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Protecting your Skin in your 20's for the Future

Part 1: Ageing is a fact, looking your age is not!


Basic skin structure

The epidermis is the outside layer and protects the underlying layers from the environment. This layer gives the skin protection, colour and waterproofing.


The second layer or dermis, the thickest layer of skin, contains cells that give skin its strength, support and flexibility, hair follicles and pain receptor. This is also where the fibroblasts are - collagen producing cells



Ageing is different to each individual

Genetics - This plays a important role in how we age, how your family ages provides a clips of how your face might change over time


Extrinsic factors - like sun over time, diet and lifestyle will affect premature ageing

 



Stage 1: Age 20-30

  • Increase free radical damage

  • Cell walls weaken allowing water loss

At this stage our skin might just be experiencing a little 'superficial' damage and so in our 20ies the key is definitely PREVENTION and PROTECTION!


1. Use Vit C

This is a potent antioxidant that will protect your skin from free radicals.

2. Always wear your SPF

Skipping sunscreen in our 20s accelerates sun damage from deep inside, resulting in the formation of dark spots on the outside.

3. Always remove your makeup

This will prevent any blockages in the skin.


Here are my top picks:

Mesoethetic - Energy C pack

Antioxidant line containing a high concentration of vitamin C for an amazing brightening effect. Helps combat the first signs of aging.

•  Antioxidant  •  Brightening

Boost collagen production

Aspect Extreme C

A powerful antioxidant serum containing Vitamin C and peptides to help promote skin elasticity and illuminate appearance

•  Calming  •  Antioxidant  •  Brightening  •  Hydrating  



Aox Ferulic


Advanced antioxidant and cell protective concentrate

• Protection against environmental damage







SPF








Cleansers


Aspect Cleansing Micellar water







Enjoying good skin is never too late....by knowing what is happening to the skin we can customise what we do to help the skin!



Thank you for reading and if you have any questions, please send me a message.




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