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skin getting 'used' to moisturiser?

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Aftertheraincomesthesun Tue 03-Jan-17 22:20:07

I've been an erratic user of moisturiser over the years. However I was in the sun far too much last summer and even with sun screen my skin became quite damaged. I've been religiously using moisturiser twice a day every day - in the morning after washing and in the evening after a bath. I've noticed that my skin seems particularly dry and thirsty after my bath each evening. Is this because it has adapted to the moisturiser? Or something else?

Fozzleyplum Wed 04-Jan-17 08:18:48

It could be that you need a richer moisturiser in the winter. Cold weather and central heating dries skin out.

BusterGonad Wed 04-Jan-17 10:47:09

As does having a steamy hot bath, water on the skin can dry it out, hence moisturizing after a shower or bath.

BusterGonad Wed 04-Jan-17 10:48:25

Is it your facial skin? You could also try cleaning with a facial oil.

Aftertheraincomesthesun Wed 04-Jan-17 15:08:20

Ah thank you all. I use Clinique. Will go see the sales lady and see if I need something a bit richer.

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