139 Helpful Skincare Quotes To Keep Your Skin Glowing

These skincare quotes are short and perfect for Instagram, but they are also filled with information from doctors and other skincare experts.

You might be surprised to learn that the skin is the largest organ of the human body—which is only one reason that skincare is so vital.

Tell us your favorite skincare quote in the comment section below.

What are the benefits of reading these skincare quotes?

The purpose of skin is to protect the human body from things like bacteria, chemicals, and temperature extremes.

I always thought skincare was just an industry (and a little overrated) and constantly asked myself why I needed a skincare “routine.”

However, I learned that there are actually a few benefits to having a solid skincare routine.

Primarily, a good skincare routine helps your skin stay in good condition.

Basically, it is your way of protecting it!

An effective routine can help prevent:

  • Acne
  • Treat and prevent wrinkles
  • Help keep your skin looking its best (and more youthful)

Taking care of your skin also helps prevent skin problems.

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure and all that.

Who wouldn’t like the confidence boost you get from healthy glowing skin?

Keep reading through these skincare quotes and learn just what you should include in a skincare routine.

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Short skincare quotes

1. “Invest in your skin. It is going to represent you for a very long time.” — Linden Tyler

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2. “Be good to your skin. You’ll wear it every day for the rest of your life.” Renee Rouleau

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3. “Beautiful skin requires commitment, not a miracle.” — Erno Laszlo

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4. “Skincare must be good enough to eat!” — Joanna Runciman, The Radiant Woman’s Handbook

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5. “Sleep, drink water, and treat your skin.” — Georgia Louise

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6. “Loving your skin isn’t vanity, it’s sanity.” — Andre Gide

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7. “Good skincare is a lifetime commitment.” — Georgia Louise

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8. “Happiness is a habit. So is your skincare.” — Linden Tyler

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9. “Aging is a fact of life. Looking your age is not.” — Dr. Howard Murad

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10. “Every person should learn to be their own skincare expert” — Bobbi Brown

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11. You’re never too old to become younger.” – Mae West

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12. “Skin care is so important, and I’m the craziest person about it.” – Jeffree Star

13. “Filters are great, but skincare is better.” — Renee Rouleau

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14. “Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.” – Mark Twain

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15. “Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself.” – Coco Chanel

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16. “Skincare is like a workout for your skin.” ― Amit Kalantri

17. “Healthy skin is a reflection of overall wellness.” — Dr. Murad.

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18. “Makeup is the finishing touch, the final accessory.” – Marc Jacobs

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19. “The best thing is to look natural, but it takes makeup to look natural.” – Calvin Klein

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20. “Whether I am wearing lots of makeup or no makeup, I am always the same person inside.” – Lady Gaga

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Skincare quotes from celebrities

21. “Nature gives you the face you have at twenty; it is up to you to merit the face you have at fifty.” — Coco Chanel

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22. “I’m really into my skin looking naked. I’m trying to honor that my skin looks so good now and rock it.” — Lizzo

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23. “I’m a big believer in that if you focus on good skincare, you really won’t need a lot of make-up.” — Demi Moore

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24. “Facials are my biggest beauty indulgence. Looking good is about having a good base. It’s about taking care of your skin.” — Halle Berry

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25. “I wouldn’t mind spending a little more time and effort and money on good skincare.” — Catherine O’Hara

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26. “To me, beauty is natural beauty. If you are naturally yourself, you are beautiful.” – Young M.A

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27. “Your skin is the fingerprint of what is going on inside your body and all skin conditions.” — Dr. Georgiana Donadio

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28. “Glowing skin is a result of proper skincare. It means you can wear less makeup and let skin shine through.” — Michael Coulombe

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29. “Drink a bunch of water and get facials regularly. I take care of my skin.” — Angela Bassett

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30. “I can’t change the day I was born. But I can take care of my skin, my body, my mind, and try to live my life and be happy.”  Olivia Munn

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Skincare quotes about overall health

31. “It’s not just what substances you put on your skin. Inappropriate inflammation is rooted in diet, how you handle stress, how you rest, and your exposure to environmental toxins.” — Andrew Weil

32. “Take good care of your skin and hydrate. If you have good skin, everything else will fall into place.” — Liya Kebede

33. “What is your skin trying to tell you? Often the skin is a metaphor for deeper issues and a way for your body to send up a red flag to warn you that all is not well underneath.” — Dr. Judyth Reichenberg.

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34. “Your skin is an organ – you would never harm your heart or lungs in order to approve them. The same goes for skin.” – Dr. Dennis Gross

35. “For me, taking care of your skin is the most important step. You can cover it with all the makeup you have, and it’s still not as nice as beautiful skin.” — Astrid Berges-Frisbey

36. “Whenever I’m putting on skincare products… Sometimes it really feels like therapy. I’m taking care of my skin. I’m breathing in essential oils.” — Aimee

37. “If you want sweeter-looking skin, sidestep the sugar. Sugar and highly refined carbohydrates, including white bread, white rice, French fries, and sugar-laded soda, can increase acne.” — Leslie Baumann

38. “Self-care is an essential part of a healthy life. Essential oils figure in many at-home remedies to smooth the skin, soothe the spirit, and calm the mind.” — Amy Leigh Mercree, Essential Oils Handbook

39. “Be patient. Your skin took a while to deteriorate. Give it some time to reflect a calmer inner state.” — Jess C. Scott

40. “Massage is considered to be an effective method to strengthen the immune system, as it combines essential oil application with touch, entering through the largest organ in our bodies, our skin.” — Amy Leigh Mercree, Essential Oils Handbook

Skincare quotes from doctors, writers, and other skin experts

41. “Beauty is in the skin! Take care of it, oil it, clean it, scrub it, perfume it, and put on your best clothes, even if there is no special occasion, and you’ll feel like a queen.” — Fatima Mernissi

42. “Your skin has a memory. In ten, twenty, thirty years from now, your skin will show the results of how it was treated today. So treat it kindly and with respect.” — Jana Elston

43. “In a polite society, a well-maintained skincare routine is one of life’s great successes.” — Violet Grey

44. “Skincare is like dieting. You have to invest time and effort. There is no instant miracle cure.” — Karen Grant

45. “I encourage girls and women all over the world to love the skin they’re in! Strive to have healthy looking skin, not perfect looking skin.”  Stephanie Lahart

46. “The most valuable benefit of apple cider vinegar is that it helps to restore your skin’s natural pH balance.” — Amy Leigh Mercree, Apple Cider Vinegar Handbook

47. “Palmarosa is your skin’s friend. Because it stimulates cellular regeneration, it is helpful in the prevention of wrinkles and in the treatment of scars.” — Amy Leigh Mercree, Essential Oils Handbook

48. “Different skin types require different types of cleanser, but there is one common cleanser nobody should ever use: common bar soap.” — Anthony Youn, The Age Fix

49. “For most of us, the most common and unfortunate side effect of skin problems is isolation. And it’s hard for some of us to imagine that people can see the face – the person – behind the acne.” — Yancy Lael

50. “Real skin has texture, pores, and even the occasional blemish. The goal is healthy skin, not perfect skin.” — Sean Garrette

Skincare quotes to inspire you to look after your skin

51. “Don’t forget that healing takes time. Don’t expect to try meditation and a new skincare line and end up with perfect skin in a week. Give yourself the gift of time and patience.” Yancy Lael

52. “What was the one underlying cause of acne according to this patient, and to others who I talked to after that day? In patients’ minds, they were somehow to blame for this whole ordeal.” Aarti Patel

53. “I’d rather invest in my skin than a handbag.” Georgia Louise

54. “A smile is the best makeup any girl can wear.” Marilyn Monroe

55. I believe that all women are pretty without makeup – but with the right makeup can be pretty powerful. – Bobbi Brown

56. “Whether I’m wearing lots of makeup or no makeup, I’m always the same person inside.” – Lady Gaga

57. “Healthy skin is crucial for providing the right canvas for applying make up, to enhance natural beauty and create natural healthy looking skin.” – Caroline Frazer

58. “Look after yourself from within, and your beauty will shine through on your skin.” – Jana Elston

59. “Healthy skin is not an overnight process.” – Kelsea Ballerini

60. “Sixties models knew nothing about skin care.” – Marie Helvin

Skin Care Quotes To Help You Stick To The Routine

61. “A healthy skin assures a hearty smile.” ― Amit Kalantri

62. “Take care of your skin and your confidence will take care of itself.” ― Amit Kalantri

63. “Say good morning to your skin with this enchanting treat.” ― Amy Leigh Mercre

64. “We believe beautiful skin means healthy skin.” ― Alexa Smith

65. “Skin care is so much more important than makeup. Makeup is for when you’re having fun and going out. But your skin is forever.” — Halima Aden

66. “When it comes to skin care, I like to keep things simple. I’m not the type of person who runs out to have facials.” — Chyler Leigh

67. “Like, I’m hyper-conscious about going to bed on time, and doing my seven-step skin care routine at night.” — Gillian Jacobs

68. “I love skin care and actually wanted to be an esthetician for many years.” — Ashley Rickards

69. “Always wash your face before you go to bed – skin care is key.” — Kelsea Ballerini

Skincare Quotes To Help You Achieve a Glowing Skin

70. “I was looking for someone to formulate a skin care line I could use.” ― Connie Sellecca

71. “When I began my search for the perfect skin care to fight the aging process, I noticed that my sensitive skin was reacting horribly to any product I used.” ― Connie Sellecca

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72. “I’m trying to be good with my skin care now that I’m getting older. I really do think it’s from the inside – so exercise, hydration, sleep, sex.” ― Gwyneth Paltrow

73. “My mom always told me drinking water was the most important skin care tip. I also think the less you do to your skin the better. I’m a fan of simple and natural products.” ― Hailey Rhode Baldwin

74. “My own skin-care ritual is quite simple and straightforward; I don’t like a lot of fuss, surprisingly. My products are designed to make you look and feel better. I think there are a lot of men out there who want and need the same products.” ― Tom Ford

75. “Bronzer is a booster. Choose a shade that is one shade darker than your skin tone. It adds warmth and richness.” ― Sam Fine

76.”I keep up with everything in terms of health, fitness, nutrition, skin care, hair, nails. Really, everything. I’m an avid reader of every women’s health newsletter from every hospital in the country.” ― Evelyn Lauder

77. “Beauty is not in the face; Beauty is a light in the something you do daily.” ― Mike Murdock

78. “I’m mildly obsessed with skin care. I do a lot of masks at home, like Elisha Coy’s Korean Collagen masks. I also use an embarrassingly wide variety of facial creams.” ― Nina Arianda

79. “I cleanse my face no matter how tired I am or how many martinis I have had that night.” ― Romy Frydman

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80. “The best foundation is your glowing skin.” — Dr. Barbara Sturm

81. “Skin care is one of the most important things for the body and feeling good.” — Denise Bidot

82. “Look after yourself from within and your beauty will shine through on your skin.” — Shanina Shaik

83. “Good skin care is a lifetime commitment.” — Georgia Louise

84. “There’s an ideal beauty that is harder to define or understand, because it occurs not just in the body but where the body and the spirit meet and define each other.” — Ursula K. Le Guin

85. “Korean skin care is about the daily and nightly routine, and I do it religiously.” — Jessica Jung

86. “All the makeup in the world won’t make a difference without great skincare.” — Khloe Kardashian

87. “There are now skin products supposedly created with 24-karat gold extract. I guess if financial times got really tough, you could always pawn your own head.” — Gina Barreca

88. “Because I’ve been around forever and ever, like wallpaper, people ask me for secret… it’s the same with my skin care range; that’s out of necessity. As soon as I saw the first signs, I bought everything in the market.” — Lulu

89. “Beauty is an experience, nothing else. It is not a fixed pattern or an arrangement of features. It is something felt, a glow or a communicated sense of fineness.” — D. H. Lawrence

Skin Care Quotes To Give You Confidence About Your Skin

90. “Be happy with being you. Love your flaws. Own your quirks. And know that you are just as perfect as anyone else, exactly as you are.”— Ariana Grande

91. “My mother never wore makeup, but she taught me about inner beauty. She always told me to be kind to others and to be a good person.” — —

92. “I commend women who wake up 30, 40 minutes early to put on eyeliner. I think it’s ­beautiful. I’m just not that person.” ― Mila Kunis

93. “It takes alot to shine without makeup; it takes courage, strength, self-esteem and a good serum.” ― Hanya Marie

94. “A lot of people can do a killer eye, but if the foundation doesn’t look flawless and fresh, then you’re missing the whole point.” — Amber Valletta

95. “I like my skin best when it’s clean and glowy, and that comes from sleep, hydration, and happiness.” — Tracee Ellis Ross

96. “If society is hard on you, fight back by pampering your skin. Skin is political. Otherwise why would the imams order us to hide it?” ― Fatima Mernissi 

97. “I love wearing makeup! It’s just that if you choose not to wear it, that’s OK. And if you choose to wear it, that’s OK as well.” — Lilly Singh

98. “Live your Eyeliner, Breathe your Lipstick, and Kill for each other.” — Lady Gaga

99. “Do your squats eat, your vegetables, wear red lipstick, [and] don’t let boys be mean to you.” — Kendall Jenner

Skin Care Quotes You Should Not Ignore

100. “Taking care of your skin is more important than covering it up.” — Lady Gaga

101. “Beauty to me is about being comfortable in your own skin. That, or a kick-ass red lipstick.” – Gwyneth Paltrow

102. “Professional skincare treatments are like oil changes for your car. Get them regularly.” — Karen Grant

103. “Want beautiful skin? Consistency is the key.” — Georgia Louise

104. “I try to do simple but effective things to keep my skin looking healthy and flawless. I drink tons and tons of water. Also, I believe in eating right. You are what you eat.” — Anushka Sharma

105. “My skin care is really important.” — Leigh-Anne Pinnock

106. “Skin care is massively important to me. My mom instilled that into my brain from a pretty young age.” — Madelyn Cline

107. “Beauty is about being comfortable in your own skin. It’s about knowing and accepting who you are.” — Ellen DeGeneres

108. “It is right there, one of the first things people notice about us – our face.” — Yancy Lael

109. “I was never someone who was able to afford all of this skin care. You jump on some of the trends because you expect them to work, and when they don’t, it’s really disappointing.” — Tayshia Adams

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Skincare Quotes About Your Beauty

110. “If you don’t want to do skin care, fine, but at least put sunscreen on.” — Amber Liu

111. “I really like Neutrogena for skin care and CoverGirl makeup. I can’t stand heavy makeup. I feel like my skin can’t breathe, and CoverGirl is really light.” — Francia Raisa

112. “I believe more in looking after yourself than in doing make-up. So if it’s skin care versus make-up or taking care of your inner body instead of just looking good, choose the former.” — Rhea Chakraborty

113. “I am beautiful, that the texture of my hair and that the shape of my curves, the size of my lips, the color of my skin, and the feelings that I have are all worthy and okay.” — Tracee Ellis Ross

114. “Beauty is being comfortable and confident in your own skin.” — Iman

115. “By taking good care of your posture now, you will enjoy and savor lifelong health benefits and beauty.” — Cindy Ann Peterson

116. “Your cleanse-acid-serum routine is your outfit. Your moisturizer is your coat.” — Caroline Hirons

117. “Your skin is similar to a magic mirror—offering clues about your internal health.” — Dr. Trevor Cates

118. “Healthy skin is a reflection of overall wellness.” — Dr. Howard Murad

119. “Good skin is the start of any great look.” — Bobbi Brown

Timeless Skincare Quotes 

120. “For treating dry skin… a moisturizer is not enough.” — Sonya Dakar

121. “If you have good thoughts, they will shine out of your face like sunbeams, and you will always look lovely.” — Roald Dahl

122. “Using acid toners is like taking your face to the gym.” — Caroline Hirons

123. “Skincare is not superficial because it’s healthcare. When you have beautiful skin it’s a sign that you have a healthy mind and body.” — Jess Scott

124. “Say good morning to your skin with this enchanting treat.” — Amy Leigh Mercree

125. “I can’t change the day I was born, but I can take care of my skin, my body and my mind, and try to live my life and be happy.” — Olivia Munn

126. “Wash, wash, wash. Tone, tone, tone. Strip the oil, then add an oil-free moisturizer to replace the oil. This is how we’ve been taught to care for our skin.” — Yancy Lael

127. “I’ve learned pretty much everything from mom. She’s taught me a lot about just taking care of yourself – skin care, great makeup tricks. She’s very good at putting together that very effortless-style look.” — Alexa Ray Joel

128. “I’ve used Dermalogica skin care for years, ever since a friend who works in a spa told me it was better than anything you can get from a beauty counter.” — Debra Stephenson

129. “I switch my products so much, but right now, I’m really into organic skin care. I hope it’s here to stay.” — Elsa Hosk

130. “Your skin is your best accessory. Take good care of it.” ― Dr. Hilda Lawrence

131. “Your skin is the canvas of your body, so take good care of it.” ― Zoe Diana Draelos

132. “Love the skin you’re in, and take good care of it.” ― Karen A. Hantze

133. “Top Health Today is a blog related to health, beauty, skincare and lifestyle from which people can get any information related to their problems.” ― Joe Jenninigs

134. “Treat your neck the same way you do your face.” ― Joan Crawford

135. “Skincare is needed now to make your skin and face glowing and brightening, in addition to overcome problems skinface” ― kevintaman

136. “Routine hacking starts with ingredients. Everyone has their unique skin quirks. Getting comfortable with ingredient lists is your first step in figuring out what works for you — and what doesn’t.” ― Victoria Fu

137. “Remember your skin is like an onion — it’s got many layers.” ― Gloria Lu

138. “Stop it, Rachel.” Annalise elbowed my shin. “Envy is bad for your skin.” ― Laura Hatosy

139. “Self-facial massage not only feels good, it has many benefits. It helps circulation, releases toxins, is anti-aging, helps your skin absorb skincare products, relieves sinus pressure, helps reduce the appearance of scars, and relieves tension.” ― Carrie Scharf

Things you need for a good skincare routine

Like I mentioned before skincare is an industry, so there are a lot of products and options to choose from.

Just because skincare is important, doesn’t mean you have to buy a bunch of expensive products.

However, there are a few basic things you should have handy in your bathroom.

The first thing you will need is a cleanser.

Experts recommend gentle, nonabrasive water-based cleansers that are alcohol and fragrance-free.

This will help keep your skin from getting too dry.

Exfoliants are also quite helpful but not essential.

Retinoids, derivatives of vitamin A compounds, can help with acne and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

Experts point out that you shouldn’t be exfoliating and using retinoids in the same routine.

To avoid irritation exfoliate and use your retinoid on alternating days, or exfoliate in the morning and use the retinoid in the evening.

The next things are must-haves: moisturizers and sunscreen.

Moisturizers help draw and seal moisture into the skin.

This keeps your skin hydrated and helps it protect you better.

Sunscreen helps protect your skin from damaging UV rays.

Not only do UV rays cause accelerated signs of aging, but can also lead to cancer.

The bottom line here is that at a bare minimum we need to keep our skin healthy like we try to do with all our organs.

What’s your biggest takeaway from these skincare quotes and sayings?

Share some of your favorite skincare routine tips and products with us in the comment section below.

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