What skincare to use when you are over 30?
I often get asked what to do #𝗼𝘃𝗲𝗿30 to treat your skin so that it will remain in good condition while growing older.
Part from specific conditions as acneprone skin or excema which ask purposed treatment, the main goal is to keep your skin hydrated, moistured and balanced.
It’s really important if you want beautiful skin to eat healthy! This doesn’t mean you can’t drink or you can’t treat yourself a McFlurry! It means paying attention to the food you eat on a daily basis and drink enough water!
There’s a lot to say about food, but I’ll keep it short. If there is one thing I really care for is that I eat enough food with anti-oxidants and drink water. So a standard ingredient of my breakfast are blueberries which are loaded with antioxidants!
Back to our skin!
H𝘺𝘥𝘳𝘢𝘵𝘦 with for instance Hyaluronic Acid and M𝘰𝘪𝘴𝘵𝘶𝘳𝘦 or lock in with products using an oil, a regular #moisturizer is ok.
Products containing caffeine help a lo t in D𝘦𝘱𝘶𝘧𝘧𝘪𝘯𝘨. Our head can be a little puffed when our lymfatic system isn’t functioning optimal, a gua sha massage can help but also the ingredient caffeine. Caffeine helps to get rid of puffines in general.
Don’t go to hard on actives – when it isn’t necessary – and accentuate on S𝘰𝘰𝘵𝘩𝘪𝘯𝘨. Do think about peptides and ceramides as ingredients to 𝘱𝘭𝘶𝘮𝘱 that skin!
“A𝘯𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘹𝘪𝘥𝘢𝘯𝘵𝘴 are the superheroes in this scenario. They both reverse and prevent free radical damage (this includes things like premature aging, inflammation, and hyperpigmentation). So basically, if you don’t have any A𝘯𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘹𝘪𝘥𝘢𝘯𝘵 skincare products in your beauty routine, your skin is at the mercy of free radicals.” (#byrdie) Most known antioxidants are Vitamin C, Niacinamide, Resveratrol, Vitamin E, Retinol (Vitamin A), Coenzyme Q10, Polyphenols… I basically stick to vitamin C and Niacinamide.
One important thing to do is nourish those lashes! They reduce significantly when you get older! So in the evening before you go to bed, use a lash product to give them some nourishment!
Please pop your questions below and have a lovely start of the week! 😘
Review: Allies of Skin Peptides and Antioxidants daily firming treatment
P𝚎𝚙𝚝𝚒𝚍𝚎𝚜 𝚊𝚗𝚍 A𝚗𝚝𝚒𝚘𝚡𝚒𝚍𝚊𝚗𝚝𝚜 𝚍𝚊𝚒𝚕𝚢 𝚏𝚒𝚛𝚖𝚒𝚗𝚐 𝚝𝚛𝚎𝚊𝚝𝚖𝚎𝚗𝚝 Allies Of Skin
A good while ago I received this moisturizer in PR from AOS as a top up. We are now at the end of the first package and I think it’s about time to review this daily treatment in depht.
It’s a light cream with the same colour as it’s packaging. It absorbs very well and doesn’t leave you a sticky feeling. A little goes a long way and wether you’re abundant in serums or not there’s only a peasize necessary to cover your face and neck and top part of your decolleté.
On the packaging: 7 Brighteners, 9 Antioxidants, and a 16.5% Repair Complex – What does this mean?
So there is Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, a stable fat-soluble form of Vitamin C that penetrates deep into the skin to stimulate collagen production, brighten dark spots and provide free radical protection. Astaxanthin helps brighten skin and is a potent antioxidant as well as Thiotaine and Niacinamide.
Hydrolyzed Verbascum Thapsus Flower, which protects the skin against harmful light energy sources and transforms part of the absorbed energy into visible light to brighten skin. Caffeine for tightening and de-puffing. Also antioxidant protection.
There are many more ingredients like peptides, ceramide and a lot of anti-oxidants and beneficial fatty acids., probiotics, manuka honey, hyaluronic acid and raspberry and acai seed oil.
This is an exeptional ingredient list which justifies the word treatment in the name of this cream. Based on the ingredient list the purpose of this cream is to support the skin barrier, helping skin to age well and promoting a bright and glowy appearance while keeping blemishes at bae.
Actually I always used it as a moisturizer, but calling it this way would do dishonour to the cream because it’s so much more. In the months I used this I had no problems whatsoever with my skin. Before using AOS, I sometimes woke up with tight skin and visible fine lines around my mouth and eyes. I often got a small pimple on my chin. Okay, I admit, nothing really bad. And if I went to sleep with make-up on or on holiday in extremer conditions I would be in need of skin saviours.
This completely disappeared. My skin feels resilient to changing circumstances and never feels tight. On the contrary fine lines above my lip and around my eyes are under control and waking up to tight skin belongs completely to the past.
I would certainly rebuy and it’s absolutely worth it’s money. Consider you can basically do with a cleanser or 2 to double cleanse, a mist or a simple serum to improve absorption, this cream and your SPF!
Would I do this, well no I will use this daily treatment after my usual routine and before sunscreen, because doing my routine is the best moment of the day and I want it to last forever!
Cupping and skincare
Have you ever heard of Cupping?
It´s a massage technique with benefits for cellulitis, blood circulation, muscle pain. It can be done by a fysician and also by your partner and you can even do it yourself!
I use it to reduce my double chin and reduce pain in my hip and low back.
– silicon cups (see picture) -> cold method
– glass jars -> warm method
1️⃣ Spray or apply a body/face oil abundantly where you want to start cupping.
2️⃣ Press together the cup and put it on your skin while releasing the cup. Your skin is sucked slightly into the cup.
3️⃣ Start moving around in circles on the spot you want to treat. If it hurts release the cup and press less while putting the cup.
4️⃣ Keep moving in circles until you feel your skin warm up and become more bouncy.
What it does?
Cupping is a technique to move your fascia. The fascia of the body normally are elastic but can get stuck due to stress, toxins and injuries. Fascia is a layer of tissue in between our skin and fat and muscles, they are connected throughout our complete body. Being tense in one bodypart induces a disequilibrium which gives complaints at different levels.
In the face I use it for my chin, but also reduce headaches caused by stress. You use a small cup. On my hip I use a big one, it´s quite painful for me because of my underlying condition. For instance for my husband it isn´t painful at all, but when I treat his back he feels really relaxed afterwards.
After a treatment of muscles in your moving parts, you better not do intensive sports giving your body the time to heal!
Cupping made me able to help myself in case of tense muscles and pain! I´m really glad my fysician introduced me to it!
Cups are available in almost every beautyshop!
Never too late too post about empties!
𝙽𝚎𝚟𝚎𝚛 𝚝𝚘𝚘 𝚕𝚊𝚝𝚎 𝚝𝚘 𝚙𝚘𝚜𝚝 𝚢𝚘𝚞𝚛 𝚎𝚖𝚙𝚝𝚒𝚎𝚜!
These are my empties of May! I’m a little late, but don’t won’t to withhold them from you!
* @a.florenceskincare Balm to milk cleanser + make up remover : This balm cleanser is certainly one of my favourites! I’ll certainly rebuy!
* @birdie_nutrition these are probiotics in a gum, I enjoyed them, I got them in my @blissim subscription
* @soapwalla Sensitive deodorant This is a natural deodorant which I looked for when I couldn’t get hold of my @the.speak.collective deo any longer. Loved this one a lot! Would also rebuy!
* @sundocosmetics Galactomyces Miracle Drops , this is an honest K-beauty brand launched recently which I adore, and these drops are so good! They just help your skin barrier so well!
* @tlw_products Three Little Words haircare naturally derived Winter is coming, this was a hairmask which was absolutely fantastic, want to explore more from this brand!
* @thermebeauty This is the deo of my daughter before she joined me to clean deodorant. She loved the scent and the efficiency.
Hope these 5seconds reviews can help you!
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Hi, I’m Ilse. I’m over 50 and intrested in skincare and make-up. My friends are always surprised of my knowledge about these topics. My hobbies are photographing, writing, walking and reading. Put this all together and this blog was born!
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