Water, water, water; this is a hundred and one percent to be considered as mankind’s most basic need. Food may come in second but water? It ranks number one. Now, a human being’s body is composed of 70% water. So I guess it’s normal for us people to be looking for water almost all the time. Now what I’m writing to you today is about the relationship between dehydration and aging. Are these two co-related? And if they are; how come?
Dehydration and aging are two factors that might possibly go together but in a different way. Most people believe that wrinkling (the number one sign of aging) may be caused by dehydration or what we would define as the reducing of amount of body water caused by water deprivation and a lot more such as illnesses. When a person lacks water, skin tends to be dry especially when exposed to heat. And this therefore makes your skin appear dull and lifeless; allowing you to look older than your age. But associating dehydration with wrinkling is quite impossible. Continue reading
One of the reasons why we develop wrinkles is because of our repetitive facial expressions as mentioned in many other blogs. Then it suddenly hit me, does smiling cause wrinkles?
Repetitive facial expressions like smiling, frowning and squinting could generate fine lines and even crow’s feet around the eyes. This is the reason why many women who wants to get rid of wrinkles tend to practice themselves on how to control their facial expressions even at the peak of their own emotion.
Does this mean that they are willing to sacrifice their own feeling of happiness just not to have wrinkles?!? I don’t think I could stand even just the slightest idea of it. Continue reading
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