Rewind & Recharge: Skincare Mistakes You May Be Guilty Of & The Ultimate Anti-Ageing Antidote

Throughout our lives, sun damage, environmental factors, and unhealthy habits are quietly accumulating a debt that our skin will eventually have to pay. 

Although you might not want to admit it, you could be guilty of one or more of these skincare mistakes, causing your skin to age more rapidly. 

And, while you may be thinking that you don’t have time for proper skincare or maybe you just aren’t sure where to start, it’s important to note that no matter what age you are, it’s never too late to ditch these skincare mistakes and start forming healthy habits to ensure that you set your skin up for future success as you age. 

Mistakes To Ditch & The Consequences They Reap

Sun Exposure Without Protection 

It's no secret that sun exposure without protection is the arch nemesis of skin. Skipping sunblock might seem harmless, but those UVA/UVB rays are busy creating wrinkles, pigmentation, and loss of elasticity. 

Make sunblock a non-negotiable; rain or shine! Opt for SPF 50+ broad-spectrum protection and reapply every two hours, especially after sweating or swimming.

Sleepless Nights

We've all been there, but skimping on sleep takes a toll on your skin's ability to repair and regenerate. Chronic sleep deprivation leads to dullness, dark circles, and increased collagen breakdown.

Aim for 7-8 hours of quality sleep each night. We suggest creating a relaxing bedtime routine, avoiding screens at least 2 hours before bed and investing in a good quality pillow.

Neglecting Hydration 

Your skin is 64% water, and dehydration shows up as fine lines, flakiness, and a loss of that youthful glow. Skipping moisturiser disrupts the skin's natural barrier, leading to further dehydration and potential irritation. 

Drink plenty of water throughout the day – aim for 2l a day, and use a gentle cleanser followed by a moisturiser suitable for your skin type. Apply a hydrating serum in between for an extra boost!

Skipping Cleansing

Neglecting regular cleansing allows dirt, oil, and makeup to build up, clogging pores and potentially leading to breakouts and inflammation. Remember, even oily skin needs cleansing, just the right kind! 

Cleanse your face twice daily with a gentle cleanser suitable for your skin type. Don't forget to remove your makeup before bed, and avoid harsh scrubbing.

Unbalanced Diet & Fad Trends 

What you eat shows on your skin! Skipping fruits and vegetables, indulging in excessive sugar, and following restrictive fad diets deprive your skin of essential nutrients needed for repair and regeneration.

Focus on a balanced diet rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean protein. Don't forget healthy fats, like those found in avocados and nuts.

The Anti-Ageing Antidote: Motherkind OceaGlow

So, you might have made some missteps – we all do! But the good news? By taking action now, you can significantly impact your skin's future health and help minimise those possible ageing concerns. This is where Motherkind OceaGlow Advanced Anti-Ageing Marine Collagen comes in.

OceaGlow isn't just any collagen supplement. It's a potent blend of marine collagen peptides, hyaluronic acid, vitamin c, l-glutathione, biotin and zinc, specifically formulated to address your skin's needs:

Marine Collagen Peptides 

Their smaller size allows for better absorption, supporting natural collagen production for improved elasticity and firmness.

Hyaluronic Acid

This moisture magnet plumps up your skin, leaving it feeling dewy and hydrated and looking youthful and radiant.

Vitamin C

This antioxidant powerhouse fights free radicals that damage collagen, promoting a brighter, and more even skin tone.


A powerful antioxidant which helps brighten the skin and reduce hyperpigmentation.


Essential for healthy hair, skin, and nails, and supports an overall radiant complexion.


Stimulates collagen production and aids in repairing damaged tissues.

By incorporating OceaGlow into your routine, alongside healthy skincare habits, you can:

Boost Collagen Production

Counteract the natural decline of collagen and give your skin the building blocks it needs for a youthful appearance.

Enhance Hydration

Combat dehydration and promote a plump, healthy complexion.

Improve Elasticity

Say goodbye to fine lines and hello to firmer, more youthful looking skin.

Protect Against Future Damage

The antioxidant power of Vitamin C helps shield your skin from free radical damage, delaying the signs of ageing.

Other Skincare Habits To Take Up To Promote Healthy Skin:

Gentle Exfoliation

Once or twice a week, remove dead skin cells with a gentle exfoliating scrub or chemical exfoliant suitable for your skin type. This promotes cell turnover and results in smoother, brighter skin. 

Targeted Treatments

As your skin's needs evolve, address specific concerns like acne or dark circles with targeted serums or treatments. Consult a dermatologist for personalized recommendations.

Embrace Sun Protection 

Remember, sunscreen isn't just for the beach! Wear it daily, even on cloudy days, to shield your skin from harmful UV rays that accelerate ageing.

Minimise Makeup & Clean Brushes

Don't sleep in your makeup! It clogs pores and can lead to breakouts. Regularly clean your makeup brushes with a gentle cleanser to prevent bacteria buildup and potential irritation.

Manage Stress

Chronic stress wreaks havoc on your skin, triggering inflammation and breakouts. Practice stress-management techniques like yoga, meditation, or spending time in nature. 

Invest In Quality Products

Expensive doesn't always mean better. Invest in skincare products that are formulated with high-quality ingredients suitable for your skin type. Avoid harsh chemicals and fragrances. It’s important to always patch test new products before applying them to your entire face.

Seek Professional Advice

Don't hesitate to consult a dermatologist or esthetician for personalised skincare advice and treatment recommendations. They can assess your skin type, address specific concerns, and recommend skincare products tailored to your needs.

Reminder: Consistency Is Key! 

By incorporating these healthy habits into your routine and making conscious choices, you can lay the foundation for vibrant, healthy skin that glows for years to come. Taking care of your skin isn't about vanity. It's about investing in your long-term health and beauty. 

Start by ditching those harmful habits, embrace a mindful skincare routine, and consider supporting your skin from within with Motherkind OceaGlow Advanced Anti-Ageing Marine Collagen. By taking action now, you can rewrite your skin's future and turn back the clock on ageing, one step at a time.

Remember: There is no such thing as “too soon” or “too late” when it comes to taking care of your skin, it will thank you in the long run.

Disclaimer: This blog post is for informational purposes only and does not constitute medical advice. Please consult with a healthcare professional before making any changes to your skincare routine or starting new supplements.


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