Anti-ageing skin care best-sellers you can shop right here in Australia

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Beauty Crew Beauty Editor / July 04 2024

Building a comprehensive anti-ageing skin care routine doesn't have to feel overwhelming. In fact, if you live in Australia then you have access to some of the best anti-ageing skin care on the market. 

From gentle, plumping peptide serums to potent retinol (that doesn't irritate sensitive skin), there's a wealth of skin care to be had and used on the daily that helps to reinforce the skin's natural processes to minimise the first signs of ageing. 

So if you're down for plumper, firmer, smoother and more youthful-looking skin then keep on scrolling friend, we've sourced the best the anti-ageing skin care category has to offer right here in Australia to help you on your way. Here, BEAUTYcrew's curation of the best anti-ageing skin care products to shop in Australia.

2024's Top 3 Best Anti-Ageing Skin Care Australia

1. KORA Organics Noni Glow Face Oil, $94, The Iconic
2. Esmi Skin Minerals Ageless Hyaluronic Serum, $45.50, Esmi Skin Minerals
3. BOOST LAB Edelweiss Neck Firming Serum, $39.95, Adore Beauty

KORA Organics Noni Glow Face Oil
from $94 at The Iconic

This nourishing and replenishing face oil is an excellent entry point into the world of anti-ageing skin care. The antioxidant-rich formula is gentle on skin, helping to soften, strengthen and enhance radiance, bounce and elasticity with continued use. 

Key features:

Contains noni fruit extract, rosehip, jojoba, sunflower, seabuckthorn and pomegranate seed oils
Lightweight, non-greasy and fast-absorbing
Enhances radiance, bounce and elasticity
Softens, strengthens and smooths skin
Suitable for all skin types including sensitive skin

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Esmi Skin Minerals Ageless Hyaluronic Serum
from $45.50 at Esmi Skin Minerals

Perfect for dry skin, this serum combines a potent blend of skin firming peptides, triple-action hyaluronic acid and antioxidant-rich watermelon extract for a hydrated, healthy and youthful glow.

Key features:

Contains peptides, hyaluronic acid and watermelon extract
Plumps and smooths fine lines and wrinkles
Firms skin and aids in collagen production
Enhances hydration and radiance
Suitable for all skin types, but benefits dry and ageing skin the most

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BOOST LAB Edelweiss Neck Firming Serum
from $39.95 at Adore Beauty

Often unconsidered, the neck and décolletage are some of the first places to show signs of ageing, but BOOST LAB is addressing the most overlooked part of your skin care routine with a serum specifically designed to lift and smooth the skin on this part of your body.

Key features:

Edelweiss extract supports collagen production
Tef seed extract improves elasticity and firmness
Lifts and smooths crepey or sagging skin
Targets fine lines and wrinkles
Addresses the first signs of ageing
Free from sulphates, parabens and fragrances

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Murad Cellular Hydration Barrier Repair Serum
from $105 at Sephora

This powerful repair serum contains biomimetic hexapeptide-9, which emulates the naturally-occurring barrier-enforcing peptides in the skin that help to reduce water loss​. Alongside the peptide, refined bilberry seed oil (rich in omegas 3 and 6) works to reinforce the skin's moisture barrier, and hyaluronic acid helps to bind moisture to the skin for a more resilient and youthful-looking complexion.

Key features:

Contains hexapeptide-9, refined bilberry seed oil and hyaluronic acid
Minimises water loss
Reinforces the skin's moisture barrier
Binds moisture to the skin
Creates a more resilient, hydrated and youthful-looking complexion

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Go-To De-Crease Retinal Eye Serum
from $55 at Go-To Skincare

In order to smooth the fine lines and wrinkles commonly found around the eyes, Go-To has paired a gentle encapsulated retinal with a slew of nourishing ingredients that help to hydrate, soothe and protect the delicate skin around the eyes.

Key features:

Encapsulated retinal smooths crows feet and is gentle on skin
Peptides help to lift sagging skin
Honey locust extract smooths fine lines and minimises puffiness
Niacinamide and mushroom extract soothe, protect and hydrate

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Rationale #6 The Night Crème
from $230 at Rationale

Personally, we prefer the rich nourishment of a night moisturiser over serums when it comes to our retinol and this pick from Rationale understands the assignment completely. It's pumped full of rich botanical extracts and oils that help to bolster the renewing properties of retinol overnight.

Key features:

To be used as part of an evening skin care routine
Contains a proprietary complex of Vitamin A (retinol and retinal)
Enriched with nourishing botanical extracts and oils
Lifts and firms
Enhances radiance and hydration
Minimises fine lines, wrinkles and hyperpigmentation

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What is the best skin care for ageing skin?

A great anti-ageing skin care routine should feature a range of ingredients that help to reinforce and strengthen the skin's natural processes such as collagen production, which slows down with age. Some popular anti-ageing skin care ingredients include retinol, peptides, resveratrol, ceramides, and vitamin C.

Main image credit: @mirandakerr

More of a serum kind of person? Here are 5 serums that'll support your skin through the ageing process.

Briar Clark got her start in the media industry in 2017, as an intern for Marie Claire and InStyle. Since then, her keen interest in fashion and beauty has landed her gigs as a Digital Content Producer and Beauty Editor with titles like Girlfriend, Refinery29, BEAUTYcrew and beautyheaven. She loves the way seemingly innocuous topics like skin care and style have the ability to put a smile on people’s faces or make them think about themselves a little differently. A big believer in self love and experimentation, Briar has made a point of becoming the Australian beauty industry’s unofficial guinea pig for unusual treatments and daring hair trends. When she’s not testing out the latest beauty launches, Briar is big on broadening her horizons, mostly in the form of food but she’s also partial to travelling to new destinations both near and far (and of course, allocating an extra bag to bring their best beauty offerings home with her).