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Articles: Aging Skin

The Effects of Sun Damage
As time goes on, we start to notice brown spots and freckles -- souvenirs of Florida -- on the backs of our hands and on other sun exposed areas like the upper chest and face. At first, these brown spots are small and light colored, but eventually they become a cosmetic problem; an obvious sign of premature aging of the skin
Antioxidants and Free Radicals
Antioxidants have gained a great deal of attention in recent years, for good reason. They work to combat the free radical cellsí that damage your skin...
Hormones and the Mechanism of Aging Skin
Hormones are mostly to blame for skin changes as we age. Hormones are chemical messengers produced in organs such as the ovaries, adrenal glands, and thyroid glands, and all have an effect on other tissues..
Treating Melasma
Melasma is a common increase of pigmentation that occurs exclusively in sun-exposed areas, in particular on the face and affects women between the ages of 20 and 40.
Skin Care for Your Hands
Because of sun and weather exposure, years of minor scrapes and cuts, and for some, constant exposure to water and detergents, our hands sometimes age faster than other parts of our bodies, and detract from our appearance. Fortunately, it is now possible to rejuvenate the hands; restoring their appearance and sometimes also improving the thickness and health of the skin on the backs of the hands...
Caring for Your Hands
You make an effort to look your best, attending to your hair and complexion, and protecting your face from sun damage. But your hands can betray years of sun damage and aging, and sometimes their appearance can make you look older and more decrepit than you are - and, in some cases, be a real distraction.
The Effect of Retinoids
Prevention - it's still the key when it comes to avoiding excessive aging of the skin. The best way to fight photo-aging (damage to your skin caused by getting too much sun exposure) is to protect yourself. Sunscreen use is your number one weapon, as the sun can and will age your skin.
How Vitamin C Helps Your Skin
Vitamin C ( L-ascorbic acid ) is a nutrient that your body is not able to produce itself and therefore you need to eat those healthy fruits and vegetables that contain it. You've heard that vitamin C is used to help treat colds, but did you know that it is also used to prevent and even reverse ageing skin?
Skin Care Tips to Fight Premature Aging
Although there are different kinds of treatments, procedures and surgery that can assist in improving the look of your skin, it is important that you look after your skin to start with. If you are unhappy with how gravity, the sun and everything else seems to be changing your skin's appearance, here are some tips and facts that will assist you..
Everyday Skin Care Tips
Adults all over the world are thinking about their skin right now! Wrinkles, puffy eyes, dull complexion, are conditions that more than just several of us try to avoid. Here are some hints, and facts to keep your skin looking younger.
Alpha Hydroxy Acids and Their Potential
Most of us who are conscious about skin care, have heard of alpha hydroxyl acids (AHAs). Their benefits have been studied considerably, and are now recognized as an important part of optimal skin care. This article is a review of alpha hydroxyl acids, their varied use in cosmetic and medical applications, associated risks, as well as our current understanding of how they work.
Fighting the Effects of Aging
As we age, so does our skin. It looses it elasticiaty, develops fine lines and wrinkles and spots, sometimes referred to as age spots. Below are some tips and facts about again skin.
Treating Wrinkles
Did you know there are two kinds of wrinkles? Wrinkles on the skin are divided into those produced by movement of the skin and those that are present when the skin of the face is at rest. Moisturizers can only work by minimizing the appearance of fine lines in skin at rest that are caused by dehydration of the skin.
General Skin Care Tips
We concentrate on how the wrinkles on our face tells are age but there are other areas that you may also want to think about. Here are a few tips and facts about aging that you may want to think about.
Important Filler Facts
By now, many people are aware that hyaluronic acid (Restylane® and Perlane®) and collagen (Cosmoderm® and Cosmoplast®) can be used to fill creases, wrinkles and scars on the face and neck, in both men and women, and can also be used to enhance the fullness of the lips.