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Does anybody have any advice about how to prevent small spots on the chin? I'm in my 40s and it's got quite a bit worse over the past six months. My skin elsewhere is pretty good with no issues. I cleanse with micellar water at night but don't moisturise, use Liz Earle cleanse and polish a couple of times a week and use Olay moisturiser in the daytime. Are there products anyone can recommend to stop these spots? My chin is quite red compared to the rest of my face too and the skin just doesn't seem healthy. Thanks!
Hello OP, I have the same issue and for me it's definitely hormonal. Boots do a double ended witch hazel 'wand' that does the trick. There is a morning and night option which I think has a stronger blend for night. Anyway it definitely helps me.
The cleansing water might not be enough for your skin perhaps? I know lots of people talk about double cleansing...
Also if you want a suggestion on a lovely face mask to use when you have a break out I'd highly recommend the Elemis Herbal Lavender Repair Mask. Really healing xx
Thanks everyone. I'm really not sure if it's hormonal because my periods have been practically nonexistent and totally irregular since I was quite ill a couple of years ago. I suppose it's probably the perimenopause hitting. I'll try double cleansing and that face mask. I was considering trying to go vegan for a while too so good to hear that might help. Thanks for suggestions.
I posted this on another thread but - I suffer with spots on my chin, the big under the skin cystic ones. A few months ago I started taking hair, skin and nail vitamins, simply because I thought I should probably start taking vits, not because I thought they'd have any effect on my skin, hair and nails. So I was amazed when after a few weeks of taking them, I realised I'd had not one spot. It's the first time in my life I've ever had clear skin and the vits are the only thing I can put it down to.
Paula's choice BHA, has worked wonders for my under the skin chin spots and large pores. I've tried so much (pixi glow, nip and fab, alpha h etc). But after 2 weeks using this my pores are hardly visible and the chin spots have pretty much gone and the redness is starting to reduce. Buy the £8 sample, which is what I did then ordered the full size.
Years of using Clinique. Then using nothing except supermarket-what's-on-offer, then an absolutely massive spot (again) drove me to action. I've just run out of the moisturiser and sure enough, I can feel the starting of a spot brewing within 3 days of using a cheapy I had to use up.
The other thing is absolutely controlled not touching my chin. It's only when I'm using the webcam for conf calls with work, I realise how much time I sit with my hand over my chin or absentmindedly touch it. Stopping that helped too.