No Surgery, No Lasers, No Botox
A natural consequence of aging and a full life is wrinkles -- skin irregularities caused by loss of collagen in the skin, which in turn is caused mainly by sun damage and aging. Here are 11 ways to fight those annoying lines and wrinkles -- so you can look as young as you feel!
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Live a healthy lifestyle.
A regular exercise schedule and plenty of sleep are essential to preventing wrinkles. Exercise increases circulation and creates a healthy glow. Skin regenerates itself during sleep. To prevent wrinkles, try sleeping on your back and use a silk or anti-wrinkle pillow cover.
Choose sheer makeup.
Opt for sheer, light-diffusing foundations. Heavy makeup tends to settle into wrinkles and accentuate them.
Try non-invasive wrinkle treatments.
Try a product like Frownies or Freeze 24/7. Frownies are thick tape-like pieces you adhere to your skin wherever your skin is prone to wrinkles. The concept is similar to Botox in that they prevent some facial muscles from constricting, therefore preventing wrinkles. Freeze 24/7 contains topical muscle relaxers that temporarily remove wrinkles.
Try facial massage.
By relaxing the muscles and stimulating the blood vessels under the skin, regular facial massage helps keep elasticity in the skin, and wrinkles and fine lines away. Using your fingers and an oil such as coconut, gently massage your face in outward and upward motions.
Exercise your face.
It may sound silly, but facial exercises can help smooth out wrinkles around the eyes. The idea is to make various expressions to help tighten the skin on your face. Try this one:
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