How to Layer Your Skincare

How to Layer Your Skincare

Skincare products become even more effective when applied in layers. We explain why in this blog post.

In our fast-paced age, multifunctional care products are naturally very popular. Mornings are a rush – and the skin care ritual also has to be compressed. Did you know, however, that skin care products work best and complement each other when applied in layers? Susanne Kaufmann has structured the recipes of her skin and body care line so that their effective ingredients enhance each other, making them five to eight times more effective than conventional care products. This so-called ‘layering’ is easy to implement and you’ll enjoy its effects in no time at all. Using this method can create a wonderful compact care ritual at the start or end of the day. Today we give you a quick insight into how layering can be applied.

Cleansing

The basic requirement for effective care is that the products you choose satisfy your skin’s needs. The first step, before you start layering, is thorough cleansing – morning and night. Whether a Soothing Cleansing Milk or a Purifying Cleansing Gel is the right product for you depends on the condition of your skin: Especially sensitive or dry skin enjoys a gentle cleansing milk. For normal to greasy skin, a cleansing gel is best. The final cleansing step is a toner or face toner. This should have caring properties for sensitive skin and clarifying properties for combination skin.

Layering

A rule of thumb when layering is to start with the lightest product and wait one or two minutes between layers to allow the products to work.

Layer #1: Base serum. Its highly effective ingredients are best absorbed by cleansed skin to create an effective base for the next layer. Susanne Kaufmann recommends the Nutrient Serum as a base serum for dry or dehydrated skin, the Purifying Serum for blemished skin, or the Protection Serum for irritated, reddened couperose skin.

Layer #2: Special serum. Whether initial signs of wrinkles, pigment spots or sun damage – the second layer is all about the special serum. The Hyaluron Serum from Susanne Kaufmann delivers long-lasting moisture and firming. Demanding skin is cared for with the plant-based, anti-ageing ingredient of the Rejuvenating Power Serum.

Layer #3: Eye care. Gently apply the Susanne Kaufmann Rejuvenating Eye Cream onto the skin, working from the centre outward. This eye care is also superbly suited for a weekly eye mask. For this, apply a slightly thicker layer of product and allow to absorb completely.

Layer #4: Day or regeneration care. The moisturising day care or rich regeneration care locks in the previous layers, allowing the serums to work even more effectively.

Layer #5: Sun protection. Your morning care ritual ends with a light sun protection product. To ensure it delivers its full effect, it should be applied as the final layer.

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Previously named: Cleansing Milk
Soothing Cleansing Milk

This product was previously known as Cleansing Milk.
A gentle yet effective soothing cleansing milk to clarify, soothe and brighten the skin. Developed to remove dirt and make-up, its mild formula is ideal for dry and sensitive skin. The 250ml size bottle is refillable. Refills will be available to purchase from July.

Gentle skin cleanser

Removes eye make up

Does not dry out your skin

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Soothing Cleansing Milk

Soothing Cleansing Milk

$47

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Soothing Cleansing Milk
$47
Previously named: Cleansing Gel
Purifying Cleansing Gel

This product was previously known as Cleansing Gel.
A purifying cleansing gel to refresh and balance the skin and gently wash away dirt and make-up without drying. The perfect first step in your daily skincare routine. The 250ml size bottle is refillable. Refills will be available to purchase from July.

Gentle skin cleanser

Removes eye make up

Antibacterial

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Purifying Cleansing Gel

Purifying Cleansing Gel

$47

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Purifying Cleansing Gel
$47
Previously named: Nutrient Concentrate Skin Smoothing
Nutrient Serum

This product was previously known as Nutrient Concentrate skin smoothing.
A skin-smoothing facial serum developed with a blend of nutrient-rich botanical extracts to deeply moisturise and nourish skin, leaving it look rejuvenated.

Moisturising booster

Stimulates regeneration process

Supports collagen structure

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Nutrient Serum

Nutrient Serum

$156

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Nutrient Serum
$156
Previously named: Active Agent Concentrate Clarifying
Purifying Serum

This product was previously known as Active Agent Concentrate clarifying.
A highly effective serum developed to clarify skin to help treat the signs of congested skin, fight impurities and remove excess oil for a clearer, more even complexion.

Reduces skin impurities

Antibacterial

Hydrates and soothes

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Purifying Serum

Purifying Serum

$110

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Purifying Serum
$110
Previously named: Active Agent Concentrate Rosacea
Protection Serum

This product was previously known as Active Agent Concentrate rosacea.
An intensive treatment serum developed to calm and cool signs of redness, rosacea and irritation and to moisturise sensitive skin.

Reduces skin redness and irritation

Anti-inflammatory

Regulates the metabolism of the skin

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Protection Serum

Protection Serum

$110

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Protection Serum
$110
Previously named: Hyaluron Serum Moisturising
Hyaluron Serum

This product was previously known as Hyaluron Serum moisturising.
A deeply hydrating serum that delivers long-lasting moisture to the skin and helps reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, for a smoother, plumper, more lifted complexion.

Pure moisture

Visibly reduces lines and wrinkles

Replenishes the skin's moisture reserves

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Hyaluron Serum

Hyaluron Serum

$169

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Hyaluron Serum
$169
Previously named: Intensive Power Serum Line A
Rejuvenating Power Serum

This product was previously known as Intensive Power Serum Line A.
A powerful, multi-tasking serum developed to fight the first signs of ageing, improve elasticity and smooth away fine lines and wrinkles to leave skin visibly rejuvenated.

Reduces wrinkles

Increases elasticity

Strengthens cell membranes

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Rejuvenating Power Serum

Rejuvenating Power Serum

$319

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Rejuvenating Power Serum
$319
Previously named: Eye Cream Line A
Rejuvenating Eye Cream

This product was previously known as Eye Cream Line A.
A powerful eye cream developed to care for the delicate skin around the eyes, help smooth away fine lines and wrinkles and reduce puffiness and the look of dark circles for firmer-looking skin.

Reduces wrinkles

Reduces puffiness

Removes dark circles

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Rejuvenating Eye Cream

Rejuvenating Eye Cream

$251

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Rejuvenating Eye Cream
$251
Previously named: Day Cream Line A
Rejuvenating Day Cream

This product was previously known as Day Cream Line A.
A powerful daily face cream created to protect skin against the first signs of ageing and visibly smooth and firm fine lines and wrinkles, leaving skin looking rejuvenated and supple.

Improves elasticity

Stimulates cell regeneration

Improves the skin’s resistance to free radicals

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Rejuvenating Day Cream

Rejuvenating Day Cream

$264

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Rejuvenating Day Cream
$264

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