Finding The Right Products – For Normal/Combination Skin

Having combination skin is basically what it sounds like; dry in some areas and oily in others. Typically people with this skin type are looking to absorb oil and hydrate at the same time so finding products that will “balance” the skin is the common goal. Here I have listed products that will bring harmony to the unique needs of your skin and to your wallet. You get to pick which products fit your budget!
 Make-Up Removers

About $20
Philosophy Purity Made Simple – This cleansing emulsion product removes all make-up and debris in one step. This is a non-foaming cleanser that gives your pores a deep cleanse to give your skin a good clean feeling.

About $30
B. Kamins Vegetable Skin Cleanser – This is a vegetable-oil based cleanser that dissolves make-up and removes impurities whilst being gentle enough to remove eye make-up. This product contains Bio-maple compound which aids in protecting and moisturizing the skin. This would also be ideal for post laser or microdermabrasion.


Under $20
Avene Gentle Gel Cleanser – This amazing cleanser contains 91% Avene Thermal spring water to soothe and soften the skin, Vitamin E to moisturize and provides antioxidant protection. Great for normal skin types and excellent for balancing combination skin types as well.

Over $50
Z. Bigatti Re-Storation Champagne Gel Cleanser – Pure extracts of aloe, comfrey, calendula, carrot, chamomile, and marticaria soothe and soften the skin. It is loaded with vitamins and antioxidants that work to repair, nourish, and protect the skin. It will not strip the skin of necessary moisture while gently removing impurities and makeup. Rinses away dead skin layers and reduces pore size. Extremely luxurious, makes you feel like a queen!


About $10
La Roche Posay Thermal Spring Water – This toner is 100% pure natural spring water which provides instant hydration. This also provides anti-oxidant protection and anti-inflammatory care following in-office procedures.

Over $90
Kerstin Florian Rejuvenating Thermal Tonic – This is a light weight toner that contains rose flower oil to smooth and properly hydrate the skin. Also contains witch hazel extract to inhibit bacteria and Thermal Tonic properties for moisture. This is a great way to balance any normal to combination skin type.


About $20
Pevonia Face Oil (Combination) – This treatment is based on essential oils that work together to bring your skin to harmony. Antioxidants balance the skin and tighten enlarged pores.

About $70
PCA SKIN pHaze 23 A&C Synergy Serum – This treatment is a multi-purpose product. It helps with pore refining, cell regeneration, skin strengthening, collagen stimulation, tightening, line minimizing, skin lightening, anti-inflammation, and firming.

Daily Moisturizers

Under $20
RoC Age Diminishing Day Cream – This daily moisturizer contains soy complex and Vitamin E to visibly target aging and a broad spectrum SPF15 to protect your skin from premature aging.

Over $130
Kinerase Pro Therapy Defense Lotion SPF 30 – This advanced daily anti-aging moisturizer offer benefits of reducing fine lines and wrinkles and improving the skins texture and tone. This also contains SPF 30 to protect against any future sun damage.

Night Moisturizers

Under $25
Neutrogena Anti-Oxidant Age Reverse Night Cream – This product protects your skin from environmental damage even while you sleep. It is an oil-free formula that improves skin texture and tone by keeping the skins moisture level balanced.

Over $70
BABOR Perfect Combination Night Cream – This balancing night crème regulates sebum and refines the appearance of pores with the refining complex, melon extract and pistachio nut oil. This product is designed to meet the unique needs of a combination skin type.

Weekly Masks

Over $20
Murad Pomegranate Exfoliating Mask – This exfoliating mask removes dead skin cells to reveal a brighter and smoother texture. Loaded with anti-oxidants, this mask will balance the skin in all the proper ways.

About $50
Astara Nourishing Vitamin Mask – This multi vitamin mask is made to nourish depleted skin with a blend of nourishing botanicals and natural phospholipids. Effectively hydrates and promotes cell renewal for even tone and texture.

Once you have implemented a skincare routine, stick to it. Many products need time to adjust so don’t give up; your friends at are always here to help! Did you find this article helpful? Leave us a comment below. Don’t have Normal/Combination skin? Be sure to check out my other articles. Choose your skin type: Oily/Acne Prone or Dry/Sensitive. Coming soon: Beauty and Body Products!
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Products featured in this article: Philosophy Purity Made Simple, B. Kamins Vegetable Skin Cleanser, Avene Gentle Gel Cleanser, Z. Bigatti Re-Storation Champagne Gel Cleanser, La Roche Posay Thermal Spring Water, Kerstin Florian Rejuvenating Thermal Tonic, Pevonia Face Oil (Combination), PCA SKIN pHaze 23 A&C Synergy Serum, RoC Age Diminishing Day Cream, Kinerase Pro Therapy Defense Lotion SPF 30, Neutrogena Anti-Oxidant Age Reverse Night Cream, BABOR Perfect Combination Night Cream, Murad Pomegranate Exfoliating Mask, Astara Nourishing Vitamin Mask.



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