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#myMECCAskin: Wendy Nguyen’s calming routine for eczema

SKIN, LET’S FACE IT, IS A LOVE/HATE RELATIONSHIP. SOME DAYS IT’S GREAT—GLOWING AND CLEAR—AND SOME DAYS, NO MATTER HOW MUCH YOU CARE FOR IT, IT JUST WANTS TO PLAY YOU. WHEN IT COMES TO SKINCARE, EVERYONE HAS THEIR UNIQUE SOLUTIONS: THE INSTANT GRATIFIERS AND THE ONES THAT PLAY HARD TO GET (BUT TURN OUT TRULY WORTHY IN THE END). IN THIS SERIES, #MYMECCASKIN, WE TAP SOME OF OUR FAVOURITE BEAUTY GUYS AND GALS TO TAKE THEIR ALWAYS-FLAWLESS MAKEUP OFF AND REVEAL THEIR SKIN STORY AND THE PRODUCTS THEY USE TO MANAGE THIS CRAZY LITTLE THING CALLED SKIN.

When it comes to skin concerns, eczema doesn’t get the attention that say acne does, but over 800,000 Australians are dealing with it every day. Wendy Nguyen, started to really notice her eczema when she was in university with recurring dry patches on her elbows, face and particularly her hands, but with a gentle and soothing skincare routine she keeps it under control. Her tips? Use a cleansing oil that won’t strip the skin, plenty of hydration (thank you, Tatcha Indigo Cream and always carry hand cream. She also shares her anti-inflammatory tea recipe for healing from the inside out. Hit play.

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