It was in my mid-40s that I started noticing some not-so-great changes in my skin. It was sudden. And shocking. Like a frying pan in the face.
My cheeks weren’t quite as full, fine lines were deeper, and in that honest morning sunlight, my skin appeared duller, drier… could it be thinner?
None of it was a vibe.
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As we age, skin undergoes many changes dependent on genetics, lifestyle, and environmental factors. Throw in hormones, and it’s not unusual to see your skin spiral.
So, what can you do? Lots of things. Perhaps the most important of which is habit. A routine is called a routine for a reason!
1. Double cleanse.
You need to wash your face. Properly. Otherwise, you may as well sleep with your head in a bin.
Double cleansing is as it sounds — the practice of washing your face twice. Use an oil-based cleanser first to remove the day from your face. And by the day, I mean pollution, make-up, sunscreen and actual dirt.