10 Skincare Routine Tips That Prevent Aging Skin

Aging is an inevitable part of life. But, if you can follow a careful skincare routine, you should be able to stop the signs of aging for the longest time. The best thing you can do for your skin is to begin caring for it when you are still young. Adopt the perfect skincare regimen in your 20’s and continue to follow it as you age. Using gentle, exfoliating cleansers such as the Skinmedica Aesthetics line, can help you achieve a youthful looking skin well into your 40s, 50s and, 60s.

Through our extensive experience, we like to recommend the following 10 tips you can take to prevent aging skin.

1. Cleanse Your Skin Carefully

Unless you’re prone to acne, you won’t need specialized alcohol cleansers now that you have stepped into your twenties. Choose a gentle cleanser such as the Skinmedica Aesthetics. line of cleansers, that can remove the makeup thoroughly before you sleep. This step is important so that the pores of your skin are opened and they can breathe freely. For your morning skincare routine, pick out a gentle cleansing milk or an oil or balm cleanser. Don’t be tempted to rely on cleansing face wipes since they’re likely to be too harsh.

2. Use a Gentle Scrub or Peel to Remove Dead Cells

You need a good scrub to help you get rid of the dead skin cells and other impurities that can collect on your skin through the day. Just make sure it has the right amount of grit that stimulates the blood circulation without rubbing the skin raw. If you like, you can also choose a glycolic peel. Peels can help purify and regenerate your skin because they can reach the deeper layers of your skin. Only make sure you moisturize carefully afterwards.

3. Don’t Forget to Use the Right Toner

Using the right toner is an absolute essential step in your skincare regimen to prevent aging naturally. Typically, you’ll feel a slight tingle, but that’s because of the AHA content. This compound can support the pH level in your skin and regulate the production of natural oils. By using toners regularly, you can stop the aging process and prevent wrinkles.

4. Nourish Your Skin All Day

Find the perfect skin nourisher to use for all-day protection and hydration. If you can find one with the necessary antioxidants, it can help protect your skin from environmental damage. You can also look for a moisturizer that contains hyaluronic acid. This element is perfect for use under makeup and can work to plump up the skin. Not only does it help to regenerate your skin, but can prevent wrinkles. Only remember to apply it liberally on your neck and décolletage as well.

5. Consider a Facial Oil

Facial oils can do wonders for your skin since they typically contain powerful components that can nourish and moisturize your skin thus preventing aging naturally. Facial oils are typically created to mimic the natural oils of your skin. You only need to dab a few drops of the oil on your skin after cleansing for a dewy fresh look. Also, try using it under your makeup for a healthy glow. However, you must remember to restrict use to the forehead and cheeks only, avoiding the chin carefully.

6. Protect Your Skin From the Sun

The best skin care regimen will likely have sun protection as one of the key elements. The harmful UV rays of the sun not only strip it of moisture but also cause the appearance of wrinkles. Be warned that you might not notice the sunspots in the initial stages. By the time they reach the surface of your skin, the damage is already done. Make it a point to add the right sun protection lotions and creams to your skincare routine and apply generous amounts, spreading carefully.

7. Pay Attention to Your Hands and Chest

It’s easy to forget to pay attention to your hands and décolletage during your skincare routine. The skin on the back of your hands and chest area is extremely thin, and possibly most susceptible to damage and wrinkling. Make sure you pick out a good moisturizer that can pamper these key areas where signs of aging appear quickly.

8. Prevent Damage to the Skin Around Your Eyes

The skin around your eyes is extremely thin and delicate and is prone to wrinkling. Pamper your eyes with creams that contain retinol and Vitamin C. These ingredients hydrate the fine skin and help to prevent wrinkles and crow’s feet. Take care to only pat the cream lightly with your ring finger and avoid vigorous rubbing. Wear sunglasses in the sun to avoid squinting, which can also lead to wrinkles.

9. Use a Night Cream to Prevent Wrinkles

Your skin rests and rejuvenates during the night, so you need to create a skincare routine that can stop the aging process and stimulate the production of collagen as you sleep. Use creams that contain retinol, antioxidants, lactic acid, and hyaluronic acid. You can help your skin prevent wrinkles and provide it with the hydrating it needs to replenish its glow.

10. Get a Good Amount of Sleep

The best of skincare routine is likely to be ineffective without the necessary amount of sleep. If you’re not rested and feel exhausted, it will show on your face and skin. Make sure you sleep well – for about 8 hours a night – and your skin will thank you for it.

A Skincare Routine That Glows

Biologically, aging happens to all of us. Cosmetically, you have the ability to slow, and even reverse, the classic signs of aging with a good skincare routine. If you’re wanting to take the next step, and regain your youthful beauty, then contact us to book a free consultation and see how our specialist team can bring your skin back to life.

Beverly Hills Rejuvenation Center
Original Post Date: 
June 21, 2016
Date Last Updated: 
July 28, 2022
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