Aging is a natural process; everybody has wrinkles and lines that become more prominent over time. We know it is an unavoidable phenomenon, but we can prevent them from forming before you are in your 50s or 60s.
When skin matures and it loses its collagen, which is the skin’s main tightening protein responsible for creating a smooth firm surface. There are several remedies natural and medical to reduce the formation and visibility of fine line and wrinkles.
What causes wrinkles
The two layers of our skin – epidermis, the outermost layer of skin, provides a waterproof barrier and creates our skin tone. The dermis, beneath the epidermis, contains strong connective tissue, hair follicles, and sweat glands. The dermis layer of our skin is made up of collagen. Collagen is the main source of keeping our skin youthful and firm.
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Here are some causes:
Facial expressions (laughing, squinting, etc.)
Pollution and toxins
Few ways to prevent wrinkles:
It is necessary to bring change in one’s daily routine to tackle any hurdles. The same applies to when you want to get rid of the fine lines and wrinkle forming onto your skin due to your poor health and bad habits and lifestyle.
Solutions that can be beneficial for your health and lifestyle –
- Stop smoking: when you buy a packet of cigarette, it has warnings written on the entire packet stating – ‘smoking kills.’ The might have been neglecting the warnings but if you want to turn your life on the right track, then start noticing that warning and stop with your bad habits because it is affecting your health.
- Superfood: Your skin is a combination of proteins, water, and fats, and it needs a healthy food supply. Antioxidants help in fighting the formation of lines and wrinkle from your skin. Vitamins A, C, & E, and beta carotene are all antioxidants, which should be taken on a daily basis in order to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Some sources of antioxidants are – Blueberries
Beans (red, kidney, pinto)
- Oils: Coconut oil is full of antioxidants and can prevent the formation of fines line. It is which may take time to show its results but sure is a long term beneficiary. Apply coconut oil every day- after a bath, where ever you wash your face and each night before going to bed.
Olive oil is used as a moisturizer because it’s rich in antioxidants, vitamins A and E, which also aid to fight the skin-damaging free radicals. Massage olive oil onto your skin twice a day, every day, and you will find it so satisfying and the results are amazing.
- Keep your skin hydrated: Stay hydrated with water, coconut water, and green tea (which is full of antioxidants). Intake of at least 2 liters of water a day is necessary for maintaining good skin and healthy lifestyle. So start drinking your water!
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All these natural remedies also require some kind of medical backup such as tighten neck skin cream to get the best results. It is necessary as the natural remedies sometimes lack ingredients that are required by our skin.