Easy Ways to Add Skincare to Your Routine: Part II

By November 21, 2016

You’ve read our first tips to add skincare to your beauty routine here. Now it’s time to learn a few more easy and smart ways you can sneak some skincare products into your makeup routine. Here are my favorite ones:

・Embrace a Color Correcting Treatment
Color correctors have been a game-changer for me. By using a color correcting treatment you not only improve your skin’s health but actually end up using less makeup. That’s because it already evens out your skin tone and enhances the dewiness of your face. Your makeup will look natural because you can minimize the amount of coverage you use after a color correcting treatment.

Since I started using Dr. Jart+’s Cicapair Tiger Grass Color Correcting Treatment two months ago, I can easily count how many times I actually used a foundation or any kind of makeup coverage besides a bit of concealer here and there. That’s because its green formula automatically adjusts to a beige color close to your skin tone to cover blemishes while nourishing and protecting your complexion from threats such as UV rays (thanks, SPF 30) and pollution.

・ Use a Foundation That Treats Your Skin
In the world of K-beauty, you should know that your foundation must do more than provide coverage. Etude House, for example, just launched two new cushions to treat oily and troubled skin, their Real Powder Cushion and their AC Cleanup Mild BB Cushion, respectively. While the Real Powder version helps to control the oil on your face, the Cleanup BB Cushion brings acne-fighting tea tree oil in its formula so that it can not only conceal, but treat.

・ Try a Cushion Sunscreen
We all know we should reapply our sunscreen every few hours. No matter if we’re in the office during the winter time or outdoors during the summer, applying SPF daily is definitely a rule you should not break. But how can one actually reapply SPF throughout the day without ruining all their makeup? With a cushion sunscreen!

Yes, sunscreens made it to the cushion world, too! AmorePacific’s Resort Collection Sun Protection Cushion is one of our favorite options for touch-ups throughout the day. With SPF 30 and PA+, it provides an easy and flawless application without the stickiness and thickness of traditional sunscreens.

・ Give Your Lips Some Shine—and Protection!
Lip glosses are back! Besides using that same old formula, try adding a soft shine to your lips while protecting them from UV exposure—I don’t want to sound dramatic or negative here, but skin cancer is a threat for the thin skin on your lips, too. Supergoop’s Shine-On Lip Screen contains SPF 50 and antioxidants to cover you in these areas. Use this water-resistant, non-sticky formula on top of your favorite lipstick.

+ Have your own trick to make sure you won’t skip your skincare products? Share it with us in the comments down below!