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    18 Simple But Amazing Products You Should Add To Your Skincare Routine

    A lil' shopping guide for what the heck serums, toners, and micellar cleansing waters are, and why you should find ones that work for your skin.

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    1. A micellar cleansing water that'll remove makeup AND cleanse your skin. Unlike soap, you don't have to rinse after use so it's ideal for those on-the-go mornings or late nights.

    2. A wildly popular, daily face wash made with some of the same ingredients found in contact solution, so it'll efficiently remove dirt and grime while still being super gentle on your skin and eyes.

    3. A lightweight moisturizer for normal to extra-dry skin. There are two to choose from, but the gel-cream specifically helps with excessive dryness. I dab a little of this on before I apply my foundation to avoid flaky skin, and it works like a charm!

    4. A super effective makeup remover that'll take off the most waterproof of products, not burn the crap out of your eyeballs, and actually leave your lashes in tact. I've been using this for years, and I can't bring myself to use anything else!

    5. A cleansing mask with calcium bentonite clay for deep-cleaning skin and removing excess sebum (ya know, all of that oily gross stuff that clogs up pores). It'll leave a matte finish and reduce blemishes without totally drying your face.

    6. A gentle exfoliating scrub that'll leave you with baby-soft skin. Use it a few times a week when your face is feeling weighed down by dirt and/or makeup.

    7. A vitamin C face serum designed to give you brighter, fresher looking skin and target fine lines and dark spots. It's super easy to use — just apply in the morning and before you put on a moisturizer at night.

    8. AND, a hyaluronic acid serum you'll love if you regularly deal with extra dry skin. It's vegan, oil- and alcohol- free, and super hydrating.

    9. A cult favorite sleeping mask for the nights when your skin needs a serious hydration boost. You literally just lather some on before you hit the sheets, and let this moisturizing, *watermelon-scented*, oil-free formula do all the work.

    10. A hydrating primer because your makeup doesn't have to dry out your skin or make it super oily. It'll add moisture without leaving a cake-y feeling from building on it with foundation and contouring.

    11. An alcohol-free toner for sensitive skin that'll help with redness, dryness, and uneven texture.

    12. A foundation primer with broad-spectrum SPF 20 sun protection to use every day and guard your face against damaging UV rays.

    13. AND! An oil-free sunscreen lotion you should use when you know you'll be out in the sun all day because guys, it's SO IMPORTANT to protect and take care of your skin!

    14. An acne treatment for clogged and inflamed pores. Apply once a day in the morning or evening after you've washed your face, and say BUH-BYE to pesky pimples!

    15. OR! A pack of spot treatment patches that'll seal up that surprise pimple, protecting it from other bacteria, while the inside works to reduce inflammation and soak up pus. I KNOW, gross, but you'll love it when you see the results!

    16. A magical exfoliating charcoal powder to target, clean out, and reduce the appearance of annoying pores.

    17. A pack of natural cleaning towelettes you can use to remove dirt and makeup from your face while you sit on the couch after a long day (this is a real part of my nightly routine!). There are four sets you can choose from, all of which cover a spectrum of skin types — like sensitive, dry, and oily.

    18. And if you're still like, uhh this all too much to take in, a best-selling skincare set from Sephora with everything you need for a fresh routine. You don't have to worry about finding a bunch of products because this comes with four basic ones ideal for a healthy regimen.

    So, what have learned today? Hydrate, wash, and protect 👏 that 👏 skin! 👏

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