Scarlett Johansson's 3-Step Skincare Routine from Her Brand The Outset Is *Made for* Sensitive Skin

No harsh chemicals allowed

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We're always on the hunt for products that cater to our sensitive skin, and while there are plenty out there that work (from retinols to cleansers), it's not often we come across an *entire line* that's catered to our needs. But, thanks to none other than Scarlett Johansson, we now have plenty of options with The Outset. The clean skincare line was co-founded by the star alongside beauty industry maven Kate Foster, two sensitive skin advocates who found that there was a need for simplified, moisturizing products without harsh ingredients.

Since launching the brand in 2022, Johansson has credited her red carpet-worthy glow to a three-step routine using the products featured in the Daily Essentials Regimen bundle ($105). The best-selling trio is meant to provide an easy way to nourish the skin without stripping it to avoid irritation. Needless to say, it's a must-try for those of us with fickle complexions.

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The Outset

The Daily Essentials Regimen bundle ($105) includes full-sized bottles of The Outset's Gentle Micellar Antioxidant cleanser ($32), Firming Vegan Collagen Prep serum ($46) and Nourishing Squalane Daily moisturizer ($44). Touted as "three simple steps in under three minutes," the routine starts off with the cleanser to purify and reset, followed by the serum, which balances and preps the skin. Then you finish off with a layer of the squalane-packed moisturizer, resulting in lasting hydration for up to 24 hours, per the brand. In addition to their own unique set of ingredients, each of these "radically gentle" products are powered by the brand's signature Hyaluroset complex, a botanical alternative to hyaluronic acid that's formulated to nourish, plump and smooth the skin. It's also meant to help strengthen the skin barrier over time, so your skin is better able to retain moisture naturally.

All of The Outset's products are cruelty-free, vegan, fragrance-free and dermatologist- and allergy-tested, which is why we feel confident recommending them for even the most sensitive skin. The brand also shares the products have been clinically tested and shown to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, while improving luminosity, firmness and hydration, so this really is a routine that does it all. (No wonder it's movie star-approved.)

But don't just take our word for it. Shoppers have given the three-product bundle more than 2,000 5-star reviews. One reviewer writes: "I cannot tell you how many other skincare products I’ve been through. Over the counter, high end, celebrity brands. Everything. And nothing worked until now. I’m not sure what kinda magic this stuff is but it doesn’t break me out, it hydrates, it’s kept my skin looking fresh, and the difference has been vastly radiant...My skin has been so sensitive, I even have to watch what sunscreen I use, but this has become a staple." It's safe to say we're ready to try the *whole* line, but using the Daily Essentials Regimen bundle is a great place to start.

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