Blog: Everything about Skin

How to get Younger Looking Hands

Like most women, I fret about lines and blotches on my face, but I mostly ignore my hands. Sure, I get a manicure now and then, and I slather on cream when I remember to. But otherwise, I barely give them a second thought. But, what about your hands? Those visible signs of aging begin to show over time: brown spots, uneven skin tone, crepey wrinkles. Yet, an effective regimen — or more hardcore options for those of you who prefer the ultimate results — can minimize the appearance of aging skin. Here’s how to get the, uh, upper hand.

 

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Are Chemical Peels Safe in the Summer?

Chemical peels are great in removing dead layers of damaged skin cells, improving texture revealing a healthier, glowing, fresh skin. It’s great for all ages and all skin types and conditions. Right now in UK, there is a large array of chemical peels solutions available that can address different conditions of the skin and deliver great results when it comes to beauty and skincare.

 

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Increasing your Collagen

A fibrous protein called collagen is responsible for keeping your skin taught and firm. As you age or expose yourself to environmental risks such as tobacco or ultraviolet radiation, the proteins degrade, leading to sagging skin and wrinkles. Although you can't stop aging, there are things you can do to promote new collagen synthesis and protect your body's largest organ the skin.

 

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Fruit Acids vs Retinol

Reducing the effects of aging on your skin requires a combination of ingredients including broad spectrum sunscreens, exfoliants, antioxidants, emollients, and cell communicating ingredients. Vitamin A derivatives such as tretinoin and retinol are widely recommended by skin care professionals for their ability to help reverse sun damage, reduce the appearance of wrinkles, boost collagen production and increase skin cell turnover. While many individuals cannot tolerate tretinoin because it is highly irritating to skin, retinol is an over the counter alternative that is effective and better tolerated.

 

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How to Get Rid of Freckles

Ephelides, otherwise known as freckles, are harmless tan spots of melanin, common in people of fair complexion. Freckles are genetic in nature and can be triggered by exposure to sunlight. That’s why your freckles usually appear in the summertime and fade in the winter. Extremely pale or fair-skinned people do not produce enough melanin to protect themselves from the sun, and therefore produce these dark pigmented spots as a result. Freckles are not completely unrelated to age spots, as it is the sun damage that is creating spotting.

 

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