Have you ever looked at your reflection in the harsh morning light and realized that no matter how much beauty sleep you catch up on, you no longer resemble the fresh-faced teeny-bopper you were many moons ago?
Aging is an inevitable biological process that everyone deals with, and unfortunately, no one (not even Kim Kardashian herself) can completely stop it from happening. If you think of your skin as a shield that protects you from the outside world, then it should come as no surprise that your skin will be the first part of your body that begins to show visible signs of the aging process.
If you clicked on this article, you probably know that there are multiple signs of skin aging and there are thousands of products on the market that claim to be “anti-aging.” Even though there’s no miracle product that will make you look forever 21, there are definitely products that you can incorporate into your skincare routine to help your skin look healthier and younger for longer.
1. Sun Damage
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1. How to Treat Sun Damage: Vitamin C Treatment
We recommend a super potent anti-aging serum formulated with a high concentration of pure Vitamin C, plus ferulic acid and Vitamin E for an extra antioxidant boost.
Drunk Elephant C-Firma, $80.
1. How to Treat Sun Damage: Broad Spectrum Sun Protection
Clinique offers a fast-absorbing, broad spectrum sunscreen that won’t clog pores or leave behind a white cast; in short, the perfect sunscreen for all skin types.
Clinique SPF 50 Mineral Sunscreen Fluid, $35.
2. Dry, Dehydrated Skin
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2. How to Treat Dry Skin: Nourishing Oil
This restorative serum is a lightweight, emollient blend of plant-derived oils that uses rose hip seed oil as its base to encourage a youthful glow.
Rocky Mountain Soap Co. Restorative Face Serum, $29.
2. How to Treat Dry Skin: Moisture Barrier Repair Cream
Cerave Moisturizing Cream is a drugstore classic that is packed with moisture-barrier loving ingredients and is super effective at keeping the skin hydrated all day long without clogging pores.
Cerave Moisturizing Cream, $23.
3. Fine Lines, Wrinkles and Sagging Skin
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3. How to Treat Fine Lines: Retinol Treatment
Even though retinol products have earned a bad rep for being irritating during the first few weeks of use, this night cream from Charlotte Tilbury uses an advanced, time-released form of retinol that is non-irritating and makes it much easier for the skin to adjust.
Charlotte Tilbury Magic Night Cream, $165.
3.. How to Treat Fine Lines: Glycolic Acid Exfoliating Treatment
We recommend tihs affordable facial toner that can be easily incorporated into your routine. It contains five percent glycolic acid that gently exfoliates the skin for a fresh, radiant glow.
Pixi Glow Tonic, $20.
4. Expression Lines
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