How Long does it take for Your Skin to Renew?


" In adult, skin renews itself every 28 to 42 days; while in people age 50 and older, it can take up to 84 days."


As the largest and forever growing organ in your body, skin has the ability to renew itself regularly. Skin cells turnover is a repetitive process where the living cells from the lowest epidermis layer gradually moving to the top layer of the skin. Then these skin cells die and shed off, revealing more radiant, younger-looking skin underneath. A healthy skin renewal cycle is the key to an event, spotless radiant complexion.

Ageing and Skin Renewal Process

The skin cells turnover rate varies individually and age plays a major role. In babies, the skin renews itself every 14 days. In teenagers, this process takes about 28 days. In adults, it takes between 28 and 42 days. In those age 50 and older, the skin renewal process can take up to 84 days.

With age, it takes longer for skin to repair and replace the damaged cells. The longer it takes for your skin to renew itself, the more built-up dead skin cells on the top layer of the skin waiting to be replaced. This makes your complexion look dull and tired.

Your skin needs energy to regenerate itself. Coenzyme Q10 is a natural substance found in every living cells of your body which plays a key role in generating energy for the cells. It enables your skin to produce new cells. Unfortunately, the coenzyme Q10 levels in your body decline with age. To boost skin's coenzyme Q10 levels, mix a few drops of Bio-Renewal Face Oil with a small amount of serum or moisturiser then apply to your skin as usual. Formulated with coenzyme Q10, stabilised vitamin E, blue chamomile and frankincense essential oils to energise and boost skin renewal process. This nourishing facial oil protects your skin from environmental damage and slows down the signs of ageing. It helps even out skin tone and restore radiance.


Anti-Ageing Face Oil for all types of ageing and premature-ageing skin particularly dry, sensitive skin. Suitable for vegans learn more >>>

How to Boost Skin Renewal At Night

Regular exfoliation removes dead skin cells on the top layer of your skin and helps speed up the skin's renewal process. Your skin renews itself particularly at night while you are at sleep. To boost skin renewal at night, use Overnight Skin Perfector on freshly-cleansed skin avoiding the immediate eye area. This complexion repair serum has been formulated with liquorice root extract, blue chamomile essential oil, alpha and beta hydroxy acids to gently exfoliate dead skin cells, restore radiance and reduce the appearance of wrinkles and lines. 

Studies showed that alpha and beta hydroxy acids boost skin cell renewal and even out skin tone. At Henry Tianus, I use the combination of citric and salicylic acid to refine pores, boost skin radiance and smooth out wrinkles. Blue chamomile essential oil and liquorice root extract have been used therapeutically to soothe skin-irritation and protect skin cells from premature ageing. Studies suggest that liquorice root extract helps reduce the appearance of age spots due to excess melanin production in the skin.


“ Excellent serum to use for the night to achieve great complexion, very effective!" Jasmine T learn more >>>


For those with hyper-sensitive skin, I highly recommend award-winning Bio-Collagen Ageless Cream. This ultra firming anti-wrinkle cream has been formulated with n-acetyl glucosamine, niacinamide and nano hyaluronic acid to speed up skin cell turnover, bring back the radiant glow and diminish the appearance of wrinkles and pigmentation spots.

Niacinamide has been shown to increase the production of collagen, elastin and skin's proteins by up to 100%. It works synergistically with n-acetyl glucosamine to boost skin renewal and reduce pigmentation spots. Studies showed that both ingredients help prevent the excess production of melanin pigment in the skin. N-acetyl glucosamine gently peels off dead skin cells and diminishes the appearance of wrinkles without causing irritation, hence it is suitable for even very sensitive skin. While nano hyaluronic acid with its ultra-low-molecular-weight particle of 0.0000000000000000001 gram penetrates deeper into the skin to rejuvenate skin cells and restore the youthfulness from within.

If your skin suffers with pigmentation spots, apply Bio-Collagen Ageless Cream after serum every morning and evening. This anti-ageing cream has been further infused with 24-karat nano gold particles to deliver key ingredients, nutrients and oxygen deeper into the skin for best possible results.


Argan oil plumps, Niacinamide tackles pigmentation and rosacea and 24 Carat Gold smooths wrinkles. An all-round winner." Vitality, BABTAC (British Association of Beauty Therapy & Cosmetology) learn more >>>


Skin Hydration is The Key to A Long-Lasting Radiant Glow

Dehydration causes your skin to lose its glow. It weakens the skin's barrier function and makes your skin more prone to premature ageing. To maintain healthy hydration levels and protect your skin from pollution, apply 6 to 8 drops of Antioxidant Youthful Essence to freshly-cleansed face every morning before moisturiser. Formulated with turmeric, ginkgo and allantoin to instantly hydrate, refresh and protect tired-looking skin from free radicals and harmful pollutants. This 100% oil-free serum has a texture like water, very light on the skin, hence it is suitable for all skin types including oily and acne-prone skin.

Studies showed that allantoin boosts skin renewal and calms sensitive skin. It reduces the signs of ageing on the skin. While turmeric contains curcumin, the active substance with excellent anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties to help protect skin cells from free radicals and environmental damage.


This is amazing! I noticed a difference round my eyes after the first application. My skin felt tighter and firmer after just a couple of days." Best Wrinkle Zapper, Natural Health learn more >>>



Henry Tianus is a multi-award-winning Anti-Ageing Scientist based in London, UK. Henry Tianus has been listed as The Recognised Institute Practitioner at The Institute of Traditional Herbal Medicine and Aromatherapy (ITHMA), London (UK) since 2005. Henry Tianus's articles have been read by people in more than 100 countries with USA and UK at the top of the list. Join Henry Tianus eNewsletter to receive the latest health and wellbeing tips. 

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