Knowledge drop: In your 20s, your skin cell turnover decreases by as much as 28%. (Cell turnover is a key component in keeping your skin youthful.) You know what else slows down? Your collagen production. As someone now entering their late 20s who’s borderline obsessive about their skincare routine, I am hyper-aware of this statistic. But the anti-aging routine for someone in their 20s isn’t going to be the same as for someone in their 30s.
Should you want to prevent fine lines and wrinkles, there are a few things you can do in your 20s that will help with that. After all, the best offense is a good defense. We spoke to celebrity esthetician Joshua Ross of SkinLab and Audrey Kunin, dermatologist and founder of Dermadoctor, to see the best anti-aging products for your 20s.