Top 5 skincare products to tackle skin ageing [review 2023]

Hannah Wilson

Left unchecked, time can run riot on our skin. As the years tick by, collagen levels deplete, skin dehydrates and cell regeneration slows. But we’ve got some assuring news for you. There is a way to slam the brakes on time. Whether you’re worried about wrinkles, sagging, dryness or age spots - we’ve got the anti-ageing product fix for you. 

Here at Face Dr, our primary focus is keeping our clients’ skin in good health. The secret? Maintaining consistent skincare practices with products that contain effective concentrations of active ingredients. 

However, the world of ageless beauty can be a minefield - especially when it comes to skincare. There are thousands of products promising flawless results. So, where do you begin? 

You’ll be pleased to know that we’ve done all the legwork for you. Our practices are rooted in dermatology (aka skin science) and between our skincare professionals, we’ve got decades of experience treating ageing skin with a range of different solutions. Here are our our top five anti-ageing products we recommend to our clients: 

#5 ZO Skin Health Wrinkle + Texture Repair

#4 AllSkin Med GF Firming Serum

#3 ZO Skin Health Growth Factor Serum

#2 ZO Skin Health Firming Serum

#1 ZO Skin Health Daily Power Defense

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Read on to find out more about our top picks.


Our top 5 anti-ageing skincare products


#5 ZO Skin Health Wrinkle + Texture Repair


 ZO Wrinkle + Texture Repair


ZO Skin Health's Wrinkle + Texture Repair is a high-potency retinol-based product that reactivates the process of skin renewal to restore natural hydration and improves the appearance of wrinkles and skin texture.

Retinol is a type of Retinoid deriving from Vitamin A, and are used in skincare as it increases cell turnover and collagen production in the skin. The product also contains a few of ZO's patented ingredients you can't get anywhere else, designed to smooth the skin and prevent irritation.


#4 AllSkin Med GF Firming Serum




GF Firming Serum



AllSkin Med is another brand that brings some amazing anti-ageing skincare to the medical-grade market. Their GF High Potency Firming Serum is a light, rapidly absorbed repairing and regenerating serum. The "GF" stands for Growth Factors.

Growth Factors are natural substances made by skin cells to maintain healthy skin. They are responsible for supporting the repair of damaged skin, making components that provide firmness and elasticity to the skin while helping to maintain skin's protective functions.and this serum is rich in growth factors to improve skin firmness and elasticity. When you age, your skin stops producing as much of this amazing proteins, and this is where Growth Factor serums come in.

Not only is this product ideal for ageing skin, but also helps to reduce pigmentation whilst being gentle on sensitive skin.


#3 ZO Skin Health Growth Factor Serum


 ZO Growth Factor Serum


On to our next Growth Factor based serum, ZO's Growth Factor Serum is another top pick from us. 

This serum is a lightweight gel formulated with a combination of plant and enzymatically-derived growth factors for all skin types that strengthens the skin, supports skin rejuvenation and protects against future signs of skin ageing.

ZO also have also released a Growth Factor Eye Serum, with all the goodness of the skin serum but especially designed for the sensitive, delicate eye area. Here's what one client had to say:

"This product is amazing and I have seen results within 2 weeks! This light weight serum absorbs quickly and leaves no greasy feeling afterward. It is filled with active ingredients which have a lot of benefits for the skin. It also helps minimize your pores!" Gabriella K

#2 ZO Skin Health Firming Serum


 ZO Firming Serum


ZO's Firming Serum is an anti-ageing breakthrough in restructuring and shaping the skin. 

With time, our skin cell turnover and regeneration decreases, causing drooping and sagging. This product will firm and tighten your skin, helping you to achieve that youthful suppleness that tends to disappear as we age. 

ZCORE™ Complex and sodium DNA work together like builders to improve the structural integrity of the skin. This unique blend of ingredients was tested in an independent clinical trial and saw 93% of patients experiencing improvement in both mid-face and jawline skin sagging. A winner in our books!

#1 ZO Skin Health Daily Power Defense


 ZO Daily Power Defense


ZO Skin Health Daily Power Defense is year-on-year our best-selling skincare product. Promising to smooth, redensify and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, this one is a consistent favourite with our clients (and with us!). 

As we age, our skin loses its elasticity and begins to deteriorate, causing those tell-tale signs and symptoms to rear their ugly head. This serum combats that process with a powerful cocktail of highly concentrated active ingredients. 

Vitamin E acts as a powerful antioxidant to combat free radical damage while matrixyl 300, a potent peptide, firms skin for a smooth, wrinkle-free finish. With regular use, your skin’s natural repair process will be supplemented by a mix of enzymes called ultrasomes and roxisomes. And, to finish it all off, ceramide 6 works to help improve your skin’s protective barrier function.

We had to give this product the top spot, as it is so popular with our clients as a fantastic all-rounder, fantastic for anti-ageing, acne and blemishes, pigmentation, dull skin and sensitive skin. You just can't go wrong with this one, and we love it.


In summary


When it comes to picking products there are tonnes to choose from and the sheer amount of skincare on the market can seem pretty daunting. We also know that when anti-ageing is the focus, you don’t want to waste your time on watered down formulas that don’t work.

To view our anti-ageing products available to our clients, visit the collection by clicking here.

We hope this article has helped narrow your search for the best anti-ageing skincare buys. However, If you are in need of more guidance or are looking for personalised advice, you can book a free online skincare consultation with one of our professionals. We’ll chat through your skin concerns and use our knowledge to help work out the best course of action for you. Alternatively, if you have already used some of these medical-grade skincare products before and would just like to quickly reorder them, you can also do that. Click the button below to get started.



Wondering why we don't show prices?


You may be wondering why we don’t have product prices on display? Don’t worry, we’re not trying to hide them. In the UK, ZO Skin Health and AllSkin Med prohibit any official stockist from showing prices online.

If you create a customer account with us you will be able to see all pricing. Click the link below or subscribe to our mailing list and we will send you a price list.

All products are sold at the recommended retail price.

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