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An Easy Skin Care Routine for Busy Working Women

An easy skin care routine for busy working women is what every one of us needs!

If you’re the type to hit the gym before work, or you have a tendency to go straight from the office to an after work dinner meeting, an easy skin care routine for busy working women is what you need.

Whatever your skin type, you can create a regimen with quality items at modest prices, that will get you out the door fast and still keep your skin on fleek.

Believe it or not, your skin routine starts at night.

Before bed I wash with Neutrogena Ultra Gentle Daily Cleanser. It thoroughly cleanses skin, removing excess oil, dirt and makeup without stripping or irritating your skin. I almost always use Proactiv Pore Targeting Solution toner at night. Especially on heavy makeup days. The toner removes any last traces of makeup. Plus over the years, it’s made my skin complexion so much more even.

After toning, I jump into moisturizing. A client gifted me Nivea Q10 Plus Anti-Wrinkle Night Care, and I tell you it’s given my skin new life. At night, skin is most receptive to moisture intake so this cream is perfect for regenerating skin during night. I use the Nivea cream with one pump of Proactiv’s Complexion Perfecting Hydrator. The result? Smoother-looking skin that doesn’t break out.

The morning after skin care sets you up for a successful day.

To be perfectly honest, most mornings I do not use a cleanser on my skin. I simply pat it gently with a warm wash cloth.  After this step, I use about one pump of Proactiv’s Complexion Perfecting Hydrator with one pump of Neutrogena Moisture Oil-Free SPF.  I do this because even though I have really oily skin, it’s important for me to still add moisture back in after cleansing. Stripping it of moisture only increases it’s production of oil.

Before you hit the gym after work.

If I’m hitting the gym after work, I’ve got to nix at least some of my makeup.  Before I leave out for the gym, I remove all my makeup and the days oil with Neutrogena All-in-One Makeup Removing Cleansing Wipes. The disposable wipes are moistened with a nourishing soap-free cleanser to remove makeup without water or rinsing. Gentle enough for even eye makeup, one wipe is large enough use over your entire face. Plus I love that it’s oil, alcohol and fragrance free!

This wraps up my easy skin care routine. As busy working women bootstrapping our businesses from the ground up, it’s so easy to put our own self-care on the back burner, but healthy fitness, beauty and care routines get us ready to take it all on.

What are some of your skin care tips?


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Alethea Robinson

Founder & Blogger-in-Chief, See Girl Work

Alethea Robinson is a freelance marketing & content writer who provides content strategy, blogging, and writing & editing services for creative agencies and small to medium-sized businesses. In addition to her freelance business, Alethea is also founder and blogger-in-chief at See Girl Work, an online community for creative, entrepreneurial-minded women. Before starting her blog and freelance business, Alethea worked in marketing and communications for over 15 years.


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