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Anti-Ageing Skincare Routine For Mature Skin

written by: Maddie - Beauty Editorpublished on 7 Jul, 2023

A Step By Step Guide To Your Anti-Ageing Skincare Routine

The world of anti-ageing is vast, and despite signs of ageing being inevitable as we get older, it’s no line that all we want to know is what we should be using to help us age well and to slow down the process of ageing. That’s why we’ve put together the ultimate step-by-step routine for mature skin. 


Before we get into the routine, let’s quickly talk about what it is the causes our skin to form fine lines and wrinkles.

What Causes Skin Ageing?


Skin ageing is a natural process that accelerates over time, due to the skin cells production slowing down. This is what causes a decline in the skin’s ability to repair, renew and rejuvenate. Also known as intrinsic ageing. 


This can be sped up due to external factors such as:


-       Smoking

-       Pollution

-       UV Exposure

-       Stress

-       Diet

-       Physical Activity

Morning Anti-Ageing Skincare Routine


1. Cleanse

Start your day by removing dirt and impurities from the skin using a gentle cleanser such as the SkinCeuticals Gentle Cleanse. This cleanser conditions, soothes and calms all skin types and is perfect for sensitive or traumatised skins. 

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2. Tone

Time to decongest your skin, using the SkinCeuticals Equalizing Toner, which will help to improve the skin tone and texture. This product is formulated with glycolic acid, which is a key ingredient for effective anti-ageing results. 

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3. Vitamin C Serum

Now it’s time to go in with a powerful antioxidant to help fight the signs of ageing. We recommend the best-selling SkinCeuticals C E Ferulic, which combines Vitamin C and E to help improve your skin’s elasticity, brighten your complexion and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

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4. Hyaluronic Acid

Hyaluronic is an essential for skin hydration, which is why we are then going to use the SkinCeuticals H. A Intensifier Serum, to help restore plumpness, firmness and smoothness in the skin. 

Fun Fact: Did you know as we age, our natural hyaluronic acid level declines!

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5. Corrective Anti-Ageing Cream

Time to add a corrective anti-ageing face cream like the SkinCeuticals A.G.E Interrupter, which is designed to nourish and restore moisture in the skin, whilst fighting against visible skin damage. The SkinCeuticals A.G.E Interrupter targets advanced glycation end products (A.G.E) to visibly reduce fine lines, wrinkles and improve the skin’s texture. 

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6. Eye Cream

Now for the eyes… let’s get those eyes looking brighter and younger with the SkinCeuticals A.G.E Eye Complex. This products targets crow’s feet, fine lines, puffiness and dark circles around the eyes. You should apply this product under the eyes and around the orbital bone. 

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7. Moisturiser

Now that we’ve applied our active ingredients, we need to seal them in with a hydrating and restorative moisturiser like the SkinCeuticals Emollience. This is made up of a rich yet lightweight formula, perfect for an anti-ageing routine. 

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8. SPF

This is a step we should NEVER forget! UV impact is one of the biggest culprits of photo-ageing in the skin, which is why you should apply the SkinCeuticals Ultra Facial Defense SPF50+ Sunscreen, which is a high UVA/UVB broad-spectrum moisturising sunscreen. 

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