Wrinkles and aging
Dr Jaya Sharma
Hrbr layout, Bengaluru Feb 12, 2017
The first signs of aging start appearing at different ages for each person. Aging is an inevitable process but fighting early symptoms and reducing the visible signs is the best way to age gracefully.
The crucial ingredient to the younger looking skin is a perfect and meticulously followed skin care routine. Practicing a regular skin care regime will give you visibly younger, blemish-free skin with a natural glow to it.
What are the steps required for regular skin care routine?
First thing in the morning, use a face wash to clean the skin and remove dry skin followed by a good moisturizer. Pick a face wash that suits your skin type and a good moisturizer, which will help you retain natural oils and smoothen skin after wash.
The importance of applying sunscreen can never be overstated. Sunscreen protects your skin from harmful UV radiations and additionally prevents tanning. Over a period of time, lack of sunscreen will cause discoloration of skin and appearance of sunspots.
The combination of sunscreen and moisturizer keeps your skin hydrated giving it a natural shine. In addition, you can use an exfoliator once a week to eliminate dead cells and give your skin a brighter look.
With age, wrinkles, dark circles and fine lines begin to appear. Use hydrating and anti-aging serums to get rid of these visible signs as they help in skin rejuvenation giving you brighter, acne free skin.
Apart from your regular routine, after a certain age, certain aesthetic treatments can help you deal better with skin aging.
A certified dermatologist can help you by suggesting laser or Botox treatments, which will remove wrinkles, fine lines and age spots and give you tighter, blemish-free skin.
These treatments are more expensive than your regular skin care products but one sitting can give you immediate results that could last for months.
How does a fitness regime help in fighting aging?
Maintaining your body and personal hygiene levels is equally important for graceful aging. Regular exercise keeps your muscles in shape giving your body a younger look, which reflects on your skin and overall look as well. After all, a clean and healthy inside will definitely radiate on the outside as well.
Adopting a regular skin care routine with treatments if and when required form an expert can give you visibly younger looking skin that will give you a great feel and boost your confidence levels.