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I look haggard - help!

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BornToFolk Mon 24-Aug-09 16:00:10

That's it really. My skin looks awful, dry and dull and I have small spots around my mouth and chin. I just look tired and grim.

What can I do to get a bit of glow and sparkle back? I eat fairly well, but don't drink enough water. I get as much sleep as I can manage and walk about an hour a day.

Any wonder products or supplements that I can use? I'm 32 but I reckon I look about 45 today. sad

sailorsgal Mon 24-Aug-09 16:25:13

Go for regular facials and get a good skin care routine in place.

You must drink lots of water and eat well too.

jbg Mon 24-Aug-09 16:44:34

Have you tried Imedeen supplements. They're pricey but after a month or two you can really see a difference. Also, try eating more of the so called 'superfoods' such as salmon, blueberries also drinking loads of water etc...

When I make an effort to do the above and when I can afford Imedeen, I can really see an improvement.

cocolepew Mon 24-Aug-09 16:46:17

spots on chin and mouth usually mean it's hormonal.

PitysSake Mon 24-Aug-09 16:46:58

exfoliate exfoliate

BornToFolk Tue 25-Aug-09 11:10:45

Thanks for the tips. Will definitely try and increase my water consumption and will look at the Imedeen too.

I exfoliate every day but it doesn't seem to do any good. Although, if I didn't I might look even worse!

tigerbear Tue 25-Aug-09 17:15:39

Long term - use the oil cleansing method to get rid of small spots (however it sometimes gets worse before it gets better!) - see the MASSIVE oil cleansing thread here on MN!

Short term - try using a face moisturiser with self tan included every day - I've just posted on another thread about Olay Complete Care Everyday Sunshine - I'm using the day and night versions. Skin has never looked better - the small amount of tan makes skin look glowy, healthy and 'rested'. It's the fastest way to looking healthy - especially covers up dark undereye circles and make eyes look brighter and whiter!

watsthestory Tue 25-Aug-09 17:17:59

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