For Hartman, there are three non-negotiable things when it comes to a skincare routine: SPF, antioxidant and retinol. “These are the three ingredients that everyone needs; they are the most studied and the ones that we know will have benefits in the future, “he told HuffPost. “After that, you tailor any additional steps in your regimen to your specific needs.”
Apply SPF and antioxidant serum in the morning, and retinol (right now it’s Arazlo) In the evening. “In the morning it’s all about protection, so antioxidants will help defend against free radicals that cause collagen breakdown and sunscreen gives you that level of armor on the outside so you won’t be affected by UV light and visible “. Hartman said. “The night is all about restoration and replenishment, so I want to hydrate and give my skin time to begin the rejuvenation and exfoliation process while I rest.”
Hartman Routine Products and Favorites
Even before washing his face, Hartman uses Cyspera. “It is a novel pigment corrector that does not contain hydroquinone which, in my opinion, evens out skin color and discoloration in a way that appears more natural, is safe and can be used sustainably for maintenance, unlike the hydroquinone, ”he said. Hartman explained that hydroquinone, which is used to lighten dark areas of the skin like age spots, melasma or acne scars, is powerful and should be used as a spot treatment. “It can cause halo hypopigmentation or lighter skin around dark skin, which only highlights dark skin; Cyspera doesn’t do that.”
Hartman waits about 15 minutes after applying Cyspera to wash his face and allow time for the active ingredients to absorb into the skin. In the shower, he cleanses his skin with SkinCeuticals LHA Cleansing Gel. “This cleanser has polyhydroxy acids that unclog pores, help control oil, stop breakouts and even skin tone,” Hartman said. “It also offers some hydroxy acid benefits to combat aging.”
Once out of the shower, Hartman applies his serum, SkinCeuticals Silymarin CF. “It’s a new antioxidant from SkinCeuticals that has salicylic acid and silymarin (which is derived from milk thistle) and helps with fat control,” he said. “It still has vitamin C and ferulic acid, as its flagship product CE Ferulic, but it is more aimed at people who have skin prone to acne and oil ”. He adds that the salicylic acid hit in this product provides anti-acne and anti-aging benefits.
Then apply Skinbetter Science InterFuse Eye Treatment Cream. Hartman notes that this eye cream is a commonplace for common concerns. “Provides hydration, has a little caffeine to help with discoloration and puffiness, and helps with fine lines and wrinkles.”
After that, Hartman gets Vichy Mineral 89. “It’s like a glass of cold water and it always feels very refreshing,” he said. “It helps to combat any irritation or redness that I am dealing with. It has 15 different minerals and it is fortified with that volcanic Vichy water ”.
Hartman tops off his morning routine with ISDIN Eryfotona Actinica. “It is an SPF product that only has zinc, but does not leave a white tint on my brown skin.”
Founder of Allenby Cosmetic Dermatology in Delray Beach, Florida