5 must-use skincare products in the 40s

Be it your 30s or your 40s, following an active skincare routine is never too late. However, experts recommend that you should start caring for your skin in the 20s itself. The age of 40s is all about boosting collagen and elastin concentration in your skin. Moreover, the skin turnover rate slows down – as a result, it takes time to heal from acne. In your 40s, you go through a lot of hormonal changes as well – the estrogen levels start to decrease, influencing the role of fibroblasts, responsible for the production of melanocytes that maintain the firmness, smoothness, and toned nature of the skin. As a result, the skin grows less flexible and begins to droop, and the production of less oil makes it drier. So, turning 40 can sound a bit scary, however, do not worry, luckily – there are few amazing skincare products that you can include in your regular regimen to make your skin glow even in your 40s. Keep reading to find more about these brilliant products

Retinol Serum


Retinol helps in correcting sun blemishes, improving skin discoloration and quality by enhancing cell turnover rate. It is best to begin using products containing retinol in your 30s itself. During the 40s, the anti-aging ingredient helps in increasing collagen production and reducing collagen disruption. When you start using retinol, you may experience irritation, dryness, flakiness, or breakouts – till your skin becomes used to the adaptation period. To reduce the effects, begin with a prescribed retinol skincare product. Apply retinol on the neck and collar bones as these regions show the first symptoms of aging.

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Vitamin C Serum


Professionals acknowledge that one of the crucial ingredients to begin including in your skincare regimen in the 30s and 40s is Vitamin C. The antioxidant helps prevent the occurrence of dark spots. Aging is an inescapable process; however, the daily usage of Vitamin C can help in slowing down the process. The most popular format for Vitamin C skincare products is the serum. If you do not wish to add another skincare product to your regimen, you can find the ingredient as L-ascorbic acid in moisturizers, day creams, etc. Also, similar to retinol, the initial usage might irritate – Hence, start applying it twice a week.

The Indie Earth Vitamin C Serum is formulated using naturally obtained Vitamin C and several other herbs that can restore the youthful glow on your skin. For enhanced results, follow Vitamin C Skincare Regimen by The Indie Earth.

Anti blemishes cream


It does not matter what your age is! You should always invest in an anti-blemish face cream. It is good to buy a cream which protects you from the sunlight as well, as the sun rays cause photoaging, dark spots, blemishes, and discoloration. An Anti-Blemishes Cream containing peptides, vitamins, and antioxidants can enhance collagen synthesis; which in turn improves skin elasticity and reduces age spots.

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Kumkumadi oil


Kumkumadi oil or Kumkumadi tailam plays a crucial role in the Indian ancestral beauty regimen. It helps to fight skin troubles like wrinkles, premature aging, and fine lines with this ayurvedic oil. Beauty products all over the world are acclaiming this ingredient in their products. One of the most noted benefits of Kumkumadi oil for women in their 40s is reducing dark circles, restoring hyperpigmentation, and the signs of aging. A skin-brightening Ayurvedic component, Licorice root extract (Madhuyashtika), blended in Kumkumadi oil, restrains the enzyme causing pigmentation due to sun vulnerability.

Sleeping Gel


Invest in a sleeping gel packed with skin-hydrating and skin-nourishing components. We are talking about the creamy and rich formulas that stay on your skin while you are snoozing and penetrate deep into the skin. They will help in boosting cell repair and delaying collagen breakdown. The Indie Earth Sleeping Gel is enriched with Vitamin E which essentially forms a barrier surrounding the skin to shield it from free radicals—a reason for anti-aging, creases, and fine lines.

Closing Words

Apart from the mentioned tips in this article, it is always important to lead a healthy lifestyle. Staying hydrated, having a good night’s sleep, eating a healthy balanced diet, exercising regularly, investing in a good sunscreen, amongst others – all these steps will help in the additional improvement of your skin. While specifically choosing products for your 40s, go for products containing antioxidants, AHA’s, retinol, peptides, vitamins, and hyaluronic acid.

Keep Glowing- Enjoy the ageless beauty with an amazing collection of skincare products by The Indie Earth.

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