Just mention your intention to use an anti-wrinkle cream and you will find well-meaning friends and family members advising you about what you should or should not use. Some will tell you that you are too young to use such products and others will tell you that you are too old for the product to make any difference to your skin.
With all these comments, it is not surprising that you are discouraged. But take heart! Age is not the only reason for appearance of wrinkles. There are other factors too that causes these unsightly lines to make appearance. Hence, there’s no particular age that can be set for everyone to start using an anti-wrinkle cream. So, instead of going by your age, it is better to consider these factors carefully to determine if the time is right for you to begin using an anti-wrinkle cream:
Type of Skin – Your skin type is responsible to a large extent for appearance of wrinkles. Lines appear faster on a dry skin wrinkles faster than on oily skin.
Environments – The environment plays havoc with skin causing it to wrinkle prematurely. Factors like sun rays, pollution and the weather are responsible for appearance of wrinkles.
Lack of Moisture –If your skin is naturally dry, then you must keep it moisturized. But few people are aware that you must moisturize your skin even if your skin is oily or normal. Begin using a good wrinkle cream when you are still in your 20s. Taking good care of your skin now will yield good results later on.
Other Factors – Other factors like smoking, your complexion, genetic make up and the weather also affect the appearance of wrinkles.
It is a good thing to take precautions early to keep your skin healthy, unlined and smooth. But to take care of it, you must know what cream you must choose.
Types of Anti-Wrinkle Creams
There are 2 kinds of creams that are for both lined and unlined skin.
Creams To Hide Age Lines– This type of cream hides wrinkles and makes it look smooth. It removes dullness from skin and gives it a glowing sheen.
To prevent wrinkle appearance, use a good anti-wrinkle moisturizer and sunscreen.
Creams To Prevent Age Lines– This type of cream is used by people when they are still in their 20s. it prevents the appearance of wrinkles.
You cannot put a halt to aging. It can only be delayed with the wise choices that you make. By taking a few precautions, you can ensure that you have a young looking skin for a long time.
Precautions To Delay Appearance Of Wrinkles
- Use a sunscreen before you venture out of the house, as your skin is prone to ‘photo’ damage caused by the sun’s rays.
Apply a night cream with Vitamin E at bedtime to soften your skin and make it smooth.
- Sunrays are hottest from 10 a.m. to 4 .p.m. Stay out of the sun during this time.
- Use anti-aging products containing ingredients like vitamin E, Cinnamate, Paraden and Oxydenzane that work on your skin when you sleep.
It is best to start taking care of your skin from an early age and before the damage sets in. Invest in a good moisturizer and sunscreen and protect it from harmful sun rays. Fighting wrinkles will then never be a problem for you.