Top 10 – Anti-Ageing Skincare

After you hit your 20s, it’s time to invest in good anti-ageing products to limit and combat the signs of ageing. This means choosing formulas to promote collagen production, which helps to improve elasticity and firmness, combat dehydration, a common cause of fine lines and wrinkles and limit the effects of environmental damage. We pick our top 10 anti-ageing products, to suit every age and skin type, for a younger looking you.

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Liz Earle Superskin Moisturiser

This sumptuously rich moisturiser is fragrance free and rich in Omega-3, to hydrate a thirsty complexion and improve skin’s elasticity. This formula also includes an array of powerful anti-ageing ingredients, including West African Shea Butter, Vitamin E, Rosehip Oil and Cranberry seed, all of which are bursting with anti-oxidant properties and replenish the skin’s surface. This isn’t named Superskin for nothing. £34.50, uk.lizearle.com

Guerlain Abellie Royale Youth Serum

Referred to as the ‘elixir of youth’, this innovative, silky serum, developed in collaboration with tissue reconstruction specialists, repairs skin cell damage using Pure Royal Jelly concentrate (which originates from France and is tested to the highest standard), renowned for its excellent healing properties.  The lightweight formula melts into the skin to plump out wrinkles and firm, leaving the skin tone renewed with a contoured complexion. £83, www.debenhams.com

Guinot Age Logic Cellulaire Moisturiser

Boost a lackluster complexion with this scientifically advanced, nourishing complex, specifically formulated for mature skin (45+).  Laden with Vitamin C and Vitamin E, this stimulating formula awakens dormant skin cells and aids maximum oxygen intake, whilst providing a protective moisture layer, for a brighter, plumper complexion with renewed elasticity, hydration and radiance. £123,50 www.guinot.co.uk

Aromatherapy Associates Fine Line Face Oil

A good facial oil is essential to repair a parched complexion. This super moisturising complex contains Apple seed and Raspberry seed oils to soften fine lines and support collagen production. Essential oils of Patchouli, Rose and Ylang-Ylang promote radiance and Evening Primrose and Ximenia (wild African plum) both contain essential fatty acids, known to fight signs of ageing.  Apply before bed and let the nourishing, conditioning formula melt into the skin, to awake with a plumper, smoother visage. £41.50, www.aromatherapyassociates.com

Sisley Global Anti Age Cream

This powerful anti-ageing and retexturising complex of vitamins and plant extracts, ensures maximum results for increased firmness and elasticity. The skin-stimulating properties evoke renewed luminosity to a dull, dry complexion prone to fine lines and wrinkles. This potent formula also decreases the effects of hormonal deficiencies within skin tone. £243, www.selfridges.com

Estee Lauder Resilience Lift Face and Neck Cream

A lightweight, silky textured day cream featuring Plankton Extract which is a light responsive enzyme, along with Mimosa and mineral plant extract, to support and stimulate skin’s natural collagen production, smoothing out fine lines and wrinkles. This advanced lipid blend ensures a total moisture and radiance boost. £58, www.esteelauder.co.uk

Darphin Stimulskin Plus Divine Lifting Cream

This floral, fruity scented cream contains a cocktail of no less than 31 anti-ageing, anti-oxidant ingredients such as Hyaluronic acid, Blackberry, Grape and Oughon extracts, as well as Chamomile to sculpt, plump and refine. Perfect for weathered, post-winter skin that is in much need of a comforting and energising boost. £136, www.johnlewis.com

Kiehl’s Acai Damage Repairing Serum

For stressed skin, that needs some serious TLC. This damage repairing complex activates the skin’s renewal system, to even out skin tone and texture. Featuring a high potency formula of anti-ageing ingredients, the key being, Organic Açaí Berry. This ‘super berry’ is sourced from Brazil and known to be one of nature’s most powerful anti-oxidants, containing intense levels of nutrients. £37, www.kiehls.co.uk

Biotherm Skin Vito Uniformity Texture and Tone Reverse Moisutrizer

A multi-tasking moisturiser, infused with Pure Thermal Plankton, sourced for its divine anti-ageing properties. This formula holds a complex of five key active ingredients that work as a skin tone refining treatment to reverse the signs of hyperpigmentation, redness and skin irregularities to redefine, hydrate and soothe an uneven complexion. £42, www.biotherm.co.uk

Eve Lom Rescue Mask

An emergency treatment for dull, congested skin, this wonder mask contains camphor to decongest pores, almond extract to reduce redness and ground almonds to gently exfoliate. This truly is a Rescue Mask by name, Rescue Mask by nature, as after just one application, skin is completely revitalised, clarified and refreshed. This weekly treatment is essential to maintain a fresh glowing complexion, which is ultimately the definitive key to looking younger. £30, www.evelom.com

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