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Anti-Aging Face Cream Just Right For You

Updated on May 2, 2017

Anti-Aging Face Creams Which To Use? It may depend on your age, not just your skin type.

By Sharon Stajda

Which anti-aging face creams work best for your age --- and are all anti - aging skin creams/products created equal? It's true that as time passes our skin ages. Luckily the skin care industry have us covered, and had developed skin care for each age milestone. Chances are you've seen the anti-aging skin care hype on TV, in newspapers, and on online, all trying to persuade you to try the latest and greatest topical facial creams. Most of these ads are geared to make you believe you can pretty much turn back the clock, and recapture your once youthful skin. However, can any cream really do that? I must admit these ads make me very skeptical. And I am sure I am not alone? It may surprise you but many physicians are also skeptical, and profoundly question the claims and the promises the cosmetic companies make. There is not a lot of scientific study data out there to prove the many claims made by the cosmetic companies. So without actual published medical studies, to prove the cosmetic companies claims, should we believe all the hype? There are of course within each cosmetic company experts that are involved in testing each product, so one may want to keep an open mind when deciding to buy any given product.

Pentapeptides Amino-Acids Good For All Ages

The anti-aging treatment creams that are widely being touted today are creams that contain compounds called pentapeptides. These are compounds that contain small groups of long chain amino acids. These long chain amino acids act as chemical messengers to the skin, and other parts of the body. These particular peptides help the body repair itself by increasing cell production of collagen. Collagen is proven to plays an important role in skin aging. When you are a child and young adult your body has an abundance of these wonderful pentapeptides, that keep the production of collagen flowing. As you age, the river runs dry. Hence skin begins to age, and you lose elasticity, which also leads to wrinkles. The skin which is poorly nourished starts to thin, and dry. It is never to early to incorporate Pentapeptides Amino-Acids into your nightly skin care regime.

Do Amino-Acids Decrease Wrinkles They Do If Started Early Enough

It is pretty conclusive that the new collagen building pentapeptides that are being used in many of today's face creams show good results that aid in skin rejuvenation. Take the widely used Strivectin-SD. This cream was being manufactured as a cream that would help with stretch marks. It had wonderful results on this age old skin problem. So why not use it on the face? Lo and behold, it showed to be very effective on the face, increasing skin's elasticity, reducing wrinkles, and adding wonderful amounts of moisture to the facial skin. Ads for Strivectin-SD asks the question, "Isn't this better than Botox?" A great many Strivectin-SD users say yes, and are paying $135.00 per 6 ounce tube. So if you're not ready to pay $400.00 per Botox injection, give Strivectin SD a try. There are many popular creams and serums on the market today that possess the peptide technology. Such as Oil Of Olay's Regenerist, Principal Secret's Reclaim, and Avon's Anew Clinical Line and Wrinkle Corrector (Price: $32 for 1 ounce), just to name a few. Most claiming that you can expect to see improvement in your skin after 12 weeks of use.

Do pentapeptide compounds help in the fight to rejuvenate facial skin as well as they do in wound healing? The cosmetic companies would want us to believe they do. With as yet very little scientific data to rely on, it is hard to know if these miraculous little peptide collagen builders really keep their promises of delivering a more youthful skin.

The Most Sought After Anti-Wrinkle Creams - Do You Use One Of Them?

When I was a young adult, I started to wear an SPF on your face every day. As a nurse I was exposed to Dermatologist, that warned me of the skin damage sun could reek on my skin. This is just one of the taboos I picked up as I grew older. Others include applying your makeup and skin products in upward motions, to prevent wrinkles and sagging of the skin. Also putting on under eye lotion with your ring finger (it applies less pressure.)

I actually really did start following these rules at a young age. I am a little bit older now, and wrinkles naturally are starting to appear. But I must say, I feel for my age, my skin is good. I am going to be honest, I do not know a ton about anti-wrinkle creams, but I have over the years used them faithfully. I could not name all I have tried because there has been many.

A Few Good Anti - Aging Creams You Might Consider.

I love to try new products, and I never give up on hoping a given facial cream will give me the results I search for? Right now, Regenerist by Olay is one that gets my vote. Regenerists anti-age fighting ingredient palmitoyl pentapeptide-3 seems to give great results. The price is right too! It can be purchase at any drugstore for a mere $18.00 for 1.7 ounces.

Do these peptide creams really deliver all they say they will? Ultimately one's own mirror holds the final answer to that question? Here is a list of other great anti-aging products that have peptide compounds in their ingredient, and are three of the most searched on the internet.

Revolox: Price $19.99 for 5 ounce.

Hydroderm: Price: $79 for 1 ounce (visit their website for free trial).

Wrinkle Relax by Doctor's Dermatologic Formula: Price: $75 for .5 ounce

Hey "Sugar" - Here's A Great Homemade Facial Scrub...

Are you a sweet tooth? Well even if you aren't, we all keep granulated sugar in our cupboards.

To make your own wonderful mild facial scrub, just add a bit of sugar to your present liquid facial cleaner. You can also add a bit of sugar to your body wash, it works wonders on riding your body of dead skin. This scrub is natural, and not as abrasive as most over the counter scrubs. Give it a try.

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Fight Aging In Your 20s ...

Are you terrified of turning forty or better yet waking up at forty having skin that makes you look like you're sixty? Most women can become confused when trying to determine which products to choose to keep their faces looking fresh, and young - and will be kind to their pocketbook. I have put together a great little guide, to help choose the right anti-aging products for the stage your skin is in.

When you're in your 20's, you're finally out of the acne stage that comes with being a teen. Your skin may just be in the best shape it has ever been in. Work on keeping it that way! How? With the right products. With the right products you can keep lines, dullness, and discoloration at bay.

Skin Savers: Estee Lauder Go Tan Sunless Towelettes. Be tan without the harmful rays from the sun. Remember sun is the number one enemy to one's skin....

Avon Anew Retroactive+2-in-one Cleanser: The little weapon is so wonderful in preventing wrinkles , the cleanser will help you push back the aging process by catching those fine lines, and uneven texture, also fights dullness.

Clinique Repair Wear Anti-Aging Makeup with SPF of 15: This makeup works overtime to protect your face from harmful every day rays. It does double-duty, combining sunscreen and anti-aging antioxidants for the perfect foundation for your face.


In your 30s Changes Are A Coming ...

As a rule at about 30 you will start to see small signs of aging. Do not get freaked out! There are excellent products available to help not only conceal but fight further problems, while preventing new ones from emerging.

Skin Savers: Avons Anew Force Extra Triple Lifting Night Cream, Rest easy - as this great products triple-lifting formulas works to fight the few eye and smile lines you may notice.

Nars Makeup Primer with SPF of 20 : Nars primer gives a flawless smooth appearance to your skin. Applied before you apply makeup this produce works by filling in the minor creases and lines and leaving you with a picture-perfect look.

Topix: These little Foil Packets hold a big punch. Topix scrub is a skin warming scrub that uniquely uses a by-product of bamboo to remove dead skin cells. Try this product, this scrub leaves your smooth, and soft, and is a great way to get rid of dead skin.


In your 40s: IT's Time To Get With It ...

At 40 gravity may start to take its toll. You may began to notice your skin beginning to feel dehydrate, and a bit saggy. It's time to tighten your skin. At 40 skin starts to show signs of thinning, this thinning gives way to sagging. Consider the following products.

Skin Savers At 40 - Avons Anew Ultimate Day Transformation Lift Cream with SPF of 15 Avons Anew Ultimate Day Transformation Lift Cream have all the great ingredients that will help fixes damage and improve the appearance of your skin.

LaPrairie Anti-Aging Eye Cream with SPF : The "eyes" are most likely the first place that will show signs of age. Do to decrease in skin's ability to hydrate itself. This great product will add the hydration you need to keep your eyes looking wonderful. It calms, and repairs the gentle eye area. No more tired-looking eyes.

Vitamin C Products Are Showing Great Anti - Aging Results!

If you are over 40 and already see those fine lines and wrinkles, you may want to give Serious Skin Care's C-No Wrinkle Vitamin C Ester products a try. These dynamic products are designed to help you recapture the look of your youth. Four Vitamin C Esters, an assortment of Vitamin C-containing botanicals and the additional Rovisome C delivery system combine to help condition, smooth out and soften the visual appearance of fine lines and wrinkles on your skin. To purchase Serious Skin Care Please visit HSN (Home Shopping Network)

While you're there please make sure to read reviews on C No Wrinkles Product line.


50s Time To Stave Off Super Wrinkles

Turning 50, it's time to fight the Super Wrinkle.

In your 50s even with the best preventative measures, fine lines and wrinkles often begin to deepen and turn into deep wrinkles, skin discoloration is not an uncommon problem in one's 50s. Don't despair,signs of aging can be minimized, and improved on,some even erased with a good skincare regime.

Skin Savers: Lancome RESURFACE-C MICRODERMABRASION - this two-step skin polishing kit a few times a week can help with those wrinkles. With frequent use, you might even smooth out skin creases you thought weren't possible to get rid of.

Strivectin -S Intensive Repair: though its original use was for stretch marks, women have noticed an impressive improvement in their skin when using this product on the face. It's a bit costly, but so worth it.

L'Oreal Advanced Revitalift Lift Face & Neck Day Cream: This product is a firming moisturizer. It works wonders to tighten and rejuvenate the skin not only your face but also your neck. The price is also kind to your wallet.


In Your 60s - Hey Its Never To Late!

After all the years you have spent sloughing, scraping, rubbing, toning, cleansing, and moisturizing, by your sixties,you most likely will have both deep and small wrinkles? They are inevitable. Whatever lines you have should be using, keep in mind sometimes a change can do you good...It is still possible to ward off wrinkles - But its time to focus on products that pamper your skin, feed and hydrate, and bring out good skin tone.

Skin Savers At 60

CLARINS BRIGHT Plus Hydrating Brightening Lotion SPF 20: younger looking skin isn't just about wrinkles. Skin tone in one's 60s is one of the things that makes the skin appear old. This product really helps with skin coloration and spots. Rid yourself of skin stains like freckles and age spots will be a thing of the past with this fast-acting brightening cream.

Sisley Gentle Eye And Lip Makeup Remover: As one ages skin ages, it becomes delicate especially around the eye area. Treat yourself to a gentle makeup removal with a fresh-smelling scent. This product is great for sensitive skin.

Dermablend Wrinkle Fix Line Smoother for Lips and Eyes: Moisturizing and sunscreen enhanced makeup stick covers crow's feet and smooths lip lines beautifully.

List Of Most Internet Most Searched Anti-Wrinkle Cream's

Number One - StriVectin


2.Roc Deep Wrinkle Cream



5.Athena 7 minute Lift

6.No. 7 Wrinkle Cream


9.Neutrogena Healthy Skin Anti Wrinkle Cream


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Reduce the Appearance of Dark Circles Under the Eyes


As we age the skin under our eyes becomes thin, and highly vascularized and susceptible to discoloration. When this happens, unsightly dark circles can develop. If left untreated, can even become permanent.

The cause of dark circles is not due to lack of sleep, as many of us assume. The fragile blood vessels under the eyes as we age can more easily leak hemoglobin. As hemoglobin breaks down,pigmentation form, and accumulate. Due to this breakdown in the dermis and epidermis, dark circles around your eye area appear. A blue to violet tinge will show through the fragile skin.

Don't fret, Try a product that contains HALOXYL. HALOXYL is a fairly new ingredient that a few cosmetic companies have been using in their eye care produces. It truly diminish unsightly discoloration, and puffiness around the eyes.

I have had good personal success with "Serious Skin Cares" Hi Bright. Do your homework... There are a few other companies that sell products that contain HALOXYL.

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      HelanBasil 3 years ago

      Taking good care of the skin is fundamental and doing it at early stage really pays off in the long run. I like the idea of working inside out for my skin. You have a great list of creams, its not my first time to hear them, they're commonly recommended by people especially in beauty-related blogs.

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      CustomizedSkinCare 4 years ago

      Anti oxidants are key to good skin, both in your skin care products and in your diet.

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      SkinCareExpert 4 years ago

      Fantastic detailed lens Shar! You have really covered all the bases here. While reading your lens I noticed you like to try new products. I have simething you might be interested in. It's a brand new skin care line based with organic pharmaceutical grade aloe Vera, and we feature a one of a kind daily exfoliant. Check out my new lens on exfoliation, and let me know if you want to try TreSkinRX.

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      msemuel 4 years ago

      This lens is very ineresting. Please make more lenses!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Thank you so much for the great information! I was "carded" when purchasing alcohol at age 42 (hooray!) but now that I'm 57, pretty sad. Need all the help I can get :-)

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Nice article. I've always wondered about those anti-aging creams!

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      oiloflife 5 years ago

      This lens is very interesting and I'll have a look at your other lenses as well!

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      MedicalArticles 6 years ago

      Great information, Thanks.

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      andrewsmith123 6 years ago

      in such a stressful environment anti aging cream has become a necessity

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      JustineSegovia 7 years ago

      I am using an ati aging product since I'm 23 years old. My day is not complete without using an ati-aging cream. Thanks for the great information!

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      Xavier-Cosmetics-Guru 7 years ago

      While looking for "Anti-Aging Skin Products - Is All The Hype Based In Truth?", read your skin care hubpage. Great information about anti aging skin Cream, serums, collagen, and eye creams. It was a real pleasure to read through your site!

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      Great information!

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      anonymous 9 years ago

      I just stumbeled on this and I liked it very much. Do you have any retinol products that you recommend?

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      anonymous 9 years ago


      Very interesting article, and fun to read.which anti wrinkle creams should be preferred

      over the other.I am really thankful to you for that.

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