In the past year, I have found a few products that have helped me stick to a skincare routine daily and nightly and have really helped my skin to look its best. Today, I am going to share those products and my skincare routine with you!
If you are anything like me, when you hear the words “skincare routine” you cringe – and then immediately feel guilty. Because, as busy moms and women, why on earth would we ever have time for a skincare routine?
We’re busy. Simply put. From sun up to sun down. And that’s ok (although I do recommend trying to become un-busy sometimes, for your own sanity). But our skin and our skincare is so vitally important that it’s really something we shouldn’t neglect.
My skincare routine is so simple. I typically use four products a day. That’s it – four products. I use a facial cleanser, a moisturizer, and a sunscreen in the morning and a facial cleanser and moisturizer at night.
Sure, there are times when I use a few more products here and there (which I will mention in a moment), but I mostly stick to four products a day and I love it. It makes it easy for me and more likely for me to stick to a skincare routine when I keep it simple and doable.
If you are interested in watching a video on my skincare routine and the products I use, I will include my YouTube video on it at the bottom of this post! If you would rather read, well, you have come to the right place. So here it goes. My simple and effective vegan skincare routine!
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My Simple & Effective Daily Skincare Routine | Vegan Skincare Products
The first thing I do each morning is clean my face. I don’t have any fancy tip or trick for this – I literally just get my face and hands wet and then lather up my Alba Botanica Facial Cleanser and wash my face. That’s it. I do the same exact thing at nighttime (adding the Makeup Eraser if I have on makeup) for the beginning of my nighttime routine. I love this product because it is gentle on my skin and it is vegan! Best of both worlds.
The second thing I do in the morning and at nighttime is moisturize my face. For the daytime, I use my Iryasa Day Luxuriate Gel and rub it all over my clean, dry face and let it absorb for a couple moments. At nighttime I use the Iryasa Night Indulge Cream and do the same. It feels so good going on and I love that this product is 100% natural and is also vegan! I go into a lot of detail about the Iryasa vegan skincare products on my YouTube video at the bottom of this post if you would like more information.
As soon as I am finished applying my moisturizer, I apply sunscreen. Nearly every single day. I absolutely love my Supergoop! Everyday Sunscreen and have been using it for several years now. I love that it doesn’t burn my eyes or skin and is also vegan!
Most days, those are the only products and steps I have for my skincare routine. And, without trying to brag, I will say that my skin looks and feels so good!
Now, there are times that I use more than the above products. For instance, in the winter time, when my skin is dry as a bone, I use my Dermasuri Exfoliating Mitt and my Young Living Rose Ointment on the most dry parts of my face and these two work wonders. I use them once a week when my skin is dry.
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When I am wanting to pamper myself a little bit, I use my Grace and Stella Dead Sea Mud Mask to purify my skin and give it a glow.
I received the Makeup Eraser, Dead Sea Mask, and the Exfoliating Mitt in my FabFitFun boxes last year (blog post here, YouTube videos here and here) and love them all. If you haven’t tried FabFitFun, you totally should! Their boxes are amazing with some of the best full-size products. If you use code “RAINBOW” now, along with my link here, you can get 20% off your first box.
That is all for my skincare routine. Pretty easy, right? I would love to know in the comments below what your favorite go-to skincare product is – or if you have a skincare routine!
If you would like to read more about self-care and all things beauty, I highly recommend you check out my post on 5 of the best self-care tips, how waking up early can change your life, and my top 10 tips to jumpstart a healthy lifestyle!
I have a few good friends who have recently written blog posts about skincare. If you would like to check these out, go here for my friend Lachelle’s beauty tips for moms, here for her postpartum skincare routine, and here for my friend’s article on 3 steps to naturally beautiful skin!
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Thanks as always for reading, and take care.