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.
Speed up skin renewal.
Finding a moisturiser that will accelerate skin regeneration is your first move. Look for ingredients such as AHA, vitamin B3 and skin natural lipids which help to support your skin’s natural renewal process
Nourish your hands.
We use our hands all the time, so the wear and tear that happens with our skin is even more dramatic there. The best hand cream for ageing hands provides revitalisation along with moisturisation
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…
Hydrate your skin.
Hydrated skin is happy skin, so look for products that bind moisture into it. Look for body lotions that contain glycerin – like Dove Cream Oil Intense Body Lotion – which helps your skin retain moisture so that it stays gorgeously supple and smooth
Enjoy a massage.
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
Protect skin from the sun.
The biggest thing you can do for healthy, younger-looking skin is to protect it from the sun. The UVA rays it emits lead 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.