brosavemyskin
brosavemyskin's Skincare Routine

Routine that will take me to the gates of skin valhalla

Canada
Oily Skin
Fungal Acne
Oiliness
Texture
Hormonal Acne
Redness
Sensitivity
Pores
Dullness
Dryness

Routine goals/notes:
• Gentle products with effective ingredients
• Prioritize M O I S T U R E (protect skin barrier when using actives)
• Reduce fungal/malassezia triggers where possible (but some products do have a couple of...

Routine goals/notes:
• Gentle products with effective ingredients
• Prioritize M O I S T U R E (protect skin barrier when using actives)
• Reduce fungal/malassezia triggers where possible (but some products do have a couple of triggers, YMMV)
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IMPORTANT!! BEFORE USING ANY PRODUCT WITH HYALURONIC ACID, SPRAY/PAT WATER ONTO YOUR SKIN TO DAMPEN IT AND THEN APPLY YOUR PRODUCT. THE HA WILL RETAIN THE WATER AND CHANGE YOUR MOISTURE GAME FOR REAL. DO IT FOR EVERY HA PRODUCT

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Morning Routine 🌻

7 steps
Q + A Hyaluronic Acid Hydrating Cleanser
Step   1
Face Cleanser •  
Used every day

• Fungal acne safe
• Gentle to remove morning oiliness
• Never feels dry or...

• Fungal acne safe
• Gentle to remove morning oiliness
• Never feels dry or tight
• Only need a little bit

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Round Lab Birch Juice Moisturizing Toner
Step   2
Toner •  
Used every day

• Fungal acne safe
• MOISTEN FACE BEFORE APPLYING
• Maximalist toner to get...

• Fungal acne safe
• MOISTEN FACE BEFORE APPLYING
• Maximalist toner to get your skin ready for even more moisture
• Notable: Chondrus Crispus Extract, Ceramides, Hyaluronic acid, Vitamin C
• IMO best toner from Round Lab!

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Beauty of Joseon Ginseng Essence Water
Step   3
Essence •  
Used every day
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iUNIK Tea Tree Relief Serum
Step   4
Serum •  
Used every day

• Fungal acne safe
• MOISTEN FACE BEFORE APPLYING
• Helps to calm skin,...

• Fungal acne safe
• MOISTEN FACE BEFORE APPLYING
• Helps to calm skin, reduce redness, and brighten spots
• Notable: Melaleuca/Tea Tree, Centella, Niacinamide, Hyaluronic Acid

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Cos De BAHA Snail Mucin Power Serum with Niacinamide 2%
Step   5
Essence •  
Used every day

• Fungal acne safe
• MOISTEN FACE BEFORE APPLYING
• Healing factor of snail...

• Fungal acne safe
• MOISTEN FACE BEFORE APPLYING
• Healing factor of snail combined with niacinamide helps with scars
• Notable: Snail Mucin, Panthenol, Niacinamide, Hyaluronic Acid
• The FA safe and upgraded big bro of Cosrx Snail Mucin

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Beplain Cicaful Calming Gel
Step   6
Used every day

• Fungal acne safe
• Lightweight gel that dries fast and locks everything...

• Fungal acne safe
• Lightweight gel that dries fast and locks everything in
• Notable: Centella, Ceramides

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Beauty of Joseon Relief Sun : Rice + Probiotics
Step   7
Sunscreen •  
Used every day

• NOT fungal acne safe (1 ingredient YMMV)
• Exfoliating and scar healing...

• NOT fungal acne safe (1 ingredient YMMV)
• Exfoliating and scar healing that applies smoothly and feels like velvet
• Notable: Niacinamide, Tocopherol, Oryza Sativa Extract
• Make sure your skin barrier is NOT compromised if you use this

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Evening Routine 🌙

10 steps
Beauty of Joseon Radiance Cleansing Balm
Step   1
Makeup Remover •  
Used every day

• Not fungal acne safe, but not many cleansing balms are FA safe (YMMV)
•...

• Not fungal acne safe, but not many cleansing balms are FA safe (YMMV)
• Oil cleansing for removing makeup and getting grits out
• Q+A Grapefruit Cleansing Balm no longer available for me :(

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Q + A Hyaluronic Acid Hydrating Cleanser
Step   2
Face Cleanser •  
Used every day

• Fungal acne safe
• Double cleanser to remove the Q+A cleansing balm
•...

• Fungal acne safe
• Double cleanser to remove the Q+A cleansing balm
• Again, never feels dry or tight

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Round Lab Dokdo Mud Pack
Step   3
Wash Off Mask •  
Used as needed

• Fungal acne safe
• Used once in a while to help draw out impurities from...

• Fungal acne safe
• Used once in a while to help draw out impurities from pores
• Skin never feels overly dry after wash off
• Notable: Panthenol, Tocopherol, Sea Salt

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Round Lab Birch Juice Moisturizing Toner
Step   4
Toner •  
Used every day

• Fungal acne safe
• MOISTEN FACE BEFORE APPLYING
• Maximalist toner to get...

• Fungal acne safe
• MOISTEN FACE BEFORE APPLYING
• Maximalist toner to get your skin ready for even more moisture
• Notable: Chondrus Crispus Extract, Ceramides, Hyaluronic acid, Vitamin C
• IMO best toner from Roundlab!

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Pyunkang Yul Calming Deep Moisture Toner
Step   5
Toner •  
Used on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays

• Fungal acne safe
• MOISTEN FACE BEFORE APPLYING
• Exfoliating toner used...

• Fungal acne safe
• MOISTEN FACE BEFORE APPLYING
• Exfoliating toner used every 3-5 days
• Gentle and never causes irritation
• Notable: Melaleuca/Tea Tree, Centella, Panthenol, AHA (Citric), PHA, Hyaluronic Acid

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Beauty of Joseon Ginseng Essence Water
Step   6
Essence •  
Used every day
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Cos De BAHA Snail Mucin Power Serum with Niacinamide 2%
Step   7
Essence •  
Used every day

• Fungal acne safe
• MOISTEN FACE BEFORE APPLYING
• Healing factor of snail...

• Fungal acne safe
• MOISTEN FACE BEFORE APPLYING
• Healing factor of snail combined with niacinamide helps with scars
• Notable: Snail Mucin, Panthenol, Niacinamide, Hyaluronic Acid
• The FA safe and upgraded big bro of Cosrx Snail Mucin

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Beplain Cicaful Calming Gel
Step   8
Used every day

• Fungal acne safe
• Lightweight gel that dries fast and locks everything...

• Fungal acne safe
• Lightweight gel that dries fast and locks everything in
• Notable: Centella, Ceramides

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Tree to Tub Ginseng Green Tea Anti-Aging Retinol Night Cream
Step   9
Used on Thursdays and Sundays

• Fungal acne safe
• Night cream every 3-5 days with retinol; try not to use...

• Fungal acne safe
• Night cream every 3-5 days with retinol; try not to use it with AHA, BHA, or other actives in the same session
• MOISTURE FACE BEFORE APPLYING
• Notable: Retinol, Panthenol, Vitamin E, Hyaluronic Acid

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Vaseline 100% Pure Petroleum Jelly
Step   10
Used as needed

• NOT fungal acne safe (petrolatum apparently YMMV)
• The final occlusive...

• NOT fungal acne safe (petrolatum apparently YMMV)
• The final occlusive step to lock in moisture especially after using actives
• Skin always looks smooth under makeup after a night of vaseline and then the regular morning routine

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