The Exact Skincare Routine Girls With Dry Skin Should Follow
Living with dry skin isn't easy. You want a skincare cocktail that provides a plump, smooth, flake-free canvas. Easy, right? If only. That's why we're here to break down the exact regimen you need to follow every day and night—plus a quick, simple weekly pampering session (you're welcome). Your new routine, right this way.
A gentle hydrating wash is best for daily use—you don't want to disrupt your complexion and make matters worse.
Ultra Gentle Hydrating CleanserNeutrogena $9SHOP NOW
An alcohol-free toner will safely refresh your face and prepare it for products to follow. Be sure to choose one with moisturizing properties.
Hydrating TonerMurad $30SHOP NOW
Hydration from a water-based serum infused with hyaluronic acid will last all day long. This one is lightweight enough to layer underneath your moisturizer.
Ultra Repair Hydrating SerumFirst Aid Beauty $36SHOP NOW
Also choose a water-based option here. Infusing with H2O is truly the way to keep dry skin from flaking and forming patches throughout the day.
Tidal Brightening Enzyme Water CreamSunday Riley $65SHOP NOW
Lastly, you'll want to slather on some good old SPF. No matter the season, you need to keep your skin safe from the environment. A serum-like formula won't give you a streaky white cast.
Invisible Shield SPF 35Glossier $34SHOP NOW
Evenings are for repairing the skin. During a long day of environmental exposure, our pores go through a lot.
To calm the skin after a long day, opt for a cleansing lotion rather than your morning cleanser. The milky texture provides needed moisture right before bedtime.
Beautiful Skin Cleansing LotionNo7 $10SHOP NOW
Rather than applying an aggressive astringent as a toner, spritz on some natural herbs to keep your skin moist.
Facial Spray with Aloe, Herb and RosewaterMario Badescu $7SHOP NOW
An intensive hyaluronic acid serum is great for overnight repair. You'll wake up with plumper, flake-free skin.
Hyaluronic Acid SerumSkin Inc. $35SHOP NOW
Treat your skin to a luxurious oil such as marula. The rich texture helps heal, reduces redness and provides deep hydration.
Virgin Marula Luxury Facial OilDrunk Elephant $72SHOP NOW
We all know the under-eye area is more sensitive than others, but it's a lot drier too. Be sure to use an extra-rich eye cream every night before bed.
Eye Doctor Moisture Care for Skin Around EyesOrigins $39SHOP NOW
A good overnight moisturizer is a worthy investment when you're dealing with dry skin. This replenishing cream stimulates cell production.
Night Replenishment ConcentrateKaplan MD $115SHOP NOW
Take your skincare routine to the next level with a weekly face mask. Not only will it help rejuvenate your complexion from the inside out, but it's also very relaxing.
Obviously you need a hydrating option—bonus points if it's infused with aloe vera. The powerful moisturizing and calming properties of aloe help repair dry skin.
Calendula & Aloe Soothing Hydration MaskKiehl's $45SHOP NOW