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Discuss skin at 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70 years

Saturday 29 July 2017

Many people take care of their skin according to how old they are, which sends the question of how the skin should be taken care of at any given age and time.

It’s not only what you apply to your skin that can affect changes on the skin, but also what you decide to inhale, eat, or drink…

In your 20s

It was always thought that you just need to moisturize and use sunscreen in your 20s, but new data shows that skin is already susceptible to oxidative stressors and damage, so the best time to start using products with antioxidants such as stabilized vitamin C, vitamin E, green tea extract, and fruit acids is in your early 20’s. Great collagen support keeps your skin supple and gives you a healthy glow. It’s not all sunshine for women in their twenties as many experience acne, with pimples popping up on the lower face and along the jawline in particular.

                                        In your 30s

  • When your body’s metabolism starts slowing in your 30s, so does your skin cells, which powers the creation of collagen, activates repair processes, and even helps absorb and process ingredients applied to your complexion.
  • Uneven skin tone with broken blood vessels and sun spots start to become more of an issue, along with lines between eyes and crow’s feet.
  • The key ingredient for revving up the cell metabolic engine is Niacinamide, known as vitamin B3, which used as a dietary supplement, and used as a medication. As a supplement, and is found in many foods including yeast, meat, fish, milk, eggs, green vegetables, beans, and cereal grains. Look for an exfoliating cleanser and a night cellular restoration product to help with cell turnover and pigmentation


In your 40s

  • Loss of a cell’s power of division and growth kicks in.
  • It’s a complicated process in which the natural life cycle of skin cells is arrested, and it could affect your complexion in many ways.
  • At this point, skincare ingredients like retinol, glycolic acid, and peptides become important, because they help jump-start the cell processes that are starting to fail to keep up with another or others in movement or development


In your 50s

Your transition into menopause, the skin barrier function weakens, which makes skin dry and unable to retain enough hydration on its own. Rich moisturizers like oils can help counteract the process

In your 60s

All the aging processes mentioned here dramatically accelerate. But there’s good news, Aerobic exercise (like jogging or cycling) twice a week has the ability to transform the protein structure of skin in those 65 and older so it more closely resembles the skin of those 20 to 40.




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