Wrinkles are the visible lines and creases formed in the skin especially as one gets older and their skin become drier. Some wrinkles can become coarse and deep, especially noticeable around the mouth, eyes and the neck.
There are several causes of wrinkles which includes age, exposure to ultraviolet light, smoking, repeated facial expressions like frowning. I’m sure you crave for a smooth, wrinkle-less skin, in this post, we shall be looking at what to do to prevent wrinkles on your skin.
Ways To Prevent Wrinkles
Stay Hydrated: Drink enough water and other fluids more often. Water helps to nourish and hydrate the skin and as well keep you healthy all-round.
Research shows that water, in addition to it’s basic functions like assistance in digestion, transportation of nutrients, temperature regulation etc, also helps to keep the skin healthy and hydrated from the inside.
Protect Yourself From The Sun: Constant exposure to the sun damages the skin leading to premature aging and wrinkles. Therefore, it is advisable that you limit the time you spend under the sun especially in the noontime, when the intensity of the sun is higher.
Wear protective clothes like hats, long sleeve shirts, and sunglasses. Also, you can use skin-care products that have built-in sun protection factor (SPF) of at least 15. Also when outdoors, use sunscreen.
Use Moisturizers: One of the causes of wrinkles is dryness of the skin, moisturizers trap water in your skin which helps mask tiny lines and creases. Research shows that moisturizer that contain hyaluronic acid and vitamin C are especially effective at preventing wrinkles on the skin.
It may take a few weeks of regular use of moisturizer before you will notice a reasonable improvement on the skin, this the need for consistency.
Avoid Smoking: Smoking dries up your skin and blood vessels, contributing greatly to wrinkles, amongst other negative effects. If you desire a smooth skin, quit smoking.
Eat Vitamin Reach Foods: Foods like Bananas, green tea, olive oil, avocados, salmon, pomegranates, flax seeds, vegetables, especially carrots, pumpkins, leafy greens and broccoli can contribute greatly to the overall skin health and prevent wrinkles.