Three Cardinal Rules of Skincare You Can’t Afford To Break

Dec 16, 2021
Three Cardinal Rules of Skincare You Can’t Afford To Break

We’re all guilty of skipping a skincare step or not doing our full routine once in a while – and chances are it won’t hurt your results. What will hurt your skin is ignoring some of the most important and basic rules of skincare.

If you are bothered by new wrinkles or sagging skin, or the results you want are taking too long, make sure you’re following these skincare rules so you can get the most out of your routine!

Don’t Sleep With Makeup

When it comes to skincare rules, no one is more common than don’t sleep with your makeup on – but do you know why? Your skin gets covered with dirt, dead skin, and all kinds of pollutants throughout the day which just pile on top of makeup. By not scrubbing this outer layer of makeup and gunk away, you effectively prevent your skin from repairing itself and producing newer, healthier cells – which is how you can reverse wrinkles and damage.

To help keep skin healthy and safe, wash thoroughly every single night before bed. This is going to wash away all this dangerous and skin-disrupting gunk off your face so it can effectively fight wrinkles while you sleep. It will also deliver peptides, nutrients, and amino acids to your skin to help fight signs of aging as you clean.

Start At Your Neck

One of the best pieces of skincare advice any expert will tell you is to start your skincare at your neck. We often spend so much time worrying about our faces that our necks are left to sag, wrinkle, and dry out before our eyes. Not only does a wrinkled neck make you look way older, but it’s one more wrinkle you don’t need to deal with. Instead of suffering every time you look in the mirror, make sure you’re applying your products to your neck.

Some brands will simply tell you to use your face cream, but nothing works better than a specialized treatment designed specifically for your neck skin. That’s what encouraged us to formulate a Neck Firming Cream that could help visibly reduce the look of wrinkles and sagging on your neck. Formulated with some of the best peptides in America, it’s one skincare step you should never skip.

Eyes Need Peptides


From green tea to banana, there have been all sorts of ingredients that claim they do wonders for your eye area. While there may be some benefit to using them, experts all agree the only thing that can help reverse and prevent eye wrinkles are peptides. Peptides are a special group of skincare ingredients that work at the cellular level of your skin to repair and protect against damage. The good news is that they’re very effective, but the bad news is that only some of them are good for your delicate eye area.

When treating eye wrinkles, you want to look for peptides that are proven to work on thin, delicate skin. Some of the most effective peptides for the eyes have been founded in modern skincare and are only available to a limited number of brands. Thankfully at South Beach Skin Lab, we have access to these amazing peptides like NAD+ and Aldavine and pack every bottle of our Eye Recovery Serum full of them! That means you’re only a few weeks away from a brighter, less-wrinkled eye area!