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Morning and Night Skincare Routine With SkinActives

Disclosure: This post is in collaboration with SkinActives, the products were sent to me by the brand, but my thoughts on them are absolutely genuine and true.

Lately, I have been indulging in skin care products. I am not really a skincare junkie, but I can see myself moving in that direction. The first thing I notice in my skin condition during the change of season is acne and breakouts. I started my morning and night skincare routine with Skin Actives to address this issue. Read on to know what I feel about the Skin Actives acne clearing range.
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Morning Routine

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STEP 1: Salicylic Face Wash

This is the very first step of my morning routine, The face wash feels quite watery and doesn’t really lather up due to which it’s a bit of a task to work with it… Apart from that, it’s quite gentle and doesn’t really dry out the skin.

Price: $27.00

STEP 2: Cranberry Moisturizing Serum

The serum smells of fresh cranberries. I have a fondness for skincare products with berries so this is my favorite. This has a good consistency to work with (unlike the facewash). I love the fact that it gets easily absorbed into the skin and also acts as a primer for your makeup as it helps tighten pores. It is moisturizing to some extent but if you have dry or combinational skin, you would need additional moisturization.

Price: $14.00

STEP 3: Daily Defense Anti-Aging Day Cream with SPF 30

This is the third and the last step in my morning skincare routine. I make sure to apply a moisturizer with sunscreen during the day. There are so many things I love about this product. The packaging is amazing… I love it when creams come in pump packaging, apart from that, the cream feels really light and refreshing. It gets quickly absorbed into the skin and doesn’t feel very oily.

Price: $35.40



Night Routine

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If you are neglecting a regular night skincare routine, you are definitely harming your skin. It is utmost essential to sleep with your makeup removed thoroughly and have your skin nicely moisturized. Here are the steps I follow.

STEP 1: Remove Makeup

I like to use makeup remover or micellar water to remove my makeup. One of the major cause of acne or breakouts is sleeping with your makeup on and I have noticed waking up with a zit whenever I don’t remove my makeup at night. Since the Salicylic face wash doesn’t help take off makeup, I do this as a separate step.

STEP 2: Salicylic Face Wash

After taking off my makeup, I like to wash my face with salicylic face wash, this is a second cleansing step and really helps in achieving cleaner skin.

Price: $27.oo

STEP 3: Vitamin A Serum

This product helps clean pores and has anti-aging properties. Its texture is similar to the cranberry serum and is really easy to work with. I love how quickly it spreads and gets absorbed into the skin.

Price: $14.00

STEP 4: Zit Ender

Once the vitamin A serum is completely absorbed by the skin, I then apply the zit ender over the target areas. It is supposed to reduce redness and minimize blemish overnight. In my opinion, this is not very effective. I don’t see this performing what it claims.

Price: $12.00

Step 5: ELS or Hyaluronic Acid Cream

This is the most relaxing step. I use Hyaluronic Acid Cream 5 days a week (Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday) and on the other two days (Tuesday and Friday) I use Every Lipid Serum instead of Hyaluronic Acid Cream. ELS has an oily consistency, and Hyaluronic Acid Cream is a good moisturizing and light textured cream.

ELS Price: $20.00

Hyaluronic Acid Cream Price: $15.00

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The Results

I could definitely see visibly better skin within 2 days itself which I think is remarkable! The acne and blemishes did start fading away. These products all together have helped reduce my acne to a great extent. You can buy their products HERE.





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20 Comments

  1. This is amazing and promising product so good for our skin … love the way u reviewed it … will get my hand on it soon

  2. It’s really impressive that you could see results in just 2 days of use. Wish I could somehow ship this to India.

  3. This entire range looks very promising. Their packaging is sooo pretty!!! love it totally.

  4. Wow I wish it was available in India. It looks very tempting to me.

  5. Your blogging style is unique. Keep up the good work.

  6. Wow. The packaging is so good and they all look really promising though. Thanks for sharing the brand.

  7. This soo good…..hyaluronic acid seems to be good for skin rejuvenation…..I haven’t used any other active except salicylic acid and benzoyl peroxide….. I would definitely get my hands on thia range….

  8. Krisha says:

    If it has salicylic acid, am sold. Definetly trying it out.

  9. Daily day and night care routine is necessary for skin .. Salicylic looking very promising will surely try it

  10. Wow a complete regime and that too referred by you. I am gonna try this regime soon but have to save a little for it though.. 😉

  11. Great that you shared a complete regime for skin care from morning till night. Looks great in terms of packaging n effectiveness.

  12. This looks like very effective products. Complete skin care regime from morning to night seems so good and simple to follow.

  13. Very interesting post. The entire range are looking great collections. Great review.

  14. An entire skin care regime with such amazing products.. Would love to try them especially since you’ve seen such instant results

  15. I have oily skin and the salicylic wash looks awesome to me.

  16. The products looks great packaging wise and promising aswell

  17. Papri Ganguly says:

    These products look promising and good. Even they feel luxurious.

  18. This brand is new to me. But it definitely caught my attention. Will try this soon.

  19. Love the complete skincare range… Seems promising

  20. This is really a great product showing results so fast..

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