Similar to dry skin, matured skin commonly has the inability to produce natural facial oils to retain moisture and ceramides to maintain the skin’s barrier. When the skin is weakened it is more easily penetrated and further damaged by the sun. Age spots are one prominent sign of matured skin as melanin production is more proactive due to weakened skin barriers allowing the sun to penetrate deeper into the skin.
What should matured skin look out for?
As the skin is already weak, matured skin types should focus on strengthening the skin’s barrier and natural defences and also pay more attention to sun protection. Ultraviolet (UV) Rays from the sun come in different spectrum, and despite being indoors we still risk exposure to UV rays. Should age spots have already started forming, ingredients such as Glutathione, Niacinamide (Vitamin B3), and Ascorbyl Phosphate (Vitamin C) can help inhibit further melanin production.