How to prevent premature skin aging?

Our skin is one of the first areas we see signs of aging. Collagen and Elastin fibers provide the skin elasticity and puffiness. These fibers diminish with aging, causing wrinkles. Fat is found in the subcutaneous layer, which is located beneath the skin surface and provides shape. This layer grows thinner as we age, causing our skin to droop. Premature aging is defined as rapid skin aging that happens before normal aging. It is typically discovered after the harm has been done, as a result of lifestyle and environmental causes. Unhealthy eating habits, smoking, stress, dehydration, ignoring hands and neck, sun exposure, excessive drug or alcohol usage, and a lack of sleep are all factors of accelerated aging.
able to alter the environmental factors and lifestyle habits that affect our skin and lead it to age prematurely, known as extrinsic aging. In this article, we’ve included some important ways to prevent premature skin aging:
1. Protect your skin from the sun. Use sunscreen & sunglasses.

2. Avoid tanning, both indoors and outdoors.

3. If you smoke, stop!

4. Avoid repetitive facial expressions.

5. Eat a well-balanced diet, drink enough water, and get help for eating disorders.

6. Exercise to improve blood circulation for shiny skin.

7. Wash your face twice a day and after sweating heavily.

8. Cleanse your skin gently & apply a facial moisturizer every day.

9. Stop using skincare products that sting or burn.

10. Use retinoid or retinol that can help skin look younger. Ask your doctor.

Products to fight skin aging

Botany Anti-Aging Coffee Body Scrub

Coffee is considered diuretic that dehydrates the body, this means that when you apply a coffee scrub, the fat cells that are closest to your skin’s surface tend to shrink in size. It’s anti-oxidants helps in generating new skin cells that can instantly give you glowing, fresh and youthful skin.

Lierac Premium The Cure Absolute Anti-Aging

An anti-aging care with GDF-11 technology that reverses cell aging. It regenerates, repairs and revitalizes.

Bioderma Photoderm MAX SPF 50+

Apply evenly and generously before exposure (reducing the amount of product reduces the level of protection). For the face, spray onto your hands before applying.

La Roche-Posay Effaclar H Moisturizer Oily Skin

Effaclar H Moisturizer hydrates oily skin that has been weakened by the over-drying skin effects of acne treatments, to provide long lasting comfort.

Soskin C-Vital Intensive Anti-Wrinkles Care

Soskin C Vital Cream is an intensive anti-wrinkle cream with a combination of 3 active ingredients:- Micro encapsulated retinol which Improves the radiance and elasticity of the skin, Stabilized Vitamin C which is formulated for its effectiveness on uniformity of complexion and its stimulating properties and Hyaluronic acid that helps visibly smooth the surface of the skin.

Resources

AAD. “11 WAYS TO REDUCE PREMATURE SKIN AGING”.  Accessed on October 1, 2021.

WebMD. “10 Ways to Slow the Aging Process”. Accessed on October 1, 2021.

HealthLine. “Everything You Need to Know About Premature Aging”. Accessed on October 1, 2021.

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