I have normal skin but it is ageing and I have increasing numbers of brown spots appearing. I’ve heard I should be using Vitamin A but don’t know what to use and how to use it.
Lorraine | QLD | age 67
- Lorraine is concerned about her skin and yes, therefore she should be using a Vitamin A serum. In her 60’s her skin would also benefit from a DNA repair serum and some antioxidants as nourishing her skin will make it easier for the Vitamin A to work its magic.
Read here to understand what has happened in her skin: Sun damage and Pigmentation in an ageing skin.
and some extra reading to help understand how Vitamin A works and all the various forms you might find on a beauty shelf-
Lorraine though needs to start on a level 1 Vitamin A, one formulated especially for more mature skins which should negate the possibility of her experiencing any redness or irritability which can be common with other forms of A in more mature skins.
Her pigmentation or brown spots will be affected somewhat with the use of these serums, however she could add a specific pigment serum such as Cosmedix Simply Brilliant , Cosmedix Elite X-Cell or the Osmosis MD Catalyst Plus with Enlighten for more rapid results.
If Lorraine’s skin is quite dry it would be sensible to start any of these products slowly – just twice a week initially, at night, increasingly to nightly over a matter of weeks.
Adding antioxidants including Vitamin C and superoxide dismutase plus others will also help overall. The CosMedix Affirm covers these bases.
LASTLY – i almost forgot!! A UV blocker every day must be worn. Check out our range of superb physical sunblocks here though i would recommend the CosMedix Hydrate+ for any skin over 60. It is effective against the UV’s and really moisturising – feels lovely on.
I congratulate Lorraine on asking the question and knowing she can do something to
help her skin as she nears her 70’s.
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