The Highlight

Skincare 101 with John James

April 23, 2020 Taylor Krupinski

What’s your skincare routine? The always on-trend question with infinite answers. Great skin is hard to come by! Our Regional Makeup Expert, John James, gives us the ins and outs of everything it takes to get the skin that you want and deserve. John breaks down the steps of his nightly skincare routine and shares the secrets of his holy grail. See below for his tips, tricks, and product picks:

First, a lesson in Skincare 101

Looking to brighten and fade hyperpigmentation?: Try Vitamin C

Looking to add radiance to dull skin?: AHA’s

Looking to Sustain beauty (anti-age): Vitamin A

Looking to protect your investment?: SPF

John James’ Skincare Routine:

Double Cleanse 



  • DRUNK ELEPHANT T.L.C. Framboos Glycolic Night Serum
    • This has 12% AHA
      • glycolic plus (T) tartaric, (L) lactic, and (C) citric acids) exfoliates built-up dead skin cells, resurfacing dull, uneven skin for a smoother, brighter, more even-looking complexion.
      •  Salicylic Acid (BHA): Loosens sebum to unclog pores while soothing skin.

Eye Cream