How to Build Your Own 10-Step Routine
For those who take their grooming very seriously, a 10-step routine is a surefire way to check all your skincare basics (cleanser, toner, moisturizer) and then some. We rounded up the best products to help you get started.
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1. Clinique Take the Day Off Cleansing Oil
Before diving into your regimen, start with a clean canvas by removing excess oil from the skin with this light and robust cleanser.
$28, available at Clinique.com.
2. La Mer The Cleansing Foam
Get deep into the skin’s surface to remove impurities without drying it out with this gentle foam.
$95, available at CremeDeLaMer.com.
3. Lancer The Method: Polish Normal and Combination Skin
Exfoliators should be used in moderation, approximately once or twice a week. Opt for this thorough and versatile pick which also helps soothe fine lines.
$75, available at LancerSkincare.com.
4. Valmont Purification Vital Falls Invigorating Toner
Coat your skin with this water-based toner that removes dead skin cells and prepares the skin for further product application.
$75, available at SaksFifthAvenue.com.
5. LAB Series Solid Water Essence
This essence relieves the appearance of fatigue by pumping the skin full of antioxidants while amping up its natural hydration.
$49, available at LabSeries.com.
6. Jack Black Protein Booster Skin Serum
Serums are typically used before moisturizers and can help tackle specific issues—this compact formula gives the skin a livelier appearance while improving overall skin tone.
$62, available at GetJackBlack.com.
7. La Prairie Swiss Cellular White Intensive Illuminating Mask
Apply this opulent and intense weekly anti-aging face mask to brighten complexion and remove dark spots.
$240, available at LaPrairie.com.
8. Acqua di Parma: Collezione Barbiere Revitalizing Eye Treatment
Compact yet powerful, this formula alleviates fatigue and signs of aging that appear over the eye area with maximum efficiency.
$66, available at Bloomingdales.com.
9. RéVive Sensitif Renewal Cream SPF 30
A cream that moisturizes, provides SPF protection and restores existing skin damage from sun exposure—now that’s what I call a triple threat.
$215, available at ReViveSkincare.com.
10. Sisley-Paris Botanical D-Tox Detoxifying Night Treatment
End the day with this regenerative night cream that reduces lines and stimulates the skin’s natural defenses, all while you snooze.
$245, available at Sisley-Paris.com.