A Younger You

By on April 9, 2011

By: Tamekia Reece –

There’s no argument about it: When you look your best, you feel your best. Unfortunately, as we age, sagging skin, wrinkles, dark under-eye circles and a number of other issues can make it more difficult to put your best face forward. Although you can’t turn back the hands of time, there is hope. These anti-aging products will help keep you looking refreshed, vibrant and youthful.

For lines and wrinkles…

natural sunscreen with zinc oxide

Lumene Premium Beauty Rejuvenating Night Cream ($30, CVS ). This cream helps to relax features, fill in wrinkles and prevent new ones from forming, all while you sleep.

GoodSkin LabsTri-Aktiline Instant Deep Wrinkle Filler ($39, Kohl’s ). For laugh lines, crow’s feet and any other areas that need a “fill,” this cream helps plump and smooth wrinkles and relax the look of facial tension and expression lines.

For eyes…

Olay Definity Illuminating Eye Treatment ($25, drugstores). The hydrating formula fades dark circles, tightens the skin around the eyes and gives them a brighter look

Murad Resurgence Renewing Eye Cream ($73, Sephora). Helps banish dark circles, eliminate puffiness and smooth wrinkles around the eye.

For hands…

L’ATHENE Neroli Hand and Body Silkening Nutrient Crème ($40, lathene.com ). A blend of Vitamin E and Selenium, this crème keeps not only the skin on your hands looking soft and youthful; it also works on elbows, knees and feet.

Avon ANEW CLINICAL Luminosity Pro Brightening Hand Cream SPF 15 ($15, avon.com). Fades dark spots, reduces look of fine lines, and retexturizes skin for younger-looking hands.

For lips…

Nivea A Kiss of Rejuvenation Q10 Anti-Aging Lip Care SPF 4 ($3, drugstores). Keeps lips moisturized for hours while reducing the appearance of fine lines and enhancing the fullness of the lips.

Olay Regenerist Anti-Aging Lip Treatment ($19 Target and drugstores). Hydrates lips and diminishes lines on and around the lips.

For sagging skin…

SkinSave Face Spritzer ($35, nativeremedies.com ). Containing only all-natural ingredients, quick spritz peps up tired, dull skin and tighten pores for a smoother look.

GoodSkin Labs Exten-10 Instant Youth Boosting Moisturizer SPF 15 ($42, Kohl’s). An all-over moisturizer that increases the skin’s firmness, improves texture and reduces the appearance of lines and wrinkles.

For neck and chest…

StriVectin Neck Cream ($90, Dillard’s). Firms and tightens the skin in the neck area giving it a more youthful appearance.

Happy Me Skincare Anti-Aging Neck & Chest Repair Lifting & Lightening Treatment SPF 30 ($14, Rite Aid). Lifts and firms the fine lines and wrinkles of the neck and chest area. Lightening formula helps reduce dark discoloration.


For age spots…

Neutrogena Ageless Intensives Tone Correcting Moisture SPF 30 ($20, drugstores). Evens skin tone and diminishes the look of dark spots while helping smooth wrinkles.

Murad Age Spot & Pigment Lightening Gel ($60, Sephora). The exfoliating glycolic acid formula fades away dark spots as it brightens skin for a more luminous glow.

Tamekia Reece is a health writer living in Houston, TX. She’s written for Woman’s Day, Parents and Oxygen, among others. See her website at http://www.tamekiareece.com/.

About Tamekia Reece

Tamekia Reece is a health writer living in Houston, TX. She’s written for Woman’s Day, Parents and Oxygen, among others. See her website at www.tamekiareece.com.

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A Younger You