Wash with mild, soap-free cleansers to remove dirt and makeup.
Apply serums and targeted essences to help defend skin from free radicals that accelerate signs of aging.
Choose oil-free moisturizers and lightweight eye gels to keep your skin soft and refreshed.
Defend against daily damage with essentials like supplements and sunscreen.
“Thoroughly wash all makeup off every night, no matter how tired I am; definitely use a good moisturizer; and always, always, every day, use SPF!!” —MsUSA
“Lip care is skincare too! Be sure to use a good lip balm/treatment because lips definitely show signs of aging.” —CookieGirl1
“Consider doing regular facial massages at home. It doesn't have to be long, just two minutes. When you apply your moisturizer, massage in an upward and outward motion; don't forget your neck too.” —mmmiu
“The delicate skin under your eyes needs special care—use an eye cream!” —sparkles0913
“Wear sunscreen daily and smile more, because lines developed from smiling are what truly make you beautiful as you age. And do try to get more sleep. You know you need it no matter how well your concealer works ;)” — heartsmyface
Handle breakouts and hormonal changes, plus protect against future skincare problems with our lineup of customized solutions for young adults going into their 20s and those who are already there. From dependable cleansers to game-changing supplements, we’ve got you covered.
Shopping for a new cleanser? We carry high-performing products that help even out your skin tone, calm irritation, replenish dryness, and so much more. Take your pick from soothing balms, clarifying products, and lightly foaming solutions like the The INKEY List Salicylic Acid Cleanser. Designed to free your skin from dirt and makeup, this powerful pick penetrates deeply to minimize the look of breakouts and blackheads. Your 20s are also a good time to start getting better about removing your makeup at night, and we have cleansers that will help seamlessly melt away your most stubborn formulas while adding hydration and soothing irritation.
Made to instantly blur and refine pores, the Glow Recipe’s Strawberry BHA Pore-Smooth Blur Drops keep excess shine at bay and promote a smoother soft-focus glow you’ll love. We also recommend checking out a high-quality Vitamin C. Designed to boost radiance and balance out your skin tone, the Sephora Collection’s Ultra Glow Serum: Glow & Strengthen Vitamin C Serum includes peptides from marine algae that promote a tightening effect.
Exfoliation is also crucial in your 20s, and we have plenty of dependable formulas to try like the Paula’s Choice Skin Perfecting 2% BHA Liquid Exfoliant. Made with 2 percent salicylic acid, this fan favorite quickly eliminates dead skin and buildup to leave you with a dramatically smoother and clearer-looking complexion.
Searching for a new moisturizer? We recommend going for lightweight formulas with refreshing results and steering clear of harsh products, which can end up drying you out. Our hand-picked creams and gels will help you maintain hydration for the long haul. For those with oily and combination skin, we’ve got you covered with plenty of oil-free picks. These light and hydrating formulas help promote a smoother-looking complexion without the feel of heaviness and greasiness.
A strong skincare routine young people in their 20s(ish) should also incorporate a solid SPF, like the Supergoop! Glowscreen Sunscreen SPF 40 PA with Hyaluronic Acid & Niacinamide. In addition to featuring broad-spectrum actives, this formula offers blue light protection and gives your skin a stunning glow.