Skin acts as a barrier that protects the body from the outer environment, protecting from water loss and infection. Skin also plays a very big part in the cosmetics field and importantly, having Anti Wrinkle Injections Melbourne for a young and beautiful skin appearance influences one’s social behavior and perspective.
When we are born, our organs, including the skin, starts to age. Skin is the largest organ in our body that shows visible and obvious signs of ageing as time passes by. Particularly for women, a sizable amount is allotted to cosmetics, topical creams and cure-all pills that reverse or prevent ageing from happening.
Whether we like it or not, time waits for no one and Anti wrinkle Treatment Sydney is indeed inevitable and we can’t stop the natural process of ageing. However, there are factors that we can influence to slow down the ageing process such as our lifestyle and environment or medically termed extrinsic aging.
10 tips and tricks to slow ageing
1. Wear Sunscreen
Too much exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun can prematurely age the skin and break down the collagen fibers and damage the skin tissue that can cause wrinkles, sunspots and fine lines. Wearing sunscreen daily with a minimum of SPF 30 or facial moisturizers that have SPF is recommended whether going to the grocery or to the pool.
To further add protection, one can have Wrinkle Injections, wear lightweight and long-sleeved shirts and pants, wearing sunglasses with UV protection. Staying in the shade whenever possible is also a plus against the harmful UV rays.
2. Stop Smoking
Smoking in general is bad for your health and speeds up the ageing process. The more cigarettes you smoke and the longer you smoke can develop wrinkles and other illnesses. Smoking can change the appearance of the face -wrinkles, droopy skin around the eyes and a dull complexion.
The nicotine and other chemicals found in cigarettes can cause narrowing of blood vessels and reduce the oxygen flow and damage the skin structures and elasticity. While smoking behaviour can be repetitive, lip pursing and squinting creates lines around the mouth and the heat and smoke ( un-inhaled) can dry and damage the surface of the skin. In consequence, formation of crows’ feet, deep creases, wrinkles around the mouth area and thinner lips.
3. Healthy and Nutritious Diet
Eating a healthy and well-balanced diet gives a lot of benefits not just physically but for the whole well-being. Our skin cells regenerate and repair itself, it needs the proper nutrients to do its job. Eating food that is rich in antioxidants ( vitamin C and E), vitamin A and B can aid in fighting off free radicals and help the skin in collagen production.
Avoid food that contains a lot of sugar and refined carbohydrates and eat more nutritious fruits and vegetables. Avoiding the yo-yo diet can also make a difference in preventing premature ageing of the skin.
4. Avoid too much alcohol
Getting to drink during dinner or a party is fine. But having too much alcohol can dehydrate the skin and dilate the blood vessels and worse can develop broken blood vessels. Alcohol can make the face look older.
Exercise, in general, has a lot of benefits for our body, aside from the fact that it can improve our mental health, meaning, it reduces stress that contributes to skin problems such as eczema, and acne. Doing exercise also reduces the risk of getting heart disease and can help manage blood sugar levels and improve the immune system.
A poor night’s sleep can do much to our body and face. Hanging eyelids, swollen eyes, darker under-eye, wrinkles and dull skin. It is during sleep that our body repairs itself from the wear and tear of the day.
7. Cleanse, Exfoliate and Moisturize
Cleansing the skin gently is important. We all think that scrubbing can make the skin cleaner where in fact it irritates the skin. Irritated skin can accelerate facial ageing. washing the face with a gentle cleanser at the end of the day will remove any damaging bacteria, excess oil and dirt. Keeping away from harsh soaps and other strong facial cleansers can keep the skin smooth.
Exfoliation can be beneficial to the skin. It removes dead skin cells. It is important to choose and use the correct exfoliating product. Regular exfoliation does not necessarily be harsh. Exfoliating clears pores from dirt that cause breakouts. This also prepares the skin to absorb the minerals in the skincare products used. However, for those with sensitive skin, it is advisable to use gentle exfoliation products months before the wedding day to see how the skin reacts, and can just adjust the frequency thereupon.
Get the right moisturizer based on skin type. This will seal in the moisture and make the skin appear more youthful and reduce the appearance of fine lines.
8. Wash after sweating heavily
Sweating can make the body cool down and the salty sweat pushes out the dirt in our pores that are likely to cause a breakout. However, when letting the sweat dry out directly in the skin allows it to settle back the pores and it irritates the skin. So it is best to wash right after a workout or any activity that causes heavy sweating.
9. Use wrinkle-fighting products
Using skincare products with Anti Wrinkle Injections ingredients such as retinoids and hyaluronic acid work wonders to the skin, retinol ( derivative of Vitamin A ) helps in fighting the loss of natural fullness of the face as it retains moisture. Retinol can also even out skin tone is used consistently as it removes the layers of dead skin and unclogs the pores. While hyaluronic acid when applied topically, helps in water retention and regulates moisture for balanced and hydrated skin.
10. Stop using skincare product that stings
When the product that is used gives a stinging sensation, it is too harsh for the skin and the skin is irritated. Facial skin has nerve fibers that are close to the skin’s surface. A stinging sensation on the face also means inflammation and this can cause damage to the skin.
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