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A Derm-Approved AM to PM Skincare Routine For Glowing Skin

Celebrity Dermatologist, Dr Jaishree Sharad shares an all-day skincare routine, along with her product picks, for all skin types. 

Dr Jaishree Sharad, Celebrity Dermatologist

"For radiant, glowing skin, you must get onto a structured skincare routine ASAP. Additionally, if you suffer from skin ailments such as pigmentation or acne, the products that you use must be carefully picked, to suit your skin condition."

(FOR OILY SKIN) Sebamed Clear Face Cleansing Foam Ph5.5, Rs. 580

IN THE AM & PM - Your skincare routine must start with basic cleansing in the morning. For oily or acne-prone skin, use a salicylic acid based face wash, such as Sebamed Clear Face Cleansing Foam or Mama Earth Tea Tree Facewash. You must use this cleanser twice a day, both in the morning and at night.

(FOR OILY SKIN) Mama Earth, Tea Tree Face Wash, Rs. 250


(FOR DRY/SENSITIVE SKIN) Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser, Rs. 255

IN THE AM & PM - For dry or sensitive skin, you can use a cleanser such as Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser or Uriage Crème Lavante Nourishing and Cleansing Cream. You must use this cleanser twice a day, both in the morning and at night.

(FOR DRY/SENSITIVE SKIN) Uriage Crème Lavante Nourishing and Cleansing Cream, Rs. 1,500 (approx)


L'Oreal Paris Revitalift Crystal Micro-Essence, Rs. 799

IN THE AM - Post cleansing, one must make use of an essence that contains volcanic water-rich minerals, and penetrates the deeper layers of the skin, rejuvenating the skin and improving its overall texture.

LANEIGE Water Bank Moisture Cream, Rs. 2,390

IN THE AM - After application of a micro-essence, apply a light moisturiser and top it up with a sunscreen, giving both UVA and UVB protection. Did you know that the sun's UV rays can cause serious sun-damage, skin allergies, tanning, pigmentation, and skin sensitivity? YES. Thereby, it is essential that you apply and re-apply sunscreen repeatedly, throughout the day.

Neutrogena Hydro Boost Water Gel, Rs. 950


Fotoprotector ISDIN FusionWater Pediatrics SPF 50+, Rs. 2,000 (approx)

IN THE AM - For example, Fotoprotector fusion-water by ISDIN is a broad spectrum, light weight, water-based sunscreen which sits well on your skin and does not cake with application of makeup. Neither does it feel sticky, nor does it form a whitish coat over the skin when applied!

ISDIN Micellar Solution 4-in-1

IN THE PM - The first thing you must do, when commencing your night-time routine, is to ensure that you remove all your makeup. Following this, use a cleanser to deep cleanse and remove all the excess oils, dirt and grime from the skin’s surface and pores. (You can make use of the same cleanser that you did in the morning.)

Bioderma Sensibio H2O Micellaire Water, Rs. 990


Auriga FLAVO-C Serum, Rs. 2,100

IN THE PM - Post removal of makeup and cleansing, dab a Vitamin C enriched serum under the eye to prevent dark circles.

Sesderma C-VIT Liposomal Serum, Rs. 3,400 (approx)


L'Oreal Paris Revitalift Anti-Wrinkle And Firming Night Cream, Rs. 845

IN THE PM - It is important to moisturise at night too! Remember to apply a night cream, before you hit the bed. For acne-prone skin, use an anti-acne cream prescribed by your dermatologist, followed by a gel-based moisturizer, instead of the Vitamin C serum and night cream.

Clinique Moisture Surge 72-Hour Auto-Replenishing Hydrator, Rs. 890