Age is just a number … right? When it comes to the age of your skin, that is definitely true. And while there’s no question that the challenges related to your skin grow greater with age, all it takes is the right skincare regimen to keep it looking fresh and youthful well into your years. Kristals skin care tips to the rescue!
With that in mind, we spoke with the skincare and beauty researchers at Kristals Cosmetics to get their top tips for keeping your skin looking great well into your years. Here’s what they had to say.
Kristals Skin Care Tips: A Guide to Fab Skin at 50+
#1 Find an Exfoliant with Glycolic Acid
#2 Use a Night Cream with Retinol
Retinol is a powerful derivative of vitamin A that is sure to nourish the skin, as well as actively fight wrinkles like crow’s feet. When used as an ingredient in a cream that you apply before bedtime, you can gain even greater benefits by letting the cream work overnight while you sleep.
#3 Make Sure Your Face Cream Is Up to the Task
A good face cream that you use each day can work wonders for youthful looking skin. It nourishes the skin and fights the signs of aging like fine lines and wrinkles.
#4 Protect Yourself from the Sun
Perhaps most important of all, it’s important to choose products with SPF protection built into them (yes, even during winter!) and be sure to use sunscreen when spending a lot of time outdoors. Few things can wreak havoc on your skin and lead to wrinkles and other signs of aging quite like exposure to the sun can.