How to Fight Ageing and Fade Acne Scars

August 20, 2018, In: Health & Fitness

For women in their 20s and 30s, it can be tough to find that not only are you beginning to get fine lines and wrinkles, but you’re often still dealing with acne scars (and sometimes still also dealing with acne itself).

Here are some ways you can fight ageing and fade acne scars this year:

Use Serums

Serums are one of the best ways to stop ageing in its tracks- and choosing organic, all-natural and pure skincare is one way to begin winning the fight against lines, sunspots, and collagen loss. Usually the signs of ageing begin in our 20s, when all those days lying in the sun begin to catch up with us in the form of sun damage. Timeless anti-aging serums are a great option, as they’re made with pure ingredients to combat these signs of ageing and give your skin all the nutrients it needs to win the fight.

Another great option is ferulic acid serum, which includes vitamins C and E to fade sun damage and restore healthy skin.


Use more sunscreen

We’ve all had it beaten into our heads at this point, so why is it that so many of us are still choosing to walk out the door without any sunscreen on our faces? Many people may assume that since they did so much damage while they were younger they may as well not bother, but the sun’s damage is cumulative- meaning you can still ward off the impact of further sun damage by protecting yourself. Choose a sunscreen and face moisturiser combination (Olay has some great products) that’s at least SPF 30 and wear it underneath your foundation every day without fail (don’t forget your neck and chest area). For natural sunscreen try Eminence Organics!

Try Retinol

There’s a reason why so many people are crazy for retinol, as it helps minimize the appearance of pores, reduce acne, and diminish sun spots. You’ll find that cell turnover is sped up, which allows your skin to age a more gracefully- women around the world consider Retin-A to be their little secret and it’s helping women in their 40’s look 20 years younger. Also known as Tretinoin, this product was originally used to fight acne, and once scientists began noticing that it was also reducing the signs of ageing, skin care companies around the world began adding it to their products.


Exercise and eat well

It seems obvious, but how you treat your body and what you put inside it will also reflect how you look on the outside. We all know that sugar and alcohol are big no-no’s, but how many of us splurge on a few after-work margaritas once a week or polish off a Cinnabon when we’re in the airport?

The trick is to ensure you’re never so hungry that you’re craving sugar, while also staying active throughout the week. And you don’t need to head to soul cycle- just half an hour of walking a day can have a huge impact on how well you age.


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