While your 20s are a time for experimenting with lip colours and edgy haircuts, if you are pushing 30, it is time to get serious about your long-term beauty. So if you found a wrinkle that isn't going, you have no reason to panic. No one should be unhappy about turning 30, but in case you are, we have rounded up skincare products that will help keep your skin plump and firm. So trade your addiction to tanning or sparkly lip gloss for new vices, like serums and moisturisers.
1. A Gentle Non-Soap Cleanser
When you are pushing 30, your skin barriers tend to become thin which in turn cause dryness and irritation. What do you do to protect your skin? Arguably the most important step in your skincare routine, cleansers not only help remove dirt, oil, and makeup from your face but can also calm redness and tighten pores. But sometimes, the cleansers can strip the barrier even more. It is therefore important to use a gentle soap cleanser. After all, a clean and radiant canvas is the foundation of any good beauty look. How To Choose a Face Cleanser: Best Type of Cleansers for Different Skin Types.
2. A Daily Moisturiser with SPF
Slathering the sunscreen may not come as naturally as a moisturiser. We understand that most of the times the formulas are sticky and heavy on the skin. It is therefore important to invest in a moisturiser with SPF that will keep your skin safe from the sun's harmful UVA and UVB rays. Wear it without fail before you step out from your home to prevent signs of sun damage like wrinkles and fine lines. How to Achieve Glowing Skin Using Natural Ingredients? Incorporate These 6 Items in Your Skin Care Routine.
3. A Vitamin C Moisturiser or Serum
If there is one beauty ingredient that can totally change the texture ad appearance of your skin, it is vitamin C. The hero ingredient rich in antioxidants helps collagen production and improves pigmentation. Vitamin C blocks damage before it even happens by neutralising free radicals. So if you are looking to nail down an antioxidant for your skin, look no further than vitamin C. Vitamin C comes in four different concentrations so it is important to select the right one for your skin. Five percent is ideal for use on the delicate eye area. Ten percent is for dry or sensitive skin. Fifteen percent is the most commonly used preparation and is generally suitable for all skin types.
4. A Retinol Serum
Retinol is like the rocket fuel of skincare ingredients that can blast away everything from breakouts to hyperpigmentation to fine lines. Therefore, late 20s can be the right time to start using topical retinol to stimulate collagen production. Using it early can keep your skin foundation strong by beating ageing down the road. Skincare Tips: Know How to Take Care and Maintain Healthy Skin in Polluted Air.
5. A Body Moisturiser
When you hit thirty, your skin does not retain moisture as efficiently as it would in your 20s. So make it a practice to apply the body moisturiser daily to help maintain a healthy skin foundation. Use light lotions that are easy to spread and don't feel so heavy or greasy on the skin.
Also, ensure to practice yoga as it has been touted as the only natural way to beat the signs of ageing. So get on the mat if you love your skin.
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