What are mature or aging skin characteristics?

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Yes, I can recognize the signs that my skin is changing to at mature skin now as I am turning 55 years here in 2020.  Among other things, cell activity is reduced, skin reconstruction becomes slower, collagen production decreases and damage from the sun's rays becomes more apparent in our face.
My lines get deeper, the skin flat (lack of elasticity), a lack of moisture and elasticity, often resulting in dry skin later in life.  With good care products, you  and I can reduce our fine lines, wrinkles and pigmentation spots. 

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Some of the areas where the skin shows changes when we talk about a mature skin type are:

  • The skin feels "limp" - in short, it lacks elasticity.
  • With age, your pores may appear larger as the collagen, which keeps the skin firm and resilient, breaks down and then expands the pores.
  • You have probably also noticed that you begun to see visible fine lines, wrinkles and pigment spots in your face.  
  • When you discover the signs of a mature skin, it is probably related to your menopause. Your estrogen level drops and it affects the collagen layer, making your skin thinner and drier. In addition, there is less water in the cells and the fat layer in the skin is about to disappear - so therefore the skin suffers from dryness and lack of moisture. Yes, I am getting older.


So what can you do when you have a mature or aging  skin?

Regular deep and delicate exfoliations are important for a mature skin. It helps stimulate blood circulation and promotes cell renewal, creating a soft, beautiful and shiny skin. As you exfoliate your skin, moisturizers, serums and oils penetrate your skin more effectively.

However, be aware that aggressive exfoliation and chemical peels should be avoided as they can instead provoke redness and irritation and that was not what I wanted to achieve.

One of the best things you can do for a mature skin is to treat it with plenty of moisture.

As mentioned, it is extremely important that you care for a mature  skin and therefor incorporate a daily skin care routine.


Mature or Aging Skin The Must-Have Product: A High-Quality Eye Cream


Fine lines develop around the eye area first. That is the most sensitive area of your face, after all. Unfortunately, wrinkles also tend to be more visible there. That’s why I firmly believe that it’s never too early to start using eye cream.
Please don’t think of the individual products that I have listed as the only products you need to use. These are just recommendations on the products that you need to focus on. All of them should be a part of a more complete skin routine as advised by your dermatologist.

  • This ultra nourishing cream delivers vital nutrients with superfoods, peptides, and an army of restorative vitamins.
  • Custom Superfoods Blend: Kale, spinach, green tea, alfalfa, vitamins C, E, K.
  • Rich but not heavy, this fast-absorbing formula is also the perfect priming partner to your favorite concealer.
  • Clean, 100% vegan formula. 


Cleansing Guide for a mature and aging skin type

Morning 

Clean your skin with either oil or water. It will be optimal to use a moisture serum - because your skin is so dry. If you don't have the money to buy that kind of product, use instead a fatty moisturiser with a built-in sun block cream with SPF 15-30. If your moisturizer doesn´t contain a sun blocker - then use afterwards a sun blocker cream with SPF 15-30

Middle of the day

Lubricate your skin with sun blocker cream. This should be done primarily in the spring and summer. But the skin does not hurt by doing it all the year around. As mentioned, your skin really need moisture and protection against the sun as the sun is the enemy of aging skin.

Evening

Clean the skin with cleansing milk or oil. Please remember that all makeup should be removed. It's a good idea to use a night cream, especially designed for a mature skin type.

Products suggestions for your daily skin care routin  

  • Ease Fine Lines and Wrinkles 
  • Deep Hydration that Lasts
  • Restore Your Skin’s Natural Barrier 
  • Prevent Premature Aging

How to use :  If you need a bit more to remove your makeup, then apply the cleansing oil to a cotton swap or hand towel to remove tough makeup and then rinsing afterwards.

Product use: 

Morning &  Evening

Brand: Era Organics

Natural Facial Cleansing Oil 

This hydrating natural face wash works as a foundation, waterproof mascara, and eye makeup remover. The ingredients in the products  also works to nourish, repair, and rejuvenate your skin with each wash.

  • Gluten free
  • Cruelty free
  •  Non -nano

How to use : Apply three to four drops to clean, damp skin as part of your morning and evening skincare regimen. Massage into  your skin with gentle, circular motions.

Product use: 

Morning &  Evening

Brand: RMS

RMS Beauty Oil

It is a  highly concentrated formula which  contains no water and achieves the perfect balance between skin and oil, providing the ultimate in radiance and antioxidant protection.

How to use : Apply stick directly onto face and blend using your fingertips and then you can start your day.

Product use: 

All day use

Brand: Eir NYC

Surf Mud Pro Stick

This is a all-natural, water-resistant sun block stick format for very  easy application.  It is  a clean beauty answer to on-the-go SPF.  This products suits  all  skin types.

  • Deeply moisturiz 
  • Smoothes wrinkles
  • Refreshes tired skin 
  • Firming & brightening

How to use : Apply thin layer of mask to your face and neck before going to sleep. Avoiding contact with eyes. Let dry and leave on overnight. Rinse with warm water in the morning.

Product use: 

Every Evening

Brand: VitaminSeabeauty

Sea Lavender & Chamomile

Let this mask do all the work while you sleep, Sea Lavender rejuvenates by enhancing collagen production and moisturizing deep, while anti-inflammatory Chamomile works gently on sensitive skin to soothe and refresh.

What to think about when your skin is aging?

Make sure to use plenty of sun blocker cream: too much sun can make your skin age prematurely. The sun is the number one enemy of our skin when we speak proaging / anti age.

  • Avoid lifestyle habits that speed up your skins aging. Here we talk smoking, too much alcohol, sugar and fatty foods. Keep away from that.
  • Nourish your skin with high-quality moisturizing masks. It leaves the skin with a feeling of being taken care of and more relaxed.
  • Choose creams that will rebuild your skin cells