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16 Anti-Ageing Skin Tips I Wish I Knew When I Turned 20

Anti-Ageing is the biggest trend in skincare. While there's definitely no magic wand for curing all the fine lines, wrinkles and dark spots, there are many effective skincare methods that do an incredible job. This blog lists 16 anti-ageing tips that you can and you should start at early age.
  • In today's world of extreme environmental factor factors, skin aging starts early.
  • It is good to start taking care of your aging skin as soon as possible.

14 Mar 2022

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Introduction

Aging is a continuous ongoing process and is inevitable. Age has a significant influence on the human skin, and with time, it undergoes various changes like loss of elasticity or volume, discoloration, wrinkles, and lines on the skin. After your 20s, the skincare routines have to be adjusted according to your skin's response. So it is because the skincare products that worked for you in your 20s may not necessarily be useful as you age. 

 

Especially, women after their mid to late 30s experience drastic changes in their skin quality and loss in their youthful appearance. Therefore, it becomes crucial to ensure the right skincare products for healthy skin and follow the correct tips for skin glow at home. 

 

In this blog, let us discover the 16 natural and skincare products related anti-aging tips that will help you keep your skin at its best.

  • Don't use harsh soaps and cleansers.

 

Sure, cleansing your skin has its benefits. But not when you use harsh soaps and cleansers. The ingredients of your soaps and cleansers matter a lot when it comes to keeping your skin healthy. Harsh soaps and cleansers contain irritants that are harmful to the skin and accelerate the aging process. 

 

Therefore, these irritants cause the skin of the face and body to deteriorate, resulting in dryness, inflammatory acne, and loss of pH balance of the skin, which pushes the skin into an alkaline state. In addition, using harsh soaps and cleansers damages the outermost layer, the skin's epidermis. In turn, this causes premature wrinkling, enlarged pores, and inflammation. All the factors collectively speed up skin aging. 

 

  • Use Gentle Cleansers

 

Undoubtedly, cleansing your skin helps remove any skincare or makeup products you have applied. It also contributes to eliminating bacteria, sweat, and other pollutants that settle on our facial skin. But are you using the right cleansing products? 

 

It is of utmost importance that you use gentle cleansers to keep optimum skin hydration levels and prevent it from damaging. Preferably, gentle cleansers with low pH and which are devoid of sodium lauryl sulfate are recommended. Ensuring this prevents skin damage and aging. 

 

  • Exfoliate at least once a week

 

Yet another healthy skin care practice that is vital for anti-aging is exfoliation. The exfoliation process generally includes washing and scrubbing away the dead skins and gunk present in your pores. Exfoliation also helps absorb the skincare products like serums and moisturizers that you use to keep your skin radiant and protected, thus contributing to getting the most out of your product ingredients. 

 

Furthermore, exfoliation at least once a week is essential because it clears your dead skin, unwraps newer and brighter skin, and improves cellular turnover. In addition, it also carries out softening of lines and prevents wrinkles that allow a youthful appearance. 

 

  • Moisturise! Moisturise! Moisturise! 

 

More than ever, the need to moisturize your skin has been emphasized. Your skin needs the right amount of moisture to stay hydrated and battle the environmental factors like sun, wind, and cold that isn’t always kind to the skin. Therefore, to combat this, moisturizers play the key role of retaining a moisture barrier that keeps the skin hydrated and wrinkle-free. 

 

Additionally, it is recommended to use moisturizers that contain retinoids - a form of Vitamin A that acts as a catalyst to the growth of skin cells, rejuvenating the skin and preventing skin aging. 

 

  • Drink lots of water

 

Water is an elixir for the human body. Drinking lots of water can have magical benefits on the skin. It is because drinking plenty of water helps maintain the skin's elasticity and keeps the skin cells hydrated. Therefore, individuals consuming ample amounts of water show little to no signs of aging like wrinkles, scars, and soft lines. Besides, it also flushes out all the body toxins and leaves a glow on your face. 

 

  • Make sure you are getting enough vitamin C in your diet. 

 

Vitamin C or L-ascorbic acid is an enriching ingredient for skin care and has the potential to protect the skin. However, the sun and other environmental aggressors are harsh on the skin and can cause damage to it. Therefore, the intake of Vitamin C becomes necessary to protect the skin from free radicals, prevent fine lines, wrinkles and maintain the skin tone. 

 

Also, consuming sufficient Vitamin C helps the skin cells accelerate the production of collagen and elastin that help keep the skin firm and prevent sagging. 

 

Check out this Vitamin C radiance serum that promotes collagen synthesis and gives a natural glow. 

 

  • Get plenty of sleep

 

Sleep and skin aging are highly integrated factors. The truth about beauty sleep is that it helps repair our skin by producing new collagen. This helps in skin sagging. More the collagen, the lesser the chances of wrinkles. Not getting plenty of sleep will make your skin drier that eventually causes the lines on your skin to be visible, thus highlighting aging skin. Moreover, less sleep also makes the skin look paler and dull, which clearly shows an aged appearance. 

Natural Anti-Ageing Tips

  • Cucumber slices 

 

Cucumber is an anti-aging warrior that contains quercetin and Vitamin A, powerful anti-aging antioxidants. These anti-aging ingredients fight against radical damage to the skin, improve overall skin health, boosts collagen, and maintain skin health. Moreover, its anti-inflammatory nature combats wrinkles. Also, with consistent application of cucumber to the face, it has the potential to erase the dark spots and dark circles.  

 

  • Aloe vera gel

 

Aloe vera has moisturizing properties and contains sterols that retain the skin moisture and keep the collagen production at the higher side. Therefore, consuming aloe vera gel tablets or applying aloe vera to the face both have equally significant benefits and results. Besides, aloe vera has purely enriching ingredients like antioxidants, enzymes, vitamins, and minerals. These ingredients maintain the texture and smoothness of the skin and ensure a vibrant skin tone. 

 

  •  Green Tea 

 

The proven benefits of green tea have made it so popular that it is being used in all aspects to keep the body healthy. Green tea is popularly known for its antioxidant called EGCG (epigallocatechin gallate), a useful antioxidant with anti-aging benefits. Drinking green tea also offers the benefits of other nutrients like Vitamin C, B2, E, and polyphenols which neutralize the free radicals. 

 

  •  Ginger Tea

 

For centuries, ginger has been used for its medicinal and skin benefits as it contains a substance called gingerol. Therefore, ginger tea has been shown to influence positively, like creating a barrier for collagen breakdown, maintaining skin elasticity, and protecting against aging. Also, it is high in Vitamin C - a vital ingredient for youthful skin. You can consume ginger tea or rub a slice of fresh ginger on the skin up to three times a day

 

  •  Banana anti-wrinkle face mask

 

The exceptional benefits of bananas are mainly due to the critical ingredients like potassium, antioxidants, and fiber. These crucial nutrients help nourish, moisturize, and preserve the natural look of the skin. Making a banana mask is as easy as peeling off the banana skin, mashing it, and applying it all over the face. In addition, the wrinkle-fighting properties of bananas help to erase the age spots, lines, and wrinkles slowly. 

 

  •  Olive Oil 

 

Oxidative stress on the skin is one of the common reasons for skin aging. Olive oil is rich in Vitamin A, D, K, and E that help reduce this oxidative stress on the skin, thus, preventing the chances of premature aging. The higher concentration of antioxidants assists in protecting skin damage, whereas the vitamins support collagen growth. Olive oil can be used via skincare products like body, face, or lotions. Also, it can be directly applied by dabbing a few drops of olive across the face at night or after sun exposure.

 

  •  Lemon Juice

 

Citric acid - an excellent nutrient present in lemon, is primarily used to slow down the skin aging process. Citric acid is an alpha-hydroxy acid essential in lightening age spots, acne scars, and wrinkles. Lemon juice can be used via face masks and other citric-acid-based skincare products. Lemon juice also contains an ample amount of Vitamin C that has anti-aging properties. 

 

  •  Avocado

 

A healthy fat called oleic acid is present in avocados with nourishing benefits for the skin. Therefore, avocados should be added to the diet as they provide the skin with essential fatty acids needed to keep the skin soft and smooth. In addition, when applied to the face, avocado oil has the potential to go deep into your skin and protect it by fighting the free radicals and minimizing wrinkles. 

 

  •  Orange

 

The anti-aging fruit - Orange has numerous benefits for the skin, so it is commonly used in skincare products. Orange also has high amounts of Vitamin C and magnesium that fight the oxidation of cell impairment. In addition, the citric acid present in Orange is equally essential to fight the aging signs of the skin. Therefore, an orange extract can be directly applied to the skin, or citric-acid-based skincare products can be used. 

Conclusion

Natural ingredients are the turn-key solutions for controlling skin aging. Other natural ingredient combinations having anti-aging properties are honey and sugar, rose water and glycerin, lemon and honey, and egg whites. The unprecedented growth in the use of natural skincare products has outlined their capacity to be the proven anti-aging solution. Besides, cosmetics made from naturally extracted ingredients are safer yet effective in slowing down aging. 

 

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