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Be Skincare Savvy!

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Isn’t it enough that you have to juggle school life, boys and parents during puberty! When out of the blue your face erupts into an outbreak of those dreaded spots.

Clever girls know that a beautiful complexion is not just about how you clean your face or how often and good habits started now will ensure when you are older you remain wrinkle free and fabulous.

Here are Vicki’s top tips for a great skincare routine:

  • Be sure to wash your hands during the day, so germs are not passed from the hand to the face.
  • NEVER squeeze a spot or blackhead it will almost certainly become infected and look worse.
  • Skincare doesn’t have to be expensive and it pays to shop around for the product that suits you best.
  • Cleanse, tone and moisturise should be your beauty mantra and water is one of the best toners around.
  • Exfoliate twice a week to remove any dead skin cells and stop your skin from looking dull.
  • Never go to bed without removing your make-up. Your skin really does need time off so it can breathe.
  • Always wear sunscreen on your face, even in the winter months, you will be so glad you did when you are older and any good moisturiser will have this built-in.
  • Always moisturise in an upwards motions, never dragging the skin in downward.
  • You are what you eat – and greasy foods such as burgers and French fries will inevitably lead to greasy skin.
  • If you have a fringe tie it back when at home to avoid natural oils from your hair being left on your forehead.
  • Drink plenty of water, hydrated skin tends to look healthier.
  • If you asked any top model what is her key to a clear complexion she will almost always say 8 hours sleep…so try to avoid too many late nights.
  • If you do want to wear make-up, remember less is more and it pays to play up your best feature rather than pile on the foundation and concealer.

Finally, most teenagers will experience spots during puberty so don’t stress if you have the occasional outbreak, it happens to us all!


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To "E"

That's probably PMS


Do you get spots around your period because I suddenly have a few new spots and my period is due really soon and a few times before I have had new spots just before my period.

Just a teen

I get the occasional break out and it can be really upsetting when they are red and sore BUT i use warm water freederm facial cleanser, as this works best for me, and the freederm spot cream however these may not be for everyone i also like using the T-Zone spotting gel it works really well


I have never had spots on my face!It might be because of all the creams i used to use for eczema on my face.....?


I have really really bad spots but none of my friends do. People make fun of me and I’m so embarrassed, but I choose not to wear make up to cover them up as I feel like it would make them worst.I have tried nearly every product out there but nothing seems to work and I was my face 2 daily. I really don’t know what to do x


My skincare routine is to only wash my face with water. I tried many products but this one worked for me best!


This really helped thanks, Half the things on their I didn’t even know but will definitely take note of!


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