I used to use five different products on my skin. I now use just one.
I’m one of those unfortunate people who suffer a whole array of skin problems; I had eczema as a child, mild acne in my teens, late-onset allergies in my twenties and now in my thirties I have extremely sensitive and allergic skin.
When I became pregnant with my first son, I was told by my doctor to be wary of using certain beauty products, as they might contain ingredients that could be harmful to my baby. I had never really considered ingredients lists before – my aim was only ever to achieve smooth, clear skin and I didn’t really care what was in the product. Source