First, the background: As some of you know if you have been hanging out around here for a while, I spent 15 years working in television, so I was always wearing tons of makeup to work. But because, as they say, “the face is the base,” skin care has always been my number one love.
The face is the base, [so] skin care has always been my number one love.
So here’s the thing: I’ve tested loads and loads of products, and I got my favorites honed down to a few in each category that are truly life-changing. For this list, I set a standard: These are products I have been using regularly for at least six months. These are the guys that, no matter what else I rotate through my routine, are always on my vanity.
You’ll hear the whole, very personal and emotional backstory about how I came to be obsessed with skin care in the first place. But in short, you want to make sure that you’re keeping your skin healthy so that you can minimize the frequency of any future procedures you may do to your skin.
With all that being said, let’s get started!
I really, really encourage you to listen to the podcast after checking out this list, so you can find out how I use these products, why I love them so much and even hear the order in which I use them.
Avène RetrinAL .1 Intensive Cream; TULA Probiotic Skincare Hydrating Day & Night Cream (includes retinol for anti-aging)
Have you ever tried any of the products on this list? What are your skincare MVPs?