Busy mum-of-two Naomi Clarke of TheStyleFairy gives us a sneak peek into her quick and easy morning skincare routine and a lowdown on her must-use AM products.
Finding the time for self-care when you have kids can be a challenge. Real talk: sometimes a hot shower isn't even on the cards. But because we at Irish Tatler firmly believe beauty makes you feel good on the inside, it's worth finding ways to get the job done against all odds (we see you, 3-hours-of-sleep brain).
To that end, we caught up with busy mum-of-two Naomi Clarke of TheStyleFairy who has a few things to think about when it comes to her morning routine – including getting her two little ladies up and out the door – but she never neglects her (glowing!) skin. The YourGoodSkin ambassador gave us a sneak peek into her quick and easy signature steps and must-use AM products.
Keep scrolling for the ultimate skincare routine for mums.
Step 1: Cleansing
“To start, I use the YourGoodSkin Comforting Gel Cleanser. It’s a really lovely product,” Naomi explains.
“It goes on like a light oil and is really hydrating. You simply apply it to the skin and rinse with luke-warm water – not too hot – and you’ll see as you begin to rinse it has an almost milky consistency. It’s a very refreshing cleanser to use and a great way to start your routine for the day.”
Step 2: Toner
According to Naomi, “Once you pat your skin dry, it’s onto your toner – which I think is a really important step in your skincare routine, it will add extra hydration to the skin as well as removing any excess dirt. The one I use is the YourGoodSkin Pore Minimising Tonic. Dotted onto a cotton pad, it’s a quick and easy step to do.”
“Don’t overdo it on the product; a lot of us are guilty of using too much when we don’t need to.”
Step 3: Serum
"Next up in my routine is the YourGoodSkin Balancing Skin Concentrate, so your serum. You don’t need a lot of this - even to cover the entire face - and don’t forget your neck!" advises Naomi.
"This serum helps all areas of the skin, but for me, I notice a particular difference in the hydration-levels of my skin – that would be my biggest skin concern. I use it twice daily; it’s really - in my opinion - a hero product in the range."
Step 4: SPF and Moisturise
“My final step is my SPF. I use the YourGoodSkin SPF 30 Anti-Oxidant Day Cream, so a two-in-one. Allow a small pocket of time in-between your balancing concentrate application and your moisturiser, just to allow it to soak in before adding the next product on top. And remember, as my mammy always says, don’t forget your neck!"
Shop Naomi's Skincare Routine Below:
Comforting Gel Cleanser, €7.99, YourGoodSkin
Pore Minimizing Tonic, €7.49, YourGoodSkin
Balancing Skin Concentrate, €21.99, YourGoodSkin
SPF 30 Anti-Oxidant Day Cream, €9.99, YourGoodSkin
The YourGoodSkin range is available exclusively at Boots Ireland stores nationwide on Boots.ie
Main image by @the_style_fairy on Instagram
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