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Janssen Cosmetics & Mature Skin

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If you are over 50, you have gracefully entered the “mature skin” stage of life. What a beautiful opportunity to be thankful for what your skin has done for you up until this point and possibly reinvent the way you take care of it! Your skin’s job has been to protect you by providing a barrier to the outside damage we come up against every day: pollution, free radicals, and UV rays, just to name a few.

 

As we come up against these and live our lives, a few things inevitably happen. As collagen breaks down, our skin loses elastin, and as a result is more prone to fine lines and wrinkles. Our skin also loses moisture faster, and requires more help to stay hydrated enough to do its job properly.

 

Here’s our 4 flawless skin tips to keep your skin radiant and dewy at any age!

 

Exfoliate.

Exfoliating a couple of times every week after you cleanse will ensure that your skin can absorb any serums or creams you put on it. It will also reveal a smoother, more radiant complexion! You can exfoliate with a scrub, that physically removes dead skin cells, or with a chemical exfoliator, like our Skin Refining Enzyme Peel. This peel uses enzymes to promote the peeling process and reveal smoother skin.

 

Hydrate both inside and out!

If we could only choose one tip for taking care of aging skin, this would be it. Dry skin is much quicker to develop fine lines, wrinkles, and a dull complexion. Keep it plump and dewy by making sure to drink plenty of water. Lock moisture in with a luxurious cream, like our Rich Recovery Cream. Ingredients such as squalene, shea butter, and macadamia nut oil will lock in hydration and protect your skin all day long. Bonus: it protects from UV rays!

 

Be gentle with your eyes.

The skin around your eyes is already thinner and more delicate than the rest of your face and tends to develop fine lines first. Did you know that your eyes and lips are the first places to show signs of dehydration because the skin is thinner? Drink plenty of water to slow the signs of aging around these areas! Another great way to treat fine lines around the eyes is with a product containing hydrating ingredients such as vitamin E, natural oils, and hyaluronic acid. Our Tricare Eye Cream helps to smooth, hydrate and reverse the signs of aging.

 

Maximize sleep recovery.

Our skin is very active at night when it’s in its most relaxed state. Serums and moisture are more easily absorbed into the skin at night. Get the most out of your skin’s sleep recovery with products that are extra targeted to your skin’s needs. Look for products with hyaluronic acid and squalene, as well as a rich moisturizer. Our Night Recovery Serum is an excellent choice.

 A consistent, high-quality skincare routine will not only keep your skin looking and feeling its best, but it also creates a smooth base for beautiful makeup!

 

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Men’s Skincare Routine

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With the popularization of skincare on social media, it is becoming normal for both men and women to take part in this self-care routine. It is just as important for men to keep up with a skincare routine as it is for them to groom. However, most men aren’t aware of the potential benefits of skincare. For starters, it can help you prevent breakouts and aging. But you might be wondering where to start. For those who just started on this new journey, it can be quite a daunting task to find a routine and products that work for them. But don’t worry, we’ve got your back! Here, we’ve outlined all of the important steps to a skincare routine that you can start today.

Step 1: Cleanse

Cleansing is the foundation of your skincare routine. Just like your hands, your face can also come into contact with a lot of dirt, oil, and debris you encounter every day. These impurities can trigger breakouts and inflammation and further irritate your face. Cleansing also preps the skin on your face for the next steps in your routine. Make sure to choose a face wash suited for your skin type. Those with dry skin might want to opt for mild ones, while those with oilier skin should look out for gel cleansers.

Most likely, you might already wash your face at the sink or in the shower. Washing it with a cleanser is not much different. Just put a dollop of the product into your hands and massage it into your face. If you have facial hair, take some extra time to work it into the skin. Then, you just wash it all off. That’s it!

Step 2: Toner

Toners prime your face for moisturizers and other products you might want to use after this step. To apply toner, all you have to do is put some product into your hand and press it into your cheeks, forehead, and neck. This technique helps the skin to absorb the toner better than rubbing it in would. There are various types of toners depending on what your needs are. If you want to target acne or ingrown hairs, find a toner with lactic or salicylic acid. Aging and dark spots are best addressed with toners that contain AHA, BHA, or glycolic acid.  

Step 3: Moisturize

Moisturizer is extremely important to the health of your skin. It helps give your skin that extra boost if your water intake isn’t cutting it. Many guys who are new to skincare routines find it weird how moisturizer feels on their face for the first time. Depending on the product, it can sometimes feel like it is dragging down your face. However, it is important to apply moisturizer twice daily. Although dry skin feels lighter, you would much rather have a hydrated and plump face in the future.

Step 4: Sunscreen

Next up is sunscreen, which is undoubtedly essential to your skincare routine. Although it is not obvious to you now, the sun is actively damaging your skin when you are outside unprotected. UV rays from the sun have the potential to cause skin cancer and speed up the aging process. And again, it might feel weird for you to be piling on sunscreen after moisturizer. If you want to combine these two steps, try finding a sunscreen with hydrating components. If you want to look young for longer, sunscreen is your best bet.

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The Best Anti-Aging Creams for Your Body

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When it comes to skincare and anti-aging ingredients, we typically only have the face in mind, but it doesn’t just stop there. Anti-aging products and practices should be managed from head-to toe. It takes the whole body to create a youthful appearance. After all, your skin is the largest organ in the body and taking [...]
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