Beauty | Current Skincare Must-haves

After deciding recently that I was not too happy with the state of my skin, I did some research and purchased a few new (to me) skincare items, which may I add, have become some of my all time favourites!

Now don’t get me wrong, I know just as much as the next person that the clarity of your skin is not only what gets put on, but also how your skin is nourished from the inside. So alongside this current skincare routine, I have also been (trying to*) drinking 2+ litres of water a day, eating as many greens as possible as well as cutting out a lot of the ‘notsogood’ foods.

With these products however, I have noticed such a difference in the texture, plumpness, and brightness of my skin.

  • Rosehip Oil Antioxidant+ ($29.95 AUD (30ml)

I have used this oil for about 2 years now, I love it and highly recommend it for everyone. I drench my entire face (about 5 drops) in this oil almost every night as I find my face is always moisturised, brightened and plump the morning after. I have also noticed it has helped reduce the appearance of the scar on my forehead – Bonus!

  • Manuka Doctor – ApiClear Purifying Facial Peel 100ml ($36 NZD)

I use this mask when my skin is feeling gross and congested. It is a peel off mask which means it does take around 20 minutes to dry and can hurt a little when being removed, but it is worth it. It definitely does a great job at pulling all the gunk out of my pores and my skin is always very smooth and soft afterwards.  *Tip – I would advise using a toner or tightening mask afterwards though as it does tend to open your pores when the gunk has been removed – do not want any nasties getting back in there right when it has just been cleared out ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Sukin Revitalising Facial Scrub 125mL ($7 – $10NZD/AUD)

This is my everyday go-to facial scrub. Its not too harsh and is a very creamy consistency with small beads. I use this scrub every night before my oils and I find it really does make my skin so soft and radiant and leaves my skin feeling clean, but not that ‘tight’ clean feeling that some scrubs and cleansers give you.  Its also a bonus that it is super affordable!

  • Trilogy – Rosapene Night Cream ($44.95 AUD (60ml)

I have very recently nearly finished the first tube of this magical cream (sigh) and I am going to have to repurchase this for myself as an early xmas present! Not only is this cream so very nourishing before bed, I have also found that on days that my skin is feeling a bit dehydrated, putting this under my makeup works wonders.

  • Estee Lauder – Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Recovery Complex II ($95.00 AUD 30ml)

I first tried this serum as a tester which I received in a goodie pack. It is one of those ‘holy grail’ products you hear about from every other beauty blogger. Its a product I really didn’t want to love as it is rather pricey! But, alas. I love it. It works wonders on dry spots of skin as well as giving you a beautiful glow the day after. I put this on right before bed as it sinks in within a few seconds! Bonus! I have put this last as it is my go to. ITS AMAZING. If you can get a saple to see if it works for you I highly recommend!

I would love to hear about your favourite skincare products currently, is there anything you would highly recommend?

Much love, Tracy.

6 Comments Add yours

  1. I’ve always wanted to try Reship Oil! Thanks for the product recommendations!


    1. tracysantics says:

      You really should! Its seriously amazing! Also thanks for commenting x


  2. Bre says:

    I am super dry so I loved reading about your tips for moisturizer!
    I am also ALWAYS looking for new face masks to try, I am obsessed with GlamGlow face masks so thanks for this recommendation!


    1. tracysantics says:

      Thanks for reading, I am glad I could help! For dry skin I would recommend trying the rosehip oil if you can get your hands on it! ๐Ÿ™‚
      I really want to try glam glow! I need to get it asap ๐Ÿ™‚


  3. Gemma says:

    I haven’t ever heard of most of these products but I’ll definitely be checking them out as they all seem really lovely ๐Ÿ™‚ I don’t know where I’d be without my little routine of skincare products, but I definitely notice a positive difference in my skin when I’m drinking at least 2 litres of water a day like you mentioned! & cut out the junky foods (which is more than a little difficult this time of year..) Lovely post!

    Xo Gemma


    1. tracysantics says:

      If you do try them let me know what you think! The drinking lots of water part hasn’t been to hard recently because its been over 30Degrees C where I am but yes, the junk food avoidance is very hard around Xmas! Thanks for your lovely comment x


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