Everyone wants to look young and vibrant but when those fine lines and wrinkles start appearing on your face, you probably feel that you are getting old and much worse, look old.
Aside from genes and health, lifestyle is a main factor that can speed up the process of aging. When you are young, you feel that you are invincible and a source of endless energy. Activities like partying, smoking, and drinking are so much fun when you are still in the prime of youth and many people can’t seem to get enough of it but these activities will eventually take its toll on your looks and will make you look older faster.
You can either get rid of wrinkles through botox injections, facelifts, and other types of plastic surgery but the ends results does not really guarantee that your face will look younger. More often, plastic surgery has negative side effects and will make your face look plastic, hard, and expressionless. Also, note the fact that surgery can cost thousands of dollars.
If you have a hard time aging gracefully or you just want to maintain a youthful appearance, maybe delay or turn back the clock a couple of years or so, here are ways to naturally get rid of wrinkles:
Avoid Smoking, Drinking, and Too Much Partying
This is something you already probably know but has a hard time following. Cigarettes contain harmful ingredients like tar and cigarette smoke contains free radicals. Free radicals damage healthy cells and can even cause cancer.
Too much alcohol can cause damage to the liver.
When you party too much, you’ll encounter lots of people drinking and smoking which is will not be good for your skin and health.
Avoid Too Much Sun
Having that bronzed, sun-kissed tan is the dream of many fair-skinned women but soaking in too much sun can age your skin fast, as in very fast. Sun rays contain harmful UV rays which damages the skin, speeds up aging, and can cause skin cancer, remember tanning mom?
Make sure you always use sunblock and avoid staying under the sun during midday. Use hats, scarves and wear sunglasses. The skin under the eyes are particularly sensitive and can wrinkle easily.
Use Cosmetics with Care
Cosmetics and makeup contain chemicals and many of those chemicals can be harmful to our skin. Paraben is a chemical widely used as a preservative for pharmaceutical and cosmetic products. Parabens has drawn controversy because research has shown that this chemical can cause cancer having been found in breast cancer tumors.
Some cosmetics, like lipstick contain lead which can have harmful effects like poisoning and damaging the skin.
Moisturize and Hydrate Your Skin
Dry skin can easily crack and form wrinkles. Moisturizing and hydrating our skin regularly can slow down the formation of wrinkles and keep the skin supple and young looking. Imagine an apple drying up because of moisture loss, the same goes for our skin if it is not hydrated and moisturized.
Drinking lots of water can keep the skin well-hydrated. Drink at least 8 glasses of water per day to be well-hydrated.. Drinking enough water not only hydrates the skin but also cleans out the harmful toxins in our bodies that can cause the formation of free radicals.
To further learn how to naturally reduce wrinkles, check out the video.