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Okay, skincare is kind of scary and intimidating and not quite as fun as playing with makeup.
It's really hard to know how to build up a skincare routine. It's a lot like baking; the ingredients are important but so is the order in which you apply them, and how you apply them. I'm by no means an expert and I'm still working on building up my own personal ideal skincare routine, but here is a non-exhaustive list of stuff that'll hopefully help get you started.
Obviously you don't need to buy all of these products and follow all of these steps immediately (or ever, I'm not your boss). But your skin is an organ, and it'll appreciate any little positive thing you do, just like your body will appreciate the occasional pizza-free evening.