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Tips for resilient skin: younger-looking skin for longer

If you ask us, mature skin care isn’t about how to look younger. It’s about how to keep your skin acting youthful – keeping that skin production cycle going at the same speed it always has. Because, as we age, it starts to slow down, causing our skin to lose its resilience and plumpness. Which is why it needs our help to keep it looking the way we’d like it to, and not just focusing on our face: the rest of our body needs some attention, too.

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    Keep active.

    Exercise gets your blood flowing and that increased circulation keeps your skin healthy and vibrant by carrying nutrients and oxygen to your skin cells, and helping to carry away toxins and free radicals. Plus, it’s an easy way to get those youthful rosy cheeks…

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    Keep skin hydrated.

    Hydrated skin is happy skin, so look for products that bind moisture into it. Look for body creams that contain glycerin – like our Purely Pampering Shea Butter Body Lotion with Warm Vanilla – which helps your skin retain moisture so that it stays supple, smooth and plump

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    Don’t just apply your products; work them in. 

    Giving your body a good massage during your skin care routine won’t just get those products sinking in; it’s said to stimulate collagen and elastin production, too

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    Protect your skin from sun.

    The biggest thing you can do for healthy, younger-looking skin is to protect it from the sun. The UVA rays it emits leads to photoageing (and this damage can cause wrinkles, age spots and loss of elasticity), so using SPF, keeping your skin covered up or staying out of the sun when it’s at its strongest could help keep your skin healthy and damage-free longer