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Can you help me replace my moisturiser? Oily / blemish prone, enlarged pores and on a budget

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JoyceDivision Wed 13-Feb-13 23:13:51

I use the No7 oily skin moisturiser with spf at the moment, but I'm still getting blemishes and it doesn't seem to be making much of an impact.

I'm on a budget at the moment so really doen't want to spend over £10 - £12

I'd like a SPF in it for helping prevent daily wear and tear damage on my skin as I don't tend to wear make up so my moisturiser is doing all the work!

My pores round my nose and chin are fairly visible, and my skin is combination / oily, but not too much

Any recommendations?

Cerealqueen Wed 13-Feb-13 23:44:52

Olay total effects do a blemish care moisturiser? On a special offer Boots online.

JoyceDivision Wed 13-Feb-13 23:49:10

ooh, thanks, will have a nosey now

QuinnFabray Thu 14-Feb-13 07:07:47

Neutrogena always has good reviews. And La Roche Rosay effaclar stuff is good, but more expensive though. I use Effaclar K which is about £13. That totally keeps my skin clear. No spf though, but brilliant stuff.

Cerealqueen Thu 14-Feb-13 18:41:52

oh, sorry, just looked at olay and no spf, which is annoying.

Branleuse Thu 14-Feb-13 18:43:38

aldi one but its in a greeny blue pot

berri Thu 14-Feb-13 19:38:26

I'm using the Olay Blemish Control facewash followed by the Total Effects Day moisturiser - spf 15. The combination seems to be working for me!

chartreuse Thu 14-Feb-13 20:00:21

La Roche Posay Effaclar K is the only thing that keeps me spot free. A teeny bit over your budget but well worth it

Alibabaandthe40nappies Thu 14-Feb-13 20:06:25

Neautrogena do a good daily moisturiser that has SPF. My Dad is a dermatologist and recommends their facial skincare very highly, nothing else comes close at the price apparently.

Alibabaandthe40nappies Thu 14-Feb-13 20:07:46

In terms of the oiliness, what do you wash your face with?

JoyceDivision Thu 14-Feb-13 20:49:45

oh, thanks for the messages, everyone!

i just use water and a nivea cleanser andjohnsons blemish free clean and clear cleansre and toner

i always assumed you needed an spf, but it seems not all of you do?

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