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Can anyone recommend a good moisturiser for my dd, who's 12? She does use one just now but it's not right for her skin, which seems to be a bit patchy with spots and dry skin. Any recommendations would be great, high street brands would be better as there are no department stores locally!
Talk to her about tackling it from the inside - drinking loads of water, cutting back on sugar, more fruit and veg. Simple is good, think you can get it in Tesco. Think they do an exfoliator too. Failing that, check out Liz Earle which you can get on line. My dd uses my cleanser/muslin cloth and it keeps blocked pores and dry patches at bay nicely.
I've heard good things about Neutrogena and I myself sometimes use Clean & Clear when I'm a bit on the spotty side. Simple moisturiser is good, isn't full of nasty perfumes which can irritate and inflame spotty skin.
Thanks all. Remus, yes I think she does need moisturiser of some sort - I can see by looking at her skin that it's dry and she's said that it feels "tight" after she's washed it. Clippity - she's pretty good at drinking lots of water and eating fruit anyway, but I will talk to her about it too as it's always worth re-enforcing! I will have a look at the Simple and Neutrogena ones