Beauty Tip: Breaking Through Breakouts

When it comes to breakouts, sometimes it doesn’t matter what your age as stress and challenges through life can cause your skin to become aggravated, off-balanced and in the end, not looking it’s best.

It’s key during these specific times to make sure you’re using the correct home care products, so seeking the correct advice from a beauty expert is vital. As a lot of products on the market contain drying alcohol and pore-blocking silicones and petrochemicals which not only can upset the balance of your skin, but can act as a barrier clogging your pores preventing key ingredients getting into the skin.

So our advice…is to keep it simple and gentle, its important to use a proper cleanser, alcohol-free toner and a lightweight moisturiser. Possible products to consider;


Cleansers: Oy! Organic Young Foaming Clear Skin Face Wash: Suitable for all skin types, even acne-prone and sensitive skin. This daily antibacterial face wash cleanses the pores to give a blemish-free complexion. Contains Willow Bark to reduce inflammation and kill bacteria, Tea Tree extract which acts as an antibacterial element to help control bacteria on the skin. Also contains Omega 3 & 6 to feed your skin nutrients and Green Tea to provide antioxidant. Doesn’t include: SLS/SLES, Parabens, phthalates or artificial fragrances, certified with the Organic Food Federation. Ideally for vegans and vegetarians.


Toner: Elemis Daily Skin Health Balancing Lavender TonerPerfect for Teens or combination skin, as it helps maintain your skin’s natural PH balance. Ingredients include Sweet Betty Flower, a natural cleansing and foaming agent that replace, alcohol and other harsh detergents. Great healer of the skin, reduces inflammation caused by acne / environmental aggressors. The active bases of plant glycerine and de-ionised water moisturisers, softens and rehydrates aiding the penetration of your moisturizer or night cream. How to use: gently tone your face after cleansing with cotton wool pads.


Miscellar Water: La Roche Miscellar WaterThermal water that is sourced from a spring in the centre of France, which is rich in the elasticity-preserving antioxidant selenium and also a lighter texture. Ideally for congested skin as it helps remove excess sebum. Hypoallergenic.


Moisturiser: Neutrogena Visibly Clear Oil-Free Moisturiser: This lightweight easily absorbed moisturiser gives an all-day hydration and makes the skin soft. With out clogging the pores, contains MicroClear a patented spot clearing technology. By using this product daily it will help reduce and prevent spots, even out skin tone, the formula also helps fade spot marks, Skin becomes soft and more even resulting in a visibly clearer and healthy looking complexion.


Moisturiser with SPF: Origins A Perfect World SPF25 Age-Defense Moisturiser with White TeaOil-free lightweight moisturizer key ingredients world-famous silver tip white tea, vitamin C and E plus French maritime pine and UVA/UVB sunscreens. Builds invisible bubble of protection around the skin helps delay the premature signs of ageing. How to use: apply in the morning and/or evening, small amount all over face, neck and décolleté. Massage gently in circular movement. Apply daily in morning for healthy, youthful looking skin that appears smooth and radiant.

Set a strong foundation for later in life it will be the key for a happier healthier you…as Janelle Monáe once said“ Beauty is about enhancing what you have. Let yourself shine through!”

About the Author

London’s go-to prestigious beauty therapist. Fere is renowned for her bespoke non-invasive facials, tailor made and adapted to the needs of each and every client. She now counts more than 30 years experience and a wealth of beauty knowledge in her endless pursuit for the body beautiful. Fere & Hasti is founded by mother and daughter duo. Hasti Parangi, Fere’s daughter also offers bespoke facials and also practices holistic healing. The two talents make Neville hair and beauty, 5 Pont Street, Belgravia SW1X 9EJ an unrivaled one-stop to wellbeing and younger, brighter, beautiful skin. Follow them on instagram @fereandhasti and check out their website at