15 skincare essentials you’ll find at your local chemist
From a cleanser to retinol
In uncertain times of social distancing, we’re all doing our best to hold on to the simple rituals to keep our spirits high. For me, following a daily skincare regimen makes me feel like I have some control in life. Research too, suggests that following a routine, especially in the times of a crisis, eases stress and anxiety. Doing my skincare injects some semblance of normalcy into my day, and makes it easier for me to get things done.
Now, knowing that the shopping websites and stores I frequent won’t be accessible, I was thrown in a dilemma. What would I do if my favourite cleanser ran out? How would I manage without my trusty moisturiser? I reached out to Dr Kiran Sethi, founder and dermatologist at Isya Aesthetics for beauty advice on dependable skincare that’s available at the local chemist. Browse through the gallery for her top picks.