Back to Basics: Simplifying your Skincare Regime

12.12.2023


In a world filled with an overwhelming array of skincare products promising instant miracles, it's easy to fall into the trap of being an 'over-trialer' of skincare. Constantly experimenting with new products, overlayering, and not giving your skincare routine enough time to work can lead to frustration and lackluster results. The key to achieving radiant and healthy skin often lies in taking a step back and returning to the basics. In this blog post, we'll explore the benefits of simplifying your skincare routine, focusing on the essentials, and gradually introducing new products for a more effective and sustainable approach to skincare.


1. The Pitfalls of Over-trailing Skincare Products

Are you guilty of being an over-trialer? It's tempting to try every new product that hits the market in the hope of finding a miracle solution. However, constantly changing your skincare routine can confuse your skin, lead to adverse reactions and also prevent you seeing the best results. The first step in simplifying your routine is to resist the urge to jump from product to product. Instead, focus on understanding your skin's specific needs and addressing them systematically.

Read our blog on understanding your skin type! 

2. Overlayering Skincare Woes

Layering multiple products on your skin may seem like a good idea, but it can actually hinder the effectiveness of each product. Overlayering can overwhelm your skin, leading to clogged pores, reduced product absorption and impaired skin barrier. By streamlining your routine and using the right products in the right order, you can ensure that each product has the opportunity to work its magic and deliver the desired results.

3. Patience is a Skincare Virtue

In the era of instant gratification, waiting for results can be challenging. However, skincare is a long-term commitment, and giving your products enough time to work is crucial. Instead of expecting immediate transformations, focus on consistency. Stick to a simplified routine for at least a few weeks before assessing the effectiveness of your products. Patience is the key to unlocking the full potential of your skincare regimen.

4. The Importance of Getting Your Basics Right

Before introducing new and 'trending' products into your routine, it's essential to establish a strong foundation with the basics. A simple routine typically includes a gentle cleanser, a moisturiser suitable for your skin type, and a broad-spectrum sunscreen. Once you have these fundamentals in place, you can then gradually incorporate additional products that target specific concerns, such as serums, exfoliants, or masks.

Our curated bundles are a great starting point to get you settled into your regime! 


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The Basics Kit - Normal/Dry

The Basics Kit is the ultimate foundation to your skincare regime, containing our best selling hydrating Moisturiser and luxurious gel Cleanser to nourish, hydrate and firm the skin with antioxidant protection and skin barrier function support. Designed by Co-Directors Kaye Scott...

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The Basics Kit - Oily / Blemish Prone

Featuring a lavish Gel Active Cleanser that exfoliates and detoxifies the skin, boasting soothing properties. Complementing this is our cutting-edge Oil-Free Moisturiser, designed to hydrate without pore-clogging or residue, providing optimal support for skin barrier health Designed by Co-Directors Kaye...

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Aspect Dr Ageing Skin Basic Kit

The Aspect Dr Dry Skin Basic Kit is a powerful combination of high quality recommended products looking to get the basics right tailored for dry skin types. It Features Deep Clean purifying gel cleanser containing non-irritating, natural ingredients to exfoliate, renew...

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Aspect Dr Dry Sensitive Skin Basic Kit

The Aspect Dr Dry Skin Basic Kit is a powerful combination of clinically-proven products tailored to help deliver optimal daily care for those with dry and senstive skin. It includes a mild cleanser to remove dirt and debris and Resveratrol...

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Aspect Dr Oily Skin Intermediate Kit

This Aspect Dry Oily Intermediate Kit is perfect for oily skin types. It includes Aspect Drs go to cleanser and moisturiser specifically tailored to oily skin to help clarify, unclog pores, and restore natural oil levels. In Addition, Aspect Dr...

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Aspect Dr Oily Skin Intermediate Kit

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Aspect Dr Dry Skin Intermediate Kit

The Aspect Dr Dry Skin Basic Kit is a powerful combination of high quality recommended products looking to get the basics right tailored for dry skin types. It features their mild clean cleanser to clear away impurities, and Resveratrol moisturising cream containing Grape...

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5. Step-by-Step Introduction of New Products

Rather than overhauling your entire routine overnight, take a gradual approach to introduce new products. Start by incorporating one new product at a time, allowing your skin to adjust and react accordingly. This step-by-step method not only helps you identify the products that work best for your skin but also minimises the risk of adverse reactions.

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