by Rawan bin Hussain
  • 2 minute read
  • October 22, 2019
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Skincare routines are all the rage these days and I’m glad to share that I’ve always prioritized my skin. While it’s great to take care of your skin, I believe it’s always best not to overdo it. I like to keep it simple and not use a variety of products. There’s no one-size-fits-all when it comes to skincare; it’s good to educate yourself but only use what works best for you.  I always tell my Instagram followers to not blindly follow promotions and ads as if they’re set in stone.

When you’re young, it’s good to maintain your skin instead of curing it. Our skin protects us from so much and certainly merits care in return. As soon as I realized this simple fact, I’ve ensured that my skin takes precedence over all else.

Whether I’m in hot Dubai, rainy London, or catching flights across continents, my skincare routine is one that changes and is adapted according to my needs, situation and comfort. I’m so happy to share my personal experiences and tips with you, but remember that what may work for my skin, may not work for yours. Here goes:

Protect and nourish

From a very young age, I’ve been a dedicated user of a good sunblock and a hydrating moisturizer. Going to the beach as a young kid, many of us would remember our mothers layering us with sunscreen and using baby oil and lotion after a bath. This is by far the biggest beauty lesson we should take from our childhood: protect when exposed and nourish after.

Be consistent

Always spend time on your skin. There’s no miracle cream that can work overnight, and it takes consistency for you to look and feel healthy. As teenagers, most of us have faced several skin dilemmas. I  remember using 100% natural and organic brands. During my high school and college years, I started learning more about good skincare brands, eye creams, night creams and BB creams. As you grow older, your options evolve. Your skin changes and thankfully, we live in an era where there is so much being offered. We just have to be smart about it and keep it simple.

Develop a routine

I love certain brands and I always use them I like the Chanel eye cream, Kiehl’s daily moisturizer and the Clarins night cream. I think these work like magic on my face. As I travel quite a bit, I’ve found that tea bags are the best remedy for puffy eyes. Another monthly routine for me is getting a hydra-facial, I love how it really deep-cleans your skin and detoxes it.

Most importantly, always remember to be kind to your skin.

Love always,


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