Skin Health
Skin Care: At What Age Should I (or My Kids) Start It?
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altChildren may be too young for a certain kind of more aggressive or targeted skin care, but otherwise, the caring of skin starts at a very young age—ideally, from the day one is born.

"Skin care" beyond esthetics includes basic hygiene and the prevention of irritations and infection. In this light, basic skin care begins at quite a young age—at birth, in fact, in order to keep baby clean safely and reduce the risk of infection.

VMV HYPOALLERGENICS® Grandma Minnie's Mom & Baby Care products are formulated specifically for the delicate skin of neonates, infants and young children as well as pregnant and nursing moms.

Armada Baby 50+ can be used on infants and other Armada products can be used by children ages 2 and up. Starting your child on sun avoidance early can significantly reduce the risk of skin cancer, immune suppression diseases, and other problems attributed to chronic, cumulative sun exposure. As with all things skin, consult your dermatologist; as with all things children, consult your pediatrician.

Children ages 2 and up can use all our Essence Skin-Saving Hair, Body + Bath Care.

VMV HYPOALLERGENICS® SuperSkin Care regimens can be started by boys and girls as early age 9. These simple cleanser-toner-nourisher systems provide excellent basic daily care for Dry, Oily, and Combination skin types.

Pre-teen care like this can a) prevent acne or lessen its severity, which can mean less scars to correct; b) prevent wrinkles; c) help skin improve over time SuperSkin Care actives can help influence new skin being made).

As with all things skin, consult your dermatologist; as with all things children, consult your pediatrician.

Click here for more on skin care for babies, children and teens.

Click here for when to start anti-acne therapy.

Click here for more on fighting infection.

Click here for more on sun protection.

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