Forever Young: The Three Key Ingredients to Keep Your Early 20’s Glow Alive

Forever Young: The Three Key Ingredients to Keep Your Early 20’s Glow Alive


We all deserve to look and feel in the prime of ours lives, yet our skin’s ability to recover from skin damage naturally declines as our years advanced

Often, we hear people say that the things that truly matter lie beneath the surface. Unfortunately, this holds untrue for our skin. Its outermost layer works around the clock to stop potential skin problems, and to protect what is invisible to the eyes. The thinning and weakening of this skin barrier—especially with age—allow irritants like dirt and pollution to settle in, as well as internal aggressors like oxidative stress to manifest on your face through rough, dry, and dark skin patches. So, you might as well give your skin the extra attention it requires.

Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach, one of Olay’s multiple brand ambassadors

To help you with that, here are the three horsemen of skincare that help smoothen bumpy skin, strengthen your natural barrier, and restore your early 20’s glow, as if you’ve never aged at all.

1. Niacinamide

Vitamin B3, or Niacinamide, sprung up as the “It-girl” of skincare for good reason. It’s been known to provide the skin with the hydration that it needs, enhancing the veracity of your skin’s moisture barrier and getting rid of rough and dry skin. Among its many benefits, it also prevents the signs of aging by energizing the skin, minimizing the appearance of huge pores, and brightening uneven skin tones. 

2. Vitamin C

As you age, your skin’s ability to naturally produce collagen degrades, resulting in sagging skin, wrinkles, and fine lines. Vitamin C is helpful in reversing these visible signs of premature aging by activating the skin’s fibroblast to produce new collagen while stabilizing the collagen your skin already has, so it can stay firm, plumpy, and youthful-looking for much longer.

Olay Regenerist Antioxidant Moisturizer (left) and Antioxidant Serum (right) with Vitamins B3, C, and E

The skin barrier is also slightly acidic in nature, and Vitamin C’s level of acidity helps create a mantle that hinders the entrance and growth of harmful bacteria, viruses, and fungi. That said, acne, rough skin patches, infections, and other skin problems are mitigated even before they occur.

3. Vitamin E

Combined with your skin’s natural oils, Vitamin E is the all-around antioxidant that protects your skin against oxidative stress coming from pollution, cigarette smoke, and the sun. It also helps trap moisture by sealing up little cracks created in the skin barrier, which keeps the skin smooth, hydrated, and soothed from sun damage for hours on end.

Janeena Chan showing off her smoother skin with Olay Regenerist Antioxidant Moisturizer

When used all together, the combination of Niacinamide, Vitamin C, and Vitamin E is the ultimate skin strengthening threesome. Skip the skin stress and incorporate them into your skincare through the NEW Olay Regenerist Antioxidant Serum and Antioxidant Cream, which work as a moisturizer for rough skin patches. This duo has been scientifically proven to strengthen the skin barrier by protecting it from oxidative stress. In fact, a 2019 study showed an increase of up to +40% stronger skin barrier and up to +30% smoother skin in just four weeks of usage.

Don’t let internal and external stressors rob you of your youthful skin. Get the NEW Olay Regenerist Antioxidant Duo now from the brand’s Lazada flagship store and in all leading retailers nationwide.

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