Growing old is inevitable. And as we grow old, so we age. And that age begins to show on the face. The skin loses elasticity and fine lines and wrinkles begin to show. Moreover, the vibrant glow that was once very evident becomes redundant and the face becomes very pale.
To be honest, it’s not possible to get back the youthful skin of the past but what is possible is to rectify minute damages on the skin surface and deceive the appearance of aging skin. This is precisely how most of the anti-aging skincare products perform. When a good anti aging skin care regime is practiced properly, it can reduce or even reverse the visible signs of aging.
If you want to correct the visible signs of aging you will need to adopt a healthy anti aging skin care regimen that you can strictly adhere to and know will benefit you.
Enhancing the skin quality when you get old is not an easy task. That is because majority of damage has already been done in the past by prolonged exposure to sunlight and other genetic and environmental factors. And what’s needed in old age is to reverse these effects.
Apart from anti aging skin care there are also other ways by which you can maintain the health of your skin and make it supple.Exercise
One such ways is exercising regularly. Exercise keeps your heart fit and increases blood circulation within the body. Also it tones up your muscles (both facial and bodily) and makes sure oxygen is carried to all parts of the body. Regular exercise not only guarantees a healthy body but also gets you healthy and younger looking skin.Good Skin Care Habits
For the skin to be healthy you need to follow good skin care habits so that it is well looked after throughout the day and evening. Apart from cleansing, toning and moisturizing it everyday, you must also exfoliate your face once in a while and keep it free of all impurities and dirt particles.To Each His Own
Always use anti aging skin care products that cater to your skin type. Different types of skin have different needs and requirements and what may suit one person may not necessarily suit others. Moreover, the wrong choice of anti aging skin care products will do more harm than good.
Here are some tips that will help you set up and enhance the effectiveness of your anti aging skin care regimen.
• Don’t ever wash you face with cold water and regular bathing soap. The skin on your face is far more delicate than it is on the other areas of the body. And anything that is not especially formulated for the facial skin is more or less not good for it. Always wash your face with lukewarm water and use a medicated soap or a cleansing face-wash.
• Choose an anti aging skin care product that has mild antiseptic properties and is oil-resistant. Only if you have excessive dry skin, go for oil based anti aging skin care products because otherwise their oil content may cause blemishes and acne to erupt on the skin.
• Eat lots of green fruits and vegetables and lots of water throughout the day so as to keep the moisture levels of the body balanced.
By Marilynn Syrett Physician
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