Genetics, diet, lifestyle, and sun exposure are all contributors to the aging process. How visibly we age can be positively determined by a good skincare plan in every phase of life. Instead of falling prey to the belief that beauty is relegated to the young, we need to start embracing the fact that there is beauty in every age. The key is to start early. Your skin needs to be addressed differently at 55 than it did at 25. Here we break down what your skin needs at every stage and how you can guard it against the eventual signs of aging.
Target premature aging by following these simple steps. Drink plenty of water; it helps to hydrate and flush out bacteria that can cause breakouts. Get into the habit of washing your face before bed every night to remove makeup, dirt, and grime that have built up during the day. our pick: Revitalite Professional Eyelid & Dark Circle Corrector to help recover from those late nights, it’s time to incorporate a multi-tasking eye cream to target puffiness and dark circles.
Cell turnover begins to slow in your 30s. The emphasis now turns to the removal of dead skin. Utilize a retinol serum featuring alpha hydroxy acids several times a week for gentle exfoliation. Bring in a retinol to your nighttime routine. our pick: Outcrease Retinol Trifecta Serum is a lightweight, layerable serum carefully formulated to help renew skin texture and boost collagen production. “It soaked in beautifully and left my skin baby soft,” claims Deanna F. of Florida. And finally, don’t forget to moisturize morning and night.
Gravity and sagging skin meet head-on. Declines in volume and elasticity become a common concern especially in areas with fewer sebaceous glands. Focus on the face now descends to below the jawline as the skin on the neck and décolleté come more into focus. our pick: Self-Esteem Neck Firming Lift is formulated with antioxidants to help increase elasticity while hydrating and firming the skin on the décolletage for a more lifted and youthful appearance. “I could see a difference in the texture and firmness of my skin. Such a simple, yet positive addition to my skincare regimen!” reviewed Gale C. of North Dakota.
“When asked what part of the aging process most of my patients in their 50s want to address, the most common responses are fine lines and dyspigmentation,” says Stacey Brisman, MD, board-certified Dermatologist. Keep up the exfoliation but now make sure you’re using an active centered, rich cream that’s formulated with peptides and antioxidants to keep the skin looking supple and tight. our pick: Bounceback Forehead Line Treatment targets the skin across the brows, 11 lines, creases, and expression lines on and framing the forehead.
Skin becomes more parched, cracked, and thin post-menopause. Dehydrated skin will reveal all its faults. Hydration is key! Look for an ingredient-rich AM/PM cream that will leave your skin feeling rejuvenated and smooth to the touch. our pick: Empower Anti-Wrinkle Treatment helps maintain skin’s moisture barrier with a potent lineup of six multipeptides, ceramides, hyaluronic acid, and green tea extract. Bar none, one of the best combinations of ingredients, cohesively formulated, to successfully target fine lines, wrinkling, and sagging skin. End game... well hydrated skin results in a healthy and beautiful complexion!