Let’s face it… most assume that a simple cleanse and moisturizer will suffice to keep that clear skin. Get in the habit of a great skincare routine to keep your skin fresh year-round. Remember that a minimum of cleansing, toning and moisturizing are recommended for your ritual! Never forget a step with our top recommended picks for facial products!

Philosophy Purity Made Simple One-Step Facial Cleanser ($22, Sephora.com)

Keep it simple with Philosophy’s Purity! This cleanser rapidly dissolves dirt and makeup while deep cleaning pores.  With infusions of sage, chamomile and carrot, it’s no wonder this facial wash is a bestseller. This formula is great for all skin types.

Clarisonic Mia 2 Sonic Skin Cleansing System ($149, clarisonic.com)

Make cleaning your face fun with the Clarisonic Mia 2. Imagine your skin being six times cleaner within a minute. This cleansing system will leave your skin softer, smoother, and preps it for your daily routine.

LUSH Cupcake Fresh Face Mask ($6.95, LUSH Fresh Handmade Cosmetics Stores)

Are you in the mood for a chocolate treat? Try one of Lush’s Fresh Face Masks (like Cupcake) and enjoy a night in with this refreshing minty tingle filled mask. Any of the fresh face masks will work; just find what is best for your needs. 

Dickinson’s Original Witch Hazel Pore Perfecting Toner ($3.99, local drugstores)

Soothe and refine your skin with a toner after cleansing. Always use a toner after using your favorite face wash to remove excess cleanser and help lock in moisture. Using a natural toner will help prevent overdrying and keep your skin balanced throughout the day.

Cetaphil Moisturizing Lotion ($6, local drugstores)

This fragrance-free moisturizer works for all skin types while providing lightweight hydration to your skin. Don’t worry about spending a lot on a good face lotion when you can grab Cetaphil. This gentle formula is light enough for oily skin, hydrating enough for dry skin and long-lasting for everyone.

— Mariah Reed