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10 ALL-IMPORTANT SKINCARE HABITS TO DEVELOP IN YOUR 30s

Many claim that when you reach 30, you’re at your absolute prime, and who are we to argue with that? Welcome to the best decade of your life! But when it comes to beauty, there’s a handful of things to take note of, from your everyday skincare routine to luxury beauty treatments. Ready for your best-looking skin yet? Read on.

Cleanse your face every single day

Do we even need to emphasise the importance of cleansing your face every single day in 2020? Not really, but make sure to understand that this is one of the most essential steps in your skincare routine. If foam cleansers leave your skin too dry, pick gel or oil-based ones instead. These will remove the dirt and makeup residue that’s likely to clog your pores, so don’t skip this step under any circumstances.

Exfoliate your skin regularly

If your skin tends to get dry and flaky quite often, we highly recommend using a nice scrub – both on your face and your body. This product is crucial as it gets rid of dead skin cell buildup, leaving your skin smooth and soft to touch. Why not try a homemade scrub by putting together some simple ingredients in your cupboard and use it once or twice a week? Ground coffee, brown sugar, and coconut oil will do the trick for your skin.

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Find the best moisturiser for your skin type

Finding the right moisturiser can sometimes be a challenging task, but that shouldn’t be the case if you know your skin type. So, if your skin tends to get oily throughout the day, make sure to get a lightweight moisturiser that’ll quickly absorb into the skin. Serums are never a bad choice for oily skin; on the other hand, if your skin is dry and dull, choose thicker moisturisers with a rich formula.

Opt for fabulous beauty treatments

When you’re in your 30s, it’s highly likely that you already know what works for your skin, what doesn’t and you understand your features. For instance, if you have drooping eyelids and you want to refresh your face without going under the knife, you could give a non-surgical eyelid lift a try. The same goes for any other thing that may make you feel insecure; don’t be scared to try something new.

Use sunscreen on a daily basis

It’s time to stop making excuses for forgetting to put on sunscreen before stepping out. It’s one of the best ways to combat signs of aging, such as fine lines, wrinkles, and depigmentation. Just make sure that you use a sunscreen with at least SPF 30 and you’ll do a great job.

Look for essential ingredients in your skincare products

Speaking of your skincare routine, your 30s are the perfect time to upgrade it. This can be done by looking for essential ingredients in your creams and lotions. Firstly, these should contain antioxidants such as Vitamin C, which does wonders for your complexion. Hyaluronic acid is similarly crucial for proper hydration and nourishment, whereas AHAs such as glycolic and lactic acids are vital for gentle exfoliation. Make sure that your favourite products contain these and you’re all set.

Go for regular facials

In-salon facials have always been one of the best ways to keep your skin healthy and boost its radiance, which is why you shouldn’t skip them. Depending on the type of treatment, you should go for them once in 4 to 6 weeks. However, if you don’t want to spend money on facials, you can use sheet masks in the comfort of your own home. These will provide the additional nourishment your skin needs, so give them a fair shot.

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Take the right supplements

Once you reach a certain age, supplements should become an important part of your everyday diet. This is the case when you’re in your 30s, as many people say it’s the ‘maintenance phase’ of our lives that needs to be supported with proper nutrition. The first supplement you should take is collagen, which can boost the health of your skin and improve its elasticity. Vitamins are excellent too, as well as zinc and selenium. Just remember to consult with your health care provider before you buy any of them and you’re good to go.

Don’t forget under-eye cream

Truth be told, dark circles, puffy eyes, and dry under-eye area are quite common among ladies in their 30s. If you’re experiencing these at the moment, you must know that a quality under-eye cream can solve your problems in the blink of an eye. This product is essential simply because the skin in your under-eye area is much thinner and more delicate than the rest of your face. Give it a try and you’ll see a huge difference.

Keep yourself hydrated no matter what

Last but certainly not least, proper hydration is another important aspect of staying and looking healthy in your 30s. Keep your skin hydrated by using the right creams and more importantly, drink plenty of water every single day. It’s the least cost-effective and most essential way to avoid dull, dry, and flaky skin.

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