It's important to start on a skin care regimen early. Even though I'm just 21, my Mom has taught me that it's important to take care of my skin, and I have been since my teens. I'm pretty obsessed with it. While I'm not into a whole 10-step system, I do cleanse and moisturize every day and use a few treatment products here and there. Clinique just launched a new collection and it is perfect for me or anyone or wants a quick and easy, effective routine. Designed to cleanse quickly, prep makeup and instantly energize your skin with all-day hydration, Clinique’s Pep-Start Skincare collection is convenient and so easy-to-use.
All of the Pep-Start Skincare products provide instant, energizing benefits to the skin, leaving it perfectly prepped for makeup and the day ahead.
Check them out:
I love starting my day feeling refreshed, and this cleanser is perfect! With a combination of cleansing and exfoliating ingredients that work to slough away dead skin cells, this oil-free gel cleanser foams to instantly clean and refresh skin. It leaves my skin feeling clean and fresh, not stripped or dry. This cleanser is pretty unique; it uses both physical and chemical exfoliants to get the job done. Ingredients include Salicylic Acid, Papaya Fruit Acid, Silica and Bamboo Extract beads (totally environmentally friendly), Caffeine, Sodium Hyaluronate and Glycerin.
Pep-Start Eye Cream ($26.50)
The Pep-Start Eye Cream sort of started the whole collection when it launched back in February. My Mom reviewed it, and I've seen her use it often. I'll admit, I'm not quite ready for eye cream just yet, but I think I'll start to use one in the next few years. Read her review of Pep-Start Eye Cream.
This is my favorite piece of the collection, and I cannot start my day without this moisturizer now that I've tried it; it's the ultimate makeup primer + moisturizer in one. Hydroblur Moisturizer is a very lightweight, all day hydrator that immediately sinks into skin. It preps and primes skin for makeup as it blurs imperfections, controls oil and adds a soft focus look to the skin. It is formulated with an extensive list of ingredients, so skin is hydrated all day. It makes my skin look so perfect that I feel confident with bare skin and just a bit of bronzer.
At the end of the day, makeup wipes (or swipes) are the way to go. These quick cleansing and super refreshing wipes are super useful. I love that these wipes are refreshing and have a toning effect (they have witch hazel in them) that remove makeup, oil, dirt, dead skin cells while giving skin the light dose of hydration it needs. They are ideal for using post-workout or after a day at the beach too. I love that you get 50 towelettes in each pack. They are larger than other brands too.
The Clinique Pep-Start Skincare Collection is exclusive to Sephora so you will only find it there..
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