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Need A Non-Clogging Moisturiser - Uk

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#1 minaaa



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Posted 13 March 2014 - 04:02 PM

Hey guys,


I've been using acne.org moisturiser for the past two months that I've been on the regimen and it has been pretty brilliant. I'm running low on it at the moment and as I'm from the UK - I'm wondering whether there's an alternative that's non pore-clogging and moisturises well.


I have tried Cetaphil Moisturising Lotion but it broke me out, unfortunately..at least, I think it did, because after a month of being practically clear, I broke out in a rash-like cluster after using it for two days. 


I'm using jojoba oil as well, but I'd like something in addition to it, and preferably something that's available in the UK.


Any suggestions would be muuuuch appreciated! :) 

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Posted 13 March 2014 - 04:19 PM

cetaphil is awful because it contains ceteareth-20+cetearyl alcohol which together are very clogging.


Here are some with good non-clogging ingredients:


http://www.boots.com...ot-50ml_866746/ (this one is the best but not cheap)

http://www.boots.com...n-50ml_1222354/ (the dry skin one is amazing and non comedogenic but the ones for oily skin are comedogenic)

Morning Routine:

- Avene Soapless Gel Cleanser

- Boots Time Delay AHA Toner

- Boots Botanics Rosewater Toning Spritz

- Hyaluronic Acid Serum (homemade)

- Hazelnut oil with rosemary + clary sage (on acne prone areas)

- Alpha Hydrox Enhanced Cream (10% Glycolic Acid)

- SK:N Sunscreen SPF 30

- W7 Camera Ready Primer


Evening Routine:

- Lush Ultrabland + Washcloth 

- Soap & Glory ULTIMELT Hot Cloth Cleanser + Washcloth

- Boots Time Delay AHA Toner

- Differin 0.1% cream 

- Hazelnut oil with rosemary + clary sage (stops oil production)

- Vitamin C Serum (also homemade) OR

- Estée Lauder Advanced Night Repair serum


Once/Twice a week:

- Green Clay Mask (+ salicylic acid)

- Exfoliate with No7 skin cleansing brush

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Posted 28 March 2015 - 01:36 AM

I use Simple Oil Balancing Moisturiser (around £3-£4 from Superdrug/Boots etc..) really good at moisturising my skin without leaving it greasy or clogging my pores.It's gentle too so it shouldn't irritate any sensitive areas, I've found it's done wonders for the dry flakiness that can occur from treating breakouts with harsher products.


Good luck!

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