If you want to ensure a healthy look and radiant skin as you move into your thirties, one of the most important things you can do for yourself is to establish a reliable and effective skincare routine. Far too many of us take this aspect of our health and wellness for granted, content to simply splash some soap and water on the face before calling it a day. Ideally, your skincare routine will be performed on a daily basis and will consist of steps which work to protect, cleanse, hydrate, tone, and moisturize the skin. Taking a little extra time out of your day to give your skin the treatment it deserves is one of the best ways to keep a youthful and vibrant glow about you as you move through the aging process.
Use the Right Cleanser and Method
If you’re in your late twenties to early thirties, there’s a good chance you wear makeup on a regular basis. It’s incredibly important to make sure you’re washing all of this makeup off at the end of every day, so it doesn’t clog up your pores and lead to breakouts. Even if you don’t wear a lot of makeup, you still want to invest in a good quality cleanser. Learn your skin type (oily, dry, combination) and pick out a soap or cleansing oil based on your skin’s specific needs. This is the age range where dullness and dryness start to become an issue, so be on the lookout for products which can fight these problems.
Exfoliate with Care
Exfoliation can do wonders for improving the skin’s complexion, as long as it’s done correctly and in moderation. For instance, an exfoliator consisting of sugar or plastic beads (read the ingredients list!) may only irritate your skin, rather than helping remove dead skin cells. If your skin is very sensitive, you may be better off not exfoliating at all, and instead you may want to choose a product such as a non-abrasive peel.
This is probably the most important tip for anyone at any age. More and more skincare brands are infusing sun protection into their products, most notably in face lotion. Find a lotion which has an SPF of at least 15, if not higher, in order to keep your skin protected from the sun’s harmful UVA and UVB rays throughout the day.
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