The Ultimate Guide To Anti-Aging In Your Twenties

The majority of magazines we read make us feel that aging should be something we fear. I think we should approach the process with clarity and an open mind. Of course, we cannot stop the process of growing up, it’s inevitable. With that in mind, we’ve got the, (not so daunting), Anti-Aging Timeline. It’s time to get smart.

photo: Urban Outfitters

Any Age – Facial Massage

A facial massage and facial yoga will help to give your face a little more lift. Try using our favorite device, the FOREO to erase wrinkles and improve your skin. All you have to do is turn the device around and use the back of it to gently buff your skin to make it soft and supple.

Early Twenties – Hydration

We all know that drinking water improves the skin. But if you focus on hydration from 20-23, your skin will become softer, blemish free and will be less dry. So focus on drinking more water. There are hacks to help you out, such as bringing a water bottle with you or using an app to track it. But it’s also about the products you put on your face. Acid based products can be incredibly drying, and by your mid-twenties, your skin will start to dry out so it’s time to start thinking about softer, gentler cleansers. 

Try Embryollise Lotion Micellaire for a gentle cleanser that won’t strip away any essential oils. 

Mid Twenties – Prevention

Your skin is different now to what it was in your early twenties or teens, so you should still continue using what already works for you (including gentle cleansers!) but invest in a heavier moisturizer. Try A-list favorite Weleda Skin Food Moisturizer it’s thick enough to be absorbed into the skin and create flawless skin. 

It’s about time now to start getting smart about aging skin. Step away from environmental factors like too much sun exposure, excessive drinking, smoking and stress. All of these things will age you quicker.


Late Twenties – Maintenance 

In your thirties, your skincare routine will take you through to your forties, if it’s tailored to your skin. If you have specific complaints, now is the time to see a dermatologist. In general, though, this is the time to look for products that contain retinol and collagen, as well as experimenting with natural products like coconut oil and honey.

Sunday Riley Luna Night Sleeping Oil is perfect for your mid-to-late twenties, as it contains a trans-retinoic acid that smooths skin and prevents fine lines from forming.


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Ellie McHugh

Contributing Writer

Ellie is a freelance writer and has a passion for photography. She loves pop culture and the thought of living someday living in LA...

  • Emily Trinh

    Drinking water is such a simple way to improve the skin! I have been trying to drink more water recently and have found that it has really helped my skin become clearer.

  • Cristina

    Amazing pieces of advice! I’m struggling to moisturise daily and I’m kinda scared how my skin will look like in my 30s.


  • Lauren

    Love the post – I definitely need to do some anti-aging! Lauren –

  • Elishia

    … I only wish I’d read this in my early 20s. I’m pretty lucky in that I have good skin, but hydration would have helped with a lot. Why did it take 8 years for water to become a morning must?!

  • Camille Beygui

    Awesome post !

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