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24th Jun 2024

‘I’m a dermatologist and I wish more people knew about this €8 moisturiser’

Sophie Collins


In the vast and often overwhelming world of skincare, finding a moisturiser that delivers results without breaking the bank can feel like searching for a needle in a haystack

However, renowned dermatologist Dr. Aamna Adel has made a compelling case for a budget-friendly moisturiser that might be one of the best-kept secrets.

In a recent TikTok video, Dr. Adel hailed Cetraben cream, a humble product that is reportedly adored by dermatologists across the UK.

“Do you know what, I’ve got such a good product for you,” Dr. Adel began, clearly excited to share the secret with her followers. 

She highlighted that this moisturiser is constantly recommended by dermatologists, which alone shows its effectiveness. 

The best part? It costs €7.99. 

Cetraben cream might not be the most glam item on the shelf, but Dr. Adel hails its efficacy. “It is the most basic moisturiser that you can come across in Boots. 

“It is not pretty okay. It’s not in that fancy packaging so it’s not at all aesthetic but this is a good moisturiser that is going to keep your skin soft, hydrated, nice and plump, 100% yes.” 

For those who value substance over style, this no-frills approach to recommending products is a refreshing change. 

“I honestly cannot believe that more people do not talk about this product,” Dr. Adel exclaimed, highlighting the surprising lack of buzz surrounding this skincare product. 

With its ability to deeply moisturise and maintain skin health, it’s a wonder it hasn’t achieved cult status yet.

Dr. Adel urged her followers to reconsider their spending habits: “Forget about the Sol de Janeiro Bum Bum Cream, like this is what you need to be using.” 

At just €7.99 from Boots, Cetraben cream offers a cost-effective alternative that doesn’t compromise on quality.

For those on a budget, Dr. Adel’s recommendation is a game-changer. “It’s five pounds (€7.99), that’s crazy. 

“I think, you know at this price point you genuinely cannot go wrong. 

“So if you are broke but you want to have good skin, she is your girl.” 

In an era where skincare can often feel elitist and exclusive, it’s reassuring to know that effective and affordable options are within reach of the everyday consumer.

@aamnaadel as a derm I recommend this underrated £5 product in clinic EVERY day.. 💕🎀🌸 #dermatologist #dradel #skintok #skincare #skincareproducts #moisturiser #dryskin #dryskincare #bargain #productrecommendations #affordableproducts #hygieneproducts #hygiene #foryou #fyp #skincareroutine #CapCut ♬ original sound – Dr Adel | Dermatologist