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    • WeAreGhosts
    • By WeAreGhosts 3rd Jun 17, 4:52 PM
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    Any facial moisturiser recommendations?
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    • 3rd Jun 17, 4:52 PM
    Any facial moisturiser recommendations? 3rd Jun 17 at 4:52 PM
    I have weird skin that's sometimes really dry and sometimes really oily. I suppose it's probably a hormonal thing. It's my cheeks that seem to veer wildly from one to the other, rather than my T-zone.

    I recently bought The Yes to Tomatoes Combination Skin Moisturiser and hate it! It's the thickest moisturiser I've ever come across. Why anyone with combination oily skin would want something so thick is beyond me.

    I have The Ordinary Natural Moisturising Factors + HA and like it but finding that a bit thick also.

    I'm trying to keep to cruelty free brands, so any recommendations from those would be great.
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    • DigForVictory
    • By DigForVictory 3rd Jun 17, 5:43 PM
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    • 3rd Jun 17, 5:43 PM
    I'm cautiously trying out the Lidl night cream with Q10. For a jar costing less than £2, it's really helping my skin! Not speaking the language of unguents much, I couldn't tell you if it's thick or not but I'm applying it sparingly.

    For seriously combination skin, you may want to apply a cautious mix of one cream to one area, another to another?
    • Kim kim
    • By Kim kim 9th Jun 17, 6:05 PM
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    • 9th Jun 17, 6:05 PM
    https://www.lemonskincare.com/products/active-moist-100ml?utm_medium=cpc&utm_source=googlepla&variant= 20363932231&gclid=CjwKEAjwjunJBRDzl6iCpoKS4G0SJACJ Ax-V942FBHnmxb7MNoFEedf0nKs5cnClYySf4HE5PG2q7xoCNrzw_ wcB

    Demological Active Moist - this seems expensive, but it's 100ml
    • boots_babe
    • By boots_babe 12th Jun 17, 1:48 PM
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    • 12th Jun 17, 1:48 PM
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    • 12th Jun 17, 1:48 PM
    I recently had a free pot of This Works No Wrinkles Extreme Moisturiser as a gift with a magazine subscription:

    https://www.lookfantastic.com/this-works-no-wrinkles-extreme-moisturiser-48ml/10524477.html

    I usually chop and change my facial moisturiser, but have to say this has probably got me hooked. I'm nearing the end of my free pot and have just ordered another one. I can't quite put my finger on it but my skin feels in so much better condition since using this, it can't be coincidence.

    • asajj
    • By asajj 12th Jun 17, 5:53 PM
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    • 12th Jun 17, 5:53 PM
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    • 12th Jun 17, 5:53 PM
    I like The Body Shop Vitamin E series and Tea Tree series. I have a combination skin too and they work for me. If you are an O2 user, there is always a discount code available to make it better value for money.
    £2015 in 2015 / £2015

    No buying unnecessary stuff.
    Clearing out by selling on Ebay, donating to charity etc.
    • Chlorine7
    • By Chlorine7 19th Jun 17, 4:52 PM
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    • 19th Jun 17, 4:52 PM
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    • 19th Jun 17, 4:52 PM
    Have you tried a facial oil instead of moisturiser? I've used Pai facial oil and Nude Skincare oil and found them to be far more effective in dealing with my skin issues over any moisturiser.

    I do rate The Ordinary for skincare too, try the acids.
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