The Nighttime Skincare Routine for Acne Prone Skin

  • September 1, 2023
  • 6 Minutes

Last updated on 10/12/2023 by Souhela Ferrah

Acne prone skin requires special care and attention to maintain it healthy, and I’ve found that a nighttime skincare routine for acne is of major importance in this battle. Because of its multifactorial triggers, specific strategies and treatments can be implemented to help clear the skin of breakouts. An expert panel comprising ten dermatologists noticed that, although acne was the main reason patients visited them, there needs to be more practical guidance on the adjunctive role of cleansing, moisturizing, and photoprotection (UV rays): a holistic skincare routine is essential to improve the patient’s living conditions. This is why we have created the perfect and easy-to-follow nightly skincare routine that will leave your skin clean, healthy, vibrant, and glowing while using only natural ingredients.

Essential steps for an effective Nighttime Skincare Routine

When faced with a colossal problem, its magnitude can easily engulf us, leaving us with a sense of helplessness. However, by comprehending the problem, dissecting it into more manageable segments, and tackling each component separately, we transform something immense into something within our grasp. This principle holds true even when it comes to dealing with acne.

This routine encompasses essential steps to cleanse, tone, hydrate, and nourish your skin, using natural ingredients that promote its health and radiance. In this guide, we will focus on the specific steps of this effective nighttime skincare routine, introducing you to high-quality products by Fields of Yarrow that are formulated to target acne and address common skin concerns

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super c spirulina and moringa claryfing cleanser made with botanical ingredients

Step 1: Cleansing

Start your nighttime skincare routine for acne by thoroughly cleansing your skin. The Spirulina & Moringa Clarifying Cleanser is a revolutionary way to cleanse deep and fully hydrate your skin. Our exclusive blend of plant-based ingredients, such as spirulina extract, dragon fruit extract, passion fruit extract, moringa extract, and prickly pear extract, provides powerful antioxidants to help fight off environmental stressors and leave your skin looking and feeling healthy. The added salicylic acid gently exfoliates your skin, unclogging pores and allowing you to achieve that beautiful, natural glow you’ve been looking for.

Hibiscus & Rosella cleanser by fields of yarrow

Step 2: Double Cleansing, just in case.

Double cleansing is an essential step to ensure a deep cleanse. Our Hibiscus and Rosella Clarifying oil-to-milk Cleansing is a powerful clarifying cleansing treatment. Our favorite oil-to-milk vitamin C-rich cleansing oil breaks down buildup and dissolves makeup, revealing a brighter complexion without stripping the skin for a soft, supple, and fresh feeling. Powered by nourishing-dense oils providing vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants to give you a smooth, flexible, and healthy-looking complexion and reduce acne scars and other blemishes.

Papaya & Moringa for nighttime skincare routine for acne by fields of yarrow

Step 3: Toning and Balancing

After cleansing, restoring the skin’s pH balance and protecting it against damaging free radicals is essential. The Papaya & Moringa Brightening Essence is a toner packed with a powerful blend of vitamin-rich fruit extracts and antioxidants that protect the skin. Enriched with a vitamin blend of vitamin C, B3, and E, it provides a natural glow to your skin day after day.

Combined with Niacin amide to minimize pore appearanceregulate oil productiontreat hyperpigmentation, and minimize fine lines and wrinkles.


Field of Yarrow’s products are free of synthetic dyes, fragrances, and preservatives, and all of our ingredients are ethically sourced, plant-based, and organic.

Eau de fleur by fields of yarrow, soothing and hydrating for acne treatment

Step 4: Hydrating & Exfoliating

Hydration is crucial for all skin types, including acne prone skin. Eau de Fleur is a daily hydrating boosting mist that plumps and hydrates the skin to the deepest layers, formulated with hyaluronic acid and natural humectants like Glycerin, Aloe Vera, and Rosewater. Our Hydrating Floral Essence is reinforced with a potent marriage of citric acid, salicylic acid, and citrus oils to gently exfoliate the upper layer of dead skin cells to help clean and decrease pores, even skin tone, soften, and smooth the skin.

Super C drops revitalizing serum made with natural ingredients

Step 5: Boosting & Brightening

With the ultimate serum: C-COMPLEX DROPS Revitalizing Serum. Made with a powerhouse blend of 8% of easily absorbed Vitamin C, Dragon Fruit, and Hibiscus extract to brighten the complexion and Jicama, Moringa extract, Black Tea ferment, Irish Moss, and Allantoïn to deeply hydrate the skin and deliver maximum benefits leaving the skin feeling vibrant, refreshed and with a naturally radiant glow. A lightweight and non-greasy formula packed with natural antioxidant ingredients that protect the skin against environmental damage, helps correct uneven skin tone, and minimizes the appearance of acne scarring, making it perfect in a skincare routine for acne.

Image of a serum stick by fields of yarrow, made with natural ingredients for skincare, optimal for acne

Step 6: Targeted Treatment (and everywhere else as well)

Some particular areas of the face and neck might need some extra help. Our Basil & Cassia Antioxidant Face Serum Stick is a touchless solid serum stick, ideal for on-the-go skincare and targeted treatment. A hydrating and silky serum that moisturizessootheshydrates, and plumps with hyaluronic acid and natural humectants. Enriched with multi-targeted active ingredients that firm, brighten, and illuminate to restore a comfortable, healthy appearance. Remember that you can use this serum

Marigold & Moringa treatment for acne made of natural ingredients

Step 7: Nourishing & Enjoying

Our Marigold & Moringa Night Treatment Oil is the cherry on top of the perfect nighttime skincare routine for acne. It contains antioxidants that help repair your skin from environmental harm and keep your complexion looking young and healthy. Marigold profoundly soothes the skin, while Moringa Oil and Extract are packed with fatty acids and Vitamins A, B, C, and E to help nourish the skin. Safflower Oil is a gentle moisturizer and helps soften the skin. Hibiscus tones and exfoliates; Allantoin can help soothe and hydrate dry skin. Finally, Kombucha is a natural source of lactic acid, which helps renew the skin.

Natural Skincare Products included in this Skincare Routine for Acne

Irrespective of the severity of your acne, all dermatologists invariably recommend incorporating a nightly skincare routine into your regimen. At Fields of Yarrow, we understand the significance of this practice, which is why we have dedicated our mission to crafting impeccable products tailored to address your skin concerns, promoting a healthy, natural glowing beauty.

For an in-depth analysis of the multifactorial triggers of acne and to learn effective treatment options check out our guide: The Science Behind Acne: Understanding the Causes and Treatments.


Can a proper nighttime skincare routine help reduce acne breakouts?
Yes, a consistent nighttime skincare routine can help reduce acne breakouts by keeping the pores clean, managing excess oil production, and providing the skin with necessary hydration and nourishment.
Is it necessary to cleanse the face before applying nighttime skincare products for acne-prone skin?
Absolutely, cleansing the face before applying nighttime skincare products is essential to remove dirt, oil, and impurities that can clog the pores and contribute to acne breakouts.
How often should one exfoliate as part of their nighttime skincare routine for acne-prone skin?
Exfoliation should be done in moderation for acne-prone skin. It is recommended to exfoliate 1-2 times per week using a gentle exfoliant to avoid irritation and overstimulation of the skin.
Are there any specific ingredients or formulations to look for in nighttime skincare products for acne-prone skin?

Yes. You can find here a comprehensive list of natural ingredient to look for in skincare products for acne prone skins. Natural Compounds, plants and flowers such as Tea Tree, Witch Hazel, Aloe Vera, Salicylic Acid and more have properties that fight bacteria efficiently, while reducing inflammation and acting as pore astringents.

Can moisturizing be beneficial for acne-prone skin in a nighttime routine?

Yes, moisturizing is essential for acne-prone skin, even at night. Opt for lightweight, oil-free, and non-comedogenic moisturizers that provide hydration without clogging the pores. All of Fields of Yarrow's oil are produced utilizing minuscule molecules, which won't clog your pores.

About the Author

Souhela Ferrah
Souhela Ferrah

Researcher, mom and founder of Fields of Yarrow

Growing up in the south of France, Souhela Ferrah was surrounded by flower fields. As the daughter of a pharmacist, and with her educational background as chemist, she grew up with a strong affinity with nature and understood its power very well. Thanks to her family, her hometown and her travels around the world, she found inspiration in natural healers, herbalists and nature itself. And this was enough to motivate her to start the awarded honest skincare brand, Fields of Yarrow.
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