A simple explanation of Asian skincare. There are a lot of steps, some of which aren't necessary depending on your skin type. But in general, Asian skincare is at least a decade more advanced than what we've got in North America, and quite a bit ahead of Europe, too.
If you're in your 20s At this age, your goal is to preserve and protect. In your 20s, many of the skin issues you see come from carefree living (and neglect): partying on weekends, drinking too much, pulling all-nighters and basking in the sun without sunscreen. There might be lingering acne from the teen years as well. Hard living comes at a cost, though: fine lines can start to creep up in the second half of your 20s. To stave them off and counteract your skin sins.