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- Published on Friday, 03 December 2010 12:06
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Aging is a process that no one can fully avoid. There are surgical methods that some people go through to look younger and more vibrant. However, as with all surgical procedures, there are always risks involved when going under the knife. In addition to the risks that are inevitably involved, surgery costs money. And, unfortunately, the majority of insurance companies won't pay for forms of plastic surgery. Obviously, there are anti-aging skin care tips to prevent aging of the skin naturally that are a fantastic option to go with for most people looking to reverse the clock.
Sun damage is the number one reason that our skin ages faster than it should. Good quality SPF's should be used daily. Some daily moisturisers contain SPF, but ensure that it protects against both UVA and UVB rays. Alternatively, there are moisturisers that contain ingredients that will actually make a person more sensitive to sunlight. These types of moisturisers may contain something called alpha hydroxy acid, also known as AHA. Alpha hydroxy acid is an amazing ingredient that helps speed up cell turnover and remove the "glue" that binds dead skin to the face, which may in fact, have anti-aging benefits in itself. However, alpha hydroxy moisturisers will make skin more photosensitive and an alternative sunscreen should be used before sun exposure. Avoiding the sun for long periods of time is also a good option for those who want to try to avoid skin aging and wrinkles completely.
Free radicals are unstable molecules that can be found in air pollution, chemicals, radiation, and even the fatty foods that we eat. Diet plays a huge role when it comes to skin aging. Foods and fruits that are high in antioxidants should always be eaten. These include all different types of berries and fruits. Drinking plenty of water not only keeps the skin moist, but helps to flush out any toxins that are found in your system and can eventually be found wreaking havoc on your skin. In short, there really are so many anti-aging skin care tips to prevent aging of the skin naturally.
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