Top 5 Anti-Aging Skincare Ingredients

The rate at which your skin ages is dependant on many factors such as genetics, diet, environment, and skincare habits.

You cannot completely halt the process, but there are many ways in which you can retain youthful glowing skin like jlo.

Anti-Aging consists of:

  1. Protection: from the sun and oxidative damage

  2. Stimulating the support structures of the skin to retain elasticity: mainly collagen and elastin

  3. Hydration: to make the skin look pump

  4. Exfoliation: to help the cells rejuvenate, repair damage, and treat textural and pigmentation issues

Here are our holy grail ingredients for anti-aging:


We can never stress enough how important it is to protect your skin from the sun. Sun damage can cause pigmentation and the breakdown of collagen and elastin. We recommend SPF 30-every day!

Products we love:

Aveeno Positively Radiant Daily Moisturizer SPF 30

La Roche- Posay Anthelios Ultra-light Sunscreen Fluid

2. Retinol/Retinoids:

The holy grail. Retinol helps to speed up skin cell turnover. It can be irritating so we always recommend starting slow. use a low dose and apply every other day. Note: This is not safe for pregnant women. Apply at night as it increases sun sensitivity.

Products we love:

Sunday Riley A+ High Dose Retinoid Serum

The Ordinary Retinol 0.2% in squalene (for the beginners)

3. Vitamin C:

Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant to protect your skin for daily environmental damage that can in the long term result in aging and skin damage. We suggest using it in the am.

Products we love:

SkinCeuticals C E Ferulic

KORRES Apothecary Wild Rose Spotless Serum 15% Vitamin Super

4. Hyaluronic Acid: Famous for its ability to attract and retain water-hyaluronic acid has can keep the skin looking pump while preventing fine lines. Always apply on damp skin and apply moisturizer after.

Products we love:

The Ordinary Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5

SkinMedica HA5 Rejuvenating Hydrator

5. AHAs such as Glycolic Acid and Lactic Acid

Help to increase skin cell turnover and remove dead skin cells to reveal glowing skin.

Products we love:

The Ordinary Glycolic Acid 7 % Toning Solution

Vana The Pumpkin & Papaya Enzyme Glow Mask