Don’t count wrinkles or youth in a cream tube


Today, illusions cream tubes are marketed ever-rarer, but much more frequently on store shelves come in products rich in ingredients, which defied delay the aging process. Anti-aging cosmetics recommends only after you have reached the age of 25, when the skin starts aging process.

By choosing the most appropriate skin products it is possible to reduce the speed at which wrinkles leaves traces on the face and body skin. Especially sensitive is the birthplace of wrinkles around the eye area, so you should take care of your skin in this part starting already at the age of 20.

Cosmetologists advised obsessed with anti-aging cosmetics to 25-30 years of age, but after that it should become a daily routine. But one thing you should put behind your ear – do not put illusions that make-up will remove already existing wrinkles and lines. On these occasions you should use injections or plastic surgery.

Antioxidants fights free radicals

Up to 25 years of age, the skin is able to regenerate itself after cell degradation processes take precedence, so the skin rush assistant, choosing skin care products that contain antioxidants – vitamins and minerals that protect the skin from free radicals that cause damage to healthy cells and destroy them.

Free radicals also affect the production of collagen and elastin, which are responsible for a smooth and supple skin. You can find antioxidants in cosmetic creams, toners, serums, emulsions, gels or masks.

  • The antioxidants in cosmetics list is extensive, the most popular of them – coenzyme Q10 – equivalent to vitamin E and a good weapon to stimulate immunity that helps cells to provide the energy required to enable them to renew.
  • The Vitamin A as antioxidants need to protect and strengthen the skin against various harmful factors.
  • Vitamin E protects from oxidation various metabolic processes and participates in the formation of cell membranes.
  • Antioxidant vitamins C and E gives the best effect when working together – they complement each other so often cosmetic composition simultaneously contains both vitamins.
  • In turn, the antioxidant alpha-lipoic acid helps to neutralize free radicals and the effects at the same time makes it easier to carry out its functions for E and C vitamin.

Looking for antioxidants in the nature

If you’re a fan of organic products, you should seek a means of containing hazel extract – an antioxidant that promotes cell renewal. The active substance lycopene, which attributes to Preveza effect, delaying the aging process of the skin. Lycopene is extracted from watermelons, guavas, papaya, apricots, pink grapefruit and blood oranges, but most of lycopene is in tomatoes.

Retinoids to renew the cells

They are vitamin A derivatives having anti-inflammatory action and the ability to restore the skin cells. But it is very important to know that retinoids are unstable to ultraviolet radiation. That’s why imprudent and exaggerated sun contributes to the so-called photoaging, the amount of retinol in the skin decreases rapidly. Facial care products with retinoids cosmetologist proposes to use not earlier than 35 years of age, provided that it is only at night, when ultraviolet radiation is not the slightest possibility of access to the skin.

Even on cloudy days UV rays get to the skin, deplete vitamin A derivative, which is composed of cream, which you have put on the skin. In turn, the skin occurring retinoid that time is protected. Even if the day cream containing retinoids, can not wait to see how it works as a cell renewal stimulation. For this purpose, suitable only for night creams, gels and serums with retinoids.

In addition to moisturise the skin. Cosmetics that contain retinoids, dry out your skin, so if you use the following night cream, at the day choose a cosmetic product containing vitamin C. It will act as an antioxidant and as a moisturizer.

Bargain wisely. Do not choose products packed in metal cans, and – in contact with the metal degrades retinoid and vitamin C. The most reliable packaging for cosmetics are plastic boxes or tubes. Without confusing – if the cosmetic indicated that it contains retinyl palmitate or retinyl linoleate, they will not be as effective means as those containing retinoids directly.


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