Which Serums are Best for Preventing Ageing?

When it comes to anti-ageing serums, 'prevention' is the name of the game. You want a product that prevents damage and either maintains or improves your current complexion. Here are some top picks.

When it comes to anti-ageing serums, 'prevention' is the name of the game. You want a product that prevents damage and either maintains or improves your current complexion. Here are some top picks.


Which serums are best for preventing ageing?


Vitamin C Serums


Vitamin C is a multitasking magic ingredient that does incredible things for your face. First, vitamin C is a potent antioxidant. It stops free radicals in their tracks and help repair damage done at the cellular level.

Vitamin C not only helps prevent and repair damage, but it also stimulates collagen production. Some of our favourite vitamin C serums are:


Peptide Serums


Peptides help support the natural collagen and elastin that your skin eventually stops producing. Imagine peptides as the 'bra' of cosmetic ingredients—without the restricting feeling! Some great peptide serums are:

 

Which serums are best for preventing ageing?


Hydrating Serums


Keeping your skin hydrated is one of the best ways to prevent signs of ageing. Everyone needs hydration, even if you have oilier skin.

Applying a moisturising serum with ingredients like hyaluronic acid will keep your skin younger-looking that that of your dehydrated peers. Some great hydrating serums are:

And last, but certainly not least …


SUNSCREEN!


No, it’s not considered a serum, but sunscreen is the best way to prevent dark spots, wrinkles, and other imperfections from cropping up and ruining your day (and skin). If you’re dead broke and can’t afford a luxurious serum, using a sunscreen is your best bet for preventing ageing.

We can't stress enough how important sunscreen is to skin health and beauty. UVA rays are the No. 1 culprit of premature skin ageing. UVB rays contribute to burning, peeling, and skin cancer.

If you're not using sunscreen but do use an anti-ageing serum, you're getting barely half the benefit of the latter product. Even the most advanced skincare ingredients can't keep up with constant sun damage AND reverse old damage.

Please, for your skin’s sake, check out our sunscreen section and pick out a cream that seems right for youLook for an SPF of at least 30. Protect your skincare investment by protecting your gorgeous face!

 

Which serums are best for preventing ageing?