How to Take Care of your Skin in late Twenties

by Sweta Tiwary on November 24, 2012 · 15 comments

How to take care of your skin in late twenties

Hello beauties,

I am sure there must be many of us here who are in their late twenties, late twenties is between 25-29. Early twenties is the time when we have the best skin, glowing and problem free. But as we age, we start to see changes in our skin, and it does not behave like before. I can see some eyebrows raising “I am still in my twenties and you are talking about aging”, to them my answer is yes!

The early signs of aging start in late twenties only. Late twenties is the time when most of us are settling down in our career and in our life too. And there increases the stress level, new role at work and in life takes a toll on skin.

To give you an insight of the problem let’s take this test, do you see some dry parches on your skin which were not there before. Or if you have oily skin like I have, does the oiliness reducing? For me now only my T -zone is super oily and rest of the face is normal, which was not the case few years back. Now you don’t get pimples as frequent as in your teens, but whenever it happens the scar left behind takes longer to vanish. Okay I think I talked enough about problems, now let us go on for solutions.
25 to 29 is the age when we are too old to use products made for teens and quite young to use the anti aging creams and serums. So it is very important to use right product and techniques to take care of your skin in late twenties.

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1. Cleansing Toning Moisturizing: Find out the right cleanser for your skin type and keep your face clean, both in day and night. Never sleep with makeup on your face. How much ever tired you are, remove your makeup. Do your skin care regime ( CTM ) and then only go to bed. Try moisturizers with retinol (Vitamin A) and Vitamin E. Make sure to moisturize your skin both before going to bed and in the morning, to keep skin hydrated.

2. Exfoliate: Removing the layer of dead skin helps the skin to breath. One can use readymade scrubs or homemade scrubs on their own at home. Once in a while make an appointment with a professional for a facial, to keep skin clean and free of dead skin cells. But don’t go for skin peels and stuffs like that, as at this age we don’t need it.

3. Protect skin from sun: Sun can cause as much as 90 percent of your skin’s deterioration through the harmful UVA and UVB rays that it emits. In late twenties your skin is less likely to recover from sunburn than it did in your early twenties. So stay safe and use moisturizers with SPF 15 or above every day. There are cosmetics also available with SPF protection, try to use them to have better sun protection.

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4. Exercise: Exercise doesn’t just keep the body fit, it makes the skin glow too. During exercise blood flows up to the skin, providing oxygen and nutrients to skin. 30 minutes of exercise every day can make the difference in your skin and body. If you do not want to join gym, do some 10 suryanamaskar at home and go for morning walk, you will be amazed to see the difference it will make to your body and skin.

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5. Have good Sleep: Sleep is also equally important for your skin. Lack of sleep can cause dark circles, puffy eyes, wrinkles around eyes and blemishes from stress. When we sleep that is the time our growth hormones get more active and skin cell renewal happens faster. So a good sleep brings you closer to have younger looking skin.

6. Watch what goes inside: What you eat is reflected on your skin. Fruits and vegetables provide your skin with the vitamins and minerals it needs to be healthy. Add lots of green and food reach in anti oxidants in your diet. Stay away from fried food, processed food. Eat fresh and stay healthy. Avoided smoking and alcohol to keep your skin younger looking.

7. Extend the pampering to your body: with your face skin the skin on your hands and neck and rest of the body is also aging. So all the care you take for your face, extend some of it to your neck and hands too. Keep them moisturized and clean, do a full body scrub once in a while and pamper yourself with good moisturizers or body oils of your choice.

These are some of the things if taken care of, you will be able to look younger for longer. Take care of your skin in your late twenties to have healthy & glowing skin in thirties and beautiful forties.

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Somreeta Mukherjee November 24, 2012 at 5:04 pm

Nice post dear… :)

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Sweta November 24, 2012 at 5:35 pm

Thanks somreeta :)

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Manisha November 24, 2012 at 5:15 pm

You have covered everything in this article. Very informative & your are right choosing right product for you is most important. Rules for taking care of skin included in this article is best than Anti ageing products & skin treatments.

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Sweta November 24, 2012 at 5:35 pm

Thanks mannish a :)

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Nidhi November 24, 2012 at 5:46 pm

Nice article Sweta… :)

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Sweta November 24, 2012 at 6:30 pm

Thanks nidhi :)

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Varsha November 24, 2012 at 5:46 pm

Very nice, informative, well written!

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Sweta November 24, 2012 at 6:31 pm

Thanks varsha

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Shikha November 24, 2012 at 6:28 pm

Valuable article

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Sweta November 24, 2012 at 6:32 pm

Thanks shikha

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naazo November 24, 2012 at 9:41 pm

jyoti : even i suffer from whiteheads and im only 22. I started going for clean up every two weeks to parlour and my skin changed a lot. Less whiteheads and nw i’am more committed to my skin than ever. I try DIY at home and it helped a lot . try face contouring massage because facial exercise helps a lot in delaying the aging process. For your hair please seek a professional help and go to the best 1s, i think Kérastase India or Dr.reddy’s clinic have great treatments for hair thinning and stuff.

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Sital November 24, 2012 at 10:26 pm

Naazo: wanna ask how is clean is up done and what is the procedure to do it? Does it help to get rid of whiteheads and blackheads? Would you please let me know? thanks :)

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Sharmi November 24, 2012 at 11:52 pm

Can you please suggest some moisturizers with retinol (Vitamin A) and Vitamin E which are easily available?

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Sital November 25, 2012 at 1:39 am

Thank you Pooja P :)

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sweta November 25, 2012 at 9:54 am

Thanks Pooja :)

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