During a lifetime of exposure to the sun and other environmental elements our skin puts up a good fight as our bodies’ protective layer, and unfortunately this can eventually take a toll on how our skin looks and feels. Fortunately, there are several measures we can take that will help renew well-worn and weathered skin and reverse some of the damage we have sustained, particularly due to years of catching harmful ultraviolet rays.
Dry – Oily Anti-Aging Skincare Recommendations
By Julia Thompson
Taking proper care of your skin is a matter of knowing your skin type, finding the skin care regimen that works for you, and incorporating daily care into your overall efforts to lead a healthy, balanced lifestyle. Although the skin’s needs change over time, we all fall into skin type categories that lean either towards the dry or oily ends of the spectrum. Skin care tips vary accordingly, and there are some general guidelines that will get you facing in the right direction.
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Five Ways to Stop Wrinkles and Fine Lines
By Julia Thompson
In the ongoing quest to slow down signs of aging and maintain a youthful appearance, numerous strategies have gained popularity in recent decades to the extent that solutions once reserved for the rich and famous are now almost commonplace. If you are concerned about that latest wrinkle recently revealed by the mirror, there are a number of products and services available for your consideration.
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Three Anti-Aging Solutions for Your Skin Recommended by Dermatologists
By Julia Thompson
During a lifetime of exposure to the sun and other environmental elements our skin puts up a good fight as our bodies’ protective layer, and unfortunately this can eventually take a toll on how our skin looks and feels. Fortunately, there are several measures we can take that will help renew well-worn and weathered skin and reverse some of the damage we have sustained, particularly due to years of catching harmful ultraviolet rays
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Cosmetic Laser Surgery: A High-Tech Weapon in the Fight Against Aging Skin
By Alexandra Greeley
Vaporized. Normally this isn?t such a good thing. In science fiction films, the characters vaporized by a laser simply disappear. Patients opting for cosmetic laser surgery, however, suffer a less severe fate: Only their wrinkles and other skin imperfections disappear.
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Anti-Aging Skin Care
By Dr. Loretta Lanphier, ND, CN, HHP, CH
Wrinkles are quite literally a “sign of the times.” They are caused by factors including aging, the sun, cosmetics, and environmental pollutants such as tobacco smoke. For many people, these “laugh lines” are no laughing matter. Can anything be done to avoid or postpone such unwanted skin damage? Let’s see what we can find out!
Skin Care and Aging
article syndicated from NIA
Sunlight is a major cause of the skin changes we think of as aging – changes such as wrinkles, dryness, and age spots. Your skin does change with age. For example, you sweat less, leading to increased dryness. As your skin ages, it becomes thinner and loses fat, so it looks less plump and smooth. Underlying structures – veins and bones in particular – become more prominent. Your skin can take longer to heal when injured.
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Science Meets Beauty: Using Medicine to Improve Appearances
By Carol Rados
A smaller nose. Bigger breasts. Slimmer thighs. Plumper lips. Less hair on the body. More hair on the head. Whether we’re looking to tighten our tummies or lighten our laugh lines, America’s fascination with youth and beauty has long fueled the development of medical products for cosmetic purposes. And if such “vanity drugs” can be shown to be safe and effective, the Food and Drug Administration just may approve.