I know, I know, it’s a boring statement your mother makes but it’s also a fact: Caring for your skin consistently, at a young age, is easier and less expensive than trying to fix or minimise the signs of ageing once they appear on your face later on. 

But where should you start?

Starting as early as possible, everyone needs to know their skincare facts. That means establishing a consistent skincare routine and eating a less processed, more nutrient rich diet to help achieve healthy looking skin and a long lasting youthful appearance. 

Skincare at this stage might also need to focus on combatting blemish breakouts or working on minimising the appearance of blemish hyperpigmentation or scarring. This is the time to get a preventative jump on premature skin ageing by applying sunscreen daily, eating well, incorporating good skincare habits, and using quality products. The result can be beautiful, glowing skin and a diminished appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and dark spots over time – I know you’re not worrying about them now but give it 10 years!!! 

Here are some tips to help achieve the ultimate in lifelong, healthy looking skin: 

  • Stay away from harsh cleansers that can cause over drying of the skin. One of the skin’s core needs is ample hydration, so it’s important to choose a cleanser that is gentle yet effective so you don’t strip away essential moisture, resulting in dead skin cell build-up. 
  • Use products that are appropriate for your skin type and needs. Your skin changes throughout your life stages, so it’s important to understand the best way to care for it at each point in time. Managing oil production, clearing clogged pores and blackheads, and preventing breakouts is so important. 

Protect your skin every day with a sun protection product - SPF. Sun exposure, even through the windows of your car, home or of office, can potentially cause a considerable amount of damage to your skin, and you might not even realise it. 

It’s important to choose a product that doesn’t feel greasy or clog pores so that you’ll
be comfortable wearing it day in and day out. A hydrating, noncomedogenic product with broad spectrum protection is one of the best choices to help slow the signs of ageing, such as wrinkles. 

Healthy Looking Skin from Within 

Healthy living is about making the right choices with dietary habits and nutritional supplements for overall health inside and out. Your body works as a system where every function is connected, and proper nutrition in influences how you feel on the inside and how you look on the outside. 

The skin is the body’s largest organ. Good eating habits and dietary supplements may help support skin to nourish it from the inside out. A diet high in fruits and vegetables, whole grains, lean meats, and adequate water intake — plus antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients — can help support healthy looking skin, sustain energy levels, and help support feelings of wellbeing. In addition to topical products that work from the outside in
to enhance skin beauty, I recommend you support your skin and health from the inside out with good nutrition and supplements. This inner outer approach to health and beauty will help you look and feel your best at any age. 

Looking for a Product that Works?

I’ve been trialling the Arbonne RE9 Prepwork Range alongside my teenage daughter and a 26 year old friend. The results have blown us all away. 

Cleansing Polish

If you're noticing a build up of congested skin or you're prone to blackheads this cleanser is your go to fix. 

This gentle, daily exfoliating cleansing polish can be used twice daily to polish the skin without stripping it of essential moisture.

It instantly removes daily impurities, makeup, dirt, and excess oil to thoroughly cleanse pores without over drying, as it refreshes and tones skin to prepare it for the next step in the skincare regime. 

 

Benefits

The inclusion of pea protein, with phytonutrient and antioxidant properties, helps moisturise the skin to improve the look of firmness and elasticity. 

Raspberry ceramide, a superfood with omegas 6 and 3, is at the heart of Arbonne’s hydrosealing blend, along with the antioxidant vitamin E.

Crushed lingonberry powder and milled apricot seed exfoliate to enhance the look of soft, glowing skin. 

 

Hydrating Dew Cream

If you want a moisturiser that works and is light enough to wear anytime this dew cream is for you. 

This unique lightweight Hydrating Dew Cream feels like morning dew on thirsty skin, leaving skin feeling baby soft.

It contains a superfood cocktail of ingredients containing vitamins C and E, antioxidants, omegas, and phytonutrients which help with immediate and long term hydration. 

 

Benefits

Raspberry ceramide, a superfood with omegas 6 and 3, is at the heart of our hydrosealing blend, along with the antioxidant vitamin E

Sustainable lingonberry stem cell extract, containing vitamins C and E along with polyphenols, helps to improve the appearance of skin radiance and texture by conditioning the skin

Sustainably harvested Kakadu plum, with vitamin C, boosts and maintains moisture, resulting in an improved appearance of baby lines while restoring a natural, youthful glow

Apple fruit extract helps to immediately increase skin hydration

Lentil seed extract helps mattify skin and decrease shine at the skin’s surface

Fig extract hydrates, both immediately and long term

Gel Eye Masks

If you struggle to wake up, have tired heavy eyes or dark puffy circles these eye gel masks will be a life saver.

The latest beauty trend and oh so good for you. These soothing, cooling eye gel masks immediately hydrate turning tired, puffy looking eyes into wide awake, radiant eyes -  and all in 15 minutes or less! 

A superfood cocktail of ingredients containing vitamins C and E, antioxidants, omegas, and phytonutrients is at the heart of these masks helping improve moisture levels and softening the look of baby lines around the eyes.

Brightens the look of dark circles, helping eyes look refreshed as if you’ve had eight hours of sleep. 

 

Benefits

Strawberry, blackberry, raspberry, acai, cranberry, and blueberry extracts, which are sources of antioxidants, help keep skin looking healthy and conditioned with hydration

Caffeine helps to reduce the look of puffiness and the appearance of dark circles

Niacinamide, a form of vitamin B3, helps support the skin’s moisture barrier with hydration to enhance the appearance of brightness and even tone

Soft Focus Veil Broad Spectrum SPF 30 

If you want a no makeup, makeup look but can't ever find a good colour match this soft focus veil is your answer.

This breathable lightweight skin veil, with 100% mineral based sunscreen with broad spectrum SPF 30 protection, absorbs quickly and delivers just the right amount of hydration to leave skin feeling comfortable and soft

Packed with Arbonne’s sperfood cocktail of ingredients  it defends against environmental aggressors from the sun

It’s unique soft focus effect effortlessly helps blur the appearance of pores and baby lines

Gives the skin a radiant finish, leaving you with a healthy, “je ne sais quoi” glow

Cleverly it’s natural looking skin tint complements a wide range of skin tones with a bright, “no makeup” look

 

Benefits

Raspberry ceramide, a superfood with omegas 6 and 3, is at the heart of our hydrosealing blend, along with the antioxidant vitamin E

Iron oxides function as mineral pixels, providing a photo filtered effect

Zinc oxide and titanium dioxide, non nano, mineral sunscreen agents, provide broad spectrum SPF protection 

Argan kernel oil moisturises and conditions skin

 

To book a free skincare consultation or to trial a free sample please contact me. 

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