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Skin Care Product You Swear By

I am 47, have combination skin, quite sensitive. I have used Dr. Hauschka and Dermalogica products ... still trying to find a good fit. I had good results with a vitamin K product after a facial but it was way too expensive ($100). I'd love to hear some skin care recommendations.

Mon. Nov 27, 9:20pm

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i have very sensitive skin too and i've found cetaphil doesn't irritate much - also, aveeno products are usually good for sensitive skin - especially their moisturizers.

Monday, November 27, 2006, 10:57 PM

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Clarins and Avene.

Tuesday, November 28, 2006, 9:27 AM

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I swear by Dr. Hauschka, but it takes a while for your skin to adjust...the results are acumulative, not overnight. Kind of like weight loss. Have you tried meeting w/ one of their dermatologists/esthaticians? That may help.

Tuesday, November 28, 2006, 9:33 AM

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While not an actual product, I swear by Dr. Leslie Baumann's book (Skin Type Solution) because I also have tricky skin (combo, sensitive, acne, etc.) & this book helped me find products that will truly help. You take a thorough quiz to id your type, then she provides recommendations based on your type (different price ranges are given too--I use the less expensive regimen & it works great). The book was a little pricey, but well worth it. Hope this helps! :-)

Tuesday, November 28, 2006, 9:47 AM

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One time, I found one of those little stands at the mall that sold this salty oily stuff. Now, I'm not a hair and makeup kind of person (AT ALL!) but this stuff I loved. I'm not sure what it was, but you took a tablespoon of this dead sea salt and oil mixture and rubbed it all over your hands for like a minute. Rinsed it off, then pat dry. It made my hands feel so soft.

Tuesday, November 28, 2006, 2:26 PM

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Not sure if you're looking for cleansers or moisturizers or what, but I love Purpose moisturizer. I also had terribly dry skin in the winter and nothing would help, but when I started using Purpose every day after I wash my face, the dryness went away. Never tried any of their cleansers though....

Tuesday, November 28, 2006, 3:42 PM

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Proactiv

I also have combo skin + acne and my dermatologist kept putting me on all sorts of stuff that didn't work for me. Proactiv seems to work without overdrying my skin. I only use the cleanser and the after-cleansing cream though (I forget what it's called but you leave it on). I use either Purpose or Olay moisturizer. Proactiv isn't cheap but you don't need a lot of it.

Tuesday, November 28, 2006, 4:38 PM

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I use DHC products that I just absolutely love. You can't find it in stores, its and Japanese company but you can order them on line. I also love the Philosophy line. Since using these for the last 5 years my skin has never felt or looked so fresh and clean.

Tuesday, November 28, 2006, 5:04 PM

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A lady that gave me a facial told me that the Neutrogena 2-in-1 face mask/cleanser (the one with benzoyle peroxide sp?) + Stridex Wipes works the exact same as ProActiv for way less money. I've been using this for a couple of months and it works great. I have VERY sensitive skin and it doesn't irritate it at all, oddly enough. :)

Tuesday, November 28, 2006, 5:10 PM

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Try Origins. I like their stuff.

Tuesday, November 28, 2006, 5:35 PM

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