The mirror doesn’t lie. The crow’s feet around the eyes, those frown lines between your brows, and the laugh lines around your mouth are evidence enough. These unsightly lines and wrinkles are telling you you’re getting older. Oh, you don’t feel old, and you’re certainly not ready to look it. You must do something, and you must start it quickly.
Aging is Natural
Let’s face it; we’re all getting older. It’s natural. The problem is we don’t want to look it, and we want to do it on our terms. When we age, we want to age gracefully.
The best way to do this is proper skin health. The first signs of unhealthy skin are lines, wrinkles, and folds. These are unfortunately more evident on our face, the focal point of our appearance. We want our face to look healthy and our skin to look firm and maintain flexibility.
As we age, our face naturally loses two important components for structure and elasticity. These natural components are elastin and collagen. Elastin is responsible for our skin’s flexibility while collagen keeps our skin firm and flat. As our body allows regeneration of collagen and elastin to diminish, facial wrinkles are the results.
Tightening Facial Skin
The best way to maintain skin health is never to lose it. Important practices like eating right and hydrating are necessary for optimal skin care and avoiding unsightly wrinkles.
Men should drink at least eight 12-ounce glasses of water daily while women should consume at least eight. This intake will ensure proper hydration which will help with skin structure. When the body is dehydrated, skin is more susceptible to sun damage and dry skin also losses structure.
A diet high in Vitamin C with plenty of fruits and vegetable is paramount for proper skin health. Also, leafy greens and plenty of protein aid in collagen production. The best diet for skin is also the best diet for general health. Proper research and practice will aid to beauty and wellness.
Avoid Sun Exposure
Excessive sun exposure damages skin cells and leads to a leathery complexion. When in the sun, use a trusted sunscreen, SPF 30 or better. This application will help avoid premature aging signs and pigmentation issues.
Use Aesthetic Skin Care Technology
There are wonderful skin care products on the market which are convenient and necessary to ensure skin health, structure, and elasticity. There are good over-the-counter products but are usually hard find in the array of choices at the local pharmacy. Medical Grade products are more expensive but offer more bang for the buck. Retinol serums, topical creams, and sunscreen foundations are good weapons in the war against the signs of aging skin. These products are available at a medical spa or dermatology center. Many of them offer purchases online.
Kick It Up a Notch
Skin care technology has come a long way recently and offers aesthetic procedures once restricted to clinical settings to your home. LED light therapy is a prime example of clinical treatments suitable for home use.
This highly effective skin care regimen is a clinically proven treatment which uses LED lights to generate low-level energy to penetrate the deep layers of skin tissue and stimulate necessary collagen and elastin regeneration.
With LED light therapy devices available for home use, this safe and convenient treatment can provide a youthful skin glow to attain and maintain facial skin beauty.