From combining two steps in one, having an eye for multitaskers, or incorporating ‘leave on’ products, you can easily build a skincare routine that you’ll stick to. Check out our top time-saving skincare hacks and fast track your way to healthy, glowing skin.
Cleansing removes dirt and build-up from the skin. Exfoliation, on the other hand, goes deeper and encourages the upper layers of dead skin to loosen, revealing a smoother, clearer and brighter skin. Exfoliation follows cleansing as step number two. However, some physical scrubs can be mixed in with your cleanser. For example, you can mix your cleanser with Dermalogica’s uber gentle, best seller, Daily Microfoliant once a day, every day. Alternatively, you could opt for a potent weekly exfoliant such as Dermalogica’s Rapid Reveal Peel which delivers close to professional results simply from once a week use.
Look for Leave on Solutions
Exfoliants that have been formulated so they can be left on will save you time. Dermalogica’s Daily Resurfacer is a leave-on exfoliant that also features hydrating Hyaluronic Acid – think of it as a daily exfoliant and serum in one!
Like the idea of masking but don’t want to wait 10 minutes whilst it sits on your skin? No problem, Dermalogica’s ‘ambulance in a tube’, the MultiVitamin Power Recovery Masque, can be left on overnight, providing a deeply replenishing and rejuvenating treatment. Just make sure you remember to cleanse it off in the morning!
Multitaskers Make for Magic
There are a plethora of multitaskers in the world of skincare. One of the most valuable multitaskers for the skin is a two-in-one sunscreen option. SPF is a must for every day of the year in terms of both skin health and preventing the biggest cause of accelerated skin ageing. A lot of us avoid this step because of the thick textures of some sunscreens, and because of having to add in that extra step. So, if this is you, seek out a daytime moisturiser that already has SPF built-in.
Dermalogica’s Prisma Protect SPF15 is a lightweight moisturiser with not just sunscreen protection, but it contains Japanese Macha Tea which works to block out ski damaging pollution. Or there’s Solar Defense Booster SPF50 which can be mixed into your favourite moisturiser to bump it up with weightless daylight defence. Dermalogica even has a tinted hydrating primer and sunscreen in one – the Skin Perfect Primer SPF30.
Sneak in a Serum
Serums, or targeted treatments, are potent skin fixers utilising the latest and greatest ingredient technology, meaning they’re not to be missed in your regimen! Depending on the focus, a serum may boost hydration, soothe sensitive skin or brighten and firm. The good news is that many serums out there can be mixed in with your moisturiser, so you can essentially cut out a step. If your skin is feeling thirsty, then add a pea-size amount of a Dermalogica classic, Skin Hydrating Booster, in with your moisturiser. Dry, dull and visible fine lines? Add 4 – 6 drops of Dermalogica’s Overnight Repair Serum. For a compromised skin, mix 3 – 5 drops of Barrier Defense Booster, a concentrated oat-based oil, in with your moisturiser.
So you can see, great skin really can be simple!
If you're still unsure what products will best suit your skin type or concern, book a complimentary video consultation with one of our skin therapists! We'll be happy to assist you by customising a skin regimen just for you.