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Anti-aging Skincare - Simple Solutions Can Make The Difference

Aug 27, 2007
It seems like every skin care product available for today's women comes with an 'anti aging' serum of some kind. It's the selling point for most products, and it's rare to see a commercial or product that doesn't include the phrase on its label.

The truth is there are plenty of healthy habits women can develop that will keep their skin from aging prematurely.

Anti-aging Skincare Solutions Are Close To Home

The most important thing to do if you want to reduce the effects of aging on your skin is to use sunscreen. The sun wreaks more havoc on our skin than anything else. It breaks down the DNA and hardens the outer layers.

Women who spend too much time in the sun without sunscreen often have excess lines and a leathery texture to their skin.

Not only does it help prevent cancer, but sunscreen often doubles as a moisturizer. Dry skin looks much older than moisturized skin.

Wash your face twice a day: once in the morning and once at night.

While washing your face in the morning might seem unnecessary, especially when you wash your face at night, it's important to know that while you sleep your face is a resting ground for all sorts of airborne agents (not to mention dead skin cells that don't fall off) that clog pores.

Washing your face doesn't have to be an expensive procedure. A simple cleanser followed by some moisturizer is all you really need.

Anti-aging Skincare Is About Looking After Yourself

Try to relax. Stress, internal and external, emotional and physical, can take its toll on our appearance. Stress keeps us from sleeping, and making sure to get a good night's rest is essential to maintaining a young and healthy glow.

Try not to play with your face too much. Oil can easily be transferred from your hands to your pores. And by no means should you ever pick at pimples or scratch at your skin.

Let your skin heal naturally. Picking and scratching at your skin can lead to scarring.

Steps You Need To Take For General Wellbeing

Do not smoke. Ever. Smoking is horrible for your skin. Smoking impairs your skin's circulation and circulation is essential to keeping the skin alive. Don't forget, your skin is the largest organ you have. It needs to stay healthy as well as pretty.

Everybody wants to stay young. After all, our spirits can stay youthful, why can't our appearance. Cosmetics companies are tuned into this and do everything they can to get women to spend boatloads of money on expensive anti aging skincare products they don't really need.

The fact of the matter is this: a clean and moisturized face looks far younger than a face that has a fortune's worth of product poured all over it - the first easy step in your anti-aging skincare regime.
About the Author
(c) 2007 Skin Care Guidelines. Want to easily keep your skin clear, bright and young looking? Worry no more, you can checkout Martin Haworth's website, where you can find lots more useful information on a whole range of skincare issues at http://www.SkinCareGuidelines.com
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