5 Tips for Beginners Anti-Ageing Skincare

 

With increasing stressful and unhealthy lifestyles, skin-ageing is becoming a growing concern for us. The first signs of ageing can start as early as mid-20s and it is important to identify these subtle changes in our skin and take the right steps to ensure healthy, youthful looking skin. While wrinkles appear much later, dryness and dull/uneven skin are the early signs that should alert you about the changing needs of your skin. I started noticing changes in my skin when I was around 25-26. My formerly oily skin began getting more and more dry patches and while the t-zone stayed oily, I noticed longer periods of dehydration which an oil-free moisturizer just couldn’t fix. Today I’m sharing my top 5 tips that can help ease you into a beginners anti-ageing skin care routine.

 

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Tip 1 : Switch to a gentle face wash

Harsh face washes do more harm than good and switching to a mild and gentle face wash is one of the best things you can do for your skin! I prefer using gel-based, non-foaming face washes that don’t leave my skin feeling dry and stretchy. Avoid face washes that produce too much lather and check the ingredient list. Ingredients to avoid would be Sodium Lauryl Sulphate (SLS) and ingredients to look for would be humectants like Glycerin that help retain moisture.

 

Tip 2 : Anti-ageing moisturizer + Sun protection

As my skin transitions from oily to combination, finding the right kind of day moisturizer became a challenge. Most anti-ageing moisturizers felt too rich and my usual oil-free moisturizers just didn’t feel nourishing enough anymore. When Olay launched their Total Effects Lightweight Moisturizer early this year, I was ecstatic as the texture was just what I was looking for. It combines all the benefits of the Total Effects range with a light, non-greasy, fast-absorbing formula that is works very well for the Indian skin type. According to Olay’s Multi Ethnicity Skin Study, Indian women have a weak skin barrier as compared to other ethnicities, which means retaining moisture is harder, making this product ideal for Indian skin and weather conditions. You can read my full review here.

 

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Meet the new face of Olay India

 

Hi everyone! Olay India has a new face and its one we are all very familiar with. Kajol makes a return as the face of Olay this year and earlier this week, I attended a session with her and Dr. Jaishree Sharad who is a well-known celebrity dermatologist. As a long time user of Olay Total Effects, Kajol expressed her love for the brand and its products, and also shared some of her favorite tips for beautiful skin. I’m sharing some of the insights shared by Dr. Jaishree and Kajol’s own inputs about skincare and anti-ageing below.

 

New face of Olay India - Kajol

 

  • Our skin starts changing somewhere around our mid-20s. These changes are accelerated by daily stresses, pollution, unhealthy lifestyle and other aggressors. One must notice the subtle changes to the skin in order to identify the early signs of ageing – wrinkles, dry skin, dull and uneven skin tone, dark spots and open pores.
  • A basic routine of cleansing, moisturizing and protecting your skin goes a long way in maintaining healthy skin. But to target the early signs of ageing, you need to include a gentle anti-ageing product in your routine that targets dryness, dullness and uneven skin tone. Olay Total Effects range is designed to address the first signs of ageing and it works so effectively because of its multi- vitamin complex, VitaNiacin; a unique patented combination of Vitamin B3 (Niacinamide), Pro-vitamin B5 and Vitamin E, specifically formulated to help strengthen skin’s moisture barrier.
  • Kajol’s top two tips for maintaining healthy, youthful skin – cleansing well before bedtime and drinking a minimum of 2.5 litres of water each day. She also talked about the importance of sun protection, something she hoped she had known when she was younger.

 

Olay Total Effects 7-in-one Lightweight Anti-Ageing Cream

 

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Olay White Radiance Range | Review

 

Hi everyone! Today I’m going to share my review of the White Radiance range from Olay which is the brightening range from the brand. Olay is a very trusted name in skincare and I’m a big fan of their moisturizers and serums. Previously, I’ve reviewed their Total Effects range as well as their Regenerist range. While the previously reviewed ranges were aimed at ageing at different stages, the White Radiance range targets dark spots and uneven skin tone by boosting the metabolism of the skin cells. Apart from improving skin tone, it also helps in repairing the skin barrier which leads to better moisture retention by the skin. The result is radiant skin that looks healthy and has a natural, pearly glow. The range contains 5 products which I’ve been trying out since over 4 weeks now. Here are my thoughts –

 

Olay White Radiance Skincare Range
Olay White Radiance Skincare Range

 

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How to get Radiant, Glowing Skin!

 

Everybody loves glowing, radiant skin and the key to achieving naturally beautiful skin is good lifestyle and skincare choices. I’ve shared some of my tips below along with some skincare that I’ve been using since the past few months to achieve even and healthy looking skin.

 

How to get Radiant, Glowing Skin!
How to get Radiant, Glowing Skin!

 

Diet & Exercise

Diet : Three words – Fluids, Fibre and Fats! My skin is at its best when I drink 2.5-3 liters of water daily and make sure to include a fair amount of fruit and salad servings in my daily intake. Water and fibre together help in flushing out toxins from the body which reflects on the skin. And lastly, healthy sources of fat like nuts, olive oil, sunflower oil and seeds and avocados provide essential fatty acids which are required by the skin to maintain a healthy skin barrier and glow.

Exercise : This one is a no-brainer and we all know that regular exercise is the key to a healthy body and that includes the skin as well! Exercise boosts circulation, leads to better delivery of nutrients around the body and I’m sure you’ve noticed the healthy flush your skin acquires after a good workout session! So start including a brisk walk or a quick jog in your daily routine to get naturally, glowing skin.

 

Olay White Radiance Skincare Range
Olay White Radiance Skincare Range

 

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Olay Total Effects 7-in-one Lightweight Anti-Ageing Cream : Review [New Launch]

 

Hi everyone!

Olay has recently introduced the Total Effects 7-in-one Lightweight Anti-Ageing Cream which combines all the benefits of the Total Effects range with a light, non-greasy formula. With the warmer season setting in, its the perfect time to switch to a feather weight moisturizer for the day.

Price : Rs 799 for 50 g, Rs 375 for 20 g

 

Olay Total Effects 7-in-one Lightweight Anti-Ageing Cream
Olay Total Effects 7-in-one Lightweight Anti-Ageing Cream

 

Olay Total Effects 7-in-one Lightweight Anti-Ageing Cream
Olay Total Effects 7-in-one Lightweight Anti-Ageing Cream

 

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