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My almost 13 years old is keen to start a skin care routine !

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user1477462353 Fri 06-Jan-17 21:09:44

What do you recommend ?

Monkeyface26 Fri 06-Jan-17 21:15:59

La Roche Posay. Mid price, great website, available from Boots (on click & collect, if not in your own branch). Their Effaclar range is very good for teenage skin.

DearMrDilkington Fri 06-Jan-17 21:17:43

I love the body shop facial range. Tea tree will be good for teenage skin. You get so many good deals with bodyshop and it seems to last ages.grin

BenefitsQuestions Fri 06-Jan-17 21:18:00

Boy or girl?

user1477462353 Fri 06-Jan-17 21:33:30

A girl ! Thank you for your suggestion so far

Fozzleyplum Fri 06-Jan-17 22:32:08

My DSs (13 and 15) use my Superdrug hot cloth cleanser, or Cetaphil cleanser and a cloth, followed by Aveeno cream on dry patches. This seems to keep spots at bay and doesn't dry their skin out.

SnowBallsAreHere Fri 06-Jan-17 22:37:04

How did you persuade the DSes fozzley?
I've tried to persuade mine to wash his increasingly spotty face with something, but he's so far resisting all my efforts.

Fozzleyplum Sat 07-Jan-17 00:02:36

I appealed to their vanity! Having said that, DS2 sometimes forgets. They both like the smell of the Superdrug one (green tube).

70isaLimitNotaTarget Sat 07-Jan-17 00:56:45

My teen DS asks me to buy him the Boots TeaTree range (he uses the night gel and the little pads) and a wash off for the shower (he likes the Soap&Glory blue gel one, or Bulldog)

DD is 14.6 , she takes her make-up off with BodyShop Camomile ( either the butter balm or the eye make up cleanser)
I bought her Una Brennan (the exfoliant) but she hasn't used it yet.

Hot cloth cleansers are good as they give a gentle exfoliating action.

whyhastherumgone Sat 07-Jan-17 00:58:17

Liz Earle smile available online as well as big boots stores. Hot cloth cleanser and the facial tonic is a great place to start.

Fluffycloudland77 Sat 07-Jan-17 13:15:49

Proper sunscreen with full UVA protection every single day, a lot of aging is uv damage from everyday sun exposure.

chanie44 Sun 08-Jan-17 10:54:30

I was going to say The Body Shop too. They have a good range of products and there is always an offer around.

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