Beauty + Style

Skin Care 101: The Low-Down On Beating Wrinkles

Picture the scene. You are not yet thirty and wake up one morning to find wrinkles. Suddenly, you start to feel old and worry about your skin for the first time in ages. Are you over exaggerating? No, you are not because everyone should look after their skin. Let’s face it, it’s one of the most important organs in the body. Now, this may be hypothetical, yet it could happen to you at any time. It doesn’t matter how old you are because the signs of aging are indiscriminate. The key is to fight back, and here are the tips and tricks to make it happen.

Drink Lots Of Water

Of course, most people take care of their skin on the outside but leave the inside untouched. The key for smooth and supple skin is covering all the bases. To do that, you need to drink lots of water and stay hydrated. Whereas a moisturizer makes your skin glow on the outside, water does it on the inside. And, it isn’t only water as foods with high water content have the same effect. On average, two to three liters a day should be your daily target. If you can slurp down more, it is even better.

Eat A Balanced Diet

Every post you turn to uses this tip. However, that doesn’t mean that it is wrong. If anything, it means it is more likely to be right. The science behind a healthy diet is simple: it maintains the wellbeing of your body. When the body is fit and healthy, so are all the other components. More than that, certain foods have nutrients that are proven to fight the signs of aging. Fish, for example, is full of omega-3 fatty acids which keep skin nourished. Vegetables, on the other hand, have antioxidants that fight against cellular degeneration.


Cosmetic Surgery

The term ‘surgery’ doesn’t mean you have to go under the knife, far from it. Instead, you can have injections that freeze facial muscles to prevent lines. In layman’s terms, you can get Botox treatment. To some people, this seems over the top, but Botox treatments that work are effective. In fact, they are the only short-term way to deal with wrinkles. Of course, due diligence is essential before you make a decision. But, don’t let the stigma of getting work done put you off if you convinced. Whatever people say, it doesn’t make you fake.

Stay Stress-Free

Probably the biggest contributor to bad skin is stress. Sadly, you can’t see it doing any damage, so it creeps up on you all silent and deadly. However, now that you know, it is possible to take precautions. For instance, regular exercise is one way to relieve tension building up in your body. Or, if you prefer to chill, a massage is another excellent option. The trick is to remember that the mental side impacts on the physical.

Therefore, if you want to look good, you have to feel good in your mind.