4 Simple Steps To Slow Down The Signs Of Aging
It doesn\’t matter who you are or whether you have a professional career or stay at home mom the subject of anti-aging at some point in life becomes a topic of discussion for everyone. Who doesn\’t want look their best! When you look great you feel great and in return you exude more confidence. There are both external and internal factors that can be played to slow down aging skin. Yes, you can reboot your skin to look great, slow down or fix signs of aging. Here are 4 simple steps to slow down the signs of aging:
1. Cleanse, Tone and Moisturize daily.
You should use a cleanser formulated to treat your skin type. Be aware (creamy cleansers are best for dry skin & gel cleansers are best for oily skin). Use a toner to balance the PH level of your skin and be sure your toner is alcohol free. Moisturize! Moisturize! Moisturize! Hydrated skin is more resistant to aging.
2. Sunblock, Sunblock and Sunblock
Wear sunscreen daily(use a minimum of SPF 15). The most important thing that you can do for your skin is to protect it against UV rays. Nothing ages skin faster than sun damage. SPF in your makeup is not enough.
Sloughing away dead skin cells makes the skin feel silkier and look brighter. Using a resurfacing process that sloughs dead skin cells will diminish signs of aging, encouraging a smoother younger looking skin, so that the moisturizers and anti-agers you use afterward will be more effective.
4. Healthier Eating.
Have you heard it said that you are the food that you eat! According to Dr. Perricone, you can decrease the signs of aging by eating an anti-inflammatory diet, fresh fruits , vegetables and cold water fish. Be sure to stay away from sugar and starch they raise the blood sugar level which could lead to inflammation in the skin, which could lead to wrinkles. The rule of thumb is: More of what is good and less of what is not.
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Tracey Evelyn is an image consultant, wardrobe stylist and beauty expert that helps emerging women to reinvent themselves and to help them make a statement without saying a word.