Hit Rewind With This Foolproof Anti-Aging Skincare Regimen
As we age, our skin often shows the first signs that we’re getting older. For many, it can seem as if new wrinkles and discoloration appear overnight. Luckily, it’s never been easier to look younger – without even leaving your home. If you’re looking for a fool-proof system for hitting rewind on aging, check out these skincare steps that tailored to help you rejuvenate your looks.
The older we get, the more our skin’s needs change. Rather than trying to fight back against hormones and pimples, aging skin often needs help avoiding clogged pores and generating healthy new skin cells. One of the best ways to keep aging skin clear of irritants and pollutants? Starting your daily routine with a gentle exfoliating cleanser. Some cleansers can leave that leave skin feeling tight and dried out, and this is a sign that you don’t have the right one for you. There are many great exfoliating products that wash away dead skin cells – keeping pores clear and brightening your skin. If you don’t have the right set of skincare products, we can help. We carry only the top-of-the-line, medical-grade skincare products, and we can’t say enough about the amazing effects of this cleanser.
As collagen production decreases, signs of aging like wrinkles and sun damage can cause skin to appear dehydrated, dull, and prematurely aged. Switching your daily moisturizer for one that contains hyaluronic acid and other age-defying ingredients such as retinol, collagen and squalene can help hydrate skin from the outside while reducing the appearance of fine lines. Drinking plenty of water can also help keep skin cells full and hydrated.
Another key to great skin as you age? Retinoid creams, gels, and serums. A derivative of vitamin A, retinoid anti-aging products are available in many forms and are made to target different signs of aging by supporting cellular turnover and collagen production. When used as part of a holistic skincare plan, we’ve found that patients can help reduce some of the more visible signs of aging such as fine lines, discoloration, and skin laxity. For the best results, we recommend introducing retinol products slowly until your skin becomes accustomed to the product.
Even if you spend most of your day indoors, sun damage is among the top culprits behind aging skin. Over time, it becomes more difficult for skin cells to heal and regenerate after extensive sun exposure. As we get older, adopting good habits like using sunscreen daily and choosing high-spectrum sunscreens with antioxidants can help minimize the impact of harsh UV rays on delicate skin. For even more coverage, be sure to reapply sunscreen frequently if you’re spending lots of time outside, wear a hat, and cover any bare skin with lightweight clothes.
Learn More from the Experts
At Desert Med Aesthetics, Dr. Cosgrove and her team specialize in providing all patients with high-quality care and personalized treatment plans that create results. When it comes to anti-aging skincare routines, our experts are your guide to great, healthy-looking skin at every age. To learn more about our services or to schedule your virtual consult, call 760-777-8772 and connect with a member of our team.