When it comes to skincare, vitamins A, C and E are the dermal holy grail.
Vitamin A: Often loaded with retinoids, Vitamin A is the HVIC of anti-aging. It helps increase collagen production and cell turnover, which helps you maintin plump skin that glows.
Vitamin C: Necessary for brightening and protection from the sun. Think: issues with hyperpigmentaion and sun spots. It also doubles as a protective layer in sun screen, so for best results, apply vitamin C before you apply your SPF.
Vitamin E: Think of vitamin E as the gatekeeper of skincare. It does everything from neutralizing free radicals to help skin retain it's moisture.
2 of 5Getty
No suprise here, water is the ultimate hydrator and should always be the first ingredient listed in any skin care or hair care products.
3 of 5Getty
Antioxidants are necessary in fighting free radicals that lend themselves to aging. Look for products with ingredients like green tea, goji berry, blueberry, lycopene, green tea and coenzyme Q10.
4 of 5Getty
Two things that are necessary in every skincare routine are SPF and retinol. Properties from both can be found in vitamins A and E, but make the most of your skincare regimen and purchase a retinol. Revive dull skin, repair damaged cells and speed up cell turnover to reveal plump glowing skin with the use of a retinol.
5 of 5Getty
Alpha and Beta Hydroxy Acids
Smoothe lines and even tone by using gentle exfoliants to rejuvenate your skin. Give your facial brush a rest and opt for a an AHA or BHA instead. Often found in chemical peels and cleansing pads, find your perfect AHA or BHA in 15 Peels for Brown Skin and read tips on how to care for Your Skin After 30.
You May Like
Sign Up for our Newsletter
Get The Essence Newsletter and Special Offers delivered to your inbox!