Skin Concerns by Age Part 2: Look Your Best in your 30’s

August 27, 2019 2 min read

Skin Concerns by Age Part 2: Look Your Best in your 30’s - Mikel Kristi

Aging in Our 30’s

 

In our 30’s we mature both emotionally and physically. We tend to become more comfortable and confident with ourselves; however, we also gain more awareness of our aging bodies and skin and want to learn how to take care better care of them.

The Problem

In comes the tendency to obsess over skincare products.  Most women don’t know where to start or what to do. They try every anti-aging  product they can find, using them for a few short weeks, and when they see no results, they toss them in a bathroom drawer of long forgotten lotions and potions. You could save a lot of time, money, and dissatisfaction by using less products, with more effective ingredients.


Common Complaints 

The most common complaints of 30 somethings are:

  • Fine lines on the forehead
  • Crow’s feet
  • Smile lines

These visible signs of aging begin to form due to collagen breakdown from muscle movement and sun exposure. One of the best ways to prevent and reverse these changes, and to protect the skin from damaging free radicals and collagen destruction, is to use an SPF sunblock with UVA protection, like zinc oxide, every day. Another great way to ensure youthful looking skin is to encourage collagen formation by using skincare products with anti-aging ingredients like Retinaldehyde, Vitamin C, and Peptides. A very easy and  basic skincare regimen that has proven effective for most is as follows:

AM:  Cleanse, C Radiance Moisturizer, SPF with Zinc Oxide
PM:  Cleanse, Vital A Rejuvenating Serum, C Radiance Moisturizer

Other Signs of Aging in Your 30’s

Another common complaint is the appearance ofbrown spots andskin discolorations. Many of my patients want to be make-up free, so evening out skin tone becomes a priority.  Brown spots and discolorations are most often caused by excessive sun damage from exposure without proper protection in earlier years. 


Pro Tip:

If you naturally have darker hair, skin, or eyes, you will be more prone to brown discolorationsIn addition to applying SPF with Zinc Oxide daily, adding in skin brighteners that contain AHAs, Songyi Mushroom Extract, Vitamin C and/or Azelaic Acid will help restore and even out your skin tone. I love the light luxurious feel of our C Radiance Moisturizer

Many of the skin changes we see in our 30’s are attributed to the aging process, but they’re also  due in part to the lifestyle choices that we made earlier in life. Diet choices, sun exposure, sleep habits, and inadequate skincare regimens can contribute to prematurely aging skin. In addition to the above recommended skin care routine the following tips can help slow the aging process:

  1. Eat foods loaded with vitamins and antioxidants, like fruits and vegetables.  Also, 
  2. Eat healthy, low fat proteins to provide your skin the essential amino acids to build collagen. 
  3. Drink water daily. A good rule of thumb is to drink at least 50% of your body weight in ounces of filtered water daily.
  4. Get plenty of sleep. 

Look your best in your 30’s and in every decade of your life by caring for yourself inside and out.


Here's to Your Best Skin Ever!

Christy Hall
Christy Hall


Leave a comment

Comments will be approved before showing up.


Also in Mikel Kristi Blog

Daytime and Nighttime Skin Care
Daytime and Nighttime Skin Care

January 19, 2022 4 min read

Why what you use and WHEN you use it may just be the MOST crucial part of your daily routine!

Hello beauties!! 2022 is here and with it, I know we all are hoping for health, happiness and LESS pandemic talk!! Well, I am here to share with you some feel good news on taking care of your skin! In my last blog, we talked about easy ways to take care of you in the new year, and I have more easy info for you today that can easily become part of your 2022 new you!

Happy Holidays & Goodbye to 2021!
Happy Holidays & Goodbye to 2021!

December 21, 2021 3 min read

Hello Beauties! Can you believe the holidays are here!?! 2021 is rounding out with its last couple weeks and a new year will be upon us!! For most, the New Year usually means the time when we make laundry lists of all the things we will do more of (or less of!) and all the promises we swear we are going to make this year that we couldn’t keep last year!

How about making a New Year’s resolution that you can keep?? And it’s an attainable one too!! Take care of your skin!! And do better than you ever have before with the help of truly good skincare. Mikel Kristi Skincare can help you with this resolution, and we can promise you, you’ll succeed if you stick with us!

November: National Healthy Skin Month!
November: National Healthy Skin Month!

November 22, 2021 3 min read

Hello beauties!!! November is one of my favorite times of the year, but one of the main reasons is it is National Healthy Skin Month! Your skin is your body’s largest organ, so it is crucial that you take very good care of it. You’re never too old (or too young!!!) to get on board with taking steps to love your skin.

Here are some of the best things you can do:

November is HEALTHY SKIN MONTH!!