The Closer Team on the one skincare product they always recommend

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Skincare recommendations

by Aimee Jakes |
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Whether you have your eight step skincare routine nailed, or are more of a 'make-up wipe when I can be arsed' kinda person, there is a delicious joy at discovering a little pot of skincare that makes you feel good.

Perhaps you're looking for something to help your uneven skin-tone. Something to inject some much-needed moisture? Some inspiration beyond your evening cleanse?

Fret, no more.

Team Closer Online reveal the product that they always recommend to help up your beauty game, meaning you can spend your £££ where it counts*

(*Gin also counts.)

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The one skincare product Team Closer would always recommend...


The very best skincare bits, according to team Closer

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Clarins Complete Age Control Double Serum... chosen by managing editor George Terry

Now look, there's no point pretending this product isn't pricey. But it glides on your skin like an angel is rubbing it in and you only need the tiniest drop to cover your whole face. So, cost per wear it probably works out okay, right?It claims to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and make your skin look firmer. I've never checked to see if it does that (wrinkles, what wrinkles?) but I do know that it feels great on your face and makes me feel like a very put together woman, even when I've got toddler Rice Krispies on my jumper and have been surviving on less than six hours sleep a night. For the past three years.@hellogeorgeterry

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Clinique Moisture Surge... Chosen by head of content Amy Cooper

I have always loved Clinique moisturisers (the Dramatically Different Moisturising Lotion has been a staple of my skincare routine since I was fourteen) and recently introduced the Clinique Moisture Surge 72-Hour Auto-Replenishing Hydrator into my life and it's a total gamechanger and is perfect for when your skin is dried out after a long flight or a long night or when winter is wreaking havoc with your skin and hydration is the name of the game. In short, it's a total skincare MVP. @amycooper92

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PALMER'S Cocoa Butter... Chosen by digital writer Eden Olivia Lord

Cocoa Butter is literally my ride or die (bit dramatic, but still) product. I've used it for the majority of my life and it fully moisturises my skin without it feeling sticky. Also it smells incredible and this tube lasts forever.

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The Body Shop Drops of Light... Chosen by Digital Writer Marianna Manson

I wouldn't recommend this for dry skin, but for oily/combination skin like mine a foaming cleanser really makes my skin feel fresh and squeaky clean (almost literally) at the end of the day. It's gorgeously gentle and silky with a subtle scent, and you only need to use a pea-sized amount for a thorough clean of your whole face and neck. I use in the evening as part of a two-step cleanse routine and in the morning on it's own, before serums and moisturiser.

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Glossier Solution... Chosen by Shopping Editor Aimee Jakes

If you suffer from mild acne or uneven skin, then I would fully recommend this pink cylinder of magic. It's a stunning blend of AHA and BHAs which removes all dead skin cells and erm, any dirt that has decided to stay put from your cleanse. It's satisfyingly tingly and my boyfriend steals it from me on the reg. Please note: it is a chemical exfoliant which is on the strong side, so avoid if you have sensitive skin. @a1meejakes

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Lyonsleaf Beauty Balm... Chosen by audience development exec Louella Berryman

This all-natural cleansing balm is my holy grail product. You only need to massage a tiny amount onto your skin each evening and it melts away makeup, including stubborn waterproof mascara. It suits my dry skin and you don't even need to use a moisturiser if you're feeling extra lazy, you can just use another small amount of balm instead. Plus it's totally plastic free! @louellawella

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Sudocrem... Chosen by commercial content writer Lily Anderson

This seems real basic, but Sudocrem is my go-to. I've suffered from acne since I was 12 and the medicine I use to control it, dries out my skin big time. Including Sudocrem in my morning skincare routine reduces inflammation when I break out, as well as giving my skin a glowing touch.@lily.anderson_x

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Oskia Renaissance Cleansing Gel... Chosen by commercial content writer Jade Moscrop

As someone with oily skin, I've been searching for a cleanser that doesn't make me look like I've bathed in olive oil since I was about 18-years-old. I tried this on a whim after reading the reviews and I've been hooked ever since. I use it at night to cleanse my face and it just feels glorious afterwards, plus isn't as oily in the morning. It's helped to tone down any redness and smells amazing.@jademoscrop

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