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The 3 Ingredients Your Skin Needs Right Now

The 3 Ingredients Your Skin Needs Right Now
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A basic skincare regimen that includes cleansing, hydration and sunscreen is essential, but at some point, you may need a little extra help to improve the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, uneven skin texture, loss of firmness and early signs of sun damage.

A targeted serum is an easy way to amplify your existing routine, and there are three key ingredients that can help take your skincare to the next anti-aging level.

Hyaluronic acid

What it’s good for: Fine lines, loss of elasticity and volume, dehydrated skin

One of the most efficient hydrating skincare ingredients you can get your hands on (and on your skin), hyaluronic acid provides instant skin softening, smoothing and plumping that’s ideal for all skin types, including sensitive and acne-prone. Beyond attracting moisture to the skin, this ingredient also helps reinforce the skin’s barrier, which prevents hydration from evaporating and protects against irritation caused by external aggressors.

Product to try: La Roche-Posay’s Hyalu B5 combines two forms of hyaluronic acid, madecassoside, soothing vitamin B5 and mineral-rich thermal spring water in one highly effective, concentrated serum.

Used alone or as a hydrating, anti-aging boost for your current skincare regimen, it plumps the skin to improve the look of fine lines and leaves the skin soft and supple.

Vitamin C

What it’s good for: Fine lines and wrinkles, lack of radiance, uneven skin texture

A highly effective anti-aging ingredient, vitamin C provides numerous benefits for the skin. In addition to antioxidant protection that helps protect against environmental damage, vitamin C promotes even skin tone and supports collagen to improve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. This ingredient also helps refine skin texture and reveal radiant, glowing skin.

Product to try: La Roche-Posay’s Vitamin C Serum is formulated with 10% pure vitamin C along with soothing neurosensine and salicylic acid for gentle exfoliation.

Applied in the morning, its rich texture leaves skin feeling softer and looking more radiant, and this serum can be used alone or as an added boost to your existing skincare routine. Suitable for all skin types, including sensitive, this serum provides anti-aging results you can see in the form of smooth, hydrated, glowing skin.


What it’s good for: Fine lines and wrinkles, signs of premature sun damage

Extensively studied and proven to provide visible anti-aging results, retinol is a must in any anti-aging skincare routine. This ingredient helps refine and resurface the skin by speeding up skin turnover to minimize the buildup of dull, dead cells and keep fresh, healthy cells on the skin’s surface. Retinol also helps support the skin’s natural collagen production to maintain a youthful-looking complexion.

Product to try: Combining retinol and vitamin B3 in a lightweight hydrating serum that’s suitable for sensitive skin, La Roche-Posay’s Retinol B3 serum helps renew and resurface the skin.

Designed for nighttime use, this serum features a retinol complex that includes pure retinol to help smooth the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and skin texture. Just remember to use sunscreen every morning to protect the radiant, healthy-looking skin Retinol B3 reveals.

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