The Secret To Your Age Revealed
Posted by Ruby Khatun in Hands & Feet
There seems to be a disconnect between the hands and the face. It has been advised anti-ageing prevention for your hands should begin when you are in your early twenties. Remember that scene in Gone with the Wind When Rhett Butler falls for Scarlett O’Hara, when he grabs her hands? “What have you been doing with your hands? You’ve been working with them like a field hand!” Hands reveal all. Follow these top beauty tips for anti-ageing your skin and hands, you will be closer to that hand-modelling contract.
1. Sunscreen Is Your Best Friend
Your hands are more susceptible to sun damage, and we all know hydration is the best tip for healthy skin. Look for ingredients such as, ceramides, pospholipids, hyaluronic acid, occlusives, and silicone, to attract and retain water in the skin. La Prairie White Caviar Illuminating Hand Cream SPF 15 £102, brightens and refines. This hand cream has UVA/UVB protection, and a nourishing conditioner that supports nail strength.
2. Collagen Builders
As we age hands loose their firmness and become hollow looking. The best tip for healthy skin and anti-ageing your skin is to look for collagen builders like retinol which can help prevent this. Key ingredients that you should use for the face are, Vitamin A, C, and E, these will have the same anti-ageing effects on your hand. Dark spots are another major concern caused by sun damage, a Vitamin C serum can help with this and encourage cellular turnover. Peau Magnifique Les Mains £315, has a blend of “youth-recruiting” ingredients. The breakthrough bio-complex of key ingredients mimics the skins repair functions.
You should exfoliate your hands too, as you do with your feet (or am I the only one who loves a good foot scrub). It literally takes me three hours to give myself a pedicure, and I’ve basically gone through an entire Sex & The City series. Exfoliating your hands is the best beauty tip for healthy skin, this will get rid of dead skin cells and the ingredients in your products will penetrate better. L’Occitane Shea Butter One Minute Hand Scrub £15, uses organic sugar grains to gently exfoliate. Rich in plant oil and vitamin A potent blend of shea, sweet almond, and grapeseed oils soften the hands.
The first ever hand bb cream has launched; Jergens hand perfecting cream with SPF 20. The pearl powder reflects light to smooth the surface, diminishes dark spots, and is revolutionary in anti-ageing your skin and hands. Never forget, “What have you been doing with your hands? You’ve been working with them like a field hand!” Hands reveal all.