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Fight the Lines and Prevent Loss of Collagen: Introduce more intensive products with more active ingredients in the form of serums and products marked anti-aging into your daily skin care routine. Try products that contain collagen boosting peptides like copper peptide and matrixyl.
Consider including into your daily skin routine (for at least 3-4 months) a serum or moisturizer with vitamin C. Not only vitamin C is an antioxidant that fights against skin damage and free radicals but it is also required for collagen synthesis which declines increasingly with aging. Vitamin C Ester is vitamin C with fatty acid attached to it. It is better absorbed by the skin than vitamin C alone. One of the examples of vitamin C Ester is ascorbyl palmitate.
Crow’s feet: Use topical vitamin C to fight those visible spreading lines coming out from the eyes also known as crow's feet. As mentioned above, Vitamin C helps to fight wrinkles and other signs of aging. In your mid- and late-thirties you might want to try out one of the cutting-edge products containing topical muscle relaxers such as argireline and GABA. However, there are still ongoing debates about their effectiveness. Use SPF protection for the area around the eye and make sure you wear good sunglasses – squinting will definitely contribute to those lines despite your sun protection measures.
Age Spots: In the late thirties you become more susceptible to age spots. To prevent age spots use regularly sun protection and choose higher SPF for the summer days. Slow down brown melanin formation and choose a moisturizer with glucosamine. Recent studies have shown that topical application of glucosamine inhibits melanin overproduction in UV damaged skin cells and can help improve skin tone, barrier function and hyperpigmentation.
Redness and Rosacea: According to the National Rosacea Society, you should avoid products with ingredients that sting, burn or cause additional redness, such as alcohol, menthol, peppermint, eucalyptus oil, clove oil, witch hazel, or certain fragrances.
Protect your skin from sun exposure that exacerbates rosacea. Choose sun screen protection with soothing, anti inflammatory abilities. To reverse redness actress Kate Beckingsale’s facialist recommends using moisturizers containing anti-irritants like algae extract and sucrose.
Moisturizing the Skin and Fighting Free Radicals: Since your skin is becoming dryer pay more attention to how much water you drink in the course of a day and try to drink at least 2-2.5 liters (10 cups) of water a day. Apply moisturizer with antioxidant properties am and pm to keep your skin moisturized and protect it from free radical damage.
Consider consulting a cosmetologist to get recommendations for such procedures as dermabrasion and mezotherapy as well as for peelings based on fruit acids and herbs that will improve regeneration and skin color.
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