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Tips to avoid ageing skin, direct from our FREE ebook

As we get older our skin’s ability to turn over new healthy skin cells slows down. Sun damage, and even everyday facial movements like smiling or frowning cause faint lines to surface and deepen into wrinkles over time.

As you age, the connective tissue and collagen in your face isn’t as strong or supportive (so we lose the ‘plumpness’ and elasticity we once had). Skin begins to age after the age of 25, but of course not dramatically so at this point. However during our 30s, certainly, changes can be seen. Here are some of our top tips, direct from our SkinBase Ageing Skin Guide, which aims to help you avoid ageing skin…

Relax, it’s just a workout

Forget pulled hamstrings. The most overlooked gym-induced strain hits us above the shoulders. Women who tense their jaw and throat when exercising make the cords of their neck more prominent and pull down the face.

The Sun is always out

Wear sunscreen, wear it every day. It’s good to have it in your moisturiser, it’s even better to use a standalone SPF (psst… there’s one in our shop).

It’s not just the sun that burn

Sitting too close to your fire or a heater in winter can cause real damage to the skin. Direct exposure to this heat from two/three feet away will cause redness and a breakdown of collagen.

Over filling is as bad as no filling.

Many women are increasingly aware that a fuller face looks younger than a taut, windswept one. Many patients (and their doctors) get carried away, filling around their eyes, mouth, and even their jawlines. This can become dwarfed by their protuberant cheeks. You have been warned.

Plastic bottles could be hindering, not helping your ageing skin

Drinking water is ESSENTIAL for your skins hydration, but the constant pursing when drinking from bottles or straws creates lines and aggravates existing ones around the mouth. Try to sip water from a cup as often as possible. Or carry a bottle with a spout and squirt it into your mouth

Beauty Sleep just got ugly

Whilst you sleep, skin is pressed against wrinkles in the fabric of your pillowcases – causing lines and creases. The best way to avoid sleep lines is to snooze on your back, but a more realistic strategy is smooth pillowcases. Satin or silk is best!

Makeup Tips for Hiding Fine Lines and Wrinkles

Don’t overdo the makeup

Some women mistakenly draw attention to the fine lines and wrinkles around their eyes by overdoing the area with makeup. Wrinkles become more noticeable as the makeup settles and cakes into lines.

Prep your skin

After you wash your face in the morning, apply moisturiser while the skin is damp. That will plump it up and even it out, helping makeup glide on.

Love these tips? Try downloading a full FREE beauty ebook of them.

Download the FREE SkinBase Ageing Skin Guide now. 

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