What is a Gritty Beauty Routine?

The Gritty Beauty Routine is a complete skincare regimen the heals the skin, treats acne, corrects scarring and discoloration from acne, and super-charges natural anti-aging!

If you have tried everything to clear your acne, including: 

  • Accutane
  • Retin-A
  • Tetracycline
  • Benzoyl Peroxide
  • Peels
  • Hormonal Birth Control
  • Laser
  • Facials with extractions
  • Spironolactone
  • Erythromycin
  • Professional Skincare Products
  • Natural Beauty
  • Diets, detoxes, homemade skincare, and essential oils

...Then you need a Gritty Beauty Routine!

It's just good consistent skincare that follows these rule:

  • Non-comedogenic (mostly)... including skincare, makeup, haircare, and sunscreen
  • Barrier health first... which needs to be constantly maintained
  • Avoiding known triggers... these can be different for everyone
  • Strategic use of actives and vitamins... this is trial and error which could last several months to figure out
  • Personalized to your skin needs and goals!
Do you recommend all natural products?

We do not rely on marketing to convince us if a product is natural or green, we look at ingredients. Unfortunately, it's rare to find good skincare products that meet our criteria in the natural beauty space. Beauty products that are good for the skin will be good for the body. That is why ALL products we approve will automatically be pregnancy and nursing-safe.

Do you recommend vegan and cruelty-free products?

Yes, most ingredients that come from animals will always create acne. All the products in the Gritty Beauty Shop are cruelty-free.

What brands do you recommend?
Selected Roccoco, AnteAGE, TIZO, NeoGenesis, Saian, and Mirabella products are available in the Gritty Beauty Shop. If you would like access to more products, become a Gritty Beauty Member!