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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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    Give skin its bounce back.

    Try pinching the skin on the back of your hand to see how fast it springs back. Over time, skin can lose some of its elasticity, and stops springing back so fast, so at some point it might need some help. Dove Firming Nourishment Body Lotion helps to improve firmness, giving skin back its spring

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    Don't forget your hands.

    And the award for most used body part goes to… our hands! Since they’re so well-used, 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. Try our DermaSpa Goodness³ Hand Cream to help keep them resilient and soft

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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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    Choose a new scent.

    Smoothing in body creams with your hands is an indulgent, sensory experience on its own. To make it even more luxurious, try a moisturiser that smells gorgeous too. Dove Purely Pampering Shea Butter Body Lotion will give your skin all the nourishment it needs and leave a comforting scent

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

    Giving your body a good massage, like with our DermaSpa Uplifted+ Body Roll-On, 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