Lady applying suncreen on beach1. Broad Spectrum Sunscreen 

It needs to be SPF 30 or above - apply daily and all year round.

The sun and its harmful effects can be one of the most damaging elements our skin has to face. Not only does this lead to formation of lines, wrinkles and discolouration - it can lead to more serious skin conditions, including skin cancer.

 

 

Vitamin C serum2. Vitamin C serum

Simply apply in the morning after cleansing, here are some of the benefits of using a Vitamin C serum:

  • • Protect skin cells and skin’s support structure from UV-related damage (stress/pollution)
  • • Improve the appearance of sun-damaged skin
  • • Strengthen the skin’s barrier
  • • Reduces inflammation
  • • Promotes collagen production (reduces fine lines and wrinkles)
  • • Reduces hyperpigmentation

 

Benefits of using Glycolic Acid 3. Glycolic Acid

Glycolic acid can be found in a variety of skincare products like cleansers, moisturisers and treatment products.

Glycolic Acid increases the turnover of skin cells enabling the dead skin to peel off and reveal the fresh, healthy skin with a translucent glow and a more even texture. It also encourages collagen production.

 

 

 

 

Retinol chemical composition4. Retinol

Retinol is applied at night.

Retinyl palmitate is a cosmetic form of retinol  found in skincare products like moisturisers. Pure retinol is considered more effective than retinol derivatives for treating ageing skin.

Retinol is an excellent product to use because it works simply by repairing and improving the overall health of your skin.

 

Image of Hyaluronic acid 5. Hyaluronic acid

Hyaluronic acid provides an incredible moisturising effect while helping to plump out those line lines and wrinkles.