Becoming a teenager is a difficult time, there’s no doubt about it. Your little ones are making the massive jump from primary to secondary school, all the while their bodies are going through arguably one of the biggest changes it physically can.
One of the most notorious physical changes soon to occur? Temperamental tweenage skin. With the surge of newly acquired hormones comes spotty, oily skin. For many youngsters, this is an incredibly large knock to their self confidence and image, which is why it is best to try and support them in every way possible.
There are so many brands out there that claim to cure tweenage acne in days, even hours – but which of these brands are being honest about this, and what products are pumped full of unnatural chemicals?
At My Baba, we tend to prefer brands that use natural ingredients. By using organic products, you can be sure that even the most sensitive of skin won’t be at too much risk of a flare up caused by a heavy amount of manufactured chemicals.
Below we have listed our top eight natural skincare brands who target tweenage problem skin!
1 – Oy! Skincare
Clear Skin Foaming Face Wash, £12.67
Great for acne-prone tween skin, Oy! is 93% certified organic, making it delicate on skin while effectively reducing inflammation and killing spot-causing bacteria.
2 – BeBarefaced
Natural Anti Blemish Overnight Spot Treatment, £13.99
Put spots to bed with this overnight gel from BeBarefaced. Unlike many spot gels that dry out skin, BeBareface speeds up the spot-healing process with gentle aloe vera to minimise swelling and soothe irritation.
Natural Milk Cleanser For Sensitive Skin, £9.99
Pretty much a 2-in-1 treatment, this cleaner gently helps to dissolve makeup and grime while also resorting skin with its natural moisturising and hydrating qualities.
3 – Burt’s Bees
Herbal blemish stick, £11.49
This schoolbag-sized blemish stick is perfect for dealing with spots on the go. It uses tea tree oil to dry up any excess oil which is a main cause to spotty skin.
Facial cleansing towelettes, Burt’s Bees, £11.63
Made with cucumber and sage, this Burt’s Bees cleansing towelettes are a go-to for wiping away the day and leaving skin feeling cool and fresh.
4 – Spots and Stripes
Gentle cleansing lotion, £13
This is a brilliant start cleanser. It’s super gentle and cleanses young faces without stripping them of essential moisture. It lifts away impurities and feels super refreshing on skin.
Spot zapper, lip smoother, bite buster, £14
This is the do-everything skin saver. It’s 100% natural and helps to zap spots, minimise insect bites and reduce inflammation. Small and easy to carry with you everywhere for spot emergencies!
5 – Natio Young
Young Pore Unclogging Face Scrub, £11.59
Exfoliating is so important, as it removes dead skin cells and helps unblock pores. Our favourite organic exfoliator is this one from Natio Young.
6 – Elizabeth’s Daughter
The Soothing & Glossing Balm, £6.95
This soothing balm can double up as a lip balm and skin moisturiser. Perfect for the tweenager who is suffering with dehydrated skin!
The Facial Cream Cleanser, £10.95
Rich in vitamins, minerals and proteins, this cream cleanser is great for removing everyday impurities.
7 – Dermalogica Clear Start
Dermalogica Clear Start Clearing Defense SPF30, £25
Ideal for reducing shine, the lightweight moisturiser protects skin against UV rays and free radical damage, all without clogging pores.
8 – Adam & Eve Skincare
Refreshing Face Wash For Him, £16
This one is for the boys. This face wash is the perfect tool to combat spotty skin, as it is packed with active ingredients. All your little one has to do is gently rub a pea sized amount into their face, then was off with cool water.
9 – Neal’s Yard
Purifying Palmarose Daily Moisturiser, £26.92
This special moisturiser balances out excess oil and leaves skin with a matte finish. With all natural ingredients, where can you go wrong?