With the skincare and beauty markets so saturated with countless new releases seemingly every week, it’s hard to know what you really need when the options are limitless. So we’re here to simplify things for you.
Skincare and make-up, at their core, are about self-care. It’s about feeling and looking your best, and it’s about taking good care of the biggest organ you possess: your skin. So here are two capsule kits that contain everything you need at your most basic level, with a couple of tips on how to enhance them if you so wish.
The top three things you need to do for your skin are very simple: cleanse, hydrate, and protect. Regardless of your skin type, these are the three things you should be doing to care for your skin daily. The only variable is the products you choose to best accommodate your skin type or condition, but regardless of what you choose, you only really need five products: cleanser, serum, sunscreen, make-up remover, moisturiser. That’s it! Here’s how to use them:
In the morning…
There are some skin types, such as those with very dry skin, who can get away with just splashing their face with water in the morning as their cleanse, but for most of us, it’s a good idea to start the day with a mild cleanser. This washes away the product and oil build-up we accumulate in our sleep, and if you wear make-up, it’s also a good idea to start with a fresh base. The Beste™ No. 9 Jelly Cleanser from Drunk Elephant is a great choice. Its gentle yet effective formula features glycerin, which is a humectant and will keep your skin from feeling stripped of hydration.