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The Best Anti-Aging Secrets That You Need to Know

by Firass Chamas 11 Oct 2020 0 Comments

How we wish that we could turn back the clock and hold on to that youth and vitality forever. Unfortunately, aging is a natural phenomenon that can’t be stopped. We can’t stop aging but we definitely can delay the signs of aging with a few tips and changes in our daily life. 

Read on to find out the little things that you need to incorporate in your daily routine to let the people guessing your age.  

Don’t underestimate the power of sleep  

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Have you ever seen yourself in the mirror after you have pulled an all-nighter? Puffy eyes and dark circles make their appearance like an invited guest the next morning. You look and feel terrible. Never underestimate the usefulness of good sleep as a weapon to fight aging.  

Sleep is not just important for your mind’s rest and relaxation, it is as important for your skin too. Your skin is a doctor in itself. It braves a lot of environmental stresses including pollution and harmful UV rays. It’s at night when the world is dreaming in its sleep that your skin is hard at work. When you are asleep the hormones responsible for growth go up and the ones that are responsible for your stress take a dip. A good eight hours shut eyes are equal to quality time in a spa. It not only repairs the damage done during the day but over time also helps you look younger. Even one day of fitful sleep has major adverse side effects from pale skin, swollen eyes to wrinkles, and fine lines.  

Prioritise sunscreen 

Sunscreen truly deserves to be on the top when it comes to the hierarchy of skincare products. Sun is indeed the life and blood of this earth but it comes with its share of harmful effects as well. The ultraviolet rays of the Sun harm your skin in multiple ways including making it dry and flaky. It sucks up the moisture of your skin leaving it dehydrated. As a consequence, the elasticity of your skin is compromised making it sag. Your skin starts showing visible signs of aging like fine lines, wrinkles, uneven skin tone, and looks parched.  

Religious application of broad-spectrum sunscreen with SPF 30 before you step out of your house protects your skin from all these adverse effects of the UV rays and optimises the moisture content of your skin.  

Keep in mind your skin type before buying the sunscreen. Each skin type is different and has different needs. Invest in a sunscreen that is best suited for your skin type for the best results.  

Choose a serum 

As time passes, your skin needs as much care as possible to retain its radiance and glow. With attention on sunscreen and moisturisers ( and very justifiably so) for effective skincare, the benefits of opting for serum are often ignored. Serums are packed with active ingredients and reach the deepest layers of your skin to provide you with the maximum benefit. Serum act as the layer on which the moisturiser needs to be applied. This helps the serum in targeting wrinkles, uneven skin tone, pigmentation, and discolouration. Regular use of serum significantly reduces wrinkles and fine lines bringing back the glow and tautness of your skin. It also soothes and calms your skin.  

elline Switzerland’s 24k Lifting Serum is an ideal skincare product for addressing signs of aging. A combination of pure Swiss glacial water, raspberry stem cell extract, and Hyaluronic acid keeps your skin hydrated and appreciably reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. The presence of Hyalgen, a patented ingredient, boosts up the skin density by up to 171%.

Load up on antioxidants 

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There is a magical pill that paves the way for healthy and youthful skin. The name of that pill is antioxidants. They shield the skin from free radicals. Regularly using antioxidants diminishes several signs of aging and soothes the skin. It also rejuvenates the skin by boosting moisture retention.  

Exposure to free radicals impacts the melanin production leading to skin pigmentation and dark spots. To prevent premature aging, binge on food enriched with vitamin C, E, and A. Oranges, papaya, guava provide vitamin C and nuts like pine-nuts and almonds along with avocado are loaded with Vitamin E.  

For your share of vitamin A, use retinol. Retinol is pure vitamin A that addresses a host of issues related to skincare like acne, fine lines, dryness. Consistent use of retinol increases the production of collagen, a protein that’s responsible for the flawless supple look of your skin.  

Retinol is unstable when used in formulation and results in skin irritation thus doing more harm than the intended good. Vit-A-Like is a plant-based alternative to retinol that provides better tolerance and better stability than retinol without compromising on any of the benefits it provides. The process of keratinisation encouraged by the application of Vit-A-Like increases collagen synthesis thus resulting in a significant reduction in signs of aging like wrinkles and fine lines. 

In short 

Dream of a younger-looking skin that radiates from within is not an unachievable one. With a few simple steps, anyone can have a skin that is awash with resplendence. Inculcating regular sleep pattern will help your skin to better repair itself. Investing in a bottle of serum and sunscreen will help delay the visible signs of aging. Not to forget the antioxidants that shield your skin from free radicals. Adopt these skin-friendly habits and rewrite the script of your youth. 

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