Anti Aging Treatments
If you are researching anti aging treatments the chances are you are not 20 something with beautiful, soft, line and wrinkle free skin. It is more than likely you are reading this because your skin has spent many years exposed to the worst the elements could throw at you and have just noticed that it (your skin) has started to show those tell tale signs all aging skin eventually show. The truth is, when our skin was looking smooth, wrinkle and line free we just didn’t consider it necessary to put in place an anti aging skin care regimen.
There is good news though ladies (and gents) there are now an abundance of aging skin treatments that will without doubt help considerably with your anti aging efforts. Lets take a look at some of the more popular anti aging techniques you can implement either in your own home or through a doctor or health practitioner at a licensed cosmetic surgery.
Anti Aging Facial Mask
There are a number of different types of anti aging masks, from the simple ones that freshen up your skin, with collagen being the main active ingredient, to an over the counter, deep cleanse, anti aging facial mask that can remove dead skin cells a skin layer or two deep. Both types will keep your skins appearance fresh and youthful looking. Those that can only be applied under the supervision of a doctor tend to contain a lot harsher active ingredients, like phenol and hydroxyl acids, that will penetrate many skin layers. Though this type of mask gives pleasing results that can last for many, many months, even years, healing can be a long, drawn out and sometimes painful process.
Along the same lines are anti ageing treatments known as laser resurfacing. Used locally it can be a boon for the removal of acne scarring and age spots that appear as you get older, but it can also be used all over the face to treat wrinkles and lines. When used to this extreme, this face anti aging technique usually requires a local anesthetic and the healing process can again be a long one running into many weeks. As you might imagine, the results can be outstanding, it’s just your choice on how much pain you are willing to suffer in the name of vanity.
The Anti Aging Treatment Dermabrasion Explained
Hyaluronic acid, this is found naturally in the skins connective tissues, is injected into the areas of the face where lines and wrinkles are prevalent to plump the skin and fill the offending blemish. As the areas where the treatment is needed tend to be sensitive, forehead; eyes; mouth; nose; then the healing process is really just as long as any bruising or swelling takes to disappear. This anti aging facial will need to be repeated as the results, though excellent, last only about six months.
Natural Anti Aging Skin Care
There are of course simple natural anti aging skin care steps that will have differing levels of success, but will always help in some way, that are free to implement. Get plenty of sleep as when you lack sleep your appearance will begin to look tired, under your eyes will become black and your skin will start to sag, causing lines and wrinkles or making the ones you already have appear much worse.
Also, one of the easiest yet best anti aging skin care treatments is to drink plenty of water. Before you start your day and before you go to bed are the two most productive times to partake in a glass of water, but if you can, drink little and often throughout the day to help hydrate your aging skin.