How To Protect YouSkin From The Sun And Repair Sun Damage

Due to carbon emissions over the past two centuries, the ozone layer has become a lot thinner, resulting in increased dangerous sun ultra-violet (UV) light radiation which causes serious harm to the skin, especially to light-skinned people, and those that enjoy basking in the sun.

People with lighter skin are more prone to skin sun damage than their darker skinned counterparts because they have less melanin, which is the first line of defense against the sun. Melanin in the skin absorbs the UV rays to protect itself.

Try stay out of the sun’s menacing rays between 10am and 2pm. If you’re going out into the sunshine for prolonged periods of time, use a good sun block with at least 15 SPF. The higher the SPF number, the better. If you’re going into the water, it is advisable to apply a water-resistant sun block so that it protects the skin in and out of the water. Even if you don’t deliberately tan in the sun, it is still advisable to protect yourself from its rays as much as possible. Anti-aging skin care is foremost!

Exposure to the sun’s UV rays can cause wrinkling, permanent dryness of the skin which causes premature aging, loss of elastin and collagen (which keeps the skin moist, young, healthy, and stretchable), and in the worst scenario, skin cancer in the form of melanoma. Sun damage often results in the DNA of the skin cells to become damaged resulting in the thickening and thinning of the skin in the healing process. Each time the skin cells heal from sun damage, the dead skin peels off, and doesn’t heal back in the same state as they originally were. This is how wrinkles develop. In extreme cases, cancer can develop in the regeneration process of these damaged skin cells.

Some solutions to repair or reverse sun damage are:

Topical application (in the form of a cream or ointment) of green tea and Vitamin C helps protect and heal the skin from the sun’s harmful UV rays.

Topical applications of Retin A, Glycolic Acid, or Lactic Acid applied to the skin after being sun burnt will result in exfoliation of the skin, assist with the healing process in repairing the damaged cells, and prevent future damage from UV radiation.

One can also undergo intense light-pulse laser treatment that can reverse the effects of sun damage.

Visit a dermatologist periodically to check for cancerous growths or tender areas where the skin has been damaged. Light-skinned people should be extra vigilant.

The best anti-aging skin care treatment against the sun is avoidance. Don’t expose yourself to excessive quantities of harmful ultra-violet sun rays, use sun blocks, and apply certain topical solutions to assist in the skin repair process. Don’t let it get to treatment phases: prevention is the key word here.
By: Wendy Wilken

Skin Cleansing Routine To Enhance Your Appearance

If you do not thoroughly clean your skin, it will feel tired and sluggish resulting in minor skin irritations and problems. Your skin type is determined by your age, sex, genes and environment. How you take care of your skin will show on your hands, face and body. It is never too late or too early to start caring for your skin – to accomplish that glow that enhances your beauty. Here are tips for choosing the correct cleanser for your skin:

• Shiny and oily skin that is susceptible to pimples and other blemishes should be cleansed by using a “foaming wash”: this offers a clean after using and will not strip your skin of its natural, beneficial oils.

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Aging – It All Comes Down to Hormones

The old adage ‘aging gracefully’ is relative. What is graceful for some is not for others. I have found that it is very different for men and women. What happens when we age, besides the obvious laugh lines, or as I prefer calling them ‘wisdom lines’?

Aging for women brings on confidence, self assurance, energy, drive, knowledge about who they are and a higher sex drive. More women over 40 open up their own business, change careers or go back to work.

Aging for men brings on loss of sex drive. They’re content in their jobs, they’re happy with what they’ve attained, so tend to feel the need to slow down. Their desire to relax is greater, which brings on an overall feeling of contentment and they don’t feel like trying new things – and they’re wondering what happened to their significant other.

This also coincides with children leaving for college, moving out and the couple that remains are strangers, literally in the night.

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How to keep yourself Young and Healthy

The aging process is for the greater part no mystery anymore. It consists for a great part of daily damages done on the macroscopic, tissue, cellular and genetic levels. These add up as the years are passing. These damages have specific causes like oxidizing agents, sun beams, mechanical wear and tear, psychological stress, lack of some nutritional components and too much of others, like fat. Continue reading

Anti-Aging and the Power of the Mind

Studies by Scientists at Yale University in America have shown that one of the most powerful methods of increasing your life expectancy is through the power of your mind.

Simple by thinking positively you can add years to your life expectancy.
How many years?

Well surprisingly enough they have determined that you can add up to eight years to your life due to the fact that you will be happier, have a more fulfilling life and make better choices throughout your life due to your positive attitude.
We are often taught that you will get what you expect and people with a positive attitude tend to think they will live longer and in fact they actually do. Continue reading

Anti-Aging Reduction of the Aging Process

Why do we age? Popular wisdom would have us believe that we age because the earth is moving around the sun. But do we age because time passes? Or do we age because we allow ourselves to age?

The truth is that time does not age us as much as our decisions do. Our decision to create a powerful physique will reverse the effects of time. A decision to live on whole and living foods will refresh our cellular matrix.
A decision to open our minds to our longevity and our unlimited potential will be the reason we do not simply age because we believe it to be inevitable.

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Body Caring to Avoid Wringkles

Everytime look in the mirror, you always be scared by the wrinkles in the face. Then, selfesteem crisis comes.

To make good and healthy skin, you should do good treatment by inner and outer of the body. Balanced diet of solid food and nutrition it is important to skin health because all the vitamin,  A to zinc is needed skin.
Water
Is a medium to carry away and dispose of the remaining oxygen. Consume more foods rich in natural fiber such as vegetables and fruit, to expedite the process of disposal.

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