How To Choose Your Skinstitut 5 A-Day System

The 5 A-Day System and Your Skin Type Simplified

Selecting the right products can be difficult, especially if you’re unsure which products are suited to your skin type. Let’s take a look at Skinstitut‘s 5 a-day programme –  a nifty tool to help you navigate Skinstitut‘s wide array of cleansers, exfoliators, serums, moisturisers, mists and masks. Skinstitut will make sure you’re using the right products for your skin!

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What is the Skinstitut 5 A-Day Programme?

Skinstitut’s 5 a-day programme is an easy to use consultation tool which allows you to discover your own personalised 5 a-day routine in a matter of minutes. All it takes is a few simple steps to cover all your anti-ageing, brightening, calming, clearing and hydrating skin needs.

The 5 a-day programme is based on the principle of five individual products for five individual skin concerns – ageing, dullness, reactive/sensitive skin, acne and dryness/dehydration.

  1. Cleanse

  2. Exfoliate

  3. Correct

  4. Hydrate

  5. Protect

Click Here To Take Skinstitut's 5 A-Day Survey


The intensity of Skinstitut’s range of products is categorised in levels:

  • Low Intensity products are suitable for sensitive and reactive skin types

  • Medium Intensity products are suitable for normal skins

  • High Intensity products are generally suited to tolerant skin types, or to treat such conditions as acne.


Step 1: Which Intensity Is My Skinstitut Cleanser?

Low: Skinstitut Gentle Cleanser

Medium: Skinstitut L-Lactic Cleanser

High: Skinstitut Glycolic Cleanser 12%


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Step 2: How Intense Is My Skinstitut Exfoliator?

Low: Skinstitut Enzymatic Micro Peel

High: Skinstitut Glycolic Scrub 14%


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Step 3: How Intense Is My Skinstitut Corrector?

Low: Skinstitut Multi-Active Oil & Skinstitut Multi-Active Mist

Medium: Skinstitut Rejuvenate 15Skinstitut Even Blend Serum & Skinstitut Eye Believe

High: Skinstitut Ultra Firming Eye & Neck Cream  & Skinstitut Retinol


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Step 4: How Intense Is My Skinstitut Hydrator?

Low: Skinstitut Moisture Defence - Normal SkinSkinstitut Moisture Defence - Ultra Dry & Skinstitut Moisture Defence - Oily Skin

Medium: Skinstitut Hydrating Mask


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Step 5: How Intense Is My Skinstitut Protector?

Low: Skinstitut Age Defence SPF50+

Medium: Skinstitut Laser Aid

High: Skinstitut Repair Balm


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