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5 skincare rules for mature skin

Posted by Jasmin Wigmore on
5 skincare tips for mature skin

It’s no secret that every age and stage comes with new guidelines to follow —this is true in life, and when it comes to our skin. Mature skin struggles with wrinkles, fine lines, sagging and even age spots. The trick to embracing your current skin is to follow certain skin care rules that will keep your complexion looking and feeling its best.

1. Use a cream cleanser 

As skin matures, it can produce less collagen, nutrients, and natural oils, resulting in drier skin. So, your first anti-aging skin care step should be reaching for a cream cleanser, formulated with replenishing oils, this should help rebalance any moisture loss and help ageing skin.

2. Add Retinol 

Fine lines and wrinkles are extremely common in mature skin. In order to improve the appearance of these nuisances, it’s key to use products that are working to resurface the skin, which is why retinol is the best. Retinol, a form of vitamin A, stimulates cell turnover, thus aiding in resurfacing the skin and creating a more smooth, youthful appearance.

Why now is the perfect time to use retinol. 

3. Illuminate with serum 

As you age, the look of skin’s radiance can decrease. Serums can aid in making the skin look more radiant because they have hydrating and brightening ingredients. Why not opt for our Vitamin C serum (a little sunshine in a bottle!) shop here! 

4. Wear suncream everyday 

We can’t stress enough how important it is to protect your skin from the damaging effects of the sun. Spending prolonged periods of time in the sun without applying sunscreen can lead to visible signs of aging developing over time. According to the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), applying an SPF of 30 or higher daily is essential as well as reapplying immediately after swimming or sweating.

5. Remove makeup before bed 

While this skin care rule is essential for all skin types at any age, mature skin can especially benefit from this tip. Excessive rubbing and pulling can tug the skin and cause fine lines and wrinkles to develop over time. And if you're not strict about removing makeup before bed, it can mix with dirt and oil that has built up throughout the day and lead to breakouts. Most importantly, it can prevent your nighttime anti-aging products from working their best.

 

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