Kim Duong, HelloGiggles
Cleanse, moisturize, sleep, repeat—or not. From the 18-product maximalists to the one-and-done movers and shakers, everybody’s skincare routine differs. In A.M. to P.M., we explore the morning and evening routines of people with different skincare concerns, from targeting acne to embracing vegan beauty.
Skin Type: Combination
Skin Concerns: Congestion, dryness, uneven skin tone
Growing up, I was never really aware of my skin. TBH, I was one of those girls who never wore foundation and rarely ever got a blemish. Back then, my skincare routine consisted of just splashing cold water on my face and using a random drugstore cleanser in the shower. But those days are long gone.
I developed hormonal acne, a picking habit, and hyperpigmentation in my early twenties. I tried dozens of skincare products, usually whatever made it onto Sephora’s bestseller list, but none of them worked long-term. My skin