My Acne Prone Skincare Routine – Before and After Photos

If you follow me on any of my social medias you’ll know that I suffer badly with adult acne. I was in the middle of complaining on Twitter about a recent breakout when Cosmetify got in touch about a Summer campaign they were working on. It couldn’t have come at a better time. I decided to completely overhaul my skincare routine and weeks later I’m kicking myself I didn’t do it sooner. After trialling the new routine for 4 weeks I thought it was about time to share my routine and some before and after photos with you. No I can’t believe the difference either.

Cosmetify is an online beauty store stocking over 1,500 brands and over 150,000 products including GHD, Huda Beauty and The Ordinary. They made it so simple to find products for a new Acne Prone Skincare Routine as you can use their website to shop by skin complaint such as Dry, Blackheads, Dark Spots and in my case Acne Prone. I was pleased to find there were nearly 150 products for Acne Prone skin to chose from on Cosmetify.

I was going to go for my favourites such as Liz Earle Cleanse and Polish and the Nip+Fab Teen Skin Fix range but I wanted to try some other products that had been recommended to me, especially La Roche Posay and The Ordinary as these brands had been suggested over and over again. I introduced each product slowly to ensure they didn’t cause breakouts and only introduced one product at a time so I knew which product was causing the breakouts if this was the case. You’ve got to be so careful with acne prone skin.

Acne Prone Skincare Routine Acne Prone Skincare Routine Before and After

Evening Acne Prone Skincare Routine

Cleanse – Mario Badescu Enzyme Cleansing Gel

Eye Makeup Remover – Garnier Skin Naturals 2 in 1 Eye Makeup Remover

Toner – Nutriganics Refreshing Toner

Vitamin C – The Ordinary Vitamin C Suspension 23% + HA Spheres 2%

Moisturiser – The Ordinary Natural Moisturising Factors + HA

Face Mask (1-2 times per week) – Loreal Pure Clay Glow and Blemish Rescue Masks

I’ve been wanting to try The Ordinary products for a long long time so I was pleased to see that Cosmetify stocked the entire range. My skin has been loving these two products so far and I’m tempted to order some more so I’d love your recommendations.

I’ve got to be so careful with face masks as most of the time they do more harm than good. I’ve been using the Loreal face masks since they were released around 2-3 years ago and I’m yet to have any breakouts from them. The Pure Clay Blemish Rescue is a new release to clear and unclog pores and felt so hydrating on my skin. I love the blue colour too! The Loreal masks start at around £4 and have at least 10 applications, although I often find they last longer than this. Cosmetify stock the full range of these face masks here.

 

Morning Acne Prone Skincare Routine

Toner – Nutriganics Refreshing Toner

Moisturiser – La Roche Posay Effaclar Duo SPF 30

I like to keep it very simple in the morning as I’ve found a lot of products can interfere with my make-up routine and make my skin look even worse (i.e. patchy or dry). As much as I’d love to go make-up free in the office and give my skin a break, I just can’t bring myself to do it. My acne really knocks my confidence and I’d just feel that was all someone was looking at in a meeting. Maybe one day.

Have you tried any of these products? I’d love your skincare recomendations for acne prone skin.

Until next time,

Be sure to follow me on social media to keep up to date with my latest posts!

 

Follow:
Share:
Some products in this post were gifted to me by Cosmetify. However all opinions remain my own and honest.

16 Comments

  1. Komal
    24th April 2019 / 10:01 pm

    Mario is my absolute fave! The products are so quality

    • Ami
      Author
      30th April 2019 / 5:41 pm

      So good aren’t they!

      Ami xxx

  2. 24th April 2019 / 10:57 pm

    I have heard great things about these products. I don’t have acne now, but going to share this with friends.

    • Ami
      Author
      30th April 2019 / 5:37 pm

      Thanks for sharing lovely!

      Ami xxx

  3. 25th April 2019 / 12:03 pm

    Wow the difference is amazing, I will have to look at these products for my Daughter

    • Ami
      Author
      30th April 2019 / 5:37 pm

      Thank you lovely, I can’t believe the difference either.

      Ami xxx

  4. 25th April 2019 / 5:37 pm

    I love this post! I can totally relate to the adult acne problem, sometimes my skin is amazing. Then there are times when it breaks out for no reason. I’m definitely going to try some of these products especially the Pure Clay Glow Mask. Thank you so much for sharing!

    • Ami
      Author
      30th April 2019 / 5:37 pm

      Thank you. It’s such a horrible thing to experience isn’t it! The L’oreal masks are AMAZING!

      Ami xxx

  5. 26th April 2019 / 12:07 am

    Wow!.. Those are really great products, will love to recommend to one of my friend just that some of the skincare product that has worked for others dont work for her.. Just hope this one does assuming its in our market.

    • Ami
      Author
      30th April 2019 / 5:36 pm

      Thank you lovely. Fingers crossed they work for her and hope you can get them where you are.

      Ami xxx

  6. Elizabeth O
    26th April 2019 / 5:53 am

    OH you can really see that difference. I will probably share this with my sister who is experiencing acne too.

    • Ami
      Author
      30th April 2019 / 5:35 pm

      Thank you Elizabeth. I hope this helps your sister, it’s such a horrible thing to experience.

      Ami xxx

  7. 26th April 2019 / 6:40 am

    Wow!!! this product looks great, thanks for sharing I will pass it on to others.

    • Ami
      Author
      30th April 2019 / 5:35 pm

      No problem at all, I hope they work for you.

      Ami xxx

  8. Whitney Kutch
    26th April 2019 / 7:55 pm

    Wow, these look like they’re super effective! I’ll have to check them out!

    • Ami
      Author
      30th April 2019 / 5:35 pm

      They’re fab! Let me know what you think.

      Ami xxx