Reveal your Natural Beauty with Plant-Powered Skincare
Clarins’ founding belief was that beauty is directly linked to her wellbeing and happiness. It was a radical thought at the time, but this philosophy continues to underpin Clarins’ approach to skincare — bringing you the purity of plant-based products as part of a simple skincare routine that reveals every woman’s beauty.
Build skin science and plant power into your skincare routine
Each Clarins product is designed not only to address your skin concerns, but to deliver potent plant-based ingredients that weave a sense of care and wellbeing into every beauty routine. Join us as we explore how to start a simple skincare routine with products that benefit your skin.
Step #1: Gentle face cleansers and toners
When you use a face cleanser, you benefit your skin in three ways: by cleaning away dead surface cells, makeup, excess oil, bacteria, and pore-clogging debris; giving your skin’s circulation a helping hand; and prepping it to receive the full benefits of the products to follow.
Clarins face cleansers for dry skin gently cleanse and soften the appearance of dry skin. Our Soothing Gentle Foaming Cleanser is formulated with nourishing Shea butter, and transforms into a silky foam that gently lifts away makeup and impurities – the perfect face cleanser for dry or sensitive skin. Try our Velvet Cleansing Milk to remove makeup before cleansing dry skin. If you have normal to dry skin, consider our Hydrating Gentle Foaming Cleanser.
Our Purifying Gentle Foaming Cleanser is our best face cleanser for oily skin. Mattifying Organic Meadowsweet extract and pore-cleansing blue granules – made with salicylic acid – leave skin feeling refreshed, shine-free, and pristine-clean. Always avoid using a harsh face cleanser on acne-prone skin and instead opt for a gentle cleanser — this is key to maintaining a healthy-looking, radiant complexion. Follow with our best toner for oily skin: Purifying Toning Lotion.
If your beauty routine includes a face toner, make sure it is non-irritating and alcohol-free to remove every last trace of cleanser without stripping your skin, leaving your skin visibly soft, comfortable, and refreshed.
Step #2: Expert eye care
Dark circles, puffiness, and fine lines can give even the freshest face a tired appearance, but these common eye woes should never keep you from putting your best face forward. Choosing the best eye care product for your particular concern can help minimize the appearance of dark circles, puffy eyes, and fine lines.
Whether you’ve just hit the Big 3-0, you’re powering through your Still Flawless 40s, or you’re a 50-plus Classic Beauty, Clarins has an eye care product that’s just right for you.
Step #3: Targeted serums
Face serums deliver a concentration of ingredients to the skin that amplify the benefits of your moisturizer. Clarins face serums use a range of botanicals sourced from around the world. Some of these ingredients are seasoned stand-bys, while others are at the forefront of skincare innovation. Finding the best face serum for your skin begins with your personal skin goals. Clarins has a targeted serum for every concern, including aging skin, fine lines and wrinkles, firming, hydration, dark spots and brightening, contouring, and mattifying. Just a few drops are all it takes to power up your beauty routine.
When adding serums to your regimen, you'll need to learn how to layer skincare to optimize the effectiveness of each product, while avoiding piling. The general rule is to start with the product with the thinnest consistency for easy absorption and finish with the product that has the thickest consistency. The same applies to layering serums.
Step #4: Marvelous moisturizers
Everyone needs to use a moisturizer, not only dry skin types. The best skincare regimens for oily skin never skimp on moisturizer. Clarins oily and combination skincare products are formulated to deliver the right levels of moisture to ensure skin looks and feels healthy and comfortable. Without enough moisture, oil glands work overtime to keep skin from drying out, which can lead to blemishes and clogged pores.
All Clarins face moisturizers use plant extracts — each carefully selected for its effectiveness and delivered in optimal concentrations to reveal the natural beauty of your skin. All ingredients are sourced with the utmost care for the environment to protect our planet’s biodiversity.
Did you know that essential oils are one of the most deliciously aromatic and effective ways to treat skin concerns? Clarins Face Treatment Oils are made from 100 percent plant extracts. Ingredients like Blue Orchid, Hazelnut, Patchouli, Lavender and Sandalwood help to visibly revitalize and tone, and leave skin feeling supple and satin soft.
When building your skincare routine, keep in mind that your skin has different needs during the day than it does when you sleep, so have one moisturizer on hand for the morning, and use another before bed.
Extra skincare TLC
Now that you’ve built your plant-powered 4-step skincare routine, why stop there? If your regimen tends to stop at your jawline, start including the neck and décolleté in your daily routine. Caring for the skin on your neck and décolleté with adequate moisture is important for all skin types but is an especially important part of skincare for dry skin. Keep in mind that taking care of this area should start before the first signs of aging appear in your 30s and 40s — not just on your neck and décolleté, but also on your face.
We recommend including a face mask in your beauty routine. Regular use of exfoliators and face masks is a particularly important part of skincare for acne — helping to prevent build-up of pore-clogging debris to visibly brighten and balance acne-prone skin.
All Clarins exfoliators use plant-based formulas that will never damage your skin or strip it of its natural oils. Clarins face masks are an effective aid in achieving visibly soft and comfortable skin, helping to minimize the appearance of fine lines for a smooth youthful look. They’re also the ultimate pick-me-up for tired, stressed skin.
My Clarins has everything young skin needs to visibly maintain its youth and radiance, while the rest of our products take care of your skin through your 30s and into the golden years.
Never leave home without protection
UV protectors are a summer essential, but they’re equally important all year round. UV rays are just as harmful during the winter as they are in the summer. UVA rays can penetrate window glass and they’re especially harmful on snowy days since the rays are multiplied by the reflective nature of the snow. UV protectors are important for everyone, no matter the shade of your skin — so make sure you’re giving your skin the beautiful future it deserves by finishing off your skincare routine with the Clarins sun protection product that’s best suited to your skin.
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