When Should I Start Using Anti-Aging Products? Insights from Michele at Velisy

Hello, beautiful souls! 

Michele here from Velisy, your go-to for all things beauty and skincare. 

Today, we're diving into a question that's on the minds of many: "When should I start using anti-aging products?" 

It's a topic surrounded by myths, misconceptions, and a whole lot of marketing. 

But fear not, I'm here to clear the air and guide you through the when, why, and how of integrating anti-aging products into your skincare routine.

Understanding the Aging Process

First things first, let's talk about why our skin ages. 

Aging is a natural process influenced by genetics, lifestyle, and environmental factors.

Over time, our skin loses collagen and elastin, leading to fine lines, wrinkles, and changes in texture and firmness. 

Sun exposure, pollution, and lifestyle choices (like smoking and diet) can accelerate these changes. So, where do anti-aging products fit into this picture?

The Early Bird Gets the Worm

You might be surprised to learn that the skin's aging process begins as early as our 20s. 

Yes, you read that right! While these changes might not be visible immediately, this is when the foundational shifts start. 

So, when is the right time to start using anti-aging products? The answer is: sooner than most people think.

Incorporating anti-aging products in your late 20s to early 30s can be incredibly beneficial. 

This doesn't mean you need to overhaul your entire skincare routine overnight. 

Instead, start with products that focus on prevention and are appropriate for your skin type and concerns.

Key Ingredients to Look For

When selecting anti-aging products, certain ingredients are your allies. Here are a few to keep an eye out for:

  • Retinoids: Known for their ability to promote cell turnover and collagen production, retinoids can help reduce the appearance of fine lines and improve skin texture.
  • Antioxidants: Ingredients like vitamin C, vitamin E, and ferulic acid can help protect the skin from environmental damage and improve brightness and firmness.
  • Peptides: These amino acid chains can help signal your skin to produce more collagen, aiding in the reduction of wrinkles and improving skin elasticity.
  • Hyaluronic Acid: A hydration powerhouse, hyaluronic acid can help keep the skin plump, hydrated, and youthful-looking.

Sunscreen: Your Best Anti-Aging Tool

If there's one product you should be using religiously, at any age, it's sunscreen. 

UV exposure is a major culprit behind premature aging. 

Daily use of a broad-spectrum SPF 30 or higher can protect your skin from sun damage, preventing early signs of aging.

Listen to Your Skin

Remember, the best skincare routine is the one that works for you. 

Pay attention to your skin's needs and adjust your products accordingly. 

If you're unsure where to start, consider consulting a dermatologist or skincare professional who can provide personalized advice.

Embrace the Journey

At Velisy, we believe in embracing beauty at every age. 

Anti-aging skincare is not about stopping the clock but about taking care of your skin so that it can look and feel its best, regardless of the number of candles on your birthday cake. 

Whether you're taking your first steps into anti-aging skincare or looking to adjust your routine, we're here to support you on your journey.

Remember, it's never too early or too late to start caring for your skin. Here's to a future of glowing, 

vibrant skin at every age!

With love,


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