Turn Back The Clock With These Skincare MUSTS
Most people are lead to believe that once your skin starts to age, you can’t keep visible wrinkles and noticeable dryness at bay—but that simply isn’t the case. The secret to giving your mature skin a younger appearance is to form a specific skincare routine that caters to your aging skin. There are some easy ways to help care for mature skin when you’re in your 40s and 50s—and we’re not just talking about the basics like facial moisturizer and eye cream, which you most likely already know. Make sure the following anti-aging skincare musts are part of your skincare routine ASAP!
MintPear’s Skincare Musts
Switch To A Cream Cleanser
Regardless of your skin type or skincare concerns, daily cleansing is always a must. But if you have visibly aging skin, reach for a nourishing cream cleanser rather than a foaming one. Foaming agents—the ingredients that allow your cleanser to make those little bubbles that may feel like a deeper clean, can actually be super irritating for your skin. As skin matures, it loses moisture, nutrients, and natural oils, resulting in skin that looks—and feels—drier. A creamy cleanser can help replenish moisture to the surface of your skin for a fresh look! Remember, cleansing is important for removing any skincare product or makeup that you’ve applied during the day, as well as natural skin oils, pollutants, and bacteria that are accumulated. It also means your skincare products will be able to enter your skin and work more effectively! A great cream face wash to try is MintPear’s Jojoba Creme Cleanser. This cleanser is great for all skin types; including sensitive skin, rosacea, eczema, acne, and aging skin. Its main ingredient (if you didn’t already guess by its name) is Organic Jojoba Seed Oil. Jojoba Seed Oil is most similar to your skin’s own oil (sebum) and works quickly to combat wrinkles, acne, and dry skin on your face, neck, and décolletage. Jojoba’s antibacterial properties work to cleanse and unclog pores, reducing blemishes and inflammation.
Exfoliate Once a Week
When it comes to exfoliation, keep in mind that everyone’s skin is different. While some people can handle daily exfoliation (with the right skincare products), others may only be able to tolerate exfoliating once or twice a week. That said, if you notice visible signs of aging, exfoliation should be part of your skincare regimen because sloughing off dead skin cells is an essential anti-aging measure. Win-win! As you age, your skin slows down replenishing itself. Dead skin cells aren’t replaced by fresh cells as quickly, which means your skin starts to look dull and uneven, and may even crack. Exfoliants are a great way to help get dead cells off your skin.
STEP #3. Find a Good Serum
Once the skin is cleansed, you’re ready to move on to serum. Apply it on freshly cleansed skin before moisturizing, morning and night. When you’re in a rush, you can also use it as a lightweight alternative to moisturizer. Place two to three drops in your hand and gently smooth it over your entire face and neck until thoroughly absorbed. Two of our favorite anti-aging serums are MintPear’s Collagen Serum and C Your Youth Vitamin C Serum. The Collagen Serum works together with another protein called elastin to strengthen the skin and help it snap back into place when stretched, while the Vitamin C Serum contains antioxidant properties of vitamin C (ascorbic acid) and its role in collagen synthesis makes vitamin C a vital molecule for skin health. Learn more with our Benefits of Vitamin C Serum Guide.
Moisturize – Day and Night
If you have mature skin, try using a moisturizer that’s formulated to revive your skin tone and stimulate skin cell renewal. When you apply your facial moisturizer in the morning and evening, don’t stop at your jawline—moisturize your neck and chest area, too. Think about it: This area is just as prone to becoming dry and showing signs of fine lines, so it’s important to protect and prevent. MintPear’s Vitamin Rich Daily Moisturizer is a great lightweight moisturizer contains a proprietary blend of Vitamin E, C, B5, & A + Retinol complex hydrates skin for a bounty of benefits. You’ll see visible improvements in fine lines & wrinkles, smoothness, brightness, firming, dark spots, and pores.
Use An Eye Cream
Don’t forget to show your eye area some love, too! Choose an eye cream that addresses the visible signs of skin aging you see around your eyes, whether that’s visible dark circles, fine lines, wrinkles, or under-eye bags. Do you ever wake up after a rough night’s sleep, look in the mirror and it’s obvious you’re tired from the dark circles, puffy swollen eyes, and bags? Pamper the delicate skin around your eyes with MintPear’s lightweight, soothing eye cream. With MintPear’s Best-Selling Under Eye Nourishing Creme, you can correct and prevent the signs of aging and bring back youth to the eye area. Not to mention, you’ll have everyone fooled into thinking you had a good night’s sleep, even on those days where sleep was just an idea.
P.S. Honestly, you’re never too young to start using an eye cream. Even if you haven’t started seeing signs of aging, eye cream should have a place in your routine.
Gently Remove Makeup
Let’s skip to the end of the day: Always remember to remove your makeup, of course! Sleeping in your makeup is a mistake, no matter your age. The process of taking off your makeup should be gentle and should never leave your skin dehydrated or irritated. You don’t want to rub like crazy, but just enough to remove your makeup and let your face wash do most of the work for you. Here are a few steps for cleaner skin.
Reach For A Night Serum At Night
According to the American Academy of Dermatology, sleep gives your body time to refresh and renew itself. Take advantage of that time and apply MintPear’s Rosehip Night Serum before bed. This serum is infused with all the sleepy vibes of Lavender Oil + Calendula Oil, Jojoba Oil, Rosehip Oil, and other beneficial ingredients to restore your skin overnight. According to healthline.com, “Lavender oil is an essential oil derived from the lavender plant. It can be taken orally, applied to the skin, and breathed in through aromatherapy. Lavender oil can benefit the skin in numerous ways. It has the ability to lessen acne, help lighten skin, and reduce wrinkles.” Lavender Oil, along with the other incredible ingredients make MintPear’s Rosehip Night Serum a beauty game-changer! There is no better way to prepare your skin for sleep than Rosehip Night Serum. Use this serum as the last step in your nighttime routine with other MintPear skincare products for incredible skin. Our complete night serum guide will walk you through how to maximize your night serum results.