All About Anti-Aging: Our Toolkit
A Three-Pronged Approach to Everlasting Youth (kinda)
Disclaimer: I am not a doctor, just a cartoon deer on the internet with a background in chemistry and a hyperfixation on skin. This is not medical advice.
I am, above all things, an anti-aging maxi. Much of my life is optimized for longevity - I started strength training at a young age, I take care of my heart, eat nutritious food, sleep deeply, and (attempt to) manage stress. While I’m sure these activities will keep me youthful in the long term and you should take these steps too, I like to take the process further by biohacking my way into perfect, glowing skin. What can I say, I’m shallow!
Beyond facial SPF, there are a number of tools one could use to fight signs of aging topically. We’ve talked about retinoids previously, and I’ll do deep dives on the other two soon:
At a high level, retinoids work by