Dr Sam’s Skincare Review

It’s no secret that I am a huge fan of Dr Sam’s skincare; I love the simplicity (and the affordability) of The Dr Sam System.

Dr Sam Bunting is the founder of the DR SAM BUNTING + ASSOCIATES, 41 Harley Street clinic, and her eponymous brand, Dr Sam’s. She’s widely considered to be a beauty insider’s best-kept secret. She’s passionate about making expert skincare advice more accessible and helping women understand that a visit to her office is not just for troublesome skin conditions. Through her media and TV work, as a presenter on TLC’s Extreme Beauty Disasters, Dr Sam helps demystify the beauty arena with her no-nonsense approach to skin.

Dr Sam

Dr Sam’s brand is effective, science-driven and uncomplicated. Formulas are efficacious with no added fragrance or colour. The brand is vegan and cruelty-free and housed in stylish, Insta-worthy, airtight packaging.


Dr Sam's Brightly Serum

An Amplified Active – Azelaic Acid, Niacinamide, Vitamin C and Bakuchiol. Your daytime warrior for complexion brilliance.

It evens out skin-tone, calms bumps + clears pores; and makes the light love your skin.

Dr Sam’s

I love Flawless Brightly Serum, the texture is divine and my skin looks instantly brighter.

Ingredients include:

  • 10% Azelaic Acid 
  • 5% Niacinamide 
  • 2% Ascorbyl
  • 1% Bakuchiol 

Dr Sam’s Brightly Serum is priced at £44 for 30ml.


Dr Sams Mask

Achieve next-level hydration and transform your skin with 10% niacinamide, shea, squalane, glycerin and hyaluronic acid in just 10 minutes. It’s like a big glass of water for overwhelmed skin. Dr Sam

I often find masks faffy, offering little more than a good dollop of moisturiser. Not so with Dr Sam’s Flawless Revival Mask, which is perfect for my thirsty, perimenopausal skin. It’s calming and hydrating.

Ingredients include:

  • 10 % Niacinamide 
  • 10% Shea Butter 
  • 10% Squalane 
  • 5% Glycerin 
  • 1% Sodium Hyaluronate

Dr Sam’s Flawless Revival Mask is priced at £32.


Your first line of attack against breakouts, blackheads and dark marks. Formulated with Azelaic Acid, Salicylic Acid, and Bakuchiol. It helps reduce redness, spot size and minimises future breakouts. Brilliant under make-up, it’s actively hydrating and kind to your skin barrier.

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Flawless Neutralising Gel is light, layers well and reduces the longevity of my monthly breakouts. 

Ingredients include:

  • 5% Azelaic Acid 
  • 2% Salicylic Acid 
  • 0.5% Bakuchiol 
  • 5% Squalane

Dr Sam’s Flawless Neutralising Gel is priced at £28.


Dr Sam's flawless daily sunscreen

A cosmetically elegant broad-spectrum dream that defies your preconceptions about sunscreen. Like a (silky) safety belt for your skin.

It calms and coddles blemish-prone skin, with a soft-focus primer-like finish, and makes your morning routine run smoothly.

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This is my all time favourite SPF, it’s calming, moisturising and perfect under makeup.

Ingredients include:

  • 11.8% Zinc Oxide
  • 7% Octinoxate 
  • 5% Niacinamide

Dr Sam’s Flawless Daily Sunscreen is priced at £31.00


A next-generation lip treatment that restores and nourishes to keep lips comfy, hydrated and glossy. It delivers a universally flattering, just-bitten tint to enhance the natural beauty of your lips.

Dr Sam

Flawless Lip Tint is a lovely lip balm with a flattering tint. Perfect for casual summer days. If you’re hunting for ‘your lips but better’ look no further! The formula is thicker than my usually balms and glosses but very nurturing.

Ingredients include:

  • Ceramides 
  • Lanolin

Dr Sam’s Flawless Lip Tint is £14.00.

You can shop Dr Sam’s fabulous skincare here. Use code CHARLOTTE__DILLON for a generous 10% discount. (Affiliate Link).

Have you tried Dr Sam’s Skincare? Do you have a skincare staple from the brand? I’d love to know.

Thank you for stopping by.

Take care,

Charlotte x

To learn more about perimenopausal skincare, click here.

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