HOW TO USE:
After toner, apply to face and neck twice daily. May be layered with other serums or moisturizers.
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When skin ages, its collagen and elastin are produced more slowly. This causes gradual changes like hyperpigmentation, discoloration, dryness, sagging, wrinkles, crepe-like folds, loss of muscle tone, textural unevenness and loss of elasticity.
The topical application of key skin firming ingredients works synergistically to protect and strengthen the skin. Skin care products should have a combination of naturally occurring active ingredients. They will contain compounds to protect which will likely be in the form of extracts containing antioxidants. Another set of ingredients will firm the skin by penetrating through its seven layers to support the collagen process at a cellular level.
Skin firming creams are usually formulated as night creams. They tend to be richer, thicker and more emollient and should be able to stay on long enough to absorb for maximum benefits. In general, face creams are designed to minimize lines/wrinkles, improve skin density, firm, plump and decrease puffiness (especially in the eye area).
Many manufacturers describe their product as a "cocktail" of ingredients that work together to decrease the effects of aging. Skin firming and anti-aging ingredients often include antioxidants, minerals, seaweed, herb extracts and different kinds of oils like Vitamins A and E. Other ingredients attributed to having a firming effect on the skin include green tea, aloe vera, beech bud extract, alpha lipoic acids, shea butter, hyaluronic acid and the very exotic sounding emu oil. Some firming and anti-aging products also contain light reflecting pigments, such as mica, to enhance the glow and make the skin look radiant.
You can choose the right skin firming creams according to your skin type (oily, combination or dry) and the anti-aging action associated with them.
Aging skin may have any combination of wrinkles, sagging or slack skin around the jowls, chin, cheeks and jawline. It may also have evidence of sun damage (photo damage/hyperpigmentation) in the form of spots or leathery texture. The skin may also feel tight and dry. If you tend to have dry skin, you will need moisturizing products that nourish, so you will want to find protective and restorative products. Achieving a moisture balance with the right pH is key.
Daily Skin Care Regimen
Begin with a very mild soap, possibly cream based. Since skin can be acidic, the alkaline in soap can easily disturb the delicate pH balance. Also, make sure the soap does not contain harsh chemicals which will also remove the acid mantel and cause further dryness. Choose a toner that soothes and nourishes your skin. It should refresh with a hint of moisture - a low or no alcohol formulation is recommended to prevent over drying the skin.
A daily moisturizing routine is essential to aging skin. After washing skin, pat it dry and begin with a serum to enhance moisture, then apply a day moisturizer. Try to use a day cream with an SPF An evening ritual can include a serum application and a heavier moisturizer. Eye creams and serums are recommended for the delicate area around the eyes that are subject to fine lines and wrinkles.
Weekly Skin Care Routine
Use an extremely mild exfoliator in order to expose fresh skin and allow products to absorb. This will maximize the effectiveness of your skin care products. A moisture-enhancing mask that you put on and wipe off will moisturize and plump skin that may be dry and dehydrated.
Key Ingredients for Aging Skin:
Hyalauronic acid, Manuka Honey, Evening Primrose Oil, Borage Oil, Almond Oil, Apricot Oil, Algae Extract, Caffeine, Green Tea, White Tea, Idebenone, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Grape Seed Extract, Alpha Hydroxy Acids, DMAE, Retinol, Aloe Vera, Borage Seed Oil, Ceramide, Cocoa Butter, Evening Primrose Oil, Glycolic Acid, Jojoba Oil, Lactic Acid, Shea Butter, Pycnogenol Cucumber, Copper Peptide, Coenzyme Q10 (Ubiquinone), Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein
Ilex Paraguariensis (Yerba Mate) Leaf Extract* (and) Glycerin (and) Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract (and) Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Extract (and) Quercus Alba (White Oak) Bark Extract (and) Arctium Lappa (Burdock) Root Extract (and) Achillea Millefolium (Yarrow) Extract (and) Salvia Officinalis (Sage) Leaf Extract (and) Cymbopogon Schoenanthus (Lemongrass) Extract (and) Thymus Vulgaris (Thyme) Leaf Extract (and) Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Oleosomes (and) Water**, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil*, Cetearyl Olivate (and) Sorbitan Olivate (Olive Derived)**, Camellia Oleifera (Tea) Seed Oil*, L-Glutathione (and) Dextrin (and) Ascorbic Acid, Candelilla/Jojoba/Rice Bran Polyglyceryl-3 Esters (and) Glyceryl Stearate (and) Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate**, Cetyl Stearyl Alcohol, Sodium Benzoate (and) Potassium Sorbate**, Propandiol**, Cetyl Palmitate (and) Sorbitan Palmitate (and) Sorbitan Olivate (Olive Derived)**, Rubus Idaeus (Raspberry) Seed Oil, Prunus Persica (Peach) Fruit Extract*, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Sweet Orange) Oil* (and) Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Blood Orange) Oil*(and) Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Oil FCF*(and) Vanilla Planifolia (Vanilla) Fruit Oil* (and) Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil*, Cellulose Gum (Plant Thickener), Hydroxypropyl Guar, Mixed Tocopherels (Vitamin E), Citric Acid, Xanthan Gum**. *Organic **EcoCert and/or Internationally approved.
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