Here’s a little piece of information that may urge you to start an anti-ageing skincare routine in your 20s, if you don’t have one already. It’s in your 20s that your skin cell turnover (these are those things that keep your skin youthful) decreases by as much as 28%. You know what else slows down? Your collagen production.

Yes, we know it is extremely scary to think about. But if you’re a skincare enthusiast entering your late 20s, and want to prevent premature fine lines and wrinkles, then we have a solution for you. There are few things that you can do and few skincare products that you can use in your 20s to nip this problem in its bud. Read on to know more.

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This is an absolute no-brainer when it comes to preserving youthful skin. Most skin damage happens to due to sun exposure; hence it is really important to wear a sunblock of minimum SPF 30 throughout the year. We recommend you try the Pond’s Sun Protect Non-Oily Sunscreen SPF 50 as it offers broad spectrum UVA and UVB protection. Additionally, the non-oily texture feels extremely lightweight and is perfect for everyday wear.

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Under eye cream

The under-eye area is one of the most delicate, and that’s where the signs of ageing start showing early on. Therefore, it is extremely important to start using an eye cream post the age of 25 to prevent the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. To combat this issue, the Dermalogica Total Eye Care is the perfect pick. It helps retexturise the skin to reduce under-eye puffiness and fine lines. Optical light diffusers minimise the appearance of dark circles to make your under eye-area look bright and even toned.

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This is one product that we inevitably end up having in our skincare kit. While using a moisturiser is a mandate, it is important to pick one that is suitable for your skin type and concerns. Perfectly moisturised skin retains water and prevents early ageing. We recommend you use the Simple Kind To Skin Hydrating Light Moisturiser for lightweight and fast-absorbing hydration. 100% free from skin baddies, this moisturiser does not clog pores and keeps your skin perfectly hydrated for up to 12 hours.

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Remember that skin cell turnover we talked about earlier? One way to help support it is by exfoliation. Exfoliation is what helps keep your skin looking fresh and luminous. Getting rid of all the accumulated dead skin cells ensures that your skin is better able to absorb the skincare products that follow. You can use the St. Ives Fresh Skin Apricot Face Scrub. Enriched with natural walnut shell powder and apricot extract, this scrub gently yet thoroughly exfoliates the skin to enhance radiance.

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Night serum

In your 20s, you need to start upping the hydration in your skincare routine, so just using a moisturiser won’t be enough. This is because as you age, your skin transitions and becomes drier. So, use a hydrating night cream or serum. The Lakme Youth Infinity Skin Sculpting Serum is an anti-ageing serum that reduces spots, blemishes, patchy skin, and wrinkles to give you a youthful look. The Insta Collagen boosters tighten your skin by improving its elasticity and hydration.

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