Oily, problem skin management requires a careful combination of AHA and BHA pore-cleaning exfoliants, along with antiseptic botanicals like natural Tea Tree and
Witch Hazel. This routine helps to disinfect, control oil, exfoliate, and calm troubling breakout conditions, without over-drying the skin. Your skin will be healthy
and balanced, minimizing troublesome breakouts.
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- Extremely oily skin
- Large pores on entire face
- Constant, severe acne (several new blemishes a day) all over the face, including blackheads and cysts
- Post-blemish red/dark scars that linger
- Will break out from heavy oils or pore-clogging ingredients
- Wants clearer and smoother skin
Note: You must have extremely oily skin and constant acne all over the face to benefit from this routine. Generally someone in their teenage years up to mid to late
20s with severe acne will benefit from this routine.
We have recommended an extensive routine for those who want to get serious about their skin, but we realize there are others who want a simple approach. Check out
our Basics and The Collection Kits below.
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*With any new skin care routine, it is advised to introduce just one new product a day.
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We recommend a separate routine for morning and evening simply because your skin's needs differ from day to night. During the day, you want to focus on giving your
skin protection from the sun, controlling oil and providing lightweight hydration under makeup.
Cleanse your skin with AHA/BHA CLEANSING GEL. This provides a
sulfate-free, deep pore cleansing without stripping and over-drying your skin. On damp skin, apply a dime-sized amount of gel, work through, and rinse well.
Saturate a Toning Cloth with our alcohol-free BALANCING SKIN TONIC. Wipe over entire face. Leave your skin damp with the toner and proceed to Step Three. By leaving
your skin damp with the toner, you are giving your skin a drink of water, which is essential for keeping skin hydrated and pores clear. Toning Cloths are a must-have companion to our alcohol-free toners.
On damp skin, apply a thin coat of SKIN CORRECTING SERUM. This
provides the skin with acne-fighting ingredients as well as antioxidants to keep skin healthy and balanced.
Rub a quarter-sized amount of DAILY PROTECTION SPF 30 onto
fingertips. Apply to entire face, neck and ears, (even the back of the neck for those with short hair). Our sunblock lotion is lightweight, greaseless, and
will not clog the pores or cause breakouts. Read: How to
Apply Sunscreen to the Face and Neck
Dab a small amount of Vitamin C Eye Serum to the eye
area and proceed with makeup (optional).
We recommend a separate routine for morning and evening simply because your skin's needs differ from day than from night. In the evening, your skin is at rest and
in repair mode, trying to heal from the environmental damage that occurred during the day. You want to focus on calming, healing, removing surface dry skin cells that
contribute to clogged pores and breakouts and absorption of performance products.
Apply a small amount of AHA/BHA CLEANSING GEL to damp
skin. Massage through the skin, wet fingertips, work through again, and rinse well with lukewarm water. Many of our clients enjoy using our Facial Sponges, instead of a wash cloth, for a gentle cleansing.
Saturate a Toning Cloth with our alcohol-free BALANCING SKIN TONIC.
Wipe over your entire face. Leave skin damp with the toner and proceed to Step Three.
For three nights, apply a thin coat of AHA SMOOTHING SERUM 20% to damp
skin. It may cause a mild tingling sensation, which is considered normal. By treating your skin for three nights with our AHA Smoothing Serum 20%, you are exfoliating
the skin by dissolving the glue that holds dry, dead skin cells together to smooth the skin, unclog blocked pores, and fade stubborn post-breakout dark scars.
After three nights, discontinue using your AHA Smoothing Serum 20% to give your skin a break from exfoliation. Research indicates that too much exfoliation can
irritate and inflame acne even more and accelerate the aging process. Also, AHA Smoothing Serum 20% performs more effectively when not being used all of the time.
For the next three nights, apply a thin coat of SKIN CORRECTING SERUM to damp skin. Using this serum for the next
three nights allows the acne-fighting ingredients to absorb deep within the skin to prevent breakouts and reduce skin sensitivity.
Alternate the serums every three nights, using each serum for three nights at a time.
Apply a thin coat of TEA TREE ANTI-BLEMISH LOTION to entire
Apply a small amount of VITAMIN C EYE SERUM to the area under the
Home Mini Facial (Once a Week)
Mini Facials are a must for controlling clogged pores and breakouts and to be performed once a week. Your skin will thank you for the extra attention. The proper
way to perform a Mini Facial is as follows.
Wash your face. Apply a small amount of Micro Crystal Cream to damp
skin. Follow instructions on back of jar. (Use Micro Crystal Cream once with your 3-step mini facial, and twice on its own; or 3 times a week, if you don't perform
your mini facial.)
Apply a thin coat of SKIN CORRECTING SERUM. Masks are designed to
push serums into the skin, which is why you will get better results with your Mini Facial by using a skin serum underneath the mask.
Apply a thin coat of DETOXIFYING MASK to entire face. Let dry for 10-
20 minutes. Rinse off with lukewarm water and apply Tea Tree Anti-Blemish Lotion and Vitamin C Eye Serum.
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