Failing to hold the secret of the elixir of eternal youth or to know the exact location of the fountain of youth, discover the right way to keep a fresh, younger and longer complexion! We give you 10 tips to effectively fight against wrinkles.
Flexibility, doll complexion… At 40, we all dream of finding the skin of our 20s. Prevention is better than cure, from 20-25 years old, we offer a treatment adapted to the area of the face most prone to the first wrinkles: the eye contour. If it’s a little late, don’t panic, some ranges specially designed for women and men aged 50 and over offer targeted treatments to fill the signs of aging.
Moisturize your skin generously
The first step to take to delay the appearance of the first wrinkles as much as possible: high-dose hydration – to be offered to our skin twice a day, morning and evening. But among all the creams on the market, it’s hard to choose. The essential ingredients: antioxidants (vitamins C, E, polyphenols, or selenium for example) which protect the skin from external aggressions, but also calcium B5 which firms the skin and restores density.
Adopt the peel
What is peeling? A technique which consists in making the skin “peel” in order to renew the upper layers of the epidermis. To put it simply, the peel works like a scrub but in a much deeper way. Exclusively carried out by a specialist, this treatment makes it possible to treat many small “imperfections” of the skin using a chemical process based on acids. Many people then use a peel to get rid of their wrinkles. But this one comes at a cost! The price of an average peel (suitable for smoothing out wrinkles) varies between 150 and 500 euros. So obviously, before starting, we think. But have you thought about peels that can be done at home? Indeed, for some time, cosmetic brands have been marketing treatments reproducing the effects of a softer, lighter peel.
Cleanse and remove makeup from your face daily
Cleanse the small impurities that dull the complexion: a simple and effective way to prepare the skin to receive serum and day cream. On the other hand, in the evening, remove make-up according to the rules of the art (with a milk if your skin is dry and a foaming gel if it is more oily), followed by a tonic to eliminate the last residues of make-up . Thus, your skin will be perfectly “cleansed” from pollutants and your anti-wrinkle cream will act all the more effectively …
Take care of your diet
Preserve your youthfulness by snacking? An idea not necessarily so crazy, provided you know how to choose the right foods! On the menu: five fruits and vegetables a day of course, but we also opt for products rich in anti-oxidants (raspberries, green tea, apricots, cherries, artichoke, beetroot, cabbage, avocado, tomatoes etc.) and omega 3 (salmon , olive and walnut oil, tuna, spinach etc.). Result: younger skin and a much more balanced diet!
Protect yourself effectively from the sun
Sworn enemy of the skin: the Sun God. And for good reason, its UVA and UVB rays – by penetrating the skin – cause lesions even inside the cells, deteriorating the collagen and elastin fibers and therefore causing a phenomenon of photo-aging (premature aging of the skin). skin). To cope with its inconvenience, take a sunscreen adapted to your skin type (ex: SPF 50 for fair skin, 30 for brunettes with dark skin and 20 for black skin), reapply the product every two hours and avoid exposure between 12 p.m. and 4 p.m.
Nothing like a facial massage to relax features and smooth fine lines. Used gently during the application of the cream, it boosts its effectiveness.
– To combat crow’s feet, draw small circles around the eyes with your finger.
– To blur horizontal forehead wrinkles, make a repeated movement from the center of the forehead to the temples.
– For inter-eyebrow lines, start from the nostrils towards the jawbone, from the corner of the mouth to the jawbone, and from the center of the chin, always towards the jawbone.
One liter of water a day, no less! A simple, practical and economical way to forget gray complexion and prematurely wrinkled skin, and display a fresh and plump epidermis all year round …
It is proven that in women, poor sleep accelerates the aging of the skin. According to a dermatological study conducted in the United States, there is indeed a close relationship between sleep and skin health. A good quality sleep gives the skin a better faculty of self-repair and recovery from the various stresses it can undergo, while a bad night leads to the appearance of more fine lines, more differences in pigmentation. , and a greater loss of elasticity. We therefore take advantage of their long and good nights of daily sleep to apply a specific anti-aging cream.
And yes ! A study exposed to the British Psychological Society, led by David Weeks, a neuropsychologist at Edinburgh Hospital, showed that sport and sex are two key recipes for looking younger. Indeed, regularly practicing a physical activity and having 3 (it is precise) sexual intercourse per week makes it possible to display between 7 and 12 years less than its real age. Just that ! Even if these results remain observations, trying them is not extremely restrictive.
Pollution, alcohol, tobacco are taboo for the skin too. In fact, all of them alter the skin’s microcirculation and lead to premature aging of the skin, which becomes dry, dull and wrinkled.
We cannot repeat it enough, having a healthy lifestyle is the key to many problems …
To read on aufeminin:
– Top 5 best anti wrinkle creams (the ones that really work)
– Anti-aging care: 20 products to fill your wrinkles and crow’s feet
– 8 things you probably didn’t know about wrinkles
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