It was an unusually hot afternoon and I was feeling very thirsty. My skin was drying up, it was getting flaky and all from too much heat and I wanted to hydrate or freshen up. As I was passing by my neighbor’s house, I stopped to chat and ask for a glass of water. She gave me one and even told me that she noticed a few lines on my face. I was quite worried with the remarks and asked her “can dehydration cause wrinkles?”
The famous myth about drinking water and wrinkles; well, my neighbor was kind enough to explain to me the answer to my question. Although a few articles on the internet discuss that the myth is false, we could not deny the fact that our body is made up of 60% water, therefore making hydration important. As we age, our skin will most likely become incapable of retaining moisture for our skin; therefore making it hard for our system to repair skin damage and generate new cells. So can dehydration cause wrinkles? Continue reading
Are you fond of using tanning lotions and doing tanning activities? If you are, then I know you are interested to know whether or not does tanning cause wrinkles.
Tanning actually poses a lot of risks. As mentioned in the website of the US FDA, some of the risks of tanning include sunburn, suppression of the immune system and premature aging. All of these three risks pose major impact on the probability of wrinkle-formation.
Exposing your skin to UV rays (from sun or even from tanning booths) could result to skin damages. UV rays damages the structure of skin tissues causing the skin to lose its natural elasticity, integrity and strength. This would later on result to the wrinkling of the skin. Continue reading
“Okay, everyone! Let’s get those facial muscles exercised” that’s how we started our Physical Education classes every Thursday when I was in college. Well, I carried on the habit of doing facial exercise not just during Thursday but everyday upon waking up in the morning. A friend however, knew about my morning routine, she immediately asked me do facial exercises cause wrinkles? I was taken aback as I really did not know what to say. I decided to do my own research and ask a couple of friends who were exercising their facial muscles also. Continue reading