My Everyday Skincare Routine 2017

Aiona Alive Skincare

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After visiting Hong Kong for the first time last summer, I fell in love with trying new skincare products. There were just so many different beauty boutiques with so many interesting products haha! I don’t really break out that often, so trying different products doesn’t take too much of a toll on my skin.

While I do like to try new skincare products, very rarely do they make it onto my everyday routine. I recently added some new ones to my skincare routine so I thought I’d share it with you.

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I start with my regular cleanser, Too Cool for School’s Egg Mousse Soap, which I have a full review on here. Having used it for the last 6 months as my everyday cleanser, I really do like it and I think it does the job perfectly. I’m still not a fan of the whole mousse texture, but I’ve gotten used to it.

Too Cool for School Egg Mousse Soap

I was gifted some skincare products from Aiona Alive by Think Dirty, an app that lets you scan the barcode of your everyday products to see how toxic they are based on their ingredients. They’re all about clean, safe, and non-toxic products, and Aiona Alive’s products are completely natural, chemical-free, and made with live collagen. I’ve been liking the products so much that I’ve added them to my regular skincare routine.

Aiona Alive Skincare

After washing off my Too Cool for School cleanser, I go in with Aiona Alive’s serum. After gently rubbing it in, I go in with the mask. After using these two, my skin feels so smooth, even up to when I wake up in the morning. I haven’t found any other products that keep your face smooth for this long, which is why I really like these. I’m really into having baby-soft skin.

These products supposedly help with acne, but I didn’t really find that it helped in preventing or reducing any breakouts. Like I said before, I don’t really breakout, but I’ve been using these almost everyday for the last two weeks and a few days ago I had a bit of a breakout on my forehead. I don’t think it was the products, though – it was most likely the fact that it’s been getting warmer out and I’ve been sweating more. Either way, these didn’t prevent or help with acne for me.

Aiona Alive Skincare

Lastly, I moisturize my face with Olay’s Anti-Aging Moisturizer. I’ve been using this ever since I can remember because my parents always used it. People are usually surprised by how young my parents look, and it could very well be because they’ve both been using this moisturizer since they were teenagers. While I do want to maintain my youthful skin, I mostly use this product because it keeps my dry skin moisturized all day and all night.

Have you tried any of these products? What products are in your everyday skincare routine? I’d love to hear about them!

Jessica Lam

Jessica Lam

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  • I’m always looking for new products! Thanks for sharing!

  • Kristin Thompson

    These all sound like great products! Skincare is my favorite!

    Kristin
    The Blush Blonde

  • Such interesting products! I’m intrigued by the egg mousse soap. Thanks for sharing your skincare routine!

    Kayla | kaylablogs.com

  • Marie Ernst

    They look amazing! You have great skin so these should definitely be on my list of must haves!

  • sofieyah l
  • mckenna bleu

    Great routine! I have never used either of these but would love to try Olay!

    • Olay moisturizers are so good, def worth trying!

  • Such a great skincare routine! I’m currently looking for a serum and it sounds like you really like yours.

    • Thanks Silvia! And I do, it works great for me!

  • I love Olay moisturizer! It’s the best! I haven’t ever heard of these other products though. I love how you said that they leave your skin super smooth. That’s such a great benefit of skincare products.
    Katie | Millennial on the Move

  • I haven’t tried any of these products, but they all sound great. Right now, I’m using a lot of Nip & Fab and Paula’s Choice to try to restore moisture to my skin!

    • I’ll definitely look into that, thanks Chelsie!

  • I haven’t tried any of these products, but the Aiona Alive’s skincare range has been on my radar for a while. I will have to try it soon.

    • I’d never tried their products before but I really like them!

  • that soap sounds so interesting. And I’m definitely gonna need to download that app!! I’ve been trying to readjust my beauty routine, so thanks for sharing!

    Kate
    http://www.thegoldsister.com

  • The Egg Mousse Soap sounds interesting! I’ll have to check it out.

    Alix | http://www.apintsizedlifeblog.com

    • It’s a pretty interesting product haha, it works amazing though!

  • That moisturizer looks perfect to use to prep for springtime!

    • Haha it’s great, but it might be a bit too oily for summer! The regular Olay moisturizers are great for summer though!

  • I love the olay moisturizer but will have to try the other stuff!

    • I def recommend the egg mousse soap, you can get it at Sephora!

  • I haven’t tried any of these! I really love Sunday Riley skincare but I also recently picked up some from The Ordinary.

    • I’ll definitely look into those brands, thanks Nicole! 🙂

  • I’ve been on the lookout for a new moisturizer. I’ve often wondered how Olay Moisturizers are. I’ll have to check it out sometime! 🙂

    • The anti-aging one is wonderful if you have dry skin! I also have the regular moisturizer in the white bottle which I can only use during the summer because it’s not moisturizing enough!

  • Poonam Patel

    These are really cool products. I haven’t heard of the egg cleanser before. I can’t wait to try some of these soon.

    • The egg mousse soap is awesome! You can find it at Sephora 🙂

  • Oo these are some cool products that I haven’t heard of before! I love reading other people’s skincare routines!

  • Such a lovely routine! Definitely need to check out these products, especially the egg mousse!

    Enclothed Cognition

  • Anna Hubbard

    These all look like great products! I should really start using moisturizer more!
    -Anna | http://www.fivefootandfabulous.com

  • Miss ALK

    I really appreciate your honest reviews of these!! Always hard to find good new moisturizers 🙂

    xoxo A
    http://www.southernbelleintraining.com

    • It’s especially hard for people with dry skin haha 🙁 Thanks girl!

  • Nice! You’ve got me thinking about my routine now. I pretty much only use organic argan oil right now, but am looking for a nice cream moisturizer. Thanks for sharing!

    • I’m glad you found this helpful Mary Jane! 🙂

  • Kimberly Hsieh

    I’ve been wanting to try the Olay moisturizer!

    • You should! I haven’t found anything that compares to it 🙂