Review: ARK Skincare

My parents instilled in me from an early age to take care of my skin – and while I haven’t always heeded their advice (and as a result, have had my fair share of sunburns) – I do my best to keep my face protected! Even if that means getting carded until I’m 40 and staying out of the sun basically the entire summer before my wedding ๐Ÿ˜‰

Enter: ARK Skincare. ARK is a British skincare brand with products that treat skin by age and skin concern. For reviewing purposes, they sent me Age Protect Moisturiser and Pro Remove Pre Cleanse – and I’m obsessed.

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First of all, I love love love that they arrange their products by age. As explained on ARK’s website:

There are two main transition periods in the aging process where there is a dramatic shift in hormone production and a significant change in the way the body functions: late 20s to early 30s and late 50s to early 60s. ARK has looked at the skin externally and internally during these periods, to create three age-specific product ranges, which support skin with the optimum level of nourishment and skin-perfecting ingredients.

Makes perfect sense, right? I think so.

Okay, let’s talk about the moisturiser. Which I’m spelling with an s because it’s coming from England ๐Ÿ˜‰ Obviously.

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Love:

  • it isn’t a regular pump bottle
  • it’s hydrating without feeling greasy
  • it has soothing ingredients
  • my face feels happier!

Maybe Don’t Love So Much:

  • no SPF!

Really that’s all. If this moisturiser also included SPF, it would be my favorite ever, without question. The pros absolutely outweigh the cons over all, but as a brand that’s all about protecting your skin, I was surprised by the lack of sun care!


And now for the Pro Remove / Pre Cleanse product! Which I definitely thought was Pro Remove Pro Cleanse until 3 minutes ago, but that’s alright. This stuff is kind of super awesome.

This innovative product is the first step in our powerful cleansing routine. The multi-fruit lipid blend dissolves every last trace of daily grime, excess sebum and make-up โ€“ even waterproof mascara โ€“ while nourishing and soothing skin with a blend of natural ingredients.

Reading the directions is important with this cleanser/makeup remover – you first apply it to your face without water. I didn’t follow the directions the first time. I was just too excited, okay?!

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Love:

  • ingredients that fight acne, and sensitivity
  • removes waterproof mascara
  • doesn’t leave my skin feeling too dry
  • I don’t have to scrub hard to feel like it’s working

Maybe Don’t Love So Much:

  • it stung my eyes ๐Ÿ™ but that’s my fault.

Whew. Lots of goodness. ARK also has a variety of serums should you prefer to treat your skin by specific problem rather than age. I don’t know about you, but my eyes are drawn to the anti-redness serum. There’s only so much concealer can do! ๐Ÿ˜›

Anyway, I’m looking forward to continuing to use these products as a system to keep my face looking and feeling its best – especially as we start getting into the cooler/dryer months. Thanks again, ARK!

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  1. Interesting re Ark products. I agree you should really look after your skin. When you get past the 60’s it surely is too late. I’m grateful now I had such greasy skin I hated as teen and 20’s but now I have to be disciplined particularly at night and in the heat of our summers to go for (the old lady moisturisers!!)…..Hard to come to terms with that… you can be in the (why would she care kind of basket.) Time now for you to have a good routine and keep with it. Thanks for info I like the look of Ark. Cheers!

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