Mature skin becomes more delicate as the years go by and therefore deserves specific care. The skin changes significantly, since the metabolism slows down and the body reduces the production of hyaluronic acid, collagen, and elastin. Therefore, the skin loses support, firmness, and elasticity, making room for wrinkles and sagging.
Skin is considered mature after the age of 40, together with the arrival of menopause, when the body and skin go through major transformations. Although mature skin is thinner and the signs of aging are more apparent, the ideal is to maintain a simple skincare routine, performing a gentle cleansing, followed by a treatment product with higher concentrations of dermatological actives.
Next, it’s worth boosting skin hydration, either with serums or moisturizing creams that will replace the water lost by the skin, leaving it healthy, renewed and with vigor. For the daytime routine, the use of sunscreen is indispensable, since it protects the skin against the sun and consequently prevents the appearance of new expression lines, wrinkles, and spots.
For the night routine, the ideal is to replace the sunscreen and associate the moisturizer with other actives, such as acids and antioxidants. The acids help to improve the appearance, reduce the size of the pores, attenuate fine lines, help in the treatment of spots, stimulate the production of collagen and even out the tone and texture of the skin. Antioxidants, such as Vitamin C, protect and recover vitality, reducing blemishes and signs of aging of mature skin.
To understand which actives are suitable for your skin type and how to add them into your routine, a good consultation with a dermatologist is essential.