“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”

Our skin serves as a protective barrier against aggressors such as pollutants, UV radiation and harsh weather. Maintaining the health and integrity of the skin barrier is crucial to preserve its vitality. So, what exactly does prevention mean and how can we achieve it? Taking proactive steps to prevent skin issues before they arise can save time, effort and resources. It starts with establishing a consistent skincare routine that includes daily practices that help maintain skin health and prevent common concerns like premature aging, acne and sun damage.

1. Use SPF Daily

Studies have shown that up to 80-90% of aging is caused by sun damage! Overexposure to the sun can use damage like change in texture, weakened elasticity of the skin, premature wrinkling and sagging. In addition, the UV rays affect the production of collagen and can cause rapid destruction in its production.

Valmont Daily Veil SPF Sunscreen


It is important to use adequate sun protection – one of our recent everyday picks is the Valmont Daily Veil SPF 30. This is more than just your typical sunscreen, it is an all-in-one skincare treatment that provides anti-aging benefits like hydrating, smoothing, firming and protection against UV rays. It can also double as a moisturizer for the warmer months!

ISDIN Eryfotona Actinica 100% Mineral Sunscreen SPF 50 sunscreen water resistant



For your spring break trips or upcoming summer vacation, we would recommend something like the ISDIN Eryfotona Actinica 100% Mineral Sunscreen SPF 50. This ultralight emulsion is water resistant and is clinically proven to repair existing sun damage. 

2. incorporate collagen-boosting skincare

Collagen, the building block of our skin plays a crucial role in maintaining its strength, elasticity and firmness. As we age, the natural production of collagen begins to decline, leading to visible signs of aging such as dullness, fine lines, wrinkles and sagging skin. While there is no magic potion to halt the aging process in its entirety, adopting preventive skin care measures can significantly slow down the collagen decrease and preserve our skin’s youthfulness. 

Super Serum Advance iS Clinical Vitamin C

IS Clinical

A combination of a 15% concentration of L-ascorbic acid (vitamin C) with a bioidentical copper tripeptide growth factor and powerful botanical antioxidants. This vitamin C serum is clinically proven to increase collagen synthesis and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. In addition, it will provide support against environmental aggressors and improve the look of hypertrophic scar tissue and fine stretch marks. 

Environ Retinol Serum 1

Retinol Serum 1

Environs intensive retinol contains high concentrations of vitamin A and bovine colostrum to promote healthy-looking skin. Colostrum is the perfect ingredient to address aging skin and pairs beautifully with vitamin A.  It stimulates cell turnover to assist in improving uneven skin tone, and skin texture and reducing the appearance of premature aging and fine lines. 

MBR Medical Beauty Research Cross Lift Serum Ultrapeptide

MBR Medical Beauty Research
Cross Lift Serum Ultrapeptide

For those looking for an intensive treatment that is fast-acting and provides cumulative results, the Cross Lift Serum Ultrapeptide is it. With both epidermal and dermal effect, this unique serum activates the skin’s own regenerative ability, promotes the synthesis of collagen, reduces micro-contractions and plumps fine lines and wrinkles.  

3. protect the skin barrier

Maintaining the health and integrity of the skin’s protective barrier is essential when our skin is constantly exposed to environmental stressors. Prioritize products that effectively hydrate, nourish, fortify and shield the skin barrier. Adequate hydration is pivotal for sustaining skin vitality and incorporating a rebalancing mask to keep the skin revitalized. 

Biologique Recherche Masque Vivant Purifying Face Mask

Biologique Recherche
Masque Vivant

“If you use Masque Vivant at least twice a week you’ll never age. This unique mask contains live yeast extracts which are packed with amino acids and famously nourishing vitamin B. There is no product like it to keep your skin purified, revitalized and bright. In my 20 years of experience with it, I have seen it drastically improve many peoples complexions” says Danuta Mieloch. Masque Vivant purifies, brightens, tones and refreshes the complexion – the mask you need in your skincare cabinet. 

Genix Placenta Extract Face Cream

Placenta Extract face cream

A revolutionary formula of vitamin C, E and fruit extracts perfectly hydrates the skin while placenta extract keeps the skin firm and youthful. In addition, calming ingredients are used such as aloe vera, rosehip seed oil, and sunflower oil to keep the skin supple and irritation-free. 

By prioritizing prevention in your skincare routine, you are not only taking proactive steps to preserve your skin’s youthfulness but also investing in your skin’s long-term health. Remember to stay consistent and thoughtful with your routine and the products you are using! As the saying goes, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.

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