We all want to stay looking young for as long as we can, but not all of us want to pay a visit to the plastic surgeon – just yet. Many people of all ages are looking for simple products that are easy to use at home, and that have real anti-aging effects. The beauty and skincare industries are constantly looking for the next big thing in innovations to help us take care of our skin, and look more youthful than ever. We’ve combed through the anti-aging products on the market right now, read the reviews and researched the technologies behind the innovation to bring you our top picks! These products really do have the ability to make absolutely anyone look younger.
The skin saviours
When anyone speaks about anti-aging they’re really talking about one thing – skincare. Our skin is the biggest giveaway there is when it comes to our age, so taking care of it is the best way to make sure you look as young as possible. There are more anti-aging skincare products on the market now than there ever has been before, many of them infused with completely new technology and ingredients promising to transform your face. Of course, not every product lives up to the hype – but we’ve found five that really promise to pay off. Keep in mind, studies have consistently demonstrated that the best way to prevent wrinkles and age spots is to limit exposure to the sun. So, on top of any of these treatments daily SPF is a must if you want to take care of your face.
One of the most affordable products on this list also happens to be one of the most effective. This eye cream from Olay has received rave reviews and stacks up against much more expensive eye creams. Pro-X is designed to fill wrinkles and plump the eye area.
If you’re looking for a skincare product that will give you an instant, dramatic difference at home then this mask is it. Designed to mimic the resurfacing effect of laser treatments, but without the down-time or the price tag, this mask will give you softer, cleaner and firmer skin than you’ve ever had before.
Chanel has a well earned reputation for only bringing out products that really work when it comes to their skincare line, which is why many customers are happy to pay the designer price tag. This day cream is one of the stars of the Chanel counter, and is unbeatable as an instantly lifting and tightening cream, that is designed to sit nicely under make up too.
This is the only product on this list that comes with a battery! These under-eye patches have been developed to deliver medical-grade Hyaluronic Acid (HA) gently and effectively at home, and should have an immediate skin plumping an wrinkle reducing impact.
The high-performance anti-ageing serum has become a classic, with a formulation that absorbs into the skin beautifully. It repairs skin from the damage caused by day to day life and is consistently one of the best reviewed serums on the market.
The really quick fixes
These five cosmetic products are the ultimate quick fix must-haves for anyone who wishes they could look a little younger, or who just wants to make sure they’re always looking their best. Finding makeup and hair tricks that make you look younger can sometimes feel like a big ask, but these surprisingly simple products can yield amazing results. They might wash off at the end of the day but their instant effects are spectacular while they last!
Don’t let your roots give you away. Several leading haircare brands now make at home root touch up kits that come with easy to use brushes. These are often temporary fixes that go on like mascara, so that they won’t interfere with your regular hair dying routine. Keeping greys covered is a great way to make sure you look young and fresh!
Studies into scent association have shown that people consistently associate citrus perfumes with youth. So if you want to inject some instant youth into your routine, it might be time to experiment with a new scent!
Sometimes makeup can actually make mature skin look worse, as foundation has a tendency to settle into fine lines and wrinkles. The best way to combat this is to steer away from powder products, trying cream blushes and eyeshadows instead, and to use a silicone based primer under your foundation. The silicone will fill in wrinkles and stop your foundation settling.
As we get older our lips naturally become a little less full and their colour fades – it happens to everyone but luckily it’s one of the easiest ways to make yourself look younger with makeup! A little lip liner and in a colour that’s as close as possible to your natural lips, and a plumping gloss, and the lines around your mouth will instantly appear smoothed out and your pout will look fuller than ever.
When people describe what they want out of their anti-aging products one of the most common things they say is that they want to look ‘more awake’. Nude or white eyeliner is a great trick to make eyes appear bigger, clearer and therefore younger. Simply apply it in your bottom waterline before you apply your mascara.