Top Anti-Aging Skin Care Tips for Busy Moms

When you’re a mom, finding time to use the bathroom in peace can feel like a struggle. Who has time for skin care? 

We know you’re busy, but good skin doesn’t have to take a lot of time. 

Active moms, these skin care tips are for you. 

Commit to Daily Effort

Consistency is the secret to achieving the best skin care results. A few minutes of daily effort is better than spending hours trying to make up for lost time. 

Commit to 10 minutes a day for your skin. Remember, those 10 minutes can take years off your appearance and reduce your risk for skin problems, sun damage, and some types of skin cancer. 

Give Habit Stacking a Try

When your brain is full of soccer practice drop-offs, homework hassles, and constant bickering, it is easy to forget about skin care. You need to make skin care a habit, but starting new behaviors can be a challenge. 

To help you get into a routine, try a simple trick called habit stacking. Choose an activity you’ve already established – like brushing your teeth or drinking that morning cup of coffee – and tack your skin care on. Once you do your ingrained habit, immediately handle your skin. Habit stacking makes it a breeze to start and continue a new routine. 

Focus on the Basics

Moms don’t have time for sheet masks, Instagram-inspired beauty trends, and fussy skin care regimens. Your plate is already overloaded. If you don’t have much time to spend on skin care, take it back to basics. 

  • Cleanse: Dirt, oil, and makeup can clog pores and dull your skin. Give your skin a daily cleanse with a gentle product formulated for your skin type. 
  • Moisturize: Even oily skin needs a moisturizer. Moisturizing adds a protective layer to the skin, helping seal in water and keeping dirt out of your pores. 
  • Protect: Sun damage can dramatically age your skin. Make sure you’re using sunscreen daily to protect your skin. 

If you need help getting started with skin care or if you need product recommendations, let us know. 

Ask Us About BOTOX® (Our Favorite Anti-Aging Secret Weapon)

Good skin care and consistent effort can transform the skin, but aging still happens. For unwanted wrinkles and creases, turn to BOTOX®. This powerful wrinkle treatment is perfect for busy moms because it only requires a quick, in-office appointment and is a zero-downtime solution. 

You can also pair BOTOX® with dermal fillers for a non-surgical facelift. 

Schedule a Little Me Time

You do everything for your family. When was the last time you took a break? Enhance your skin and get a little time for yourself by scheduling a facial at our med spa. Sit back and relax while we pamper and enhance your skin with a customized facial treatment. No kids, no whining – only time to recharge your mind and your skin. 

Contact MAE Plastic Surgery Today

Be the mom with enviable skin. With only 10 minutes a day and a few visits a year to MAE Plastic Surgery, you can feel more confident in your appearance. Call us at (847) 205-1680 to schedule your treatments today.