Preventative skincare

Dermatologist examining patient for signs of skin cancerWe all want to look after our skin and protect it from damage. But, we don’t know what to do entirely. We know the basic of using sunscreen. Although, this is just not enough when wanting to prevent all types of skin damage. Here in this blog we will highlight the main products you will need to add to your skincare regimen.

What is preventative skincare?

Preventative skincare is a approach you take in preventing lines and wrinkles from developing. As prevention is always better that to treat it. Nevertheless, it is normal for our skin to change. As collagen production behind to decrease once we reach the age of 25 and continues after that. Furthermore, we then lose firmness in our face and notice the fine lines, wrinkles and sun spot. All these are signs of ageing. Subsequently, once the fine lines and wrinkles have formed, you won’t be able to get rid of it. But, use of mosterizers can help to reduce the appearance of them. On the other hand, if your wanting a more preventative skincare, then it’s best to incorporate retinols, vitamin C, sun protection and a exfoliant. As these ingredients help to increase the skin cells turnover giving you a much smoother and younger looking skin.

What ingredients would I need to incorporate?

  • Retinol – a low strength is good as a starting point. It helps to boost collagen production and helps to maintain good skin. As we mentioned already, it helps to increase cell turn over that in turn reduces the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and dark sun spots. As well as improves acne as it helps to control them. Best, to always seek expert advice from a skincare specialist as retinol being a vitamin A product can be irritating to the skin at first. So a skin care specialist can help you advice the best strength that will suit your skin.
  • Sunscreen- is your skins best friend, helps to protect you skin from the harmful rays of the sun. As well as helps to prevent sun damage. It is always best to use sunscreen that has an spf of 50+. This will help to add that extra layer of protection.
  • Vitamin C-  is a great antioxidant that protects our skin from free radical damage that is often brought by the sun. Furthermore, it helps to brighten dark spots.

If you would like to know more about how you can prevent the signs of ageing and advice on the right products that are suited for your skin, then you can call our friendly team today on (828) 586-6172!

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