Hello, gorgeousness! Entering the new decade, I feel the need to revamp my skincare regimen. While everyone says beauty is only skin deep, those skincare routines are still going strong. I know for a fact, I am one to get sucked into product hype in the beauty world. But 2020 is bringing me some newer changes in the health and beauty department. And today, I decided to share with you what I have been doing to step up my skincare game this year. So, game on!

Simple routine

Nothing is really simple when it comes to me. However, this year, I am bringing it to a halt. While we see all those 10-steps Korean skincare routine tutorials online (that works every so often), most of us know we don't have time for that. It doesn't suit my lifestyle. So in 2020, it will be all about simplifying that tedious skincare routine. I am now using just ONE product for every single step. Also, my AM and PM routines are no different, minus the sunscreen at night. And that's that. I must say my skin benefits so much from the simplified routine!

Here goes my updated skincare routine for 2020:
  1. Cleanser - Kayman Beauty Coalface Soap
  2. Toner - Kayman Beauty Rosa Glow Treatment Essence
  3. Serum - Kayman Beauty Skintella Serum
  4. Moisturizer - Neutrogena Hydro Boost Water Gel (link to post)
  5. Sunscreen - Wardah Sun Care Sunscreen Gel (link to post)

Not to mention the weekly exfoliating and masking, though. I am falling in love all over again with the SomeByMi Miracle Toner and as far as the mask goes, Dr. Morita has got to be it. Homegirl gotta hydrate and #HydrationIsStillTheKey in 2020.

Paying more attention to ingredients

I have started this a while back actually but this year particularly I want to give more attention and be mindful of what I am putting on to my skin. Whether it is ascorbic or mandelic acid, retinol, I am going to be more aware of what suits my skin the best and pick products accordingly. For instance, The Ordinary Niacinamide serum didn't work out for me which is weird because my skin loves any skincare product that has Niacinamide content. And let's not forget I am now ditching all of my skincare items that contain alcohol because I can see a tiny bit irritation going on when I use any product that contains alcohol.

The 60-second rule

The cleansing method introduced by the global esthetician that we all love - Nai, of LaBeautyologist. I have tried this method since last year but I wasn't that committed though. In 2020, however, I am going to oblige myself to commit to this method AM and PM. It is apparently game-changing. I can honestly say my skin texture looked a bit softer, a significant decrease in pimples and overall brighter. No, my skin hasn't transformed thoroughly but I definitely saw a difference. Don't really mind losing that 60 seconds of my life, though.

What do you do differently in your skincare game this year?