The fact that your skin is your biggest organ should be enough to convince you of the value of proper skin care. Having high-quality skin care products is never enough if you’re thinking to achieve flawless, healthy skin. The products you use, how they are made, the time of day, and your skin type will all affect your routine. So, today, Beauty Insider is building a skincare routine- explaining the steps and throwing in a few recommended products to try!


Rinse your face with water in the morning and evening, then gently massage a little quantity of cleanser between your palms. Apply mild pressure while massaging face wash all over your face. Once the cleanser and filth have been gone, rinse your hands and massage your face with water. Utilise a gentle cloth to gently pat your face dry.

You might need to cleanse again at night if you use makeup. Start by cleaning your face with micellar water or cleansing oil. To help eye makeup removers work better and prevent rubbing your eyes, try keeping them on for a couple of minutes. Finish with a mild full-face cleanser.

Fenty Skin Total Cleans’R Remove-It-All Cleanser

Total Cleans'r Makeup Removing Cleanser - Fenty Skin | Sephora

With its creamy foam, the FENTY SKIN Total Cleans’R Remove-It-All Cleanser is a 2-in-1 makeup remover and cleanser. It does this without peeling or drying your skin. Long after you’ve washed it off, it still helps battle shine while clearing up pores. It also contains coconut-inspired cleansers and antioxidant-rich Barbados cherry to properly care for skin.

Why we love it:

  • Ideal for all skin types
  • Dissolve and remove makeup
  • Retains hydration

Price: RM125.00

Where to buy: Sephora


After washing the face with your fingertips, with a cotton ball, or a towel, use a water-based toner to dry skin before applying any leave-on skincare products like serums and moisturisers. In addition to giving your skin an additional dosage of active ingredients, a proper toner may assist ensure that it is completely clean and clear of debris. The majority of toners nowadays are jam-packed with skin-boosting advantages that may leave you beaming if you’re searching for additional benefits for purifying and brightening your complexion.

Fresh Rose Deep Hydration Toner

Fresh’s Rose Deep Hydration Facial Toner is filled with literal rose petals. This alcohol-free formula is infused with hyaluronic acid, which aids in attracting and holding moisture to improve skin suppleness, as well as toning, rose fruit extracts, skin-soothing rose water, nourishing rose oil, and angelica leaf extract to help retain moisture levels.

Why we love it:

  • Alcohol-free
  • Minimises pores
  • Suitable for all skin types

Price: RM205.00

Where to buy: Sephora


If you have several facial concerns, you may use many different serum formulations. A serum designed for your skin concerns can both treat and protect, giving full concentrations of potent components that can address various complexion issues, from wrinkles to dark spots. But you should carefully study the labels since certain serums work better when used in the morning while others work best at night.

Antioxidants, such as a vitamin C serum that brightens skin, are best used in the morning since they shield your skin from the free radicals that will be present throughout the day. Use a moisturising serum with hyaluronic acid at night to prevent your skin from drying out, especially if you use acne or anti-ageing products that might irritate and dry out your skin.

Exfoliants like lactic acid or alpha-hydroxy acids (AHA) can also be found in serums. Regardless of what you use, always keep in mind that oil-based serums should be used after moisturiser, whereas water-based serums should be applied first.

Dr.Wu Hyalucmplx Ultimate Hydrating Serum 

Dr.Wu Hyalucmplx Ultimate Hydrating Serum, this bottle houses a medley of tri-ceramide complex, vitamins B3 and B5, and seven organic plant-based relief factors. With Hyalucmplx as its star ingredient, it encompasses different variants of macro, small, and micro-molecular hyaluronic acids which are bolstered by patented circulation factors and patented activators.

These formula work collectively to hydrate the skin’s deepest layers and strengthen the protective barrier, helping to instantly relieve skin discomfort like dryness, tightness, roughness, dullness, redness and flaking. It has an ultra-lightweight texture that penetrates deeply into the skin to deliver deep hydration without leaving any greasy residue. With its highly concentrated hydration properties, you only need one drop of this cult-favourite serum to initiate the skin’s hydration process for long-lasting results.

Why we love it:

  • Free from harsh ingredients including alcohol and artificial fragrance
  • Suitable for all skin types
  • Infused with Hyalucmplx to activates the skin’s hydration cycle
  • Ensures plumper and brighter complexion

Price: RM269.00

Where to buy:  Lazada,  Shopee, Watsons and  SASA


Face moisturisers are the next in line since they keep your skin moisturised, and supple, and aid to improve its barrier. Choose a lighter moisturiser throughout the day, such as a lotion or gel that will absorb fast and won’t pill beneath makeup, if you have oily or acne-prone skin. Try a cream or other heavier composition if your skin is dryer.

 In either case, physicians advise using moisturisers all year round for all skin types since maintaining proper hydration is essential for maintaining young skin. Since ceramides and hyaluronic acid are the fundamental components of skin moisture retention, look for these substances in skincare products.

Etude House SoonJung 2x Barrier Intensive Cream

Etude House SoonJung 2x Barrier Intensive Cream balances, hydrates, and soothes skin with ingredients that are 93% organically sourced. Deep hydration is provided by the skin-beneficial substance panthenol, which is closely connected to vitamin B5; damage to the skin is repaired by madecassoside, which comes from the plant Centella Asiatica. Shea butter and sunflower seed oil work together to nourish skin from the inside out, keeping it soft and smooth. This cream, which has a low pH and is free of parabens, fragrance, and other potentially irritating ingredients, will reinforce your skin’s barrier and restore its health.

Why we love it:

  • Soothes the skin
  • Fortifies the protective barrier
  • Free from irritating ingredients

Price: RM38.50

Where to buy: Shopee

Eye Cream

Because they are designed particularly for the sensitive eye region, which ages more quickly than the rest of your face and is, therefore, a “treat,” eye creams vary from face creams. An eye treatment product is unquestionably worthwhile if you’re worried about fine lines, wrinkles, a lack of firmness, dark circles, or undereye bags.

Niacinamide or vitamin C are effective against dark circles, while caffeine-containing products should be used to reduce puffiness. Look for formulations with retinol and peptides for wrinkles and sagging skin. Use your ring finger to gently tap on an eye-area-specific product when applying in the morning and at night to prevent damaging your sensitive skin.

Benton Snail Bee Ultimate Eye Cream

The sensitive skin around your eyes is kept soft, smooth, plump and brighter with Benton Snail Bee Ultimate Eye Cream, a rich, creamy composition packed in nutrients and hydration. Saccharomyces/snail secretion filtrate, fermented by grape yeast, and two additional fermented substances are added to this product to help the skin regain its elasticity and brightness. By preventing ageing symptoms including dryness, wrinkles, and fine lines, they assist in protecting the skin.

Why we love it:

  • Instant hydration
  • Improves skin elasticity
  • Brightens the skin

Price: RM65.00

Where to buy: Shopee


Although it may be the final step, almost every dermatologist would agree that sun protection is the most crucial component of any skin-care routine. Skin cancer and ageing symptoms can be prevented by protecting your skin from UV radiation. You must still use sunscreen even if your moisturiser doesn’t include SPF.

To ensure the effectiveness of chemical sunscreens, wait 20 minutes before venturing outside. Look for a sunscreen with a broad-spectrum SPF, which means that it shields you from UVA and UVB rays.

Supergoop! Unseen Sunscreen

This coral reef-friendly, universally flattering sunscreen is ideal for all skin tones and offers unmatched UV protection without clogging pores or aggravating congestion. This broad-spectrum shield, which has a velvety feel and for extending the wear of your makeup, has the purest ingredients and is also cruelty-free. It’s the ideal final step in your morning routine because it is sweat- and water-resistant for up to 40 minutes.

Why we love it:

  • Clean formulation
  • Invisible finish
  • Packed with antioxidant

Price: RM170.00

Where to buy: Sephora

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