Ah the Inkey List! I feel like this is a brand many of us have tried and have (hopefully) been pretty impressed with. Firstly; they're super affordable and accessible, and secondly; their overall approach to skincare is really user-friendly. You certainly won't have any questions about where to slot these products into your routine, something you may run into a few Qs about when purchasing from similar brands such as the Ordinary. I was lucky enough to receive these products in PR, but honestly I would 100% spend my money on them again! 

Oat Cleansing Balm // Now this one I did buy with my own money and have already repurchased! I was on the hunt for a new balm cleanser that didn't break the bank and ticks all of the boxes when it comes to a good effective makeup remover. I love how gentle this is on the face and eyes, you don't need to worry about any irritation with this one thanks to the oat. It's very moisturising, though I always follow up with my full skincare routine anyway, but my skin never feels tight or dry after using this. 

Fulvic Acid Brightening Cleanser // Next up is another cleanser which acts more of a second cleanse in the evening or the first step in my morning routine. This is aimed at brightening the skin and evening out the complexion. I love this in the morning especially as I do feel like it really helps to liven up my dull skin and add a little more luminosity. Don't be put off by the word acid - it's very gentle and also contains Aloe which is great for more sensitive skin. 

2% Hyaluronic Acid // This is a cult favourite from the range and I too absolutely love how this works on the skin. For treating dehydrated skin HA is a fab ingredient that I always reach for when I want my skin to appear more plump and hydrated. This is a very simple, fuss free formula, but it delivers excellent results. I always apply this on damp skin (as recommended) and it sinks in beautifully leaving my skin ready for moisturiser. 

10% Niacinamide // This is an ingredient I haven't really played around with too much until this entered my skincare stash. This is another serum step that I love to team up with vitamin C - the two both help to brighten the skin and fade any dark spots / pigmentation. Niacinamide is also known for controlling oil, something I will most certainly need as we move into the summer months! This particular formula does also contain 1% Hyaluronic Acid so it's nice and moisturising too.


Polyglutamic Acid Serum // This is another ingredient that is new to me and I've quickly become obsessed! This helps to lock in moisture and smooth the skin. It's kind of like a beefed up HA with smoothing benefits - sounds pretty great right? In the morning this creates a lovely base for makeup as it smoothes over any texture and plumps out fine lines. I don't think you would need both this and the HA serum in one routine, but they are both very lovely indeed! 

Symbright Moisturiser // I adore this moisturiser underneath makeup as well! It has a subtle pearlescent sheen that looks so dewy and beautiful on the skin. The formula feels like a lightweight lotion so it's very nourishing but doesn't feel heavy or too thick to use in the morning. This also contains Plum Extract (who knew that was a thing?!) and Red Alge to help moisturise and boost radiance. Apparently Plum Extract contains more vitamin c than an orange so it's got to be good! 

I would love to know your Inkey List favourites so please do drop any recommendations down in the comments! Their website contains so much helpful information on each product and how to build them into a routine so I would highly suggest stopping by to see what they recommend! https://uk.theinkeylist.com/ 

Thank you for reading!