Valentines Skincare : How to Embrace Skincare Love this Lover's Day

woman applying clay mask to face

Because you don’t need a significant other to make your skin glow.

Enter skincare, the ultimate love language with yourself that everyone can get around. Taking care of your skin not only enhances your physical wellbeing but also boosts your confidence. What’s better than treating yourself (and your skin, of course) to some extra TLC? We’re taking this opportunity to do a little extra with our skincare ritual. We encourage you to try the same with this Valentines Skincare special blog.

See what skincare expert, Charlotte Connoley, recommends to help you indulge in some skin self-love this Valentine's Day, whether you're flying solo or sharing the day with a loved one.


Your Environment: Surprise your Senses

Valentines Day Skincare Candles

Surprise dates and unexpected dinners are nice, but do you know what else is great? A relaxing, sensorial environment in which you can unwind and relax in peace.

Treat yourself to a mood lamp (we love this one), a pleasant candle (indulgent smells of a seaside vacation, anyone?) and some overly comfy lounge wear (out with the over-loved oversized T-shirts, in with the comfy loungewear).

You’ve just set yourself up for a relaxing night with the ultimate self-love ritual.


Double Cleansing: Treat Your Skin to a Clean Slate

Always, always, always start your evening skincare routine with a double cleanse. This ensures your skin is free from the day's impurities and ready to absorb the nourishing benefits of your evening skincare products. Start with a Cleansing Oil (like our beloved Vitamin C+ Cleansing Oil ) to lift off any make-up, excess oils, and leftover dirt, and follow up with your choice of targeted cleanser.



If opting for an exfoliator, choose a gentle exfoliant that suits your skin type, using it 2-3 times per week (depending on your skin type). The Vitamin C+ Micro Polish Wash  is a great choice if you’re looking for a serious glow. Reveal a revitalised and renewed complexion that will leave you glowing with confidence. Because who doesn’t love that fresh skin feeling?



Perfect Product Pairings: Vitamin C+ Brighten Skin Renew Cleansing Oil + Vitamin C+ Brighten Gentle Daily Micro Polish Wash


Facial Massage: A Blissful Ritual

No matter the day or special event, try to set aside 5 minutes each evening to embrace the soothing ritual of a facial massage. It's a perfect way for you to unwind and release any muscle tensions your face might hold. Besides, no Valentines Skincare routine is truly complete without a facial massage.

Gently massage your favourite facial oil into your skin using upward and outwards motions. Try this follow-along facial massage with Charlotte which promotes relaxation and helps improve blood circulation. Don’t forget to enjoy the peace and serenity that comes with this self-care practice.

 Perfect Product Pairing: Rosehip Hydrate Miracle Makeover Facial Oil.


Hydration from Within: Love Your Skin from the Inside Out

January (new year, new you) is not the only opportunity to start healthy habits. Love your skin 365 days a year, starting with proper hydration. Drink at least eight glasses of water (this is about 2 to 2.5 litres) daily to keep your skin looking plump and radiant. You can also try incorporating water-rich foods into your diet, such as juicy fruits and vegetables.


Treatment Mask: Clear Pores are Happy Pores

Maintaining clear pores doesn’t have to be a headache. While it’s normal for them become clogged with product build up and daily debris, especially if you have more enlarged pores, a treatment mask 2-3 times per week can help with maintenance.

Clay masks are nature’s gift and an ancient beauty solution that has been utilised for centuries. Did you know that iconic historical royal Cleopatra was famous for wearing clay masks rich in oils, sea clay and honey, to maintain her famously flawless complexion. Loved for its ability to extract dirt out of the pores and help rebalance oily skin, you can’t go wrong with a Clay Mask.



Facialist Top Tip: Ensure you rinse off the clay mask once you notice drying. If left on for longer than needed (anything over 10/15 minutes), it can overly strip your skin of its natural oils and leave it dehydrated. If you have naturally dry or combination skin, provide targeted treatment by using the clay mask in the T-zone area only (chin, nose & forehead).

Perfect Product Pairings: Salicylic Acid Purifying Clay Mask + Rosehip Hydrate Peaceful Skin Night Cream


This Valentine's Day, make a point to show your skin some love. Prioritise your well-being and turn your routine into a ritual. Your skin will thank you with a radiant glow that reflects the love and attention you've invested in yourself.

Enjoyed this Valentines Skincare special & want more Skincare Tips? Keep you up to date with the latest tips, skincare expert tricks and industry trends here.