Today we’re talking skin care. When it comes to how you look after your skin, the chances are you probably only think about the here and now. Not what you skin needs to stay healthy and radiant throughout your lifetime. This is a common mistake that many of us make and end up paying for later on in life, and not one that you want to make.
To help you ensure that you’re taking care of your skin properly, we’ve put together this handy guide.
Skincare for your twenties
In your twenties the two areas that you need to focus on are achieving a clear complexion and preventing sun damage. To keep acne at bay, cleanse and tone your face twice a day using natural products. It's also important to eat healthily and make sure always to remove your makeup before bed. Blemishes and breakouts are a problem that you’ll see the effects of in your twenties. However, sun damage you won’t see the results of until later in life.
That’s why it’s so important to take sun protection seriously, as even though it won’t affect your skin now, in the future, it will do. Did you know that the number one cause of premature aging is sun damage? Whenever you leave the house, rain or shine, always put sun protection on.
How to achieve healthy skin in your thirties
In your thirties, you’ll start to notice fine lines and wrinkles appearing, as well as the fact that your complexion isn’t as smooth as it used to be. The reason that both of these problems occur is because the body can’t produce collagen or elastin as quickly. This leads to fine lines, sagging skin and a complexion that is no longer as soft and smooth.
To reduce the appearance of fine lines, it’s crucial that you moisturize twice a day with a rich face cream. Ideally, this should be a cream that contains collagen and elastin for helping to smooth out your skin, prevent sagging and fill lines.
Tips for youthful skin in your forties
In your forties, you’ll notice that wrinkles appear deeper and more set, as well as the fact that your skin now has the odd age spot or two. Many people dread their forties simply because of how different their face will look. However, it’s important to remember that aging is just another part of life. Plus, with the right products, you can easily keep the signs of aging at bay, so there’s no need to stress.
To help reduce the appearance of age spots, it’s a good idea to invest in a peptide containing face cream. Peptide creams are great for helping to boost how youthful your skin looks as they increase collagen production. You can achieve more youthful skin with anti wrinkle cream, so it’s also worth investing in a good-quality pot of this.
Fabulous skin in your fifties
As well as continuing to use anti-aging creams, in your fifties, it’s important to focus on keeping your skin hydrated. Due to the hormonal changes that your body will go through, you’ll find that your skin is much drier. You can counteract this by using face creams with glycolic acid in them. This is a substance that’s a great skin hydrator, so is perfect for applying to dry, dull skin.
There you have it, everything that you need to know about skin care from your twenties to your fifties. Take the tips and advice above on board, and you can ensure that your skin stays looking fabulous no matter what your age.
by IC Contributors