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Posted by in Skin Care on October 6, 2011
When you age, your skin ages even more if you do not take the necessary steps to protect it against all signs of aging. Caring for your skin should start as early as your teenage days if not sooner but starting now is never too late. Here’s what you can do if you’re in your 30s, 40s, 50s, or beyond.
At this age, fine lines might start appearing around your eyes and your skin tone could start to look a bit uneven. What you can do for your skin at this stage would be:
Use moisturizer of SPF 15 of higher
The sun is one of the top aging agents of our skin as it takes away the moisture leaving our skin dry and more prone to aging. You should always be using a moisturizer or lotion with SPF 15 and above during the days even if you will be indoor most of the time. If you are fine with the effect of sunscreen on your skin, it will do an even better job in keeping the effects of sun away from your skin. When set for a day out under the sun, lather yourself with a sunscreen of at least SPF 50 to enjoy the day without the sunburn aftermath.
Antioxidants, antioxidant, antioxidants!
Antioxidants has a very important job in keeping our skin looking firm and elastic they retain our collagen and elastic as well as stimulate the production of new collagen, the fibers that is crucial for a youthful looking skin. Fruits and vegetables that is high in vitamin C and E as well as green or white tea are good sources of antioxidants. Read the rest of this entry »