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The best skincare routine for all skin types

The Best Skincare Routine

When it comes to forming good skincare habits, a daily routine can majorly boost your chances of seeing real results. But what should my skincare routine be?

Skincare is very personal and often confusing (we’ve all heard of 12-step skincare routines!). Which is why we worked with dermatologists to create clean and safe formulas that not only keep skincare simple but work for all skin types, even the most sensitive. How? By infusing them with skin-loving, nourishing and reparative ingredients for multitasking effects.

But wait… there’s more! Thanks to our latest launch - Wash Away One-Step Cleanser - creating a simple and complete skincare routine using our formulas is now easier than ever.

MORNING SKINCARE ROUTINE

STEP 1: Cleanse + nourish with Wash Away

Gentle on skin, tough on build up! This single-cleanse formula effortlessly washes away stubborn makeup, sunscreen and impurities.

Packed with nourishing ingredients, such as powerful antioxidants, hyaluronic acid and Vitamin B5, this lightly-exfoliating and low-foam cleanser leaves skin feeling refreshingly clean, but never stripped or tight. It also leaves skin with the perfect clean and clear foundation for the rest of your routine to work more deeply and effectively.

STEP 2: Restore + nourish eyes with MD Restore Eye Gel

After cleansing, your next step is to give your eyes some love. A quick dab’ll do ya with our eye gel. Packed with an incredible 5 nourishing peptides plus caffeine and antioxidants, it helps reduce signs of sun damage while giving skin a firmer, more elastic appearance.

It also continues to work throughout the day, releasing mega moisture, and niacinamide that keep working to reduce the appearance of unwanted baggage.

STEP 3: Moisturize + nourish with Daily Perfecting Moisturizer SPF 30

We like to keep things simple. That’s why we combined a moisturizer and SPF in one! Its soothing, lightweight formula will give your skin a mega dose of hydration, antioxidants, restoring and calming ingredients (like hyaluronic acid, chamomile, caffeine and olive oils) and broad-spectrum SPF 30 protection for a dewy, youthful glow. Plus, this formula goes on clear and leaves no white cast, perfect for all skin tones. It's a solid makeup primer, or great to wear on its own as it leaves skin with a natural healthy glow.

STEP 4: Protect + nourish with Mineral Tinted Creme SPF 30

This step is optional in the morning, thanks to our moisturizer with SPF. But because its tinted formula leaves a matte, filter-like finish on your skin, it’s great as a makeup primer or even on its own for that no-makeup look.

Just like all our formulas, this multitasker comes infused with skin-loving ingredients, such as antioxidants, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, green tea, cranberry fruit and pomegranate extract.

We recommend keeping this most-loved tinted formula on hand throughout the day for easy reapplication (even works over makeup!).

 

NIGHTTIME SKINCARE ROUTINE

STEP 1: Cleanse + nourish with Wash Away

Always start your evening routine by washing away the day. Besides makeup and sunscreen, our skin gets exposed to dirt, grime, pollution, free radicals and whatever else is in the air. If left unwashed, it can leave skin looking aged, tired, dull and lackluster.

Wash Away quickly and easily removes all of this build up in a single step for skin that’s more receptive to the rest of your evening routine.

STEP 2: Restore + nourish eyes with MD Restore Eye Gel

Just as you did in your morning routine, follow your cleanse with our ultra-soothing and nourishing eye gel for skin that looks brighter and younger, and feels firmer and more elastic. This is especially essential after a day in the sun to help reduce any sun damage. Our Eye gel is fragrance free, which can be important for anyone with fragrance sensitivity.

STEP 3: Moisturize + nourish skin with MD Revitalize Retinol Serum

Last step before you catch some Zzz’s! At night, our skin switches into repair mode to recover from the day. Which makes it the perfect time to use our nighttime serum with encapsulated + stabilized retinol.

This lightweight formula helps reduce the appearance of hyperpigmentation, fine lines, wrinkles and pores while you sleep for skin that looks brighter, youthful and radiant in the morning.

Worried about your skin’s sensitivity to retinol? Unlike traditional formulas, our encapsulated retinol is able to delicately move its way deeper into the skin before it's activated. This helps to avoid the side effects of dryness, peeling, and irritation that you may get from traditional retinols. 

For more information on our products' formulas and skin-loving ingredients, check out this blog