Anti Aging Tips
We all know that aging is a natural process, but many people make great efforts to maintain a youthful appearance. We age due to certain genetic factors, which are beyond of our control. But you can easily decelerate aging with a healthy lifestyle. The sooner you start to have a good lifestyle and take proper care of your skin, the healthier your skin will be, and you’ll be able to control its changes. In addition, it will delay signs of aging such as fine lines, sagging skin, wrinkles, age spots and crow’s feet.
Aging is part of our life, there is always the possibility to look younger than your age. There are many beauty secrets that might take off years from your appearance, especially from your face.
We want to share with you some:
Regardless of your age, you must follow a skin care regimen for healthy skin. When the skin is healthy, it will not show the first signs of aging.
Clean your face every day with a mild cleanser, both in the morning and at night. This will keep your skin clean, smooth and free of debris that clogged pores. When buying a cleaning product, avoid those with high alcohol content and other drying agents.
Apply a good quality moisturizer on your face, neck, hands and legs twice a day. This will help prevent dry skin and aging.
Exfoliate your skin once a week with a gentle facial scrub. This will encourage cell renewal of the skin, making your skin look younger. It will also help you get rid of dead skin cells while keeping your skin smooth, healthy, shiny and fresh.
Use sunscreen every day. Sunscreen is the ultimate anti-aging tool recommended by beauty experts. Dermatologist say doesn’t matter if it’s cloudy or sunny, summer or winter, you should not leave your home without applying a good quality sunscreen on exposed body parts.
Too much exposure to harmful ultraviolet radiation from the sun (UV) can damage your skin, particularly your elastin, and cause a loss of collagen. This might lead to sunspots, wrinkles, and sunburn that will drastically affect the appearance of your skin.
Apply an SPF 15 (or higher) sunscreen every day, even in the winter. For maximum anti-aging benefits, be sure to apply sunscreen on your ears, neck, legs and hands next to your face.
Get your daily dream for beauty. if you’re looking to stay young for years, get 7 to 8 hours of daily beauty sleep without fail. In fact, sleep is considered the most powerful rejuvenating treatment to maintain youth.
When you sleep, adrenaline and corticosteroid levels fall, and the body begins to produce growth hormone. During this time, the repair process and the growth of the cells occur. If you do not get enough sleep, this function is altered and leads to inflammation that causes many signs of aging such as wrinkles, dull complexion and lines of fines.
A good night’s sleep also has many health benefits such as better memory, mood, attention and concentration, as well as a reduction in the risk of heart attack and stroke.
Keep a regular bedtime, always, always avoid caffeinated drinks (coffee, coke) before going to bed, take a hot bath with a few drops of aromatherapy oil in the night.
As always, we give you the best advises of what you should do… but also, we need to tell you what you shouldn’t! That’s why we bring for you the foods that you should eat in moderation to avoid aging acceleration.
- Trans fats present in processed food. This causes loss of elasticity to the skin.
- The sugars. Accelerates skin aging producing a dull tone. Preferably eat fruit.
- The salt. Excess salt raises blood pressure and decreases collagen production.
- The coffee. Drinking coffee in big amounts accelerates the aging process.
- The red meats. Its high content in “carnitine” can produce premature cutaneous aging.
Simple carbohydrates. They stimulate the breakdown of collagen and elastin in the skin and muscles.
- The alcohol. Dehydrates, promotes swelling in the eyes and the appearance of bags.
- The food very spicy. It dilates the blood vessels and helps break them.
- The preservatives present in the meat. They contribute to accelerate aging.
- The sugary soft drinks. Specially in this kind of drinks, the sugars cause the death of cells more quickly. The alternatives are juices, light beverages and beer without alcohol.
Always remember that skin ages by different factors, both internal and external. We cannot control genetics, but by knowing these tips, we can make a difference by ourselves.