The majority of women are thought to have combination skin and most of us, at some stage in our lives, will experience it. It is characterised by a mixture of skin types on different parts of the face, with some areas feeling dry and others oilier. Typically, someone with combination skin has normal skin on their cheeks which can sometimes feel a little dry, especially in the winter months, and an oilier T-zone which can be prone to breakouts. Hormonal breakouts are also common for combination skin.
Our skincare advice and product recommendations
Use a gentle cleanser such as Cleanse & Polish Hot Cloth Cleanser to instantly remove daily grime, pollutants and make up, even stubborn mascara, to leave skin feeling comfortable, balanced and exceptionally clean. Used with the pure cotton cloth it gently exfoliates, lifting away dead skin cells to reveal smoother, clearer and brighter-looking skin.
Cleanse & Polish Hot Cloth Cleanser
Follow with Instant Boost Skin Tonic to gently refresh your skin. Formulated with aloe vera, this heavenly floral-scented, non-drying toner is gentle and alcohol-free, and provides an instant boost of hydration to leave skin radiantly healthy-looking.
Instant Boost Skin Tonic
Exfoliating twice a week can help decongest and unblock pores in oilier T-zones and buff away dead skin cells that can accumulate in dry areas. Our Gentle Face Exfoliator contains sweet almond oil, which helps regulate the skin's moisture levels and is ideal to use before applying a treatment mask.
A cleansing and purifying mask twice a week can help prevent breakouts by drawing out impurities. Apply to just your T-zone if your cheeks are feeling particularly dry. Our Deep Cleansing Mask contains green clay, which helps balance the skin's natural oils, along with manuka honey and propolis which offer antibacterial and protective benefits.
Gentle Face Exfoliator
Deep Cleansing Mask
Choose a lighter moisturiser formulated for normal/combination skin, such as Skin Repair Moisturiser Normal/combination. Even if your skin is oily in places, it still needs moisturising. Apply to drier areas of skin such as the cheeks first, then lightly sweep in towards the T-zone.
You can use the same daytime moisturiser at night, or you can substitute your night-time moisturiser with a facial oil. The application of a facial oil can help lead to a more balanced complexion. Just a pea-size amount of the pure plant oil blend in our divinely aromatic Superskin™ Concentrate for Night is perfect for this.
Skin Repair Moisturiser
Superskin™ Concentrate for Night
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