New goal for 2023 unlocked: plan how you can save skin before the damage is done.
As the birthday candles add up, you may feel like it’s time to get ahead of your ageing skin before you start playing catch-up.
That’s why we’re having the “pre-rejuvenation” for anti-ageing conversation now.
Sadly, from age 25, your skin already starts ageing.
Although it’s a slow process, and with genetics and lifestyles, skin changes at different rates. So it’s not like at 25, you’re going to see your Gogo every time you look in the mirror.
At the very least, you might only see a few tiny fine lines on the very surface of the skin, but still, it’s better to stay on top of the anti-ageing game.
You’d have been extra better off if you’d found a dedicated skincare routine from your 20s, but then again, now is always better than later to start your pre-juvenation journey.
Want to start as soon as possible? Discuss a nip-it-in-the-bud plan with an expert medical aesthetic doctor from Skin Renewal who can help you delay ageing.
Upping collagen and elastin content in your skin could be a starting point. Typical pre-juvenation treatments like Dermapen and Profhilo help stimulate collagen, so these are go-tos for women in their 30s and beyond.
Then, never say no to Vitamin A. That’s because retinoids help speed up skin cell turnover. The active ingredient is retinol, the most widely available and oldest form of Vitamin A.
The thing is, Vitamin A retinol comes in varying strengths, which is often where a skin guru’s wisdom can be instrumental. If you have never used it before, the rule of thumb is to start low and slow and be incredibly sun-shy.
On that, always use a high-factor SPF, because retinol makes your skin more sensitive to UV rays and can lower the efficacy of your product.
The trick is to use the treatment at night, as well as the following day, applying sunscreen straight after you’ve completed your initial skincare routine.
While retinol works overtime helping to decrease pore size, getting your glow on and more, sunscreen remains your most potent anti-ager. A whopping 90% of ageing is caused by the sun, so no pre-juvenator’s kit is complete with the best stand-alone SPF on the market.
Smart skincare solutions can start off slow and simple as you start to notice the first little signs of ageing – it’s a journey, so take your time and suss out what’s right for you.
If you ever need a word of advice or a helping hand, the aesthetic and medical professionals at Skin Renewal are a call away.
At the end of the day, as long as you’re happy and confident in your skin, you’ll always feel and look great.
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