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How to deal with wrinkles
Posted Date: 25-May-2012
Wrinkle are very common during old age but premature wrinkles can because a serious reason for mental stress. This article highlights the symptoms and signs to identify wrinkles and the major causes that trigger the formation of wrinkles. The article also suggests some home remedies to treat wrinkles along with some scientific methods to eradicate wrinkles permanently.
Wrinkles are slight skin folds, lines and creases that mainly occur on the face, around the neck and on various parts of the body. Wrinkles are natural indicators which show that we are becoming old and are aging. As we grow old and start aging, the elastin protein present on our skin becomes weak and the production of new collagen fibers also deceases which ultimately give rise to the formation of wrinkles. Wrinkles commonly start to occur in late 40 years or during early 50 years but due to the current scenario of stressful lifestyle and pollution environment, early premature wrinkle are seen to be appearing in the early 30 years. Wrinkles are of great concern for the women as it appears on the most prominent part of their body that is their beautiful face and it directly indicates your aging process to the viewers. Due to the recent development in the technology, various natural and artificial ways are available to treat wrinkles and to eradicate it completely.
Symptoms of occurrence of wrinkles
Wrinkles are mostly seen occurring round the corner of the eyes, on the forehead and around the lips in the form of
deep lines and creased skins
. Wrinkles also occur around the lower part of the neck and on the wrist in the form of
Causes of wrinkles
Wrinkles are caused due to various factors some of which are also related to drugs and genetic factors. Some wrinkles are temporary which disappears when it gets proper care and nutrition from the body while there are also permanent deep lined wrinkles which can only be removed through artificial means and treatments. Some of the major causes of wrinkles are
: It is one of the major causes for the formation of wrinkles. When we grow old the dermis of our skin become really thin and the elastin protein looses it elasticity. As the cell division decreases, the production of new collagen fibers also decreases making our skin loose and lacks moisture giving rise to the formation of wrinkles.
Pollution and sun damage
: Pollution such as minute dust particles, exposure to harsh chemicals damages the outer part of skin and causes wrinkles. Sunlight which contains ultraviolet rays damages the newly formed healthy collagen fibers and leads to the production of solar scar. These solar scars develops premature wrinkle and also causes abnormal production of elastin protein on the face.
Smoking and alcohol
: Smoking and alcohol leads to the production of an enzyme in our body which destroys the newly formed collagen fibers and elastin protein. As a result, the production of new collagen fibers decreases which couldn't replace the old collagen making our skin dull and unravel.
Lack of vitamins and minerals
: Various vitamins and minerals such as vitamin E, vitamin B12 are needed to keep the skin healthy. When the skin doesn't get the required vitamins and mineral the skin starts to deteriorate and wrinkles start to appear.
Recent research has also found that stresses, use of certain illegal drugs, lack of antioxidants, genetics are also plays an important role in the production of wrinkles on the face.
Home remedies for wrinkles
Natural remedies are the best to treat wrinkle from the fact that they doesn't cause any side effects and any damage to our skin. Regular natural face packs and mask can be made and used to treat wrinkles. Some of the effective home remedies are
Fruit juices such as apply juice, pineapple juice, lemon juice, banana juice helps in reducing wrinkles permanently. There fruits are very rich in vitamins and minerals and contain large amount of antioxidant to treat wrinkles.
Coconut, virgin castor oil and vitamin E oil are very effective in fighting wrinkles. Regular message over the wrinkle affected area with these oils will decrease the visible appearance of the wrinkles.
Mix some tablespoon of honey with grated raw carrot and apply it over the wrinkled area as a face pack. Keep it for 15 minutes and then scrub it off with cold water. Honey is a natural moisturizer whereas carrots provide the essential vitamins to the skin.
Mix egg white with vitamin E oil and rub it over the wrinkled area gentle in circular motion. Egg white helps in thickening of the dermis and also tightens up the skin to reduce the appearance of the wrinkles.
Cocoa also help in reducing wrinkles because it contains a large amount of antioxidant which reduces the ageing process. It also triggers the production of new collagen fibres in the skin.
Quit smoking and alcohol; they actually trigger the formation of more wrinkles and also avoid frequent washing of face as it washes away large amount of vitamins and moisture from the skin.
Scientific and means of treatments
Scientific and artificial means of treatments are the fastest ways to get rid of wrinkles. These treatments can immediately eradicate and minimise the appearance of wrinkles and can also prevent the formation of future wrinkles. Some of the most wide used treatments are
: It is a widely used drug to treat wrinkles. It mainly contains
which actually tighten up the skin around the wrinkles and thicken the dermis layer of the skin making the skin smooth and healthy.
Artificial wrinkles filling
: Dermatologist fills up the wrinkles with synthetic compounds along with new collagen fibres and hyaluronic acid. This process actually reduces the visibility of wrinkles on the skin.
Laser skin surfacing
: In this process, the upper layer of the skin near the wrinkles is removed through laser. This helps in layering the skins and this also helps in increasing the production of new collagen fibres.
Alpha-hydroxy acids (AHAs)
: These are natural fruit acids which are extracted from fruits like apple, papayas, grapes and pineapples. These acids are directly injected on the wrinkle affected area. It removes the upper layer of the dead skin of the wrinkles and provides space for the production of new collagen fibres and cells.
: It contains a compound called
which is also known as Retin A. These are very rich in vitamin A and also protect the skin from sun and prevent premature ageing.
Recent analysis reveals that women are spending thousands to money on various treatments to get rid of wrinkles and to look young. Continuous uses of these artificial and scientific treatments can have fatal effects on the body in various ways including permanent damage to the skin. It is better to minimise the use the scientific treatments and switch to natural remedies.
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