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Tuesday, 22 April 2014

building a skincare routine: the evening routine

building a skincare routine: the evening routine

Next we have our evening skincare regime. Trying to decode the secrets of the skincare routine isnt easy, but I've been writing some basic easy to follow guides in the hope to cut out the jargon. I always find the evening routine a little more tricky than the morning as this is the step where you want to pay the most attention!

In the evening its really important to double cleanse the skin, especially if you've been wearing makeup all day. One cleanse isn't enough to throughout remove makeup and cleanse the face so do this as two steps. You could always use a separate eye makeup remover or a micellar water as a first cleanse,  but always then wash your face with water and a cleanser. Wait a minute or two between treatment steps before moving on to the next. You should always try and treat your skin in the evening, here you can pile on the oils, treatments and creams to get maximum benefit while snoozing. It's also worth noting you might not need a PM moisturiser when using an oil, it really does depend on what you think your skin needs!


All these steps apply regardless of your skin type (oily, dry, normal, or combination). The type of product you use in these different steps are the things that will vary from person to person. While rules and routines are made to be broken, keeping to skincare routines can really benefit the overall appearance of the skin. It can take up to 6 weeks for some products to get into action so stick with it and try to persevere!
This week I'll be talking you through building a skincare routine. Including products, building a routine and my skincare routine.


  1. Loving your skincare routine posts! I'm currently using the Balance Me Wonder Eye Cream and really like it so far x

    Evelyn @ We Were Raised By Wolves

  2. Great post, I really love the balance me eye cream! I use an oil a few nights a week and skip moisturiser unless my skins really dry then I layer them both! x


  3. Great post, I'm desperate to try the Clarin's Melt Cleansing Gel, heard so many good things x

  4. I'm loving these skincare posts, as someone who's only just starting to venture into skincare they've come at the perfect time!

  5. I absolutely love Origins! Their products never let me down xx

  6. Great posts, I'm always looking for ways to improve my skincare routine especially in the evening., I've recently bought the body shop 8 hour evening oil in the vitamin e range. It's amazing if you haven't already tried it. I have oily-combo skin and it doesn't leave me with greasy skin at all.

    Ash xxx

  7. love these skincare post!

  8. I need to get a toner.. I never use one! xx


  9. i am on a hunt for a good eye cream.tried a couple of them nothing that i love really:|

  10. I love origins. Well I didn't when I could afford to buy it lol
    L x

  11. i'm trying to create an evening skincare routine and this has further encouraged me too! do you find oils beneficial? i'm thinking of investing in one! x x

  12. Really want to try the cleansing melt!

  13. Loving this skincare segment! Im a bit behind when it comes to looking after my skin

    Jess // Beautiful Benefits

  14. love!

  15. This series are amazing! Thanks for the tips, definitely need them :D xx

  16. great series ! i use a cleansing balm, spot/skin lotion, a nigh cream and eye cream, and they've really helped my skin become balanced and looked after
    Lauren x
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