I'm a 30 year old caucasian male and I feel like my skin is aging faster than it should. I have oily skin sometimes and then dry/combination other times. I need a simple skincare region that won't take up all my day that will also help with anti-aging. The pores on my face are large and I'm developing wrinkles on my forehead. I've tried multiple products but can't seem to find the right products. I also have sensitive skin as well. thanks
30 Year Old Male and Skincare. How To Slow Aging Process?
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Male skin care for aging.
The single most effective, and only FDA approved, treatment for anti aging are compunds called retinoids, which are vitamin A derivates. Over the counter versions of products which contain retinol (like Olay ProX) work in the same way but are a little less potent. Retinoids also shrink pores to some degree, but can be irritating to "sensitive" skin. Many people who have sensitive skin actually have rosacea, a treatable, acne-like, condition.
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