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Moisturiser for spot prone yet dry skin

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puglife15 Sun 27-Nov-16 04:29:49

Any recs please? Keep coming out in zits with anything I buy from Olay, Garnier, Loreal etc as they seem to clog my pores. Oil free moisturiser doesn't tend to do the trick either. Thanks

tralaaa Sun 27-Nov-16 05:57:31

The cream may be to heavy for your skin. Clean you skin the use a little bio oil this will work a treat keep this up for 3 weeks - how are you cleaning your face

FrustratedFrugal Sun 27-Nov-16 05:58:38

I get acne from most moisturizers but Eucerin 5% urea is fine and very effective. My winter staple.

Indecisivejo Sun 27-Nov-16 07:36:14

Do you have a budget?

Scrowy Sun 27-Nov-16 07:43:42

Boots do a serum for blemish prone skin that I really like.

It seems pricy but a little bit goes a long way and I usually manage to buy it on a 3 for 2 or when there are other offers on.

Kennington Sun 27-Nov-16 07:53:15

Agree with the eucerin day cream only. But you perhaps need a better cleanser or not too high SPF - this always breaks me out.
I use effaclar duo all over my face and eucerin on dry bits and grapeseed oil at night.

puglife15 Sun 27-Nov-16 09:37:13

I'm a bit slack on my beauty regime tbh but currently using Liz Earle c&p. Before that I had Neal's yard cleansing balm.

The previous moisturiser I had was lovely, by Amphora (rose and pomegranate I think) but I was pregnant when using it and my skin really changes hormonally, so I'm not sure if I'd still be ok with it.

Occasionally I whip out the pixi glow tonic/fix pads too.

puglife15 Sun 27-Nov-16 09:37:55

Oh and budget is about £20 max but would prefer to spend (much) less.

BillHicksRanting Sun 27-Nov-16 10:07:27

Boots simply sensitive moisturiser spf15. My skin loves it and it costs less than £2.

Momentumista Sun 27-Nov-16 10:54:45

La Roche Posay Effaclar Duo - available in Boots - excellent for spot prone skin.

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