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As the years pass, it’s only natural for our skin to change. With time and age, the skin’s appearance alters, and with it our complexions start to require a different type of care to keep it looking its best. With the visible signs of aging such as wrinkles, fine lines, dark circles and sun spots becoming more prominent, along with skin that becomes less plump, it’s important to use the right anti-aging skin products for mature skin. By adjusting your routine, you can target any concerns and ensure you’re adopting the most effective skincare for mature skin.

Skincare for mature skin

What is considered mature skin?

How old is mature skin? The answer isn’t strictly defined by age. Some may exhibit the tell-tale signs of aging earlier, and some later. It all comes down to a cocktail of genetics, environment, sun exposure, sleep, diet and whether you smoke. All of these play a role in how your complexion progresses as you get older.

Functions like cell turnover and collagen production will start to slow as you age, which can manifest itself in your skin in different ways. Generally mature skin will start to become drier and flakier, while fine lines, wrinkles and sun spots become more pronounced. So, when should you start using anti-aging skincare? When the above skin concerns begin to become more noticeable and you’d like to nourish the skin with tailored products and ingredients, turn to mature skincare.

Mature skincare routine

6 step mature skincare routine

Adopting a personalised day and night skin ritual is important for keeping your complexion looking smooth, radiant and clear. Skincare for mature skin is all about using products will work well with the current state of your complexion and target the concerns that come with age. This six step routine works hard to nourish the skin, will address your key mature skincare issues and leave you with skin that looks healthy and radiant.

1. Cleanse

Cleansing your face should take into consideration the right skincare for mature skin. This means using a cleanser that is mild and will help to retain skin’s natural moisture, all while comforting dry or sensitised skin. It’s important to double cleanse, either using the same product twice, or starting with an oil-based cleanser first then following it up with a cream or milk-based cleanser. Absolue Oil-In-Gel Face Cleanser is a moisturising formula designed to cleanse and refresh without removing skin’s natural hydration – apply once in the morning or twice in the evening to remove all remnants of makeup, SPF and build up.

2. Tone

When it comes to skin products for mature skin a toner or essence is an effective way to deliver nutritive ingredients to skin. A nourishing toner will hydrate skin and can help to remove any dead skin cells left behind after washing and cleansing if applied with a cotton round. It’s a good step to do before you apply subsequent skincare products as it will prime the skin and allows serums and moisturisers to penetrate deeper into the skin. Opt for Clarifique Dual Essence to smooth and brighten skin in one bi-phase, luxurious formulation.

3. Apply serums

These days there are myriad serums available, all with different, potent ingredients delivered in a concentrated dose. Serums are designed to brighten, hydrate and nourish the skin, so they’re a must when it comes to a mature skincare routine. If you’re unsure which one to use, consult our guide on how to find the best anti-aging serum for your skin. One worth considering is our best selling Advanced Génifique Serum. It strengthens the skin’s microbiome (a balanced, healthy microbiome leads to more radiant skin) while also improving elasticity and hydrating the skin.

4. Use eye cream

The skin around our eyes is delicate so it’s quite prone to exhibiting the signs of aging. This particular area can start to look hollow due to the loss of collagen, along with more pronounced wrinkles and developing a crepe-y texture. This makes using an eye cream a key step in skin products for mature skin. Rénergie Multi-Lift Eye Cream uses multi-tension technology that is designed to firm the skin around the eyes. Featuring hyaluronic acid and squalane, it nourishes the under eye area helping it to look more supple, smoother and less puffy.

Anti aging eye cream

5. Moisturise

One of the most important things to remember about skincare for mature skin is that you need to prioritise hydration. Mature skin tends to be drier and as a result, this can make fine lines and wrinkles more conspicuous. A targeted moisturiser can help with this. It’s worth using dedicated moisturisers with different formulations for AM and PM, as your skin during the day and overnight have varying needs.

For during the day, a lightweight cream like the Hydra Zen Glow Liquid Moisturiser is a great addition to any mature skincare routine. It contains antioxidants to help improve the skin’s ability to prevent water loss, but also to protect against pollution. It offers 24 hours of hydration, and is also a light, milk-like texture that makes it the perfect moisturiser for wearing under makeup. To take your routine to the next level, you could also try using the Rénergie Crème Anti-Wrinkle Treatment Cream which helps to plump and firm the skin.

Our skin undergoes skin cell renewal overnight, so it’s important to take advantage of this by using a night cream such as the Advanced Génifique Night Cream. Not only does it hydrate the skin, it also helps to lock in moisture overnight, and with a unique blend of potent ingredients like hyaluronic acid, ceramides and pre- and pro-biotics, it helps to strengthen the skin moisture barrier while you sleep.

6. Implement face masks

When it comes to skincare for mature skin, consider making face masks a regular part of your beauty regimen. Masks hold moisture or other skincare ingredients to the skin, allow benefits to be delivered. There’s a plethora of masks available to target various skin concerns, but if you’re unsure where to start, a hydrating and brightening mask will well for mature skin. Aim to apply a mask once a week to help give your complexion a radiance boost.

Learn how to create an anti-aging night skincare routine to help optimise the results and really nourish the skin.


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