated skin and improving the elasticity and reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
Obagi Clenziderm Foaming Cleanser
Obagi Clenziderm Foaming Cleanser removes dirt and excess oil to leave skin clean and refreshed. It is an excellent product for acne sufferers, as the salicylic acid separates the bonds that old dead skin cells to the surface of the skin to allow them to exfoliate naturally to reveal healthier skin.
iS Clinical Active Serum
iS Clinical Active Serum is a fast-acting formula that combats the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, evens the skin tone and is excellent for blemish-prone skin.
SkinCeuticals Blemish and Age Defence
SkinCeuticals Blemish and Age Defence is specifically designed for the concern of blemish-prone skin. A combination of 2% dioic acid with alpha and beta hydroxy acids prevent blemishes while diminishing hyperpigmentation and reducing wrinkles and fine lines. This targeted treatment also inhibits excess of sebum production, unclogs pores and helps prevent skin darkening from UV exposure.
Obagi Retinol 1.0%
Obagi Retinol 1.0% hydrates and revives skin to fight the signs of premature ageing caused by environmental aggressors to promote a more radiant and youthful-looking complexion. This anti-wrinkle treatment cream boosts skin cell turnover to minimise fine lines and wrinkles whilst diminishing hyperpigmentation.
Obagi Gentle Cleanser removes impurities, oil and make up from skin to leave it clean and fresh. This mild, facial cleanser doesn’t dry skin out or cause irritation to delicate surface layers. Sage extract reduces inflammation and cools redness for a clean and calm complexion.
Obagi CRx System C-Balancing Toner is formulated to balance the pH levels of skin whilst promoting collagen synthesis as it diminishes hyperpigmentation and neutralises free radicals. It prepares and conditions skin for product absorption, hydrates the complexion, reduces excess oil and helps to prevent and limit the damage caused to skin before the signs of ageing become visible.
SkinCeuticals C E Ferulic is a powerful antioxidant serum that can be used as maximum anti-ageing skincare. It protects the skin from free radical damage and oxidative stress, factors that lead to premature ageing, loss of elasticity and hyperpigmentation. C E Ferulic improves signs of aging and photodamage, the appearance of lines and wrinkles, and the loss of firmness, whilst brightening the skin's complexion.
Obagi 360 System is a proactive daily skincare system that helps to improve dull, uneven skin tone and protect against future damage. It addresses the skincare needs of younger patients, helping to prevent the visible signs of skin ageing, leaving it fresh and glowing.
SkinCeuticals Redness Neutralizer is clinically proven to reduce the appearance of red and flushed skin. An effective combination of biometric peptides and natural plant extracts can improve skin smoothness and tone, leaving it feeling cool and refreshed. It is ideal for those with skin complaints such as itchy skin, rosacea, seborrheic dermatitis or flushed skin.
These recommended products are a great starting point for building an effective skincare routine based on your skin type. However, if you need any further information, advice or guidance, do not hesitate to contact us and one of our skincare experts will be more than happy to assist you.