Anti-Aging: Turning Back The Clock
Have you thought about what causes your skin to age? Do you believe that you woke up one day and your skin became wrinkled and creased overnight. They are actually natural to the aging process. The skin becomes thinner and wrinkles appear. The sun will also advance the aging process and it can cause premature aging to the face and other body parts that have been exposed.
Also repeated eye movements such as squinting and smiling can cause lines and wrinkles as well as other facial grimaces. There are some things that you can do to slow down the aging process and turn back the clock.
If you are able to avoid the sun, prevention is your best cure. If you do go out in the sun, make sure you have sunscreen on all exposed areas of the body. The ill effects of the sun can occur year round. If you must work outside, wear a hat that will help shade your face.
Diet is very important. Eat plenty of whole grains, fruits and vegetables and rink plenty of water. If you drink four glasses of water everyday you are hydrating your skin to assure that it remains supple. You may want to add olive oil to your diet because it also helps your skin maintain suppleness.
You can also help your skin by washing your face everyday. It is not a good idea to scrub your face but remove all make up and gently cleanse your skin at night. If you are drying your face, gently pat the area rather than scrubbing it.
Also you may want to consider taking steps to help improve your skin’s overall appearance. If you are not using, you may want to consider using a daily moisturizer. It will help keep the skin smooth and hydrated. It was also improve the overall look of your face and it will minimize wrinkles. Once you cleanse your face at night, you should apply a moisturizer that will work while you sleep. In the morning apply moisturizer before putting on your makeup.
If you have a specific area that you want to target such as your eyes you may want to try an eye cream. Also be very gentle with your skin, do not scrub it or apply a great deal of pressure as this will cause wrinkles. It is best to apply moisturizer by tapping it on.
There are also some dermatologists that promote many products that claim to minimize and reduce wrinkles. They can be bought through your doctor or over the counter.
Of course, there are plastic surgeons available that will offer Botox treatments and face lifts. However, you will most certainly pay a high price for these services.