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am 50, luckily skin is no trouble, dont smoke or drink much
I'd like to treat myself to new skin cream, I wash my face with a tea tree gentle scrub daily from body shop, then usually moisturize...but I'd like to use a serum instead as I like the feel of it on my skin
I dont fancy using the boots no.7 serum then moisturizer on top, sounds greasy to me too much moisture..
can anyone recommend anything, my skin is a bit dry, not too many lines..yet
If you like body shop products their Drops Of Youth serum is lovely. Very light, it basically feels like water. Makes your skin soft but leaves zero residue so not sticky or greasy. I use this under normal moisturiser in the day and under a vitamin E oil by them at night.
I'm 51 with similar skin and I've just started using the ordinary buffet
It's the first serum I've seriously bought, having tried loads of samples from other companies. At that price it's hard to go wrong and I can safely say after a few weeks the difference is noticeable. My skin is so soft
I use la Roche Posay serum alongside their moisturisers - can't say I've noticed a massive difference but it feels like I'm treating my skin so will continue (and I don't want to find out how bad my skin will be without it!)
If I need a boost I still can't beat the glycerin and rose water from boots - leaves my skin soft and hydrated for ages and helps combat the drying out overnight when the heating kicks in on the coldest nights
Serums add extra moisture, along with other ingredients to the skin. They enhance the moisturiser or facial oil. My skin is extra fussy about moisturisers, and will flare up at any opportunity, or break out, so I use a serum (or two!), then often my beloved mizon snail recovery gel, and / or jojoba oil on top. These calm and soothe, as well as add moisture. I much prefer serums, and layer them for extra effect. My favourite serum, hada labo premium hyaluronic acid lotion, is so moisturising, that I go straight to make up primer, and then foundation. My make up goes on beautifully, and my skin is as plump and glowy as it will ever get.