Ultraviolet light exposure is a major cause of skin aging. Other factors include stress, smoking, alcohol and overuse of harsh cleansers.
What is happening when we visibly age?
Skin is the largest organ and vital for the many ways it protects the body. That is why it’s important to take care of your skin. As we grow older, skin retains less water, becoming rough and dry. It’s less elastic and also more transparent. Wrinkles, sagging skin, age spots, moles and pigmentation changes are more common.
Fight premature aging and give skin a healthy, glowing look with products intended to turn back the clock.
Building blocks to happier skin
Fight skin aging by incorporating these items into your routine.
prevent squinting that can lead to fine lines around the eyes.
Wear a sunscreen with a skin protection factor (SPF) of 30 or more to protect against the ultraviolet rays that cause skin damage.
Replace the retinol that is lost through aging. Retinol promotes the formation of collagen, a protein that keeps skin from sagging. Note: Retinol should not be used by pregnant or breastfeeding women.
Use moisturizing creams, gels and serums to plump up the skin and diminish wrinkles.
Remove dead skin cells with water-base alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs) to work on the surface and oil-base beta hydroxy acids (BHAs) to penetrate pores.
Apply an antioxidant serum with vitamins C and E to protect skin from free radicals that break down skin cells and cause wrinkling.
moisturize, improve skin tone and texture, and reduce wrinkles.
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Retinol and other retinoids
WHAT ARE THEY Retinoids, including retinol, are compounds derived from vitamin A. Retinol is a gentle, less-potent form available in over-the-counter skincare products. Other retinoids are prescription-strength compounds in FDA-approved creams such as Avita, Retin-A and Renova.
WHAT THEY DO All retinoids are thought to induce collagen production in the upper layer of the skin and alter melanin, the pigment that causes liver spots. While working at different rates, retinoids improve skin texture and tone and minimize lines.
Applying a simple regimen like this can keep skin looking younger.
• Wash your face with warm water and a gentle facial cleanser to remove bacteria.
• Apply an antioxidant serum to buffer skin against sun damage and give skin a glow.
• Apply a daily moisturizer containing SPF 30 sunscreeen.
• Use a micellar water or deep action cream cleanser to remove makeup, then wash face with warm water and a gentle facial cleanser.
• Apply an eye cream to keep eyelid skin elastic and prevent some fine lines.
• Apply a hydrating night cream to moisturize and reduce appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
Fight wrinkles and see smoother skin fast.
ROC Retinol Correxion eye cream
Reduce puffiness, dark circles and wrinkles around the eyes.
olay regenerating cream cleanser
Restore smooth skin while gently exfoliating.
nature’s truth hyaluronic Acid serum
Fine lines and wrinkles fade away to reveal youthful-looking skin.
NEUTROGENA RAPID WRINKLE REPAIR RETINOL OIL
Nourish skin to fight the look of age spots and a wrinkles.
neutrogena bright boost illuminating serum
Improve skin tone for a brighter complexion.
olay retinol 24 night moisturizer
Apply for 24-hour hydration and visibly firmer skin.
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