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Today I thought I'd whittle down my collection to my must-haves! 10 products is probably a lot for the average person, but as someone who reviews skincare, if you've made the cut: that's saying a lot...
The moisturiser would have to be for the AM and for the PM and my favourite multi-tasker is the I'm From Rice Cream | £31 (15% off with code JASMINETALKSBEAUTY) | full review. This is a fragrance-free rice bran ceramide moisturiser that packs a punch whilst having a light texture. It's deeply nourishing and leaves my skin so soft; this could actually be my perfect kind of formula. It's gorgeous under makeup but still gives me enough on cold winter nights. I also really like the Biossance Squalane + Omega Repair Cream | £49 | full review | and the Zelens Emulsion D Fortifying Moisturiser | £60 | full review | for similar reasons, I just feel like this one slightly pips them. I do personally really enjoy using a face oil as part of my evening routine and I can't be without my Zelens Power D* | £95 | full review. This is a super-light barrier repair oil with Vitamins D3, E and F, fatty acids, squalane and other non-fragrant plant oils. It's amazing for an impaired skin barrier or even to pair with a retinoid to offset any dryness or irritation.
I've then got two sunscreens: one for under makeup and a mineral option with a bit of a tint for when my skin is a little more irritated and because it has some water resistance and visible light protection. Under makeup, I love my Ultra Violette Supreme Screen Hydrating SPF 50+ Sunscreen | £34 | full review. It softens, smooths and moisturises my skin, providing the perfect canvas for makeup without ever pilling. I love how it makes my base look and it gives an amazing level of protection. When my skin is feeling sensitive, I opt for mineral formulas and a great all-rounder that comes in a variety of shades is the Colorescience Sunforgettable Total Protection Face Shield SPF 50 in Glow | £29.99 | full review. I love the light texture, the fact it isn't too matte and the tint means it doesn't leave a white cast if you can match yourself to the options in the line.
What would make your cut if you could only keep 10 skincare products?