We cannot stop ourselves from ageing. However, we can delay it. Various brands have come up with revolutionized products that enable an anti-ageing process in our skin. It is all about choosing the right ingredients for our skin to make it look fresher and younger. As an adult, our skin cells are resilient and can easily make new cells.

Every dermatologist agrees that by the time you hit 30’s it’s time you start doing little extra for your skin because it's the time when you start losing collagen.

So it becomes important to use products that help in reducing fine lines, pigmentation, and different marks of ageing by keeping it hydrated and moisturized.

If you are confused about which product to pick here is a list of ingredients to look for in skincare products.

Sunscreen should be on your priority list as a part of your daily skin regime since it helps in protecting your skin against excessive sun rays and UV rays. It is recommended to go for SPF 30 at least for protection against harmful rays.

Excessive sun exposure can lead to various skin damages such as premature signs of ageing, sagging, acne, dark spots, and breakdowns of collagen which are necessary for healthy skin.

Making use of sunscreen every time you step out will ensure that you don’t form such skin conditions.

Retinols are another important ingredient that help in delaying the ageing process. This antioxidant can be found in natural products or can be used by applying serums, face cream, or face oil.

Retinol allows your skin cells to renew themselves and easily tackles different ageing signs such as spots, wrinkles, fine lines, and acne. This ingredient has been reported to cause skin irritation that is why it is recommended to be used in diluted forms.

Retinoic Acid
Retinoic acid is proven to be an effective ingredient that cures acne and makes an excellent prescription for anti-ageing. It effectively moisturizes and enables skin lightening at the same time. This ingredient works towards renewing damaged skin cells.

There are different types of retinoic acid that you can find such as adapalene, tazarotene, and isotretinoin. Retinoic acid is available only through prescription.

Vitamin C
A common and popular ingredient in skincare ranges, this antioxidant helps in protecting our skin from radical damage. It is effective for skin lightening, removes skin blemishes, and targets acne issues as well.

Vitamin C antioxidant, no matter which form you use in, has to be stored in a cool place. It’s concentration ranges from 5-20% depending upon your use.

If you have sensitive skin, then going for a 5% concentration can do wonders for your skin. In the case of oily skin, you can go for highly concentrated serum to address issues such as acne or pigmentation.

Glycolic Acid
This ingredient is commonly used in peels, toners, and creams. It functions by liquefying bonds present in your skin cells. So when you wipe your skin after applying peel rich in glycolic acid, it takes away the damaged cell and brings out brighter and fresh skin.

Salicylic Acid
This ingredient is best for acne treatment as it comes with powerful exfoliating features. Salicylic Acid is oil soluble that helps in targeting ageing signs, by reducing greasy pores.

Lactic Acid
This ingredient is gentle as compared to other ingredients, thus this is best for sensitive skin. It helps in the chemical peeling of the skin by getting rid of dirt and dead cells. This ingredient is usually mixed with other components or antioxidants to boost its benefits.

Azelaic Acid
Usually used in treating acne and rosacea, this ingredient helps in skin brightening and are found in concentrated form in various skincare products.

In Conclusion With
All these ingredients can be found in various skincare products. Using them regularly helps in reducing premature signs of aging. However, it is necessary to use products correctly.

For instance, one should apply face serum after washing the face with the cleanser. Using products in the right way and concentration brings maximum benefits to the skin.

Author's Bio: 

Rajat Sahoo, is a blogger and have years of experience of the domain. I love to read and write about latest and useful tips for clothing, fashion, health and lifestyle.