Skincare in your 20s

Skincare for the 20 somethings…..

Hey 20 somethings!  This is the most important decade for your skin. The way you care for it now will determine what it will look like for the rest of your life. The number one complaint among women in their 20s is acne, but it’s largely avoidable. Most 20-somethings break out because they use dehydrating products that strip their skin of natural oils. This causes oil glands to overproduce, resulting in pimples.
Skincare in your 20’s should be fairly simple. It’s all about preserving and protecting.

Your ideal regimen:

allyson-Allyson, Licensed Aesthetician at The MedicalSpa at Corbett Cosmetic

Retinol Really Works!!!

allyson

HI, I’m Allyson and I am a licensed Aesthetician at Corbett Cosmetic.

I can not emphasize enough just how important it is to be using Retinol, daily. This SINGLE active ingredient can tackle acne, pores, fine lines, wrinkles, skin texture, and skin discolorations. It’s amazing!

Now with all of that being said, it is also important to know the proper way to use retinol. Exfoliation is like exercise. You can’t start out lifting 100lb weights as a beginner, you start with 1-5lb weights. When you initially begin your use of retinol, it’s important to use a lower percentage (such as .25) and introduce the product to your skin slowly (starting with use only every 2-3 days). Almost everyone will better tolerate retinol vs. retinoic acid. The difference is that retinol can be micronized, time released, and buffered to make the continued daily application much easier. Retinoic acid is RX Tretinoin and is not micronized, time released, or buffered. This can cause more skin irritation than retinol.

Despite Retinol’s superstar status is does not eliminate the need for a balanced skincare regimen. This will ultimately give you beautiful, healthy skin that look and acts younger.

Allyson, Licensed Aesthetician

Corbett Cosmetic Aesthetic Surgery and MedSpa