If you’re constantly focusing on your crow’s feet or frown lines during a Zoom call— it’s time to up your skincare routine. Luckily, with age comes wisdom, and with wisdom comes finding solutions. We spoke to Dr Dilshaad Asmal, a dermatologist atRondebosch Aesthetics,to get the low-down on anti-ageing skincare. According to Dr Asmal, you need an effective anti-ageing moisturiser. “Moisturisers restore the skin’s elasticity, add hydration and smooth skin’s texture,” she explains.
What Makes Anti-Ageing Products So Effective?
“One of the biggest de-agers is sunscreen,” says Dr Asmal. “Daily sunscreen guards against the damaging properties of UV radiation.” She also recommends antioxidants like vitamin C, vitamin E, and Pro-vitamin B5. These active ingredients help improve skin’s firmness and balance hydration levels. “Another powerhouse ingredient is retinol, it reduces fine lines and wrinkles,” she adds.
Anti-Ageing Skincare Steps To Follow
After cleansing, apply a moisturiser and sunscreen in the morning. At night, serums are your best bet. A retinol serum and other anti-ageing products, like night lotions or eye creams, are effective anti-ageing steps to add to your skincare regimen.
Here’s our list of anti-ageing products for men. These power-packed products will make you look like you’re a skincare pro.
Sisley Paris introduces the innovative All Day All Year Essential Anti-Ageing Protection. This formulation uses a comprehensive, built-in self-defence mechanism to protect the skin against three main aggressors: ageing, UVA/UVB rays and environmental damage responsible for cellular stress. It’s a naturally derived moisturiser packed with plant-based active ingredients.
Sisley Paris is particularly good at formulating anti-ageing products. According to the company, this newly launched night-time anti-ageing lotion holds off the skin’s natural ageing process. Phyto-Complex LC12 is at the heart of this formula and the combination of plant-based active ingredients makes it an anti-ageing superhero.
This serum will add a dose of anti-ageing and skin-health-boosting power to your routine. It does not contain any active ingredients, such as retinol or acids, making it ideal for men who seek an anti-ageing product that’s gentler on the skin.
If you’re not a fan of heavy sunscreens, you’ll appreciate this one. It uses a combination of active ingredients like zinc oxide for effective physical protection with UVA and UVB protection. It also contains vitamin C: an effective antioxidant and free radical fighting agent to even out your skin tone while minimising wrinkles.
The first place men notice signs of ageing is around their eyes, so an antioxidant-packed eye cream specifically designed for the delicate skin around the eyes is a smart move. This Clarins balm contains extract of paracress, which firms skin around the eyes, and maritime pine, which reduces dark circles.