My Favorite Anti Aging Skincare Products
I know it’s been a hot minute since I last posted here and I apologize if you’re a bit put out, but I thank you for sticking it out with me. That said, I was inspired today to share my favorite anti aging skincare picks with you all. I realize I haven’t done this, well, ever. Which strikes me as odd, but I’m doing it now so that counts, right?
Anyway, this is not a solid return from my break. Really, I just need some time. I’m working on other things and fulfilling my life in other ways.You can still find me on instagram. And no matter what, you can always email me if you want to talk or need help. I’m always here for you even if I’m not posting all the time. Okay, onto the favorites!
The Active Botanical Serum by Vintner’s Daughter is truly in a league of it’s own. It’s one of the most effective face serums I’ve ever used and I’ve used a LOT of them. With a potent infusion of 22 naturally active botanicals, this luxury face treatment definitely delivers.When using this, I see better skin clarity, hydrated and calm skin, healed acne scarring and diminished discoloration, firmer and tighter skin, and more. Apply after misting your face with a toner to get the full benefits. As if that’s not enough, you can also incorporate this serum into other beauty treatments (detailed in my review post). All of this said, it’s seriously expensive and costs $185 so it’s definitely a hefty investment.
Formerly Pacific Mist, the True Botanicals Renew Mist is one of those incredible face mists which really makes a difference. I spent many years thinking toners were just water that had no real function, but this one truly works! It smells incredible AND helps instantly soothe inflammation. I deal with a lot of redness in my skin and this mist calmed my skin down so well. So, what makes it so special? Well, it’s infused in a base of antioxidant-rich green and white tea. The formula also includes kombucha, jasmine, neroli, and milk thistle.
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This unique gel treatment is like a mild, overnight peel. It doesn’t have any of the drawbacks of the peel (no itching, burning sensations here), but it has all of the benefits. In fact, when using this, I experienced overnight glowing skin all the time. It utilizes pumpkin enzymes (naturally rich in vitamin A AKA retinol) to turnover skin, heal and rejuvenate, fight acne and aging, etc. It does it all. This is one of those serums where you’ll see a difference in only a few days.
Another incredible overnight treatment, the Topical Vitamin C Treatment from True Botanicals is unique in that it comes in powder form. You mix the powder with a face oil or serum and then apply. This keeps the vitamin C super stable and helps it last a LOT longer before breaking down (and becoming ineffective). If you deal with discoloration, dullness, or dark spots, this is definitely one to try! It takes awhile to really see results, but after a few weeks, you’ll notice a subtle radiance and diminishing discoloration.
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People always ask me what my favorite face oils are and I always come back to this one. It’s a high quality marula oil sustainably sourced from Africa. It works so incredibly well that you could use this alone and see better skin clarity, skin hydration, diminished discoloration, and firmer, plumper skin. Quality matters when it comes to pure oils, though, so I’d stick to this one by Leakey Collection AKA Marula Beauty or the marula oil by African Botanics.
Eye creams are something I’ve not had good luck with. Personally, I avoid them if I can help it because most of them give me milia (tiny breakouts under the eyes). This eye cream utilizes echium and argan oil to help firm, tighten, soothe, and hydrate the under eye area. And guess what? It actually works. There’s no other eye cream I’ve purchased so much in the past 3 years.
Don’t let the name fool you; this face mask from True Botanicals is the closest thing you’ll get to a naturally formulated face peel. It won’t make you peel, but you literally leave it on your skin for 3-5 minutes and then rinse with water. There’s definitely a tingling sensation with this so only keep it on as long as comfortable. I definitely do NOT recommend for sensitive skin types. This might cause irritation for you. Best to do a patch test beforehand if you’re unsure. The mask utilizes lactic acid (an AHA) to gently exfoliate alongside super-antioxidant astaxanthin, avocado and mango butters, green tea extract, jojoba oil, jasmine and neroli. You will definitely see an instant glow from using this one and long term benefits help even out skin tone, fight skin aging, increase cell turnover, and more.
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If you’ve been following me for a million years, you’ve probably heard me talk about the Cream Supreme from Antonia Burrell. It’s an incredible face cream that addresses nearly every skin concern you can think of. It helps heal acne and prevent future breakouts with a unique anti-acne complex. This cream helps fight any signs of aging, correct discoloration, AND it has a very interesting blend of ingredients which actually help protect your skin from sun damage. It’s bananas. Basically, you need this cream in your life. When I’m using it regularly, it solves all my skin issues, gives my skin such incredible clarity, and prevents breakouts 100%. The only thing is it’s crazy expensive (like all good things, am I right?) and costs $115 for a jar.
The MAHALO Petal Mask is one of my personal favorites because it utilizes all the skin benefits of rose and infuses them into a natural BHA skin treatment. The treatment includes 28 natural actives such as bio-active Hawaiian honey, manuka honey, vanilla, jasmine, ylang ylang, hyaluronic acid, camellia oil, and willow bark. Together, they gently exfoliate skin (no irritation at all) while lending a subtle glow, hydrating skin, and softening skin’s texture. I love using this mask when my skin is feeling dull, dry or in need of some gentle care. It also smells amazing so it’s an awesome experience to use!
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If acne and dull skin are an issue for you, then ASHES Cleansing Grains are a great idea! It’s basically a white powder cleanser that foams on contact with water. The formula utilizes vitamin C, powdered potato and milk, powdered pearl, trace minerals, and sugar to gently exfoliate, deeply cleanse, and reset the pH balance of the skin. What I love about this cleanser is that it lasts ages since it’s a powder, but it also gives my skin incredible clarity. Immediately after cleansing with this, my skin looks fresh, rejuvenated, bright, clear, and balanced. It doesn’t smell so great, but literally who cares? It works so well to fight off breakouts, dullness, and other signs of aging that I’ll be buying this until the end of time.
If you don’t know I love the Problem Solver Mask. you better ask somebody! Seriously, this face mask is my all-time favorite holy grail mask. And I’m not the only one! It utilizes raw cacao, nutmeg, vitamin C, activated charcoal, a blend of natural clay, lavender, marshmallow, gotu kola, cinnamon, frankincense, clove, turmeric, and cayenne. This is one skin treatment that delivers seriously results. If my skin is feeling inflamed, is dealing with ugly breakouts, and needs some clarity, I go for this mask. It comes in a dark powder form so it lasts ages. You can mix with water or honey with great results. Just make sure you rinse completely because it has a tendency to stick to skin.
If your skin requires hydration and needs to be calmed, this is a great overnight skin treatment to use! It smells amazing and has a blend of potent natural astaxanthin, supercritical chia seed, vitamin C, CoQ10, and various active botanicals. If your skin needs both hydration and clarity while fighting off the signs of aging, this balm works beautifully. I use it whenever my skin feels dehydrated and tired and wake up glowing the morning after using it. I imagine skin types that deal with dry/dull skin issues will see the best results, but I think any skin type will enjoy it.
Ever since my green beauty journey began (almost a decade ago), it was my wish that makeup products would be infused with skincare benefits. Especially where foundation is concerned, I wanted a product that was 1 part skincare treatment, 1 part cosmetic. And with the Minimalist Skin Correcting Serum Foundation, that’s EXACTLY what you’re getting! In fact, I would say it’s 100% skincare treatment with added pigment for coverage. The formula applies like a face serum and gently covers imperfections. I recommend applying with your fingers or a beauty blender sponge to get the most flawless, natural finish. Inside this serum is an organic blend of plant oils such as organic castor oil, broccoli seed oil, rosehip oil, sea buckthorn, safflower, rosemary, radish root ferment, CoQ10, and a proprietary blend of essential oils. I’ve used this for years and I always get compliments when I wear it. Everyone thinks I have flawless skin and it’s partly that this serum makes my skin look natural, but better. The other part is that the ingredients have helped nourish, hydrate, and heal my skin over time.
Graydon Face Glow is one part mineral sunscreen and one part makeup primer. It’s the most balancing, non-greasy mineral sunscreen I’ve ever tried and it’s perfect for anyone with acne prone skin. If you have any kind of tan, this sunscreen is PERFECT because it has a slight beige tint so there’s absolutely no white cast. Moreover, it creates a perfect base for makeup and also looks fantastic on it’s own.
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