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A Simple Skincare Routine For Combination Skin

Skincare Routine For Combination Skin 

Struggling with combination skin? You’ve come to the right place! We explain what combination skin is and show you how to flaunt a healthy, balanced complexion thanks to our simple skincare routine for combination skin. 

What Is combination skin?

First things first: what is combination skin? Part oily and part dry, combination skin is a hybrid of these two skin types. Typically, combination skin is characterised by large, visible pores and an overly-oily T-zone (nose, forehead and chin), as well as tight, flaky patches of skin on the cheeks and hairline.

 

Trying to balance these two conditions can be difficult, as the heavy creams needed to hydrate dry patches can overwhelm the oily areas. Don’t worry, though! The below skincare routine for combination skin will help to hydrate and balance, for a clearer, healthier-looking complexion.

Skincare Routine For Combination Skin

These 5 simple steps will help to balance and hydrate combination skin.

  1. Step 1: Cleanse without stripping 
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    Step 1: Cleanse without stripping 

    Regardless of skin type, cleansing should always be the first step of a skincare routine. When choosing the best cleanser for combination skin, however, it’s important to find the right balance. Too harsh and the face wash will strip the drier skin of moisture, too creamy and it will cause the oily sections to look even greasier. Instead, look for a face wash that gently cleanses without stripping the skin’s natural oils or upsetting its healthy balance.

     

    We recommend our Moisture Burst Facial Wash. Formulated with Jojoba Beads, Almond Oil and gentle cleansing actives, this perfectly balanced facial gel washes away daily dirt and impurities without over-drying the skin. Massage into a damp face, then rinse to reveal beautifully cleansed skin with a dewy fresh glow.

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  2. Step 2: Exfoliate to prevent congestion 
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    Step 2: Exfoliate to prevent congestion 

    Beneficial for both oily and dry skin, exfoliation is an important step of any skincare routine for combination skin. Not only does it remove the rough, flaky skin in dryer patches, but it prevents these dead cells from clogging your oily pores too.

     

    Once a week, exfoliate with our Complexion Perfecting Radiance Exfoliator to buff away these dead cells and clear congested pores. Combining Apricot Granules and Grape Seeds with Pineapple, Pumpkin and Papaya extracts, it gently exfoliates for brighter, smoother and healthier-looking skin.

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  3. Step 3: Tone to rebalance 
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    Step 3: Tone to rebalance 

    Often overlooked, toning is particularly beneficial for combination skin. It not only helps to exfoliate pores, but can rebalance the skin after cleansing and exfoliating too. Our recommendation? Opt for a toner with brightening ingredients that help to clarify, refine and even tone.  

     

    Formulated with 5% Glycolic Acid, skin conditioning Witch Hazel, soothing Liquorice, and brightening Vitamin B3, our Daily Glow Radiance Tonic is the perfect toner for combination skin. It helps to exfoliate pores, accelerate cell renewal and even skin tone, for a more radiant-looking complexion that feels conditioned and balanced.

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  4. Step 4: Moisturise with a lightweight cream 
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    Step 4: Moisturise with a lightweight cream 

    To keep combination skin moisturised, you need a cream that is both deeply hydrating (to keep dry skin at bay) and lightweight (to help rebalance oil secretion). Luckily, we’ve developed the perfect moisturiser for the job: our Supercharged Hyaluronic Face and Neck Crème.

     

    Formulated with hydrating Hyaluronic Acid, plumping Matrixyl Synthe’ 6™ and nourishing Shea Butter, this lightweight cream provides 24 hours-worth of moisture, leaving skin feeling deeply replenished.

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  5. Step 5: Use a weekly face mask 
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    Step 5: Use a weekly face mask 

    Complementary to your daily skincare routine, face masks can improve the look and feel of combination skin, helping to rebalance and hydrate. Different face masks can even be applied to different areas of the face to target multiple skin concerns.  

     

    If you’re after a fresh, healthy glow, though, we recommend our Green Smoothie Recharge Mask. Formulated with a nutrient-rich blend of superfoods (including Spirulina, Kale, Spinach, Artichoke, Avocado, and Cucumber) and brightening Vitamin C, it leaves skin feeling soft and smooth.

     

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