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Skin care advice please

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ginorwine Sun 05-Mar-17 11:22:06

Am 50
Skin has no spots but it has gone v v dry in that I have huge flakes on my nose - like 'drifts' of dry skin - like the map of the world !
I use an exfoliater but it seems to make it worse and I use Liz Earle cleanse and polish .
I use a boots serum but used clarins in past , and assorted moisture cream s such as neals yard frankincense , boots , Nuvia q 10 and eucerin.
I'm wondering if this is due to skin not shedding much anymore but since I use exfoliar - wd that be true .
Something has really changed and I don't kno what to do it buy ! It's clear rich cream s are not the answer .

Shall I buy vit c and retin a ?
If so what shall I spefically buy ?
Thanks v much .

LesisMiserable Sun 05-Mar-17 11:31:59

Try an oil - if you like Clarins their oils are really good.

ginorwine Sun 05-Mar-17 17:04:42

Hi thanks
I have true Superdrug vit e oil and body shop oil of life oil
Are clarins better and if so which ? Thanks

ginorwine Sun 05-Mar-17 17:06:54

Any serum recommendations too please ? Am going to buy and try n sort this !

LesisMiserable Sun 05-Mar-17 17:56:53

They are all good and suited to different skin types - if you go to Clarins counter they can give you samples of each. Serum I personally think is overrated (and I am a former Clarins therapist).

LesisMiserable Sun 05-Mar-17 17:57:40

I personally use the Sanctuary secret therapy oil

LesisMiserable Sun 05-Mar-17 18:00:44

SilentlyScreamingAgain Sun 05-Mar-17 19:08:32

What exfoliation product are you using and how often are you using it?

ginorwine Sun 05-Mar-17 20:34:06

I use body shop microbrasion x 3 a week .

ginorwine Sun 05-Mar-17 20:36:10

Can anyone recommend a night and day cream at all ? And thanks v much .

LesisMiserable Sun 05-Mar-17 20:40:43

Exfoliate no more than once a week

ginorwine Sun 05-Mar-17 20:45:10

Oh I didn't know that oops !

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