Byline: BARBARA GOULDEN
DO you dream of beautiful, clear skin and spend a fortune on lotions and potions to ensure those wrinkles are kept at bay?
While the latest anti-ageing creams might make us feel better, do we really need to fork out so much money to stay looking youthful? And should our beauty routine change as we get older?
We asked a skin expert to reveal the secret of younger-looking skin. BARBARA GOULDEN reports.
BANISH soap, treat your face like the finest bone china, and it will serve you well in later life, says beauty therapy lecturer Jacqui Crane.
Not only has Jacqui trained thousands of young students at what is now City College, Coventry, but at her home in Kenilworth, she's also been encouraging her own teenage daughter, Lauren, to follow a cleansing, toning and moisturising regime since the age of 12.
"Once past the age of 10, I think most soaps are too drying for the face," explains Jacqui, whose own 37-year-old skin is probably the best advertisement for her words.
The "bone china" treatment can be summed up in not …