WHEN you look in the mirror and sigh because you're met with the sight of dull skin, red patches or a flare-up of spots, what's the first thing you do to remedy the problem? If you reach for a lotion or serum – or head to the shops in search of a skincare solution – you're not alone.
1. Lutein Did you know, not only does the blue light from smartphones stop us from drifting off to sleep at night, it also causes fine lines and pigmentation? Lutein, an antioxidant derived from marigolds and which acts as a shield against blue light, is one of the ingredients found in Murad City Skin Broad Spectrum SPF 50, £45, which also protects against UVA and B, infrared and pollution.
AT 64, Angie Best is still glamorous and strutting her stuff as a model, but even she doesn't pull her punches when talking about ageing: "Getting older is an absolute b**** and not for the faint-hearted! Your brain's still young, but your body is doing something alien.