Here’s why this power trio is your must-have for antiaging
On your quest to slow down the signs of aging, it’s more likely than not that you have come across a plethora of lotions and potions. All of which with promises to brighten dull skin, reduce fine lines and skin tone unevenness and even improve skin laxity. These are after all the common telltale signs of aging skin. Thrust with so many choices, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed.
To make it easy for yourself and your skin, stick to these three powerful ingredients to cover all grounds when it come to antiaging.
Retinol also known as Vitamin A was first used as an acne treatment in the 70s but researchers later realized that this potent ingredient can also even out pigmentation, fade actinic keratosis that have developed from years of sun exposure, and speed up the rate of skin cell turnover. Thanks to its ability to stimulate collagen production, retinol reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
Consistent use of retinol (we’re talking six to twelve months) results in improved skin tone, softer and smoother skin.
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Commonly used to treat acne and rosacea, azelaic acid offers other skin benefits too. As an acid, azelaic acid works well in exfoliating the skin but is a much gentler version of AHAs and BHAs. This makes it suitable for use even for sensitive skin type.
Azelaic acid is also a tyrosinase inhibitor which means it blocks melanin production, and helps to prevent hyperpigmentation. Complement this ingredient with sunscreen and you’ll have a better chance of keeping your pigmentation in check, as one prevents pigmentation and the other offers protection from the sun.
There is good reason why this ingredient is readily found in so many skincare products, from sheet masks to serums and creams. Hyaluronic acid’s ability to hold water is an essential tool for helping skin to become hydrated and plump.
Like collagen and elastin, production of hyaluronic acid in our bodies decrease as we age and it’s important that we do what we can to assist our bodies to stimulate its production. When used in skincare products, hyaluronic acid aids in bringing moisture to the surface of the skin, continually keeping skin moisturized throughout the day.
To try: With this in mind, SW1 Clinic developed a new skincare cream, Water Lift Water Lifting Glow Cream, infused with these 3 essential skincare ingredients to promote a fresher and healthier looking complexion. Skin is instantly hydrated despite its lightweight texture, perfect for use in dry and humid climates.