Skin care is important at every age, but your skincare regimen will look different at each stage of life! As your skin ages, you’ll need different products and treatments that will address your skin concerns.
Let’s break down the best treatments and products for your skin, whether you’re in your 20s, 30s, 40s, or 50s and beyond!
Skincare in Your 20s
In your early 20s, your skin will maintain its youthful glow and elasticity. But once you’re closer to 30, you might see some early signs of aging. Not to worry, though—in a few simple steps you can help maintain your youthful complexion without devoting 30 minutes every day to your skin. Often in your 20s, your lifestyle is more vivacious—vices like coffee, alcohol, and little sleep can start deteriorating our youthful glow sooner than it should.
At this stage, it’s all about prevention.
Professional facials should be part of your monthly skin care routine. Not only do they give your skin a refresh, they’ll help prevent early signs of aging. Talk with your aesthetician about Custom Facial options, which can be customized to fit your skincare needs and goals. Laser Genesis is a preventative treatment to keep skin plump and glowing, and minimize the appearance of pores. Lumecca is an IPL treatment that can brighten overall skintone.
You should also exfoliate your face weekly with a gentle exfoliant to get rid of any dry skin and dead skin cells. Whether you’re exfoliating or just washing, be gentle—your skin will show the effects of vigorous scrubbing later in life.
Many people in their 20s still struggle with acne and oily skin, so choose a cleanser that will gently help combat blemishes. Look for an oil-free formula with salicylic acid.
Complexion Treatment Pads are a great addition to your nightly routine or gym bag. With just a few sweeps across your face, you’ll cleanse, exfoliate, and rejuvenate your skin! It’ll help prevent blemishes and help your skin keep looking youthful.
- Gentle face wash, or acne facial wash if needed
- PH balancing Toner
- SPF moisturizer
- Eye cream
- Lip balm
- Complexion Treatment Pads for on the go lifestyle
Skincare in Your 30s
Most women start to seriously think about their skin once they enter their 30s. You might have started to notice that crow’s feet, laugh lines, and forehead wrinkles are more prominent than they once were. Whether you choose to embrace them or want to reduce their appearance, you should be paying closer attention to your skin in this phase of life.
You’re looking to prevent and slightly correct.
PCA Peels are the perfect blend of anti-aging and preventative care—it both nourishes and erases signs of aging. After just one treatment, you’ll notice a more youthful glow! Radio-Frequency treatments such as Forma are also, safe and effective treatments that help to generate collagen production as your body naturally starts to produce less collagen in your 30’s.
Botox treatments every three to six months can also reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles that already seem set. Find a reputable plastic surgeon and tell them your goals; share photos of yourself during a period of time you’re looking to reclaim to look like your natural self and avoid any overdone treatments!
An over-the-counter retinol is essential to apply to your face every night. Because your skin produces less collagen as you age, you need to get a little extra help from a retinol treatment. Whether you opt for a serum or a cream, you’ll see noticeable results in just a few months.
Using a Daily Super Serum will additionally give noticeable results as well as give deeply penetrating hydration. Serums will help you regain that youthful glow from your 20s! Look for serum with hyaluronic acid and vitamin C.
Skincare in Your 40s
It’s time to go on the offensive to combat fine lines and wrinkles—preventative care will play a smaller role in your 40s than it has up until this point! Anti-aging treatments will be your new BFF, as well as deeply hydrating moisturizers.
In your 40s, you’re actively combatting signs of aging.
A Fit Face Microcurrent Facial will give you visible results in just one 30-minute treatment! Serums nourish your skin, while soft wave microcurrent technology revitalizes the skin around your eyes and lips, as well as improve facial contour.
Monthly facials should still be part of your routine, although they’ve probably changed since your 20s. Now, facials should include deeply moisturizing serums and incorporate ingredients that minimize the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
In addition to the serums you’ve hopefully incorporated in your 30s, you should also be using a heavy-duty eye cream. Look for a formula that will help reduce wrinkles and crow’s feet in addition to preventing them from getting worse.
Moisturizing is critical in your 40s, so opt for a product like our Daily Repair Moisturizer that repairs, balances, and reveals glowing skin. Look for moisturizers that contain hyaluronic acid.
Skincare in Your 50s+
In your 50s and beyond, you need to be extra gentle on your skin. Preventative skin care measures aren’t completely necessary, although you should still cleanse, tone, and moisturize as you usually would!
The key is gently combatting fine lines and wrinkles.
There are two schools of thought when it comes to professional skin treatments when you’re over 50. You can either go for an extremely gentle facial that will restore lost moisture to your skin, or a more vigorous treatment that will reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
Our Oxytrio Oxygen Facial will hydrate thirsty skin and make your skin look more youthful at the same time! Forma Accelerated and Fractora deliver similar anti-aging results that are a little more aggressive.
Use gentle cleansers that don’t strip your face of its natural oils—you don’t want to add to any dryness you may already be experiencing. Toning is important at this age, too, but choose one that’s not drying.
In addition, do weekly face masks, like our Super Hydrating Masque, to deeply restore moisture to your face and neck.
Schedule a consultation with a certified aesthetician at one of our locations in New York or Boston to help reach your skin goals! No matter your age or skin concerns, we have a facial or expert service that can help you!