Skin Care Steps for Different Age Groups

As we move through the seasons of our life, our needs change, and so does the needs of our skin.  Our skin endures a lot, on top of the natural ageing process of the entire body, the skin is also our barrier to the elements we face over time. So, theres no better time to take more care! 

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Here is the Get Pretty quick-guide to basic skin care steps for the different seasons:

When you are 18
The skin care steps are simple:
1. A Cleanser for morning and night
2. A Toner for morning and night
3. SPF 15 moisturizer for day
4. Non-SPF Moisturizer for night
5. Lip balm or lip gloss for morning and night

When you are 22
Its the critical time to take care of your skin properly with right products, at this age you will need to know your skin type and use the product to suit. The skin care steps are:
1. Cleanser (day & night)
2. Toner (day & night)
3. SPF 15 or SPF 30 moisturizer (day care)
4. Moisturizer (night care)
5. Lip balm or lip gloss (day & night)
6. Exfoliate once a week or once every 10 days

When you are 25
The skin begins aging from the mid 20s, choose products which contain anti-oxidant agents and vitamin A and E for best results. The skin care steps are:
1. Cleanser (day & night)
2. Use Non-irritant make up removal for those who apply make up
3. Toner (day & night)
4. SPF 15 or SPF 30 moisturizer (day care)
5. A serum beneficial to your skin-type (day & night)
6. Eye care suitable for your skin type (day & night)
7. Eyes make up removal
8. Lip balm or lip gloss
9. Exfoliate once a week or every 10 days

When you are 35
The skin is in it’s ageing stage, products containing peptide, vitamin A or C to block and stimulate firmness of skin. If you have freckles or dark spots, you may also choose products containing arbutin, a good whitening agent. Sunsreen is vital in stopping the acceleration of the  aging process. The skin care steps are:
1. Cleanser (day & night)
2. Toner (day & night)
3. Serum (day & night)
4. Anti-aging eye cream (day & night)
5. UV filter moisturizer (day care)
6. SPF 15 or SPF 30 suncreen (day care)
7. Anti-aging moisturizer (night care)
8. Anti-aging mask once or twice a week
9. Exfoliate once a week or every 10 days
10. Lips balm or lips gloss

When you are 45
Masking every week alternating between a “deep cleansing or exfoliating effect” mask and “intensive hydrating and anti-wrinkle” mask. Massage facial areas when applying products for best skin result.
1. Cleanser (day & night)
2. Toner (day & night)
3. Serum (day & night)
4. Wrinkle prevention eye cream (day & night)
5. UV filter moisturizer (day care)
6. SPF 15 or SPF 30 suncreen (day care)
7. Wrinkle prevention moisturizer (night care)
8. Mask twice a week
9. Exfoliate once a week
10. Lip balm or lip gloss