Life is always changing, and your skin changes along with it. Some of these changes occur as you alter your lifestyle, and others happen as your body shifts into new phases of life. All of this means that the way you care for your skin should evolve as your life does.
Keep reading to learn how to choose the best skincare for your age to get your best, healthiest skin whether you’re 27 or 72 years old.
Skincare In Your 20’s
Preserve And Protect
Take it from us: you’ll wish you’d given yourself a lot more grace in your 20s when it comes to your appearance, especially your skin. Twenty-something skin is amazing! It’s got bounce and fullness that scream
You’ve probably heard this ad nauseam at this point, but we’ll say it again. Wear SPF. Every. Darn. Day. It’s the key to effective skincare in your 20’s, as it helps delay dark spots, fine lines, and other premature signs of aging. And, no, moisturizer with SPF doesn’t cut it. Sunscreen is more than just an ingredient. To truly protect you, it needs to form a protective film on top of your skin to shield it. Moisturizer with SPF also tends to be less water-resistent, making it less than ideal for outdoor workouts or beach days.
Our sunscreen also contains our hero ingredient, sugarcane-based squalane. This cruelty-free hydrator is bioidentical to the moisture in human skin. It’s deeply moisturizing, and also helps our non-nano zinc penetrate deeper to provide better protection.
Approach Acne Differently
The twenty-something years can yield a few different types of acne, including blemishes due to oily skin, or hormonal acne, which often pops up specifically on the chin. Adult acne deserves a different approach from the harsh astringents and cleansers you may have tried during your teenage years. These harsh irritants often make adult acne worse.
If you suffer from acne, skincare in your 20’s needs to be gentle, but effective. We recommend our
You Do You
This decade can be an exciting time of self-discovery and experimentation both with your lifestyle and your look. Skincare in your 20’s can create the perfect canvas for your wildest makeup look, or help your natural beauty shine through. Here are a few tips and tricks to help you along your way:
Late night? Attack dark circles and puffiness with our clinically proven Squalane + Peptide Eye Gel. You can even keep it in the fridge to help you feel even more refreshed after a night out. Glazed donut skinis trending hard, and we’re not mad about it. Amp up your AM glow the morning after a layered nighttime routineby adding a few drops of our Squalane + Vitamin C Rose Oilto your makeup for a bright and dewy look.
Building A Skincare Routine In Your 30’s
Get Serious About Exfoliation
Between career, relationships, and maybe even kids, our 30’s are when life really starts to speed up. Unfortunately, our skin doesn’t follow suit. Your 30’s are when skin cell turnover starts slowing down, leaving a dull-looking layer of dead skin cells sitting on top of the brighter, healthier skin underneath.
Adding a chemical exfoliant to your skincare routine in your 30’s can help. It helps to dissolve that layer of dead skin cells to reveal the new skin underneath. Our
Incorporate Vitamin C
While you may not see signs of aging yet, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Dermatologists recommend incorporating vitamin C into your skincare routine in your 30’s. This powerful antioxidant works to fight free radicals while also addressing existing sun damage including hyperpigmentation, fine lines, and wrinkles. It also brightens and supports elasticity and collagen production, which also begins to wane in your 30’s.
We recommend incorporating Vitamin C into your daytime routine with our
Double down on Vitamin C by massaging in a few drops of
Do Your Body Good
Your face isn’t the only area that suffers from slower skin cell turnover. Uncover smoother, more hydrated skin all over with a microbead-free body scrub.
You may also notice the skin on your body isn’t as taught as it was in your 20’s. If this is the case, reach for
Invest In The Right Eye Cream
Late nights at work and the demands of a busy family life can both be taxing on your delicate under-eye skin. Fatigue can lead to dark circles that make you look more tired than you actually are, and stress can sap your skin of moisture.
Choosing the right eye cream can help you look more alert and rested, which can come in handy whether you’re on an 8 am Zoom call, or simply trying to feel human again after having a baby. (Or both!)
Improve the look of dark circles while quenching dryness with our
An Anti-Aging Skincare Routine For Your 40’s
Let’s be clear: mature skin is beautiful skin. We earn our wrinkles through years of hard work, memorable life experiences, and service to others. So when we talk about anti-aging, we aren’t trying to erase those hard-won battle scars. Instead, we’re working against some of the skin’s natural processes that can result in less-than-healthy skin. The goal is to look and feel your personal best at every age, no matter how you choose to approach the visible signs of getting older.
Support Collagen Production
A loss of estrogen during this decade may cause a loss of collagen and elasticity, making your face feel less plump and bouncy than it used to. That’s why collagen-boosting peptides are a must for any anti-aging skincare routine in your 40’s. Improve the look of fine lines, wrinkles, and sagging skin with our
In clinical trials, participants reported an instant plumping effect and improvement in hydration thanks to proven-effective ingredients including copper peptides, and our rapid plumping complex which contains sugarcane-based squalane, hyaluronic acid, and polyglutamic acid. These ingredients draw moisture to the skin for lasting results.
Load Up On Vitamin C
Vitamin C is essential to an anti-aging skincare routine for your 40’s. If you incorporated this proven-effective ingredient in your 30’s, keep going. And if not, start right away.
Vitamin C has been shown to have cumulative results with continued use. So not only will it help prevent new dark spots and fine lines from forming, it will also work to improve the appearance of the ones you already have.
Don’t Neglect Your Neck
Nora Ephron was famously inspired to write an entire book of essays by her regret over not caring for the skin on her neck when she was younger. We’re here to help make this chapter in your life a happier one with the gentle reminder to bring your skincare down over your neck and chest. Although you may not notice it yet, the delicate skin in these areas is changing in the same way your face is, and it’s important to support it as it matures.
The Best Skincare For Women Over 50
Ease Your Skin Into Hormonal Change
Estrogen is partially responsible for plumping and hydrating the skin, as well as stimulating the production of collagen and elastin. When menopause causes estrogen levels to plummet, many women notice an increase in dryness and wrinkling as well as thinning of the skin.
The best skincare for women over 50 includes plenty of extra hydration, plus ceramides and lipids to help replenish the underlying fat layer that keeps skin looking smooth and supple. Our
The skin on your body may also feel especially dry. Deeply hydrate and seal in moisture from head to toe with
Switch To An Oil-Based Cleanser
The natural decline in your skin’s moisture levels and elasticity may mean that your old cleanser is too harsh for your skin. Oil-based cleansers are not only more gentle, they also add moisture back into the skin, helping to combat age-related dehydration.
Take Time Out For Self Care
Getting older has its perks. Life’s slower pace in the coming decades mean more time for mindfulness and self-care practices such as gua sha facial massage, extra time in the tub, or
One of the beautiful things about aging is that we’re more sure of ourselves and what’s most meaningful to us. So as your schedule slowly clears, do more of that, whatever it is. Chances are your sense of fulfillment will be written all over your face.