5 basic (but super effective) ways to improve your ageing skin

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Problem skin? No idea why? You might be getting the basics wrong.

Of course we all want glowing complexions like Noni Gasa and Beyoncé. But great skin is anything but easy to obtain. It kind of depends on whether or not you’ve won the genetic lottery it seems.

Luckily, there are a few things you can do to ensure your chances of skin success.

1. Make sure you know your skin type

Knowing your skin type

is essential. Is it oily, combination, dry or normal?

•    Normal skin: usually subtle and smooth (you are blessed if you have this ‘easy’ skin type)

•    Combination skin: usually oily in the t-zone and normal in other areas of the face

•    Dry skin: will show slight flaking and redness in places – it needs lots of moisturiser

•    Oily skin: usually larger pores and a bit of a shine – especially in the t-zone

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