Over a month  ago I announced in this post that I started using the Dove Beauty Bar to cleanse my face.  It works well.  I was using proactiv before.  Proactiv works for a while until your skin gets used to it, then it no longer works. 

Earlier this month I went to my dermatologist, Dr. Marc Avram.  He told me that the dove is good and I should continue to use it, and so is the moisturizer (cetaphil) I am using.   He suggested Clean & Clear’s Continuous Control Acne Cleanser to help prevent breakouts since it has the highest percentage of benzoyl peroxide (10%) in it compared to other over the counter (OTC) acne cleansers.   It used to be prescription ( I didn’t know). 

I picked up the Clean & Clear Continuous Control Acne Cleanser from Walgreen’s for $6.08, and I’ve been using it ever since, and it works great!

This is what I do from start to finish.

When I have makeup on I lather up the Dove in my hand & smooth it over my face then rinse, if not I start straight off with the Clean & Clear.

1.  Wash my face with the Clean & Clear Continuous Control Acne Cleanser

2. Apply EM Gel (prescription only) trying it for 6 weeks to see what happens. It’s beenhelping control my oil though.

3.  Apply my cetaphil moisturizer (skipping my t-zone since that’s where I’m most oily).  Make sure you blot off any excess moisturizer with a tissue especially if you tend to be oily.

4. Apply MAC’s oil Control Lotion to my t-zone

5.  Apply MAC’s Moisture Lush Eye Cream under my eyes

That’s it!  I repeat the same at night. Nothing too serious or extravagant about how I wash my face.

I use a mask (aspirin & honey (now) before my proactiv mask) at least two times a week. I almost always use a mask before I go out for an event & I’m wearing makeup. I just think the makeup applies better. 

What does your skincare routine consist of?

7 comments on “My Current Daily Skincare Routine”

  1. Oh what a great post, I will have to try the Clean & Clear, I have used St Ives foreverrrr and whenever I try to switch my skin gets mad at me.. it works okay but I still have some acne issues.

  2. Finally figured out what I was doing wrong! duh! I was on the Home page. Great blog girl! I want to try the clean & clear. Hormonal changes contributing to breakouts. CRAZY!

  3. Finally figured out what I was doing wrong! duh! I was on the Home page. Great blog girl! I want to try the clean & clear. Hormonal changes contributing to breakouts. CRAZY!

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