Aging can eat away the youthful feel and radiance of your skin. While it does dampen your spirits, the good news is that it doesn’t have to be that way.
Follow the 10 easy tips below to beat the dullness, dryness and unflattering skin that comes with aging:
1. Follow a healthy eating plan and exercise
Modern diet consists of too much-processed foods that give your body very little amounts of nutrition and plenty of artificial ingredients your body does not really need. Take out processed foods in your diet and substitute with fresh food and healthier alternatives.
Get the full benefits of eating healthy by living an active lifestyle and try to avoid the habit of smoking and drinking. These habits affect your overall health, smoking can cause hair loss as well.
2. Spoil your skin
Immediately follow through by hydrating your skin. Use a deeply nourishing product to give your skin more than just a moisture boost. There are some products which add benefits such as brightening your skin and stimulating skin rejuvenation. Take your skincare regimen from your face, down to your neck and chest.
3. Spoil skin around your eyes some more
This step is particularly important when you are dealing with ageing skin. The Skin around the eyes is anatomically and physiologically at a disadvantaged position compared to the skin on the rest of your face which gives it a deeper, hollow look and a thin and dry texture. An eye cream will be beneficial for your eye skin at this stage.
4. Exfoliate regularly
Most skin types will be able to tolerate twice weekly exfoliation. This process prompts your skin to turn over skin cells more quickly and allows your products to penetrate your skin deeply. Never exfoliate every day or it will cause your skin irreparable damage. Always follow through with a moisturizing treatment.
5. Make skin protection your top skincare priority
At any age, an effective yet mild and gently formulated sunscreen is a must-have. In addition, ageing skin also requires added protection that can only be derived from antioxidants. Take advantage of Vitamins B3, C and E which, combined, powers up your skin cells, improves nutrient circulation beneath the skin and deeply nourishes for a long-lasting moisture feel.
6. Regeneration must also be a top objective of any aging skin care regimen
Take advantage of what the science of skincare has to offer. Tretinoin and retinoids remain to be gold standards. However, if you’re not willing to put up with side effects, including increased photosensitivity, you may want to try other products that offer proprietary complexes, peptides that help regenerate your skin.
7. Drink plenty of fluids
Bring in more moisture by drinking up water throughout the day. Fresh fruit and veggie shakes and healthy soups can also help satisfy your fluid requirements and bring joy to your palate.
8. Religiously practice the basics of good skin care
First, always wipe away makeup with an oil-based makeup remover. Don’t rub. Second, wash your face with lukewarm water and a soap-free cleanser. If you have blemish prone skin, use a cleanser that contains alpha hydroxy acids, benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid. Never wash your face more than twice daily, thrice if you have oily skin. Third, tone to draw out impurities stuck in your pores some more and smoothen out your skin.
9. Take advantage of minimally invasive procedures
Aging skin can use some help from a number of clinic-based procedures that give your skin a dramatic surge of collagen without having to endure the pain. Experience rejuvenated skin the minute you walk out of your favourite skin clinic.
10. Get sufficient sleep night after night
Beat skin ageing using the rawest, most effective way of treating damaged skin — sleep. The body and mind have powerful ways of healing the body which even modern science is only beginning to understand. Pamper yourself with an uninterrupted and deep good night’s sleep so that you can wake up with a fresh, rejuvenated face every morning.
Stop believing in magic creams and start believing in the power of these 10 tips to get younger, healthier looking skin. The sooner you start, the sooner you can see, feel and touch the positive difference.