12 Dec Through the Decades: How to care for your skin at every age
As we journey through life, we are always experiencing change. So the same can be said for the skin on your face. But with the endless array of products, fads and advertisements it can become too difficult and over complicated. Yet a simple yet effective approach to skincare is all you need.But as we age, our routines change as do our skin concerns, so we here we have, decade by decade, how to care for your skin.
Oh yes, its the humble teenage years where we experience the pimples and worst case; acne. At this age it is important to care for the skin not only externally, but also internally with a healthy balanced diet and drinking enough water.Now it is important to not forget, less is always more. Cleansing your skin and hydrating it with a good moisturizer is all you should be doing to staying on the right track. We (skincare professionals) find teenagers tend to have dry skin, which often creates skin issues.
TRY: Why not get mum to treat you every so often with a Hydro Glow facial for a deeper cleanse.
Now it is time to begin the good habits, which your future self will thank you for. At this time in your life makeup application plays a large part in your routine, but just as much time should be devoted to removing it. Taking off your makeup before hitting the pillow is a must, as leaving makeup on overnight blocks the pores promoting pimples. It’s important to let the skin breathe and keep it as hydrated as much as possible.Most importantly, let us introduce you to your new best friend, SPF. Sun damage can be easily avoided by applying a little sunscreen into your daily skincare routine. Whilst that tan might look good now, your skin will face the consequences in later years.
TRY: Give your skin that extra glow with an Enzyme Peeling Treatment.
Entering your thirties becomes a real eye opener with your skins cellular turnover beginning to slow down. Gentle exfoliation is recommended to help remove dead skin and promote new skin cells. Fine lines begin to appear, especially around the eye area from the effects of smiling and squinting, where the skin tends to be much finer.
TRY: Incorporate our Collagen Regenerative Facial every 4-6 weeks combined with our Herbal Peel and a beautiful home care range. Our amazing Collagen Christmas Pack is a winner.
As the skin begins to dry and become more prone to damage due to the skins lipid barrier starting to thin, we always recommend the vitamin C’s, A’s and serums. It’s also time to begin looking after your neck and décolletage so it doesn’t crepe in the later years. If you master these into your routine, you’re set for life.
TRY: A B-Peel every 3 weeks with LED LIGHT THERAPY will deliver energised, healthy and younger looking skin.
You may have retired by now, but your skin sure hasn’t with sun damage prevention still high on your agenda. With slow skin cell turnover, skin can become dry and lose its elasticity. Some lines may become more prominent, with menopause also changing your skins game. Most women will experience some kind of skin problem or extreme dryness.
TRY: Our Age Repair Peel Treatment is great for tightening and giving your skin that new glow.