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The Best Preventative Anti-Aging Products

MIRA BEAUTY • updated Jan 13, 2021
The Best Preventative Anti-Aging Products

Keep skin looking young with these products

Skincare is all fun and games until you notice your first wrinkle, or five. These signs of aging often show up earlier than you may think, and as unfair as it may seem…some are even genetically predisposed to see crow’s feet at a young age. In fact, skin-fluencer and TikTok star Hyram Yarbro's skincare routine began as a result of forehead lines he noticed in his early 20’s. Yikes. That being said, there are ways to keep the wrinkles, dullness, and sagging skin away while maintaining your youthful complexion - all you need is the right anti-aging skincare products. From serums and moisturizers to all the eye creams you can get your hands on, these are the MIRA BEAUTY favorites to keep you looking young forever.

Plantscription Anti-Aging Cleanser by Origins, $34

Plantscription Anti-Aging Cleanser by Origins
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Not all cleansers are created equal, and Plantscription by Origins is the best fit for your 20's anti-aging skincare routine. It gently rinses away impurities while “waking up” your skin with youthful radiance, packed with Anogeiussus to support natural collagen production. This helps prevent and reduce wrinkles, and produce the glowing and smooth canvas you deserve. And you’ll never have to worry about this cleanser drying out your skin, either. Plantscription also contains Jasmine Flowers and Oat Protein to soothe and nourish, removing all the junk from your pores without stripping the moisture or natural oils. 94% of MIRA guests agree that the Plantscription Anti-Aging Cleanser is anti-aging, while 96% say it’s smooth and great for mature skin.

Wink Of H2O Vegan Collagen Eye Cream by tarte, $35

Wink Of H2O Vegan Collagen Eye Cream by Tarte
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It may be called “Wink of H20,” but tarte describes this anti-aging eye cream as “like an espresso shot for your eyes.” Which definitely makes sense, since coffee is an essential part of growing older! Wink of H2O is infused with not only caffeine to improve microcirculation under your eyes, but a whole lineup of other hero skin care ingredients. This includes tarte’s exclusive SEA Surge Complex to help reduce the appearance of crow’s feet (which may be starting to form) while reducing dark circles and puffiness, along with avocado oil, peptides, shea butter and marine plants to keep your delicate under eye skin looking bright and youthful. Wink of H20 truly is one of the best anti-aging eye creams, especially for those in their 30’s who are just beginning to notice signs of aging around the eyes. It provides 24-hour hydration and treats gentle signs of ageing while bringing out one of your best features!

Bright Idea Vitamin C & Tri-Peptide Face Serum by Bliss, $27

Bright Idea Vitamin C & Tri-Peptide Face Serum by Bliss
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Did you know that Vitamin C was the top skincare ingredient of 2020, with hundreds and thousands of Google searches? Not exactly surprising, as this powerhouse antioxidant is ideal for brightening, exfoliating, protecting, and (you guessed it!) anti-aging. Get your daily dose of Vitamin C skincare products with the Bright Idea Vitamin C & Tri-Peptide Face Serum by Bliss, a gentle-yet-effective product that fades discoloration, reduces dullness, and fights wrinkles like a dream. Yes, many people already have these things in their 20’s and 30’s. And Vitamin C isn’t the only iconic ingredient in the Bright Idea serum, as it works alongside signal peptides to increase collagen production. Collagen is the substance naturally produced by the body that literally lifts up your skin and keeps it in place, and dermatologists say that production starts to rapidly decrease each year after you turn 30. Ugh. Use this serum by Bliss to keep your skin looking as bright as your future, staying firm and fresh for years to come.

A-Passioni Retinol Cream by Drunk Elephant, $74

A-Passioni Retinol Cream by Drunk Elephant
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What list of anti-aging skincare products would be complete without Retinol? Answer: none. And the A-Passioni Retinol Cream by Drunk Elephant delivers just the right amount of this powerhouse anti-aging skincare ingredient. Formulated with 1.0% Retinol, this vegan form of our favorite skin care ingredient will improve your skin’s tone and texture while preventing free radical damage, also known as the top reason for prematurely aged skin. It even works alongside a Triple Peptide Blend to strengthen and firm while boosting the effectiveness of retinol… because the friends who prevent wrinkles and fine lines together, stay together. This is one of our favorite Retinol creams to get you started on your anti-aging skincare routine, and it works even better alongside your favorite hydrating Drunk Elephant moisturizers and serums!

Benefiance Wrinkle Resist 24 Night Cream by Shiseido, $63

Benefiance Wrinkle Resist 24 Night Cream by Shiseido
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Shiseido has anti-aging night creams down to a science. And we mean that literally, as all of the brand’s best anti-aging creams are made with advanced technology to restore youthful radiance. Or in the case of preventative skincare, hold on to it as long as possible! This night cream contains WrinkleResist24 technology (formulated with Chlorella Extract, Mukurossi Extract and Gambir Extract) to diminish the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, along with Super Bio-Hyaluronic Acid for a hydration surge that keeps skin looking smooth and silky. One look at the top ratings for Shiseido’s Benefiance eye cream and day cream shows that the brand knows all about wrinkles, and more specifically how to diminish them… so it’s safe to say that this night cream is an anti-aging skincare essential that you need to try. 91% of MIRA guests with mature skin love Benefiance, and 90% believe that it has powerful anti-aging abilities.

LiftActiv Anti Aging Face Serum 10 Supreme by Vichy, $45

LiftActiv Anti Aging Face Serum 10 Supreme by Vichy
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How to get tighter skin in 10 days - a love story from the best underrated skincare brand, ever. Vichy understands the premature aging struggle, and the LiftActiv serum is packed with 10% Rhamnose and Hyaluronic Acid to revitalize your complexion like no other. From crow’s feet and forehead wrinkles to slightly sagging skin on the neck, all it takes is a little over a week to give your look a major lift. One thing that sets this anti-aging skincare product apart from the rest? It contains fragmented Hyaluronic Acid, with a smaller molecule size that penetrates better into the skin and leaves you feeling healthy and hydrated. That means that this Vichy favorite is ideal for quick results in any anti-aging skincare routine, whether you’re 25 or 55. 100% of the MIRA community agrees that LiftActive is gentle on the skin and reduces puffiness!

Lotus Youth Preserve Moisturizer by Fresh, $48

Lotus Youth Preserve Moisturizer by Fresh
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“This product is amazing! It leaves my skin feeling like it took a big drink of water without feeling heavy or like it’s just sitting there. It’s great for my combination skin.” Something that may not be clear about anti-aging creams is that they don’t have an age limit. In fact, people as young as their teens or 20’s can majorly benefit from a treatment like the Lotus Youth Preserve Moisturizer by Fresh, as it works to stop wrinkles in their tracks and prevent skin aging issues before they even happen. This lightweight cream is powered by antioxidant-packed super lotus to support the skin’s moisture barrier and protect against free radicals, targeting the first signs of ageing. It also features Star Fruit Leaf Extract and Hyaluronic Acid to moisturize and improve the appearance of skin texture while feeling cool and calming on your beautiful complexion. Need more proof? 100% of participants in a clinical study said that Lotus Youth Preserve made their skin look more even and youthful within the first four weeks of use.

GRAVITYMUD Firming Treatment Mask by GLAMGLOW, $60

 GRAVITYMUD Firming Treatment Mask by GLAMGLOW

A mask that lifts, firms, and makes you feel like a beauty influencer? We’ll take ten. GRAVITYMUD by GLAMGLOW is an essential part of Desi Perkins’s beauty routine that she’s been using for years, particularly on the night before a big event to get her skin “right and tight.” And it will do the same for your 20’s and 30’s anti-aging skincare routine! This mask is made with licorice and marshmallow extracts to firm and lift the skin, making it feel more toned and tight than ever before. It also doesn’t hurt that the peel-off process is extremely satisfying, and leaves you with a smooth canvas that’s perfect for makeup application. Fight the effects of gravity with this Desi Perkins-approved face mask, which our community says is pore-minimizing, anti-aging, good for acne and brightening.

UV Physical Broad-Spectrum SPF 41 by EltaMD, $33

UV Physical Broad-Spectrum SPF 41 by EltaMD
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When it’s recommended by a top dermatologist on TikTok with millions of followers, you know that an anti-aging skincare product is the real deal…right? All jokes aside, the UV Physical Broad-Spectrum SPF 41 by EltaMD is pretty ideal for any age group. This daily essential doesn’t just protect against the sun’s harmful rays, it’s also a must-have for your 20’s anti-aging routine. Did you know that sun damage is the top cause of skin aging? Yikes. Dr. Shah’s sunscreen recommendation is the UV Physical Broad-Spectrum SPF 41 by EltaMD, and we definitely see why. This lightly tinted formula is packed with antioxidants to neutralize and protect against free radical damage. It’s long-lasting, won’t leave you oily throughout the day, and shields your skin against everything from the sun to humidity and pollution particles. And we can’t stress this enough, it’s MD-recommended to keep the wrinkles and dullness away. Yes, please!

Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Multi-Recovery Complex by Estée Lauder, $100

Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Multi-Recovery Complex by Estée Lauder
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“This stuff is amazing every time I use it. It’s extremely hydrating without being oily, and blends into the skin well, I hope it helps with my 30 year old fine lines coming in.” This beloved Estée Lauder product will definitely help with those 30-year-old lines, babe. And so much more. We truly can’t say enough incredible things about Advanced Night Repair. And apparently, our MIRA community can’t either… because there are hundreds of adoring reviews for this cult anti-aging skincare product and the profound effect it has on all complexions. Advanced Night Repair features Estée Lauder's exclusive ChronoluxCB technology, along with hyaluronic acid and antioxidants, and has been scientifically proven to reduce fine lines and signs of aging - all while restoring hydration (72 hours of it!) and giving skin a youthful, radiant glow. Basically, it’s a must-have that you’ll definitely still be using ten years from now. 97% of MIRA reviews say that Advanced Night Repair has powerful anti-aging effects, while 99% say it evens out tone and feels smooth and lightweight on all skin types.

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