Youthful Skin with Easy Anti-Aging Tricks
Youthful Skin Secrets You May Never Have Heard of
Radiant, youthful skin is what everyone strives to achieve. It is no wonder the beauty industry is valued at over 300 billion dollars. The skincare industry is booming. There is a gel or cleanser or face mask promising the fountain of youth in every advertisement. But how much of that can you believe? Will some topical application erase years of stress or age? What can be done to achieve that youthful skin once more? Here are 6 easy anti-aging tricks, and how they can give you younger-looking skin and that healthy glow.
Basics of Healthy Skin
Smoking, Sleep, and Sunscreen makes the top three on every list. Smoking depletes oxygen in not only your lungs but your skin as well. As your skin loses oxygen, it accelerates the aging process by reducing blood flow, collagen, and elastin. Need we say more?
Sleep is required for a healthy body, healthy mind, and healthy skin. Your body rests and repairs at night; deprivation causes stress, breakouts, and other skin issues. It’s called beauty rest for a reason.
Sunscreen protects your skin from age spots and wrinkles (as well as cancer), which are caused by too much sun exposure. These three culprits alone are the most significant contributors to aging skin, and they are all within our control.
Healthy Food= Healthy Skin
A diet full of healthy vitamins you receive from vegetables, fruits, and protein is key to cleansing your body of toxins, as well as transporting oxygen and nutrients to your skin cells. Omega-3 fatty acids keep skin supple and moisturized and can reduce inflammation, which could potentially cause redness or acne. Vitamins C & E are essential for protecting your skin against oxidative damage and free radicals. Some of the best sources for these anti-aging vitamins come from fatty fish (salmon, and herring), avocados, walnuts, and broccoli!
Stay Away From Your Eyes
The skin around our eyes is paper-thin. This delicate area is too susceptible to breaking blood vessels, which lead to dark circles, dulling, and thickening skin. Apply any creams or makeup with a gentle touch, try using your pinky and dabbing lightly instead of rubbing.
Break Bad Habits
Not just smoking, but little things like resting your chin on your hand can be a bad habit for youthful skin. It stretches the already thin skin around your jawline. Pillowcases that create creases on our skin leaving marks when you wake up apply repeated pressure causing collagen to breakdown. Practice sleeping on your back. Avoid using straws or squinting as often as possible. These repeated muscle movements create lines around the eyes and mouth and lead to premature aging.
Cleanse and Moisturize are a pair
Washing your face removes pore-clogging bacteria, which leads to breakouts (obviously), but it also strips the skin of its protective layer of oil and moisture. Dry skin shrivels the cells, which leads to premature lines and wrinkles. Moisturizers can help your skin maintain it’s balance. Apply a moisturizer while your skin is still damp for the best hydration.
Get a Facial
Deeply cleansing your pores and rejuvenating the skin is not just a therapeutic day at the spa, it can help detoxify, hydrate, purify, oxygenate, and exfoliate your skin. Removing dead skin cells exposes healthier skin underneath, and can prevent pores from becoming clogged. Skin cells are stacked like layers, and excessive build-up of dead skin leaves it looking dull, drab, and matured. Skin that has been exfoliated can better absorb moisturizers and serums like retinol, which can help reduce fine lines long term.
Genetics may determine skin structure, but these easy youthful skin secrets and anti-aging tricks can help protect your skin against premature aging. Vitality Aesthetic & Regenerative Medicine provides pharmaceutical-grade skin care regulated by the FDA to contain 99% pure ingredients as well as botox and fillers. Sooner or later, our skin will show the signs of aging. Proper care can give years to fresh and beautiful skin, making it later rather than sooner. Vitality Aesthetic & Regenerative Medicine can help!