Young skin tends to be naturally soft and glowing but it’s still a great time to get into the habit of a simple skincare routine. As most teens will be wearing make-up, it’s important that you get them used to removing cosmetics before bed. All they should need at this stage is a light cleanser, toner and moisturiser.
Look for natural, fragrance-free products that aren’t packed full of chemicals. Some tweens and teens suffer from outbreaks and this will require a treatment to fight any infection. It’s advisable not to squeeze spots as this can leave scarring. There are lots of over the counter remedies and a pharmacist will be able to offer advice about the best product. Maintain a skin care routine that is simple during these years and try not to overload the skin with products.
Best moisturisers for young skin:
For oily/ spotty skin:Vichy Normaderm
For combination skin:Simple oil balancing moisturiser
For normal skin:Elemis fresh skin
Best cleansers for young skin:
For oily/ spotty skin:Neutrogena Visibly Clear Blackhead Eliminating Cleansing Lotion
For sensitive skin:Dermalogica Ultracalming Cleanser
For normal skin:Simple Moisturising Foaming Facial Wash
Best beauty brands for tweens & teens: (splurge)
Urban Decay
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