Skin Care Routine for Combination Skin

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Skin Care Routine for Combination SkinIn order to have a top shape skin a good skin care routine is absolutely crucial. There are many factors that influence the type of products you need to use. And it is also good to know in which order to use them. From this entry you can find out the right face care routine for the combination skin type.

We are talking about combination skin when there are 2 or more skin types on the face. The most common combination is an oily skin in the T-zone and dry parts on the cheeks. The goal of the routine for this skin type is to normalize the function of the sebaceous glands in the oily T-zone and set back the hydration on the cheeks. If wrinkles have appeared around the eyes it is probably due to the lack of fat in that area which has to be treated with special eye care cosmetics.


The daily routine consists in morning and evening programs which are similar, but they differ in the types of the cosmetics.


Daily Skin Care Routine for Combination Skin:


Morning Routine


Type of the cosmetic: cleanser

The cleanser type has to be picked according to how oily the skin is in the T-zone.

We recommend:

Germaine De Capuccini Purexpert Purifying Mattifying Foam


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  • Massage onto the face using your finger tips and a little warm water. Rinse.
  • Leave it on for a few minutes to work its magic, then rinse.
  • Daily.


Type of cosmetic: skin toner

For combination skin you can use exfoliating toners, alcohol-free toners or toners that contain a small quantity of alcohol. These free the skin of surface tallow and they also add moisture to the skin surface.

We recommend:

Phytomer Toning Cleansing Emulsion

cleansing lotion


  • Removes waterproof eye makeup
  • Soothes and nourishes skin
  • Delivers anti-aging benefits
  • 2-in-1 formula

Eye Care

Type of cosmetic: eye care lotion/gel

Combination skin is typical both for the young and the old. People in their 20s and 30s don’t necessarily have to use eye care products because the skin around the eyes is still taut. In the case of edema eye care gel is recommended to keep in check the excess water. Over the age of 35 when wrinkles have appeared the best solution is eye care lotion for daytime.


We recommend:

Christian Breton Paris Eye Priority

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  • For Very Dry Eye Skin. Hydrates without any oily feeling!
  • High Potency Daily Moisturizing.
  • Protects against cracking, roughness and prevents damage caused by dryness.
  • Repairs, moisturizes dry skin and replenishes the skin’s moisture barrier.
  • Skin looks perfectly radiant and revitalized.02 oz/ 8 g


Daytime care

Type of cosmetic: hydrating lotion/emulsion

The daytime care of the combination skin is determined by the skin types of which it is composed. If the T-zone is oily the mild watery substance of the emulsion is best for it doesn’t increase tallow production. In wintertime or if the skin is less oily the hydrating lotion is the right choice.


We recommend:

Germaine De Capuccini Purexpert No-Stress Hydrating Cream


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  • With the daily application of these three steps* your skin will become:
  • More hydrated
  • More luminous
  • More comfortable, with a sensation of well-being
  • With a healthier appearance


Evening Routine

Removing make-up

Type of cosmetic: make-up removing liquid

It can be liquid or milk, perhaps a tissue soaked in one of them. The point is to remove the make-up before anything else. Face lotion and gel also removes make-up although you have to clean your skin twice then and it may also burn your eyes.


We recommend:

Neutrogena Hydrating Eye Makeup Remover Lotion

Neutrogena Hydrating Eye Makeup Remover Lotion



  • Gentle enough for daily use
  • Removes waterproof mascara
  • Fragrance free
  • Cucumber and aloe extracts
  • Conditions and soothes eye area


Night care

Type of cosmetic: night cream/24-hour cream

The type of the night cream is also determined by the oiliness of the skin and the season, but it can be influenced by the type of product one likes too.


We recommend:

Shiseido Bio Performance Advanced Super Revitalizing Cream

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Additional care

Weekly scrubs have a great effect on the combination skin. A hydrating mask or face care devices for home use once a week are also good.

If there is a proper rhythm in the skin care problems with the skin occur less frequently. The secret is to choose the right cosmetics and apply them is the right order.

Download your own Beauty calendar where you can keep track of which cosmetics you used in your daily routine.


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