The problem that most women face in their forties is that they tend to lose the natural glow of their skin which was present in twenties or the thirties. In the hectic schedule, women often forget to alter the skincare routines in their forties. At forty, the skin needs different nutrients, different from the ones in your thirties. With menopause and less of collagen production, leads to changes in the skin.The products for skincare that you will be using in the forties must be different. Here are the ways you can take care of the skin in your forties :
# Sunscreen is a must
During forties, sunscreen is your best friend. The skin is more prone to sun damage. Staying for long hours in the sun actually cause tan lines and spots. Therefore sunscreen with a hydraulic base must be used. This ensures moisture is locked in the skin and ensures UV protection
Sunscreen cannot always prevent free radical damage. Therefore, an anti-oxidant serum in the forties is essential as it helps to boost collagen production and increase cell regeneration. Vitamin C present is essential for lightening the skin tone.
Exfoliation is important also in the forties. But the product cannot be abrasive to the skin to remove dead cell. It is better to switch to a acidic base scrub with a hinge of retinoid that would prevent wrinkles.
Good sleeping patterns actually helps to rejuvenate the skin. Sleeping at the right time matters. In the forties, the skin needs minimum of 8 hours of sleep is required. This allows skin to heal naturally at night and also prevent dark circles to appear.
Well we all wish to live in the past but it will be a futile effect. You cannot expect to have the same skin which you once had in your twenties or thirties. Aging is natural, but beauty is eternal and ageless. Do not let numbers define the beauty of of your skin. If you can try to alter the lifestyle you can surely get a healthy glowing skin in your forties.