Our skin is made of mainly two layers: the epidermis (the outermost layer) and the dermis (underneath the outer layer). With aging process, our skin automatically reduces the production of collagen from dermis layer. The collagen is the main skin protein responsible for smoothness and elasticity in our skin. Lower amount of collagen make wrinkles and fine lines appear on your face.
In addition to aging, there are many other factors that can get you wrinkles and fine lines early; Sun exposure, lack of nutrition, pollution, smoking, lack of sleep, stress, and dehydration can also contribute these aging signs and make you look older ahead of time.
Wondering how you can play against these odds and look youthful always? Well, there are several things you can start adapting in your daily routine (they are like secrets to younger looking skin) and avoid wrinkles and fine lines. We all want to age gracefully, don’t we?
All green leafy vegetables, Vitamin C & A fruits, green tea, and walnuts have a real good amount of antioxidants within. Adding these food sources to your everyday diet will help your skin fight early aging and look younger! In addition to antioxidants, fruits and green vegetables have minerals that can help keep your skin healthy.
Drink loads of water
Drinking 6-8 glass of water per day helps to keep your skin well-hydrated and thus healthy. Water is also vital to dispose all toxins out of body. A properly hydrated skin looks radiant.
Choose a right moisturizer
There are many imported skin care products for women available in the market today that claim to be a perfect anti-aging treatment. However, sometimes all you need is good quality face moisturizer and a good face cleanser in your daily skincare regime.
On top of these, there are several other tips such as wearing sunscreen when you step out, taking quality sleep (minimum 8 hours a day), getting rid of stress and practicing yoga that can help you fight wrinkles and other signs of aging.