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Things You Can Do To Stop Sagging Skin Today

It’s not that getting older is so bad. With age comes wisdom. It’s just that we don’t want our skin to reveal how much wisdom we actually have. Our skin tells us the story of our lives; but, what if we don’t want the story to be one of sagging skin? Well, it can be changed without even going under the knife or spending a lot of money.

Sagging Skin is Thirsty

Hydration is life. If we drank as much as we are supposed to, many of our tiny aches and pains would go away. We are meant to be lubricated. The more water we drink, the better we look and feel. That’s how simple this one is. You can’t get around it, either. No one is immune to the benefits of water. So drink more water and watch how quickly you look and feel better.

Get Rid of the Junk

How many cleansers and moisturizers do you have? Many of you reading this may have ten or more bottles of skincare products floating around the bathroom. They are supposed to renew and refresh and do any other number of things to our skin. The truth is, however, it is just too much. It’s time to simplify. Throw out the old and start a new skin care regimen. Cleanse, moisturize, exfoliate: that’s all you usually need. For a personal regimen just for you, please contact a skin care specialist in our office. Our favorite products are only sold in doctors’ offices, MyBody. Since it’s a skincare professional and not a salesgirl giving you advice, you should get much more out of your products.

Bye Bye, Old Cells

Exfoliate your skin once a week. It feels amazing, and your skin will feel refreshed. When you exfoliate, your skin will be able to absorb moisturizer better. Getting rid of the old skin cells will also make your skin look smoother and younger.

Be gentle with your skin. It’s an organ we all have that takes a lot of abuse. Our skin knows karma. If we treat it well, it will reward us by making us look and feel amazing.


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Why mushrooms will give you better skin

Eating healthy is one way to have great skin, though you can also benefit by having skin care products made from some natural ingredients that you may not typically associate with skin care. Mushrooms have become one of those items that taste good in recipes, and when used in skin care products can produce amazing results.

Shiitake mushrooms have been used throughout ancient Japanese culture for centuries as a skin care product. The mushrooms are rich in naturally exfoliating nutrients due to the high levels of L-ergothioneine which is an antioxidant. This use can aide in the breakdown of dead skin cells and help in removing them to uncover brighter, healthier skin underneath. This is an organic option for exfoliation, as the mushrooms can be used in lieu of harsh chemicals.

One of the other uses of products containing shiitake mushrooms is the benefit of naturally occurring Kojic acid. Kojic acid is useful in lightening dark spots on the skin, brightening the tone and appearance of skin and even helping to fade sun and liver spots and reduce the appearance of acne scars. Though chemically induced forms of skin rejuvenation can be found, opting for a mushroom based solution is gentler and more effective on your skin.

The ability to help reduce inflammation, offer anti-aging benefits, brighten skin tone, improve skin elasticity and provide an allover radiant appearance are one of the reasons why skin care containing mushrooms are useful in having better skin. Mushrooms have been used for centuries due to their amazing skin care and beauty abilities.


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Anti-Aging Skin Care… for Mature Skin

Clear, vibrant skin is a sign of optimum health and vitality. As skin matures, it tends to lose that youthful elasticity and suppleness, needing much more care and diligence to stave off the signs of aging, including wrinkles and fine lines. A balanced regiment of cleansing, exfoliating and moisturizing, in addition to periodical visits to a dermatologist, will aid with anti-aging for older skin.

The first step in anti-aging care is proper cleansing. Dirt, dust and everyday makeup wear can clogs pores and wreak havoc on aging skin if not effectively cleansed. Consult your dermatologist to find a cleanser that is made expressly for your skin type. A creamy cleanser generally works for dry skin and a clear cleanser for oily skin. It is essential to wash skin in water that is of moderate temperature due to the fact that extremely hot or cold water can cause broken capillaries, which exasperates the signs of aging.

A good moisturizer should be a top priority in an anti-aging skin care routine. Aging skin needs assistance in generating collagen in the skin. Products that contain alpha hydroxy acids and retinoids help to reduce wrinkles, fine lines and give skin a more youthful, resplendent appearance. The most essential requirement for all anti-aging skin care is to be consistent and stay committed to a routine.

Older skin should be exfoliated on a regular basis. Most individuals find that their skin looks more youthful and smoother after exfoliation. This can be done at home with a simple scrub or during a visit to the dermatologist. The board-certified dermatologists at our practice incorporate chemical peels, microdermabrasions and laser treatments as part of a patient’s skin care regimen.

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