Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Moisturise for Smooth Skin, but a Saggy Jowl Is Another Thing

Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Moisturise for Smooth Skin, but a Saggy Jowl Is Another Thing

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WELL, it's finally paid off.

All those years of diligently going about my skin care routine - never really certain if the myriad moisturisers, night creams, gels and serums were really working - have produced results.

It's taken 50 years, but, hey... my skin is in good shape. Worth the wait.

As much as I wanted to believe the wondrous claims advertisers made of their products plumping up wrinkled skin overnight, I really had no expectations.

But this didn't stop me from applying moisturisers religiously for no more reason other than it became routine.

Once you get into a pattern, be it good or bad, there is no stopping. (I have many patterns on the bad side, but let's stay positive and focused for now.)

I have moisturised, moisturised and then moisturised again from a very young age - every morning, every evening.

My jowls might have sagged with age, but the skin above them is pretty much wrinkle-free.

For the first 30 years of my moisturising routine, I covered the face only. …

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