The Following tips are from Alumier MD
1) Wear sunscreen every day.
Up to 90% of aging is due to sun exposure, making sunscreen use the easiest way to prevent further damage. Don’t be fooled by winter – the sun is out in all seasons, and can reflect off snow and sidewalks. Take a supplement if you’re concerned about not getting enough sunlight for vitamin D production.
2) Use products in the correct order.
3) Get your beauty sleep.
The body repairs itself during sleep – this includes skin cell renewal. Give your body the time, nutrients and hydration it needs to heal and regenerate.
4) Fight free radicals.
UV rays, pollution, stress, smoking
5) Don’t forget about your neck and chest.
The skin on the neck and chest is thinner with a less rich blood supply than the face. Protect it with nourishing and firming products (like AlumierMD’s Neck and decollete firming cream) and broad-spectrum sunscreen. Be careful with
6) Take shorter and fewer hot showers.
High temperatures and prolonged exposure to water strips skin of its oils and reduces hydration. Use less water and electricity – and prevent dry, dehydrated skin – with shorter, cooler showers.
7) Moisturize immediately after showering and washing your face.
Since the skin cools itself by water evaporation, towel dry skin and
8) Make sure your body is hydrated.
Drink plenty of water each day to stay hydrated and flush out toxins.
9) Eat a healthy, well-balanced diet.
Focus on including more omega-3s and antioxidants – they work from the inside out to improve skin health.
10) Moisturize often.
We produce fewer natural oils as we age, leading to dry, dull-looking skin. Moisturizers maintain hydration, which improves skin texture and increases softness.
Cell turnover and renewal
12) Wear sunglasses daily.
They protect your eyes and the delicate skin around them from the sun’s harmful UV rays, and also help you avoid squinting and frowning, which lead to lines around the eyes (crow’s feet) and between the eyebrows (frown lines).
13) Don’t wear heavy foundation or powder.
Choose lighter formulas that won’t settle into fine lines and wrinkles.
14) Don’t forget to cleanse in the morning.
While you sleep, your skin repairs itself, excreting toxins and sebum that can prevent morning products from absorbing into the skin and working optimally. Also, washing your face in the morning removes night-time products, which may contain ingredients that are not recommended for daytime use, including retinol and acids.
15) Stop smoking.
Besides increasing your risk of heart disease and many types of cancers, smoking ages your skin prematurely and causes lines around your lips from the repeated pursing action.
If you have any other skin tips please share in the comments below.