Question from Bashni Pillay

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I am entering 40 yikes. I have tried a few top end skin products that did not really work. Can you recommend any brilliant ones.

Submitted by Bashni Pillay on 9 May 2016

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Hi there Bashni.

Thank-you so much for your question. There are quite a few brilliant products on the market. But they are only going to be brilliant for you, if they target the concerns that you have on your skin. No point in using a brand or range that targets wrinkle reduction, if your main concern is pigmentation or sun damage, for example.

 

So what is it that you specifically want from your products and are there any ingredients or contra-indications that may prevent you from using anything? If you’d simply like a general, all-round anti-ageing range, that does a little bit of everything, I can highly recommend Neostrata’s Skin Actives Range.

 

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