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When Should You Start an Anti-Aging Cream Regimen? (And How To Choose a Good One)

So you are looking into starting a routine to preserve that youthful glow, but you aren’t sure if you are old enough

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So you are looking into starting a routine to preserve that youthful glow, but you aren’t sure if you are old enough to need an anti-aging cream yet.

Or you are ready to make the leap, but you don’t know what to look for in a good cream.

Let’s get you some answers!

First things first - Master the skincare basics:

The Basics:

  • Drink lots of water
  • Don’t smoke
  • Sunscreen daily
  • Moisturize daily

You are already doing all these? Great!

Then you are ready to get back to thinking about adding an anti-aging cream.

When should I start using an anti-aging cream?

As I’m sure you suspected - for preventing age-related changes in skin, it is best to start early with an anti-aging cream.

The sooner, the better.

Some dermatologists even emphasize the importance of extensive facials every 3 months starting at the age of 25.

Maintenance is key! (Even if your skin is perfect right now)

Skincare is like going to the gym:

It is easier to maintain a healthy physique if you started going to the gym 3 times a week when you were 18 and in great shape than trying to hop into the gym for the first time at 45 when you are starting to find some issues.

Bottom line:

Start that night cream early to avoid trying to play catch up later.

What should I look for in a wrinkle cream?

We recommend first looking into the ingredients and choosing some that have documented and significant skin benefits while also being found in the body or vitamin derived.

Our favorites are:

Our Strut Anti Aging Formula contains all three of these for a powerful but gentle go-to night cream.

What is the best anti-aging cream?

Find a cream from a company where you know they are sourcing only the best ingredients.

Use a cream that is hypoallergenic and non-comedogenic (won’t clog your pores).

Once you have found a product with high-quality ingredients and base - The best anti-aging product is ultimately the one that doesn’t irritate your skin and that you like enough to use on a regular basis.

We make our anti-aging creams with pharmaceutical-grade ingredients prescription ingredients, contained in a prescription-only hypoallergenic base.

Strut Health prescription skincare treatments online

Now that you know the basics schedule an online consultation to see if our pharmaceutical-grade anti-aging cream is a good fit for your skin type!

As with all prescription and supplement additions, tell your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, or trying to become pregnant - as retinoids should not be used during pregnancy or breastfeeding.

  • Start with the basics: Drink water, Don’t smoke, use a daily sunscreen and moisturizer.
  • The sooner the better for an anti-aging regimen!
  • Hyaluronic acid, retinoids, and niacinamide are 3 great ingredients to start with.
  • Make sure your products are made with high-quality ingredients.
  • Find a base that is hypoallergenic.
  • The best anti-aging cream is one that you will use regularly.
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