The Skin Care Expert’s Gift Guide

Skin care products are excellent gifts, but they can be intimidating to buy for someone else. So we asked our skin care loving Beauty Editor, Jeanette Olsson, to give her best gift tips for the whole family. Problem solved!

“One of the most common sign of ageing, for women over 40, is loss of firmness and contour. Therefore, I would suggest getting mum a NovAge Ultimate Lift skin care set. It’s powered by our patented technology, AspartoLift, and is clinically proven to give skin 70% more bounce in 12 weeks. You could also treat her to a little luxury with NovAge Nutri6 Facial Oil Capsules. Their blend of six nutrient-rich, natural oils will deeply nourish the skin and add much needed protection for the winter months.”

“People may not think this, but men need a skin care routine just as much as women do. External factors like shaving, and internal factors like an excess production of sebum, means that men’s skin are in need of hydration. So give your father skin care products from our North For Men range. They are rich in antioxidants and re-energising ingredients. It’s also good for dad to protect his skin after shaving – so an aftershave balm is great to reduce skin irritation.”

“The 20s is really the time to start building a foundation for anti-ageing. So, I would recommend getting your sister a NovAge True Perfection skin care set. It purifies the skin cells, minimises pores and protects the skin from free radicals. One common sign of ageing, that makes people look older than they are, is uneven skin tone. So, help her look young for longer with the Optimals Even Out range. It works wonders to lighten pigmentation and inhibit melanin production.”

“Teens often suffer from spots, blackheads and whiteheads due to a hormonal shift. Therefore, it’s crucial to cleanse and exfoliate to get rid of the build-up of dead skin cells and excess oil. The Pure Skin range uses a combination of Salicylic Acid, Detect Technology and Superfruit extracts to help prevent breakouts. And for those days when the oiliness gets out of hand, or your teen is on the go, Optimals Oxygen Boost Face Blotting Tissues are great for shine free skin.”

“As our bodies produce fewer natural lipids and the skin-renewal process slows down, dryness is one of the most common concerns for mature skin. So, why not get your grandparents one or two of our amazing Tender Care Protective Balms. They contain natural beeswax and vegetable oils that will restore softness and prevent further moisture loss.”

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