Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Anti-aging skin care tips

Anti-aging skin care tipsThere is a simple test for skin aging: take your skin with two fingers, extend it slightly and see how long it takes your skin to snap back after being pinch-pulled away. Young skin snaps back on the instant. The old skin keeps this form to several seconds. The reason for such difference is the elastin quantity and quality. Wrinkles are formed as soon as the level of collagen and elastin gets low.

Anti-aging skin care starts with prevention early aging. There are many easy actions to keep your skin young, for example:
• Protect your face from direct sunrays;
• Always use moisturizers;
• Eat healthy food to prevent aging signs like dark circles, fine lines;
• Include fresh green vegetables and fruits to protect your skin against free radicals that destroy collagen;
• Wear sun glasses and apply a proper sunburn cream.

All physiological changes of the skin usually begin in thirties. It is the time when the levels of many hormones and growth factors begin to decrease. It is the time to make your skin care more elaborate. The fourth and fifth decades of life are characterized by a strongly marked reduction of hormones. Another problem of older skin is increasing of skin sensibility, density and elasticity.

Here are some common rules for anti-aging skin care after thirty:
- Provide hydration. By means of proper hydration it is possible to achieve an optimal anti-aging routine.
- Treat wrinkles and fine lines, which are common after 40.
- Treat pigmentation problems. Most of them caused by abnormal production of the skin pigment melanin.

Deficiency of certain essential minerals also leads to wrinkle formation. Also when speaking about anti-aging skin care, it cannot be denied that vitamins play an important role in anti-aging care.

Vitamin C (L-ascorbic acid) is one of the relatively few topical agents whose effectiveness for wrinkles and fine lines is unneedful of averment any more.

Vitamin E is a fat soluble antioxidant. In living systems, vitamins C and E can regenerate each other and thus potentiate each other's antioxidant effects. Vitamin E has an effect on the ability of vitamin C to stimulate the synthesis of collagen.

• Ferulic acid is a naturally occurring phenolic compound found primarily in plant cell walls. It is a potent antioxidant and may have skin benefits even when used alone.

Simple home recipes can also help you to prevent and treat wrinkles. You can use some natural and easy homemade recipes that will help you to remove aging signs at early stages. So, the main derivation is the following: make a salubrious habit to care your skin so as to avoid hard skin problems in future.