Expand Your Knowledge of Your Skincare Routine

Delavie Sciences


Whether you are just beginning your skincare journey, or you have had a routine for years, it can be easy to gloss over what the purpose of each product is. So, we are here to educate you on what these products are for, and to help you optimize your routine. We will break down common skincare products by defining their functionality and why they are important to the skin.




  • Cleans your skin by removing dirt, dead skin, makeup, pollutants, etc..
  • Prepares your skin to be a base for following products and targets specific skin concerns.



Exfoliator (chemical or physical)

  • Removes dead skin cells from the surface of the skin.
  • Improves skin appearance, help prevent clogged pores, increase collagen production. (recommended use: once or twice a week) *


*not in conjunction with harsh products




  • A water-based product that provides an extra cleanse and balances the skin’s pH.
  • Cleans pores, promotes plump and radiant skin while priming the face for any treatments.




  • Typically a water-based liquid that brings high concentrations of active ingredients to the skin.
  • Delivers nutrients designed to tackle skin concerns deeper than lotions/creams.




  • A cream product that locks in moisture and increases water content in the skin.
  • Keeps the skin barrier healthy and hydrated.



Eye Cream

  • A gentle cream that concentrates moisturizing ingredients in the under-eye area.
  • Helps to treat concerns in the delicate area around the eye.




  • Protects your skin from the harmful rays.
  • UV rays can cause sunspots, wrinkles, loss of elasticity, skin cancer, etc..



Face Oil

  • An oil product that balances skin by restoring fatty acids and providing hydration.
  • Helps to strengthen and repair the skin barrier and provides extra hydration to damaged skin.





What Level Are You?

Now that you have learned what each product can do for your skin, it is time to build your routine. Your skincare routine is just that, it’s yours! It can include as many or as few products as you wish, depending on your lifestyle and what your skin needs. Here are our recommendations for skincare routines for beginners all the way to experts:


Novice: Back to the Basics 







Intermediate: Branching Out







Expert: Skincare Specialist







Serum, Cream, or Lotion? What’s The Difference?” Delavie Sciences

“What Does It Mean to Exfoliate? Why You Should and How to Start,” healthline

“What Is Toner, Anyway? Our Guide to the Benefits of Toner in Your Skin-Care Routine,” allure

“Is Eye Cream Really Necessary? Derms Settle the Debate,” Byrdie

“Everything You Need To Know About Face Oils,” Chatelaine

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