Whether you have dry, oily, combination or sensitive skin, it is important to moisturise it each and every day. But as you grow older, your skin becomes drier, and this leads to an increase in fine lines and wrinkles.
But this is where moisturiser comes to your rescue. Moisturising daily traps hydration into your skin and gives it a more healthy and youthful appearance. But keeping mature skin hydrated is a whole different ball game. Read on to find out everything you need to know about moisturising mature skin, as well as some tips on how to find the right kind of moisturiser for your skin.
- Pick a moisturiser packed with anti-ageing ingredients
- Choose a moisturiser with SPF
- Make friends with a hydrating serum
- Apply moisturiser immediately after cleansing
- Moisturise your eyes
Pick a moisturiser packed with anti-ageing ingredients
The thing with ageing skin is that it tends to dry out a lot faster. If you are still holding onto the same moisturiser you started using in high school, then you better stop as it is not going to be enough for the needs of your now mature skin. It is best to use a moisturiser that contains ingredients such as glycerine or omega fatty acids to help seal in the moisture, repair skin and keep it thoroughly hydrated all through winter.
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Choose a moisturiser with SPF
Being out in the sun too often can speed up the ageing process and cause wrinkles, fine lines and pigmentation. Hence, it’s necessary to choose a product that is not only packed with anti-ageing ingredients but also infused with SPF to protect your skin from the harmful rays of the sun.
Make friends with a hydrating serum
A moisturiser isn’t going to make the cut when it comes to completely hydrating mature skin; you will also need a hydrating a serum. A serum is packed with active ingredients that help moisturise, hydrate and condition your skin to keep it soft, supple and glowing.
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Apply moisturiser immediately after cleansing
Yes, there is a right time to moisturise and it makes a huge difference to your skin. Aside from moisturising your skin twice a day - morning and night - it’s also essential to apply a moisturiser right after cleansing, while your skin is still damp. This allows your skin to absorb the product better.
Moisturise your eyes
The area around your eyes is extremely delicate, and therefore needs extra TLC as your skin matures. It is important to invest in a good quality eye cream that hydrates your skin and prevents fine lines and crow’s feet from forming in the area.
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