Anti-Aging Beauty Must Haves

As a general rule from the age of 35 laughter lines and frown lines are often already apparent our skin texture has become uneven and furrows are starting to form. From the age of 40-50 the issue changes now its time to fight the effects of hormonal changes (dry skin, then sagging skin, biology ageing) from the age of 60 sagging increases, skin loses its suppleness and glow making wrinkles much more apparent.

Knowing the dynamics of our skin is of importance, our skin contains protein fibers called collagen, elastin and reticulin, each of these key proteins play an important part to our skins structure for example; Reticulin supports the structure within the dermis, elastin provides (elastic) stretch to the skin allowing it to regain its shape, and collagen gives our skin its strength and support. All of which is vital in retaining a youthful appearance.

With wrinkles being the non-stoppable force of time, and with so many anti-ageing products and treatments on the market it’s hard to know what to choose.  Collagen is the most abundant protein in the skin, making up 75% of our skin. We lose about 1% of collagen a year, and the ability to repair the skin becomes more difficult as the natural collagen and elastin in the skin lessens, our cells lose their ability to produce more of their youthful components. So as we age our skin becomes dryer, thinner and less able to fix it self, the Hyaluronic acid starts to diminish leaving the skin less well supported, so lines and wrinkles develop. So, here are some home care ideas:

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A’Kin Cellular Radiance Serum: This Alchemy Cellular Radiance Serum is a dual action serum that contains a powerful combination of 6 pure; extremely rich certified organic anti-ageing extracts. All of which are super critically cold extracted to preserve the delicate plant actives. One of the key ingredients is rosehip oil ideal for fading age spots, acne scars and uneven skin tone. Results vibrant, glowing healthy looking youthful skin.

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Algenist Regenerative Anti-Ageing Ultra Rich Cream: An ultra-rich anti-ageing face moisturiser that contains Alguronic Acid – Vitamins C and H. Helps balance hydration while minimizing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, improves skin texture and visible damage. Leaves skin smoother, and brighter and giving a younger looking complexion. Can be applied day and night to face and neck.

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Zelens 3t Complex Essential Anti-Aging Cream: Rich in hyaluronic acid and herbal oils, this potent moisturiser aims to reduce the appearance of lines and wrinkles with the help of active plant and algae extracts. Ideal for mature skin, it effectively plumps; smooth’s and hydrates to reveal a firmer and more youthful complexion.

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Estée Lauder Revitalising Supreme Global Anti-Ageing Crème: WOW: This multi-action skincare responds to skin’s changing needs, helps significantly reduce the appearance of ageing-lines, wrinkles, loss of firmness, dullness and dehydration-with Estee Lauder’s exclusive Intui Gen Technology. Skin is deeply hydrated, and looks firmer with a radiant appearance. 

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Facetheory Night Cream with Hyaluronic Acid and Vitamin C: M10 night cream is a rejuvenating anti-ageing formulation that hydrates the skin overnight leaving the skin feeling supple and rejuvenated when you wake up. This cream contains – hyaluronic acid to help the skin retain moisturise and anti-oxidants Vitamin C and Vitamin E – this formulation has a powerful combination of anti-ageing ingredients that will fight blemishes, fine lines, and wrinkles. Ferulic acid is a plant-based antioxidant that is found in bran. It provides antioxidant benefits to skin and helps enhance the stability of Vitamin E. Also contains shea butter, glycerin and argan oil. It’s scented with a tiny amount of lavender, which can reduce anxiety and insomnia. Available scented or unscented.

Unfortunately there is no magic formula to turn back the hands of time and stop our skin from ageing but we can take steps to slow the process down. Prevention is always better than cure.

About the Author

London’s go-to prestigious beauty therapist. Fere is renowned for her bespoke non-invasive facials, tailor made and adapted to the needs of each and every client. She now counts more than 30 years experience and a wealth of beauty knowledge in her endless pursuit for the body beautiful. Fere & Hasti is founded by mother and daughter duo. Hasti Parangi, Fere’s daughter also offers bespoke facials and also practices holistic healing. The two talents make Neville hair and beauty, 5 Pont Street, Belgravia SW1X 9EJ an unrivaled one-stop to wellbeing and younger, brighter, beautiful skin. Follow them on instagram @fereandhasti and check out their website at www.fere-hasti.com