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So I am looking into putting a regime together
Can I receive some help?

I am 25/Male and have average skin, dry/acne prone.

I am looking for

Cleanser, CPs? (skinbio.com?)

What should I be looking for? What will complete my regime?
 

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Update

I am currently using

Dermalogica - Cleanser
Neutrogena SPF 15 Moisturizer (should I go higher?)

Night time

Neutrogena Anti Oxident Lotion (Should I use CP's instead?)
 

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Which dermalogica cleanser are you using? If you got acne-prone skin you'll need something with SA in it. Your moisturizer at SPF 15 should be fine in Chicago right now. You might want to double it in the summer though.
 

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Demalogica - Special Cleansing Gel

I do have a foaming Neutrogena with SA


Im not really that acne prone.....just sometimes


What am I missing from my routine?
 

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You could use a toner. I don't like using it in the winter though.

You've got the basics though, cleanser and moisturizer.
 

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Go online and check out the Gernetic line from France.
They have a Marine wash which is not drying and also gently exfoliates. It is very good and you do not need a toner when you use it.
The line also has a cream called Symbiose, which is 3-in-one for combination skin like yours,
It's a day, night and sunscreen in one. This way you only have two products and you're using professional level products with great results.
 

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Why would you want to use sunscreen at night? It goes back to what I was saying earlier. If it provides any sunprotection its going to have either Parsol 1789 or avobenzone, zinc oxide, and/or titanium dioxide. None of which are needed at night.

Same thing goes for the wash, no product can possibly be a toner and a wash at the same time. You could forego the toner completely, but that's based on choice, not because the wash is particularily good or anything. The purpose of the toner is to close pores, freshen the skin, and remove trace elements of oil, dirt, AND WASH. It is impossible for the cleanser to remove all the dirt and oil, or to wash away completely. Hence the use of the toner. Once again though, the use of the toner is based on other things rather than the effectiveness of the cleanser.
 
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