How to Build Your Best Skincare Routine - Pink Moon

How to Build Your Best Skincare Routine

Healthy, skin isn’t always the sole result of great genes. While you should always celebrate the skin you’ve been blessed with, if you’d like to boost your complexion, start by elevating your beauty routine.

You might have already come across a dizzying array of options available and opinions on what is the best skincare routine that might have made it difficult to know what’s actually right for you. At, we’ve taken a unique approach to help you navigate through the sea that is eco beauty. In our shop, you won’t find the option to shop by “concern” but rather filters that recognize the fact that your skin, just like your life and personal needs, is constantly evolving. Let’s dive into it. 

Skin Condition  

Did you know that as you go through life, your skin changes? Stress, pregnancy, a new diet or even the time of year, these are all factors that play a role in your complexion. Your skin lives in seasons, that’s why we’ve chosen to focus on conditions instead of types for your best skincare routine.

Dry: Some signs of dry skin include tightness, flaking and irritation. It’s usually assumed that when skin is thirsty, it needs more water. However, to address this condition, your skin actually needs an oil-based product that is thicker and more moisturizing. 

Combination-Dry: When your face feels dry and flaky, but only in certain areas. Apply a soothing, cream-based moisturizer to calm irritation and any redness. 

Balanced: This is when your skin doesn’t feel oily or dehydrated and you don’t have any excess shine or see any dry patches. While your skin may need less maintenance when it’s feeling balanced, we recommend keeping your skincare routine consistent to keep your complexion happy and healthy. 

Combination-Oily: Sometimes your skin might only be oily in one area, such as your T-zone (this includes your chin, nose and forehead). Opt for a toning mist to help bring back overall balance to your complexion.

Oily: When your body experiences a fluctuation in hormone levels, you may notice some extra shine and the appearance of breakouts. During this period, reach for a gentle exfoliator to get rid of dead skin cells and prevent your pores from getting clogged.

Phase of Life

Similar to the moon, life comes in phases. Adapt to each stage with the best skincare routine possible. With the right attention, you can help support your skin and mind through these changes. 

Tween & Teen: A selection of products that address acne and sebum levels to support hormonal changes on the skin.

Womanhood: In this collection, you’ll find options that work to protect your skin's health while encouraging healthy aging throughout your adult life.

Pregnancy & early motherhood: Multitaskers to help mom save time and relax. These products are all formulated with ingredients that are safe for pregnancy and breastfeeding (everything is either essential oil free or has less than 1% dilution of essential oils).

Peri/menopause & beyond: Our most nourishing collection to help hydrate and support your skin as you transition to this new phase.

My skin's journey to… 

Some days your skin feels a little different. It might be drier than usual or you might feel like you want a little extra dewy glow. On the other hand, you might be looking to restore your skin for the long term. That’s where choosing your journey comes in. 

A soothed complexion: Products crafted with ingredients that reduce redness and calm irritation.

An even skin tone: Select this option if you’re looking for products that help even out skin tone as well as lighten the appearance of scars and dark spots.

Clear skin: Experiencing acne? In this category, you can choose from products that work to balance the production of sebum and decongest your pores.

Healthy aging: We’re not a fan of anti-aging around here. Instead, we offer you products crafted with ingredients that protect and nourish to encourage a beautiful, healthy complexion as you go through life.

Hydration: Here you’ll find options that work to replenish your thirsty skin and maintain a smooth, even complexion.

Radiance: Keep your skin gleaming with the glow boosters in this curation. 


Beyond your skin, you also have your own unique lifestyle choices. Choose from Essential oil free, Vegan, Gluten free, Low waste, Picks for Men and TSA approved.

Last but not least, it’s important to note that no matter your skin, your routine should always include these steps: 

Morning- cleanse, hydrate, moisturize, sun protection

Evening- cleanse, mask, hydrate, (optional: treat), moisturize

Optional- mask and/or exfoliate 2-3 times a week (less if your skin is sensitive)

Are you currently creating your best skincare routine yet? Let’s schedule a skincare consultation! Send us an email to set up a time for a live video chat where you can go through your goals and your options with a real person, not a chat bot! You can also opt for a virtual consultation.