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Aging is a natural process that happens to us gradually, and it is inevitable. As we age, signs of aging begin to show on our skin such as fine lines around the face and eyes, frown lines on the forehead, and age spots marring over beauty. After a certain stage of life, we have no choice but to accept them as beautiful imperfections of our bodies.
But our current lifestyles are making us appear older than our age, the stressful work environments, the constant rush and never-ending task lists of the day can give you wrinkles, fine line and age spots when you least expect it.
Today, many people in their 20s and 30s look like they are in their 40s and 50s, accepting your age marks if they come with the correct age is graceful. But welcoming them when they should not be there makes you appear older, worn-out, and dull. You wouldn’t want such a look to become your identifying feature, would you?
But the good news is that such premature signs of aging are reversible, and you can even take preventive measures to make sure that when the time comes, you look younger than your age, not vice versa.
1 Make Sun Protection a Priority
We know that the sun is the basic source of energy for our planet, and even for us there are many benefits of soaking in the sunlight, but there is a particular time for it.
The best time to soak in some rays is within half an hour after the sun rises, and half an hour before it sets. Apart from these time periods, the sun is an enemy for your skin. The sun rays cause a lot of skin problems which can be as mild as tanning to as severe as skin cancer, so make sure that you are well protected before you set out in the sun.
Use sunscreens if you cannot avoid having direct contact between your skin and the sun’s lights. But try to but a few layers between your skin and the sun rays whenever you can using hats, scraps, and layers of clothing.
Saving your skin from the sun will prevent all aging signs such as wrinkles, fine lines, and wrinkles so if you want to look young, make sure to stay away from the direct sun!
2 Hydrate, Nourish and Rejuvenate your Skin
Your skin is the largest organ of your body, so just like all the other organs, it needs water, nourishment, and rest. Drinking enough amounts of water for hydrating your skin internally is a great start to maintain a younger-looking skin, but it is not enough.
Did you know that people with naturally oily skin show fewer skins of aging as compared to people with naturally dry skin? That is because moisturization prevents gives the skin a smooth and supple texture which is synonymous with young skin. Choose the right type of moisturizer for your skin, and yes, even people with oily skin need to moisturize their skin.
What you feed your body will reflect on the surface, so make sure to include lots of fruits, berries, and food items that boost collagen production and increases the number of antioxidants in the body. These will ensure that your skin looks radiant and tight for many long years in the future. Eat right today, to look young and adorable tomorrow.
Now let’s talk about rejuvenation, just like every other part of our body, our skin also needs rest and rejuvenation and that comes with rest and an adequate amount of sleep. When you sleep, your body repairs any damage done to your skin, and that is the reason that after a good night’s sleep, your face glows in the morning. But sleeping rough can ruin your skin, so before you sleep, clean and moisturize your skin, and if possible sleep your back. When you sleep on back, it will prevent wrinkles that are usually formed due to the contact between your face and your pillows. If it is impossible for you to sleep on your back due to conditions such as sleep apnea, invest in soft pillowcases, silk works the best.
3 Invest in Anti-Aging Products such as face masks, and Creams
There is a wide range of products available in the market which are designed with specific age-signs in mind. Some lighten wrinkles, some tighten and tone your skin, which other boost collagen produce and enhance the elasticity of your face.
Take some time and identify the major signs of aging that bother you, and invest in a suitable product accordingly. If you want to, you can even look for preventive treatments such as derma fillers and Allergan Botox which are used by all kinds of men and women to prevent and stall down the signs of aging on the skin.
There are various natural ingredients such as green tea leaves, honey, and potatoes which can be applied on your skin to lighten age-spots, moisturize the skin, and even increase the antioxidants to prevent the damage that free radicals can do to your skin!
These are tested and proven ways to prevent wrinkles on your face as well as other parts of your body, and they are equally effective and beneficial for both men and women! Take care of your skin and look younger for longer!