Published: November 24, 2021
Aging is a natural part of life and, with the right practices and products, can be accomplished gracefully. Our skin performs a number of jobs day in and day out. It should come as no surprise that our faces, hands, and decolletage will show some signs of life passing by. However, there are numerous ways to minimize the impact of skin aging and slow down its visible signs so you can get and maintain youthful skin.
"What our skin needs is an energy boost. If your skin is younger and simply needs preventive care, Hydramemory Hydra & Glow Ampoules bestow a fusion of energizing niacinamide and amino acids, preparing the skin for the next hydrating steps. Need a bigger boost? Sublime Skin Lift & Firm Ampoules provide plumping macro hyaluronic acid and power-packed peptides, intensifying your age-correcting regimen. And don’t forget that our internal care supports youthful skin as well – healthy fats in your diet, sound sleep, movement every day, and mindful relaxation – all contribute to youthful glow, and aging well and healthfully." - Elizabeth Nehme,
Board Certified Esthetician and [ comfort zone ] Master Educator
Before starting any new skincare regimen, it’s crucial that you know your skin type and understand how to best take care of it. If you don’t know your skin type yet, consult with your dermatologist, or find an experienced, qualified esthetician with our spa locator. Oily, dry, combination, and sensitive skin all require different techniques to keep them healthy, youthful, and vibrant.
Your anti-aging beauty regimen must start with a proper cleanse. Depending on your skincare needs, you’ll need to source a face scrub or cleanser that works best for you. If breakouts are your problem, you may need to use a stronger acne-fighting cleanser. If dryness is your problem, maybe a cleansing milk or cream-to-oil cleanser is better than washes with AHAs like glycolic acid. When not dealt with, both skincare issues can cause premature aging.
Contrary to popular belief, using the right toner doesn’t strip the skin of its moisture. We create toners that hydrate and cleanse at the same time, so you can combat dirt and grime while nourishing depleted skin cells. Using the right toner that works with your skin’s natural defenses helps remove excess dirt, grime, and makeup while replenishing your skin with antioxidants.
Incorporating a weekly skin mask into your beauty regimen increases the efficacy of your product while allowing you to target troublesome issues like dry skin, breakout zones, and dark spots.
/skin regimen/ Night Detox Mask. This leave-on, overnight mask utilizes the powerful Gluconolactate to boost the skin’s natural detoxification abilities. Eliminating toxins from the skin’s cells allows it to better do its job in retaining water, remaining elastic, and defending against bacteria.
As your skin goes through various aging phases, dryness, acne, and other skin issues may fluctuate in severity. For example, as women experience menopause, they also experience a host of skin changes, including irritation, a decline in sebum production, and a loss of collagen production.
There is no doubt about it - the sun’s harmful UV rays spur on the aging process and cause skin cancer. It is the most damaging thing that we can put our skin through and we are exposed to it almost every day. The first step in maintaining youthful skin is wearing a daily sunscreen of at least SPF 30 and applying more when you plan on spending additional time in the sun.
There are plenty of practices to implement into your routine and there are others you must avoid.
Wash your face nightly, removing your make-up before going to bed. Heavy foundations, eye-shadows, and blush can dry out skin, increase irritation, and zap the cells of nutrients. Take off your make-up with a gentle remover, like our Essential Micellar Water. Micellar molecules are a mild surfactant, separating water from oil and carrying the oil away so we are left with fresh, clean skin.
The blue light from our myriad screens inhibits our body’s circadian rhythm, interrupting our sleep cycles, increasing our appetites, and ramping up stress or anxiety. A lack of sleep, bad diet, and stress are quickly reflected in our skin, causing us to appear aged. Meditation improves beauty and is one of the easiest ways to reset our systems. Incorporate meditation into your daily or weekly routine to reap its beauty benefits.
Talk to your dermatologist to find out how much exfoliation you should do on a weekly basis. Use a gentle exfoliator that doesn’t scratch or tear sensitive skin, as this can be a sure-fire way to expedite the aging of skin. Essential Scrub. Silica particles easily exfoliate away the grime, and build up of the day while jojoba oil replenishes whatever natural moisture gets zapped.
Sugar, alcohol, cigarettes, caffeine - all can degrade the quality of our skin and impact a youthful appearance. As our skin cells try to keep up in eliminating toxins, copying, and regenerating, they can seriously grow weary and lose their elasticity.
It’s never too early to start implementing practices that contribute to a youthful appearance. Staying out of the sun, drinking water, and eating a healthy diet are foundational habits that will contribute to an overall youthful appearance and feel.
[ comfort zone ] understands that mother nature made your skin and we work with natural ingredients to encourage skin health. Our products are never tested on animals so you can rest assured that the skin care products you choose to buy are good for the people that use them and the planet from which they come.
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