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Five expert skincare tips for people in their 30’s

Skin Care
By Esther Muchene | 5 months ago | 3 min read

 Once in your 30s you should have a good skin care routine (Image: Shutterstock)

It would certainly be a dream come true to age like fine wine.

No one would like to look like expired milk by the time they’re entering the third floor which is why we’re always encouraged to start making the right lifestyle choices early.

One main area that can ensure you’re looking your best at any age is a good skin care routine.

As you grow older, your skin changes and it becomes harder to achieve a flawless look without putting in effort.

With these essential skin care tips, you will be able to understand what you skin specifically needs in your 30’s and what to give it:

  • Exfoliate regularly

As we grow older, the signs of ageing become more real. There’s a lot we notice externally like a decreased hair volume but there’s also so much going on internally.

In the earlier stages of life, our skin is able to go through different phases and renew itself quicker. But as you approach your 30’s and beyond, this process becomes slower and more difficult for your skin. The result is, the dead skin cells pile more on the surface leaving you behind with a dull look.

Knowing this, you should incorporate exfoliating as part of your beauty routine.

A good place to start would be exfoliating acids. But just before you hit the store, you should consult your dermatologist on which one is safe for you and meets your skin needs.

  • Go for the antiaging ingredients

Growing older doesn’t mean that you have to look old and miserable. There are dozens of products you can use or even home remedies that restore a youthful balance in your skin.

Although it’s impossible to completely stop the ageing process, you should try products with collagen as the main ingredient as well as retinol which initiates faster cell turnover.

 Sunscreen will protect your skin from damaging Uv rays (Image: Courtesy)
  • Use sunscreen

Using sunscreen is one of the most important steps for you skin. This is something that is encouraged across all ages but it’s even more crucial once you’re in your 30’s.

The sun and its damaging UV rays are responsible for causing uneven skin tone and reduced skin elasticity, causing wrinkles to appear.

Having a good mineral sunscreen should protect your skin from the harsh rays.

  • Eliminate negative habits

The worst thing you can do to your skin at this point is continue drinking and smoking excessively. These habits destroy your collagen levels and dry out your skin which only leads to faster ageing.

You might have gone scot-free in your early 20’s but by the time you reach your 30’s, it is a different ball game.

If your goal is to make a huge difference, you might have to sacrifice some of these things before they lead to irreversible changes.

  • Have a personal skincare routine

This is the time to listen to your skin more so you can move forward knowing your unique needs. You need to silence all the confusing marketing gimmicks and focus on your skin type.

Take time to figure out what type of skincare routine you should have and go the extra mile of visiting a dermatologist who will guide you in case you’re not quite sure on how to handle your skin.

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