Which products to use morning vs night


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Which products to use morning vs night

The choice of skincare products for your morning and nighttime routines can vary based on their specific functions and how they interact with your skin throughout the day and night. Here's a general guide on which types of products are commonly used in morning and nighttime skincare routines:

Morning Skincare Routine:

  1. Cleanser:

    • Use a gentle cleanser to remove any impurities or residue from your skin accumulated overnight.
  2. Toner:

    • Apply a toner to help balance the skin's pH levels and prepare it for subsequent products.
  3. Serum:

    • Use a serum containing antioxidants or vitamin C to protect your skin from environmental damage, such as pollution and UV rays.
  4. Moisturizer:

    • Apply a lightweight, hydrating moisturizer to keep your skin moisturized throughout the day. Choose a product with sunscreen or follow up with a separate sunscreen.
  5. Sunscreen:

    • Sunscreen is a crucial step in the morning routine. Apply a broad-spectrum SPF 30 or higher to protect your skin from harmful UV rays.

Nighttime Skincare Routine:

  1. Makeup Remover/Cleansing Oil (if wearing makeup):

    • Begin with a makeup remover or cleansing oil to thoroughly remove makeup or sunscreen.
  2. Cleanser:

    • Use a cleanser to cleanse your skin and remove any remaining impurities.
  3. Toner:

    • Apply toner to balance the skin's pH and prepare it for the subsequent products.
  4. Treatment/Serum:

    • Use treatment products or serums containing active ingredients like retinoids, peptides, or hyaluronic acid to address specific skin concerns.
  5. Eye Cream:

    • If you use an eye cream, apply it before your moisturizer to address concerns like fine lines, puffiness, or dark circles.
  6. Moisturizer:

    • Apply a slightly heavier moisturizer or night cream to provide extra hydration and support the skin barrier during the night.
  7. Retinol (if part of your routine):

    • If you use retinol, apply it before your moisturizer, as it can enhance cell turnover and address signs of aging.

Weekly Treatments:

  1. Exfoliation:

    • Integrate exfoliation into your routine a few times a week using chemical or physical exfoliants to remove dead skin cells and promote skin renewal.
  2. Masks:

    • Use masks, such as hydrating masks or masks with specific ingredients for your skin concerns, on a weekly basis.


  • Always follow the specific instructions provided by the skincare products you use.
  • It's essential to patch-test new products and introduce them gradually to monitor how your skin reacts.
  • Consult with a dermatologist for personalized advice based on your skin type and concerns.

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