The 4-night protocol for more radiant skin

The 4-night protocol for more radiant skin

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The best skincare routine for mature skin

Over time, as our fibroblasts’ activity slows down and reduces production of collagen and elastin, our skin starts to sag and wrinkles appear at the surface. It’s irreversible, but can be slowed down with daily use of the right products. Find out which ones in this article.

Published January 13, 2023, by Maylis, Chemical Engineer, — 7 min read

Better understanding the aging process, to help slow it down

Skin aging manifests in multiple ways, such as sagging skin, more pronounced wrinkles, occasionally pigmentation marks and a dull complexion. It’s caused by certain intrinsic factors, such as a reduction in the level of skin cell renewal, a change in the composition of the dermis and the molecules it’s made of (hyaluronic acid, collagen…), and the loss of fat and muscle tissue which supports the facial structure. Beside these, some external factors can accelerate the aging process (poor diet, smoking, excessive alcohol consumption, sun exposure, stress, lack of sleep).

However, even though aging is irreversible, it’s possible to improve your life choices to slow down skin aging, and/or to choose the right skincare routine to help.

Mature skin: which morning skincare routine?

In the morning, the main skincare objective is to help protect your skin from external irritants and oxidative stress which accelerate skin aging.

To do this, start your day by applying our hydrating cleansing milk with hyaluronic acid and chamomile extract. It’s packed with active ingredients to help get rid of impurities without drying out your skin. On contact with water, our hydrating cleansing milk will transform into a gentle foam, which you should massage into your face then rinse off. Next, apply our radiance serum, which contains a high concentration (11%) of vitamin C, to give dull and tired skin a real brightening boost. This serum also contains 3% Albizia Julibrissin extract, a plant of Asian origin which will revitalize your skin. These ingredients all work together to help slow down photo-aging.

You could also try our firming and radiance complex, which is packed with antioxidant ingredients. This serum offers a preventative and corrective action against the signs of aging, to leave your skin toned, and your complexion even and radiant.

Next, use our firming moisturiser with 0.2% retinol. It contains another firming ingredient, tsubaki oil, which helps to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and leave your skin plumped.

Please note: Don’t forget to protect your skin with a broad spectrum sunscreen every morning. UV rays generate a large volume of free radicals, which can damage your skin’s healthy molecules and accelerate the aging process.

Mature skin: which evening skincare routine?

In the evening, we recommend using skincare products with anti-aging ingredients (retinol, bakuchiol, etc…), which will stimulate collagen production during the night. Hydration is also very important, because skin that is lacking water is more prone to wrinkles and marks. 

No matter what your skin type, taking your makeup off is essential. Apply our makeup remover oil directly onto your skin until your makeup has disappeared completely, then cleanse your skin with our hydrating cleansing bar with palmarosa. Our cleansing bars are cold-saponified, a process which helps the botanical oils they contain to maintain their lipid-replenishing and soothing properties. You could also try our hydrating cleansing milk to cleanse your face; it contains active ingredients, such as hyaluronic acid and chamomile extract, so is the ideal product to cleanse your skin without upsetting its natural balance. With age, our skin produces less sebum so has a tendency to dry out. Our hydrating cleansing milk helps to get rid of any impurities on the surface of your skin without damaging its natural barrier.

Once your skin is clean and dry, apply our fine lines and wrinkles serum, which contains 0.3% retinol to prevent skin sagging and stiumlate production of collagen and elastin. Retinol can make your skin sensitive, so we do not recommend it for use on sensitive or reactive skin types. If this is you, choose instead our antioxidant serum, which will brighten and even your complexion, help to fight against skin aging and firm up your skin. It contains 3% ferulic acid and 3% resveratrol, a powerful antioxidant that both prevents the formation of free radicals and neutralizes existing free radicals. You could also opt for our bakuchiol serum, which is a natural compound from retinol, that has a similar effect as retinol, as studies have shown that bakuchiol stimulates collagen production. The difference is that bakuchiol is less of an irritant, resulting in less potential stinging and flaking than retinol.

Finish off your evening skincare routine with our firming botanical blend with nopal. This night serum will help to firm your skin thanks to the toning and regenerative effect of its 7 botanical extracts, including immortelle essential oil. Otherwise, try our organic rosehip botanical oil at the end of your routine, to accelerate skin cell renewal and help tackle the appearance of wrinkles. If you prefer, try our organic prickly pear botanical oil, which will tone and renew your skin. It’s made by cold pressing organically-farmed prickly pear seeds.

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