Skin Saviour #1: Facial cleansing brush

If you take a look at My Skin Saviours page, it lists all the products and factors that have dramatically improved my skin.

Number 1 on this list is my facial cleansing brush by Skin Physics – Derma Sonic(TM) Power Cleaning Brush.

Similarly to the Clarisonic, this brush claims that the “Cleansing Brush uses sonic frequency to clean, soften and smooth skin. In just 60 seconds, the brush gently yet thoroughly removes make-up, dirt and oil.” The aim is to get the ‘sonic’ power of the brush to dislodge and unclog pores of the impurities of your day.

It’s basically like an electric toothbrush for your face!

I started off sceptical.

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What works for me – my current skincare routine

My current routine is all about thoroughly cleansing pores without pissing off my skin with harsh scrubs, foams or acids. It’s the result of testing SO MANY different products over the years. Like you, I started by reacting to acne by punishing my skin with harsh products aimed at teenagers and slowly over time realising that less is more.

Here’s my tried and true skincare routine.


  • Remove make up with Bioderma Sensibio Micellair and cotton pad
    It’s so important to remove all traces of make-up before using an actual cleanser, because chances are your cleanser won’t be able to the oils and waxes in most foundations and sparkly bits from blush and eyeshadow. My  theory is that these clog your pores that cause pimples.

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