Smoking is one of the major causes of premature aging. If you are going to check references on how to reduce aging, smoking habits is one of the things to be reduced if not avoided.
How does smoking cause aging?
Smoking can cause changes to the person’s skin, hair and eyes. Smoking can reduce the amount of water in the skin resulting to its deprivation of oxygen and nutrients. This is the reason why smokers have pale, dry and uneven skins. These signs are not only true for adults but can also develop earlier to young smokers. Continue reading
Would like to know more about wrinkle treatments that work for perioral wrinkles? There are a lot of treatments out there – medications, natural treatments and even with the aid of surgical procedures. But which really is the most effective?
As for medications, the use of topical retinoids (Vitamin A) gives a lot of response and recommendation. It is because it doesn’t need a lot of procedure. It is also proven to reduce even the fine wrinkles, splotchy pigmentation and skin roughness. However, this would need a proper daily skin care program to minimize the side effects such as dryness, itching, tingling sensation and redness of the skin. Continue reading
There are current buzz on the roles of including fats in our diet in order to cure wrinkles. But which type of fat is it? Can all types of fat achieve this?
As we all know, fats (in general) also plays essential functions in our body as for balancing the hormones, insulating the body and nerve cells, lubricating the joints and keeping skin and arteries supple. There are two main types of fats – SATURATED and UNSATURATED. It is on these two types of fat that the world of diet and nutrition mostly surrounds.
Saturated fats are often called the natural fats. These are the fat that easily hardens when refrigerated or when in cold environment. These fats are found on meat and dairy products. They are commonly associated with increase in cholesterol. However, there are current new researches that emphasizes on the importance of saturated fats in anti-aging. It has been said that those people who actually include foods rich in saturated fats in their diet are less likely to develop premature aging, thus can cure wrinkles. Continue reading