Just because you are growing older does not mean you have to look it! Luckily, we have come a long way with science and the understanding behind how our skin ages. We now know many skincare secrets that have been uncovered over the years, enabling us to stop premature ageing in its tracks like never before.
In this article we are going to be drilling down on the key concepts that help prevent premature aging and can sometimes even reverse the effects of existing ageing.
Prevention is key
Despite being possible, the best way to approach ageing is by trying to minimize its future effects rather than attempting to reverse damage already done. For this reason, it is not a crazy idea to start thinking about anti-ageing as early as your 20’s. By doing so you will be preventing damage from occurring, not even giving it the chance to take effect. This is especially important when it comes to factors such as SPF protection where being sun safe now is the only way to avoid future sun damage. The sun can be one of the most detrimental impacts on your skin throughout your lifetime so ensuring you combine a daily sunscreen into your skincare routine is a sure-fire way to minimize and avoid future damaging results.
Building a strong skincare routine
Skincare is the single most determining factor in how well your skin ages, other than genetics of course. In order to maintain that youthful appearance for decades to come, you need to get serious about investing in a good skincare routine. It is all about understanding your skin requirements and addressing them accordingly, finding products that effectively treat these ailments. The basic building blocks for a stellar skincare routine include; cleanser, toner, serum and moisturizer. The next step is adding in relevant treatments that address specific skincare concerns.
Up the hydration
When it comes to anti-aging, hydration plays a very critical role in maintaining your skin’s health. When we speak about hydration, we mean approaching it from the inside out, as well as topically on the surface. Now that we have stressed the importance of a solid skincare routine, the next step is ensuring the right products. We believe that hydration is a key ingredient in any skincare product you select where you have anti-aging in mind. We offer an extensive range of hydrating products that are typically formulated to battle dry skin, but also do a stellar job at stopping premature ageing in its tracks. We recommend our ‘Ultra Hydrating serum’ which is suitable for all skin types and allows you to keep moisture locked into your skin, as such slowing the aging process. Rejuvenation is a common benefit of upping the hydrating ingredients within your skincare routine and leads to more beautiful, healthier and vibrant skin.
Make retinol your best friend
Move over diamonds, Retinol in skincare really is a girl’s best friend. Not only does this special ingredient blast away dead skin cells and leave you with a fresh new layer of resurfaced skin, but it also boosts collagen production. We know collagen has been a buzzword in the skincare world for about a decade now, but that hype is well deserved. Collagen is a naturally occurring substance in your skin that makes up cell structures. These cell structures begin to break down as you become older, and as such they need a bit of a helping hand where external application can play a huge role in reversing existing signs of aging.