Skincare for Beginners Part 2: The Products

Hey there!

Happy Friday! What better time to revamp your skincare routine than the weekend? (Unless you’re, like, out having fun or something)

Anyhoo, should you have read Wednesday’s post and are now looking to treat yo’self, here are a few products I’d recommend. Enjoy!



All skin types
Cetaphil Cleansing Lotion (R70)
The Body Shop Camomile Silky Cleansing Oil (R150)

Combination skin
The Victorian Garden Jasmine and Chamomile Cleansing Milk (R70)

Naturals Essential Collection Beauty Gel and Milk Cleansers (R70 and R80)
The Body Shop Nutriganics Foaming Facial Wash (R120)
Lulu and Marula Balancing Cleansing Balm (R320)

Dry skin
Straight-up coconut oil (around R12 for a small jar)
LUSH Ultrabland (R115)

Sensitive skin
The Body Shop Calming Aloe Wash (R99)
Clarins Gentle Foaming Cleanser (275)
Dermalogica Ultracalming Cleanser (R480)

Oily skin
The Body Shop Tea Tree Foaming Facial Wash (R75)
LUSH Coalface (R81.50/100g)


The Body Shop Tea Tree Exfoliating Wash (R75)
Naturals Beauty Essential Collection Exfoliator (R90)
LUSH Angels on Bare Skin (R125)


Clicks Aloe and Omega Refreshing Toner (around R30)
LUSH Breath of Fresh Air (R65)
The Body Shop Vitamin E Hydrating Toner (R99)


Combination skin
The Victorian Garden Baobab and Marula Day Cream (R90)
Naturals Beauty Essential Collection Day Cream (R97)
The Body Shop Nutriganics Smoothing Day Cream (R149)

Dry skin
Naturals Collection Rooibos Vanilla Face Creme (R55)
The Body Shop Vitamin E Intense Moisture Cream (R140)
LUSH Skin Drink (R185)

Sensitive skin
LUSH Celestial (R195)
Clinique Redness Solutions Daily Relief Cream (R515)

Oily skin
The Body Shop Seaweed Mattifying Day Cream (R145)
LUSH Vanishing Cream (R325)


Cetaphil UV SPF50 (R170)
Eucerin Sun Fluid SPF50 (R160)
Clinique Super City Block SPF40 (R255)

Spot treatments

Oxy Emergency Zit Blitzer (R38)
Soil Tea Tree Oil (R46)
Naturals Beauty Teen Spot Treatment (R48)

Cleansing Face Masks

The Body Shop Warming Mineral Mask (R149)
LUSH Brazened Honey Fresh Face Mask (R125)
LUSH Catastrophe Cosmetic Fresh Face Mask (R125)

Hydrating Face Masks

Naturals Beauty Essential Collection Hydrating Face Masque (R72)
LUSH Oatifix Fresh Face Mask (R125)
The Body Shop Vitamin E Sink-in Moisture Mask (R145)
Dermalogica Ultracalming Relief Masque (R630)

And there you have it! Do you have any recommendations for me? Let me know in the comments!



One comment

  1. […] Cleansers and balms I mentioned these in my last 2 posts (you can read them here and here). I wear make-up every day, so I’m a big fan of double cleansing in the evening. I use an oil […]

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