How to Reduce Face Wrinkles with the Perfect Skin Care Routine

Wrinkles are the biggest enemy of a woman. They make your skin look old and tired, which might make you feel like you don’t want to go out and meet people. However, wrinkles can be minimized by following a proper skincare routine. Skincare is an essential part of any anti-aging regimen. It helps keep your skin looking young and healthy for years to come. But wrinkles are just one of many signs of aging that you can prevent with proper skin care. Here are some tips to help you reduce face wrinkles:

Apply sunscreen daily

Sunscreen is one of the essential ingredients in your skincare routine because it protects your skin from harmful UV rays that can lead to wrinkles and other signs of aging. Look for sunscreens that offer broad-spectrum protection (UVA/UVB), which means they protect against both UVA and UVB rays. Sunscreens with SPF 15 or higher are ideal if you plan on being outside for a long time since they provide more protection than lower SPF numbers do. If you’re planning on spending time outdoors during peak hours — when there’s more sunlight — use a sunscreen with an SPF 30 or higher rating.

Moisturize daily

You should moisturize daily — even if it’s only with a light layer of lotion or gel — to keep your skin hydrated and healthy. You should use it with a gentle cleanser and toner after washing your face. Moisture helps keep your skin plump and elastic so that it doesn’t wrinkle up too much when you smile, frown, or squint at the sun for too long. It’s best to moisturize immediately after washing your face at night before going to bed, but many people find it more convenient to use moisturizer in the morning before applying makeup or sunscreen. Either way is fine as long as you remember doing it daily! It also helps keep your skin looking younger and longer. You can also incorporate rose face masks to fight wrinkles altogether. Use a moisturizer specifically designed for your skin type to provide optimal results and prevent irritation or allergic reactions.

Use eye cream

Wrinkles around the eyes are often the most noticeable — even when they’re not as deep as crow’s feet or smile lines. Eye creams are specially formulated to hydrate this delicate area and prevent fine lines from forming in the first place. Look for an eye cream with peptides to boost collagen production, which helps fill in fine lines and plump up thinning skin around the eyes. You might also consider using a cleanser with lactic acid, which helps hydrate and keep your skin supple.

Exfoliate once or twice a week

Another step in reducing the appearance of wrinkles is to remove dead skin cells from your face. This will make your skin look smoother and allow any moisturizer or anti-aging product you use on your face to penetrate more deeply into the skin’s surface layers. There are several ways to exfoliate:

Use an exfoliating scrub once or twice per week. You can find many kinds of scrubs at the drugstore — some with beads and others without — which work well for most people. If you have sensitive skin, however, avoid scrubs with abrasion elements like groundnut shells, which can irritate your skin if used too often. You can also use a chemical peel once every few months if you want more dramatic results than what a scrub alone provides.

Use retinol and vitamin C serum

You can use retinol products at night, but you don’t have to. The efficacy of retinol is not dependent on when you apply it. You can apply it in the morning and still get great results. However, retinol works better when your skin is more relaxed and less stressed by environmental factors such as sun exposure, pollution, and stress. The best time for using retinol is at night, after cleansing your face thoroughly with a gentle cleanser and toner. After applying moisturizer, gently pat on a pea-sized amount of retinol cream or gel onto your cheeks, forehead, and chin area where wrinkles form first. Allow the product to absorb into your skin before applying makeup or going to bed. Vitamin C serums are also an excellent addition to your skincare routine. It stimulates collagen production and repairs sun damage and other signs of aging on the skin’s surface.

If you follow the above techniques, your skincare routine should be able to reduce wrinkles and other effects of aging on your face. As with any cosmetic procedure, the most important thing is consistency. To have noticeable results, you must remain committed to using these techniques in your daily skincare routine.

About The Author

Sheryl Wright is a freelance writer who specializes in digital marketing, inclusive business, and interior design. If she is not at home reading, she is at a farmers market or climbing in the Rockies. She currently lives in Nashville, TN, with her cat, Saturn.