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Help a beauty virgin?!

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OhHolyFuck Mon 30-May-16 21:11:20

I am coming up 30 and still haven't got a 'beauty regime', I have combination skin that breaks out a lot, can anyone help me with basic, easy to use/fit in my day products that'll make a difference?

Ideally something that'll clear my skin and 'brighten' it a bit? Without it being tons of work, I work nights have have 2 DSs on my own, time for pampering is limited!

Only looking for cleansers/moisturisers really, make up is a whole new world I'm not yet ready for!

OhHolyFuck Mon 30-May-16 21:11:53

Oh and ideally cheap-ish (and from Boots, I have points to spend!)

treaclesoda Mon 30-May-16 21:14:01

Peaches and Clean cleanser by Soap and Glory is very good.

It's quite strongly fragranced though, so possibly not ideal if you have sensitive skin.

I massage it in and remove with a facecloth wrung out in warm water. It leaves my skin lovely and soft.

OhHolyFuck Mon 30-May-16 21:27:23

Thanks, will have a look at that

Just tired of managing to somehow have knackered, dull skin with teenage spots!

spankhurst Mon 30-May-16 21:34:27

My difficult, sensitive skin was transformed when I stopped washing or cleansing it in the morning. I just splash with tepid water, dry and apply a lightish moisturiser before slap. Cleansing at night is micellar water or a balm/hot cloth affair, again with lightish moisturiser and a bit of eye cream. Good products are Garnier micellar water, Olay day moisturiser with serum (slim purple bottle), Simple eye cream, Nivea Q10 serum and eye cream.

spankhurst Mon 30-May-16 21:36:07

Oh, and don't think that spots = oil = rigorous cleansing. Treat your skin very gently and try to maintain the natural moisture as much as posible.

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