Light changes in the oval of the face, the appearance of small wrinkles on the forehead, neck, at the corners of the eyes and chin, loss of healthy skin color and former elasticity — such unpleasant bells of inevitable age-related changes are able to panic the most cold-blooded and self-confident lady. Meanwhile, a timely start in this period of careful skin care can permanently prolong her youth and significantly slow down the aging process.
WHY DOES SKIN AGE?
After 30 years, the activity of restoring skin cells begins to decrease significantly. This is due to the slowdown in the synthesis of elastin and collagen, responsible for the elasticity of skin cells. In addition, there is a gradual decrease in the production of sebum, which entails the appearance of dry skin. The complex of such changes is the cause of the appearance of annoying small wrinkles and deterioration of the overall skin tone.
Skin care at the age of 30+ should consist not only in its daily cleansing, toning and moisturizing. A huge role in this process is also played by systematic procedures for the restoration of the skin and its protection.
But still the right skin care — not only the regular use of special tools and disciplined visits to beauty salons. Proper nutrition and a healthy lifestyle are no less important factors that every woman should definitely pay special attention to in her struggle for attractiveness and youth.
WHAT IS THE IMPACT OF LIFESTYLE ON THE SKIN?
In women who have crossed the 30-year mark, the skin becomes more susceptible to factors such as lack of sleep and irrational drinking and eating. Typical effects of yesterday’s fatigue or excessive use of fluid before bedtime are puffiness and bruising of the skin, swelling of the eyelids and dark circles under the eyes.
To see in the morning a pleasant look reflection in the mirror, first of all, a woman needs to ensure a good sleep and rest during the day. As for the reception of drinks consumed at night-the amount of drinking is recommended to be reduced to a minimum, so that excess fluid that accumulates otherwise in the body does not affect your morning appearance and — accordingly on the mood. It is advisable to generally refuse to take any drinks for two hours before you plan to go to bed.
SKIN AROUND EYES
The area of the skin around the eyes has no sebaceous glands, so it is particularly vulnerable to external factors. It is here that the first wrinkles “settle”, reminding the woman of parting with the blossoming youth. Therefore, the area around the eyes requires special care. Selection of cosmetic means for such maintenance – common face cream here will not suit – assumes individual approach for each woman. For example, if you want to get rid of daily morning circles under eyes, purchase facility in view of such nuance. It is also important to pay attention to the presence on the package of a special mark that the cream has passed the control of ophthalmologists. Thus you will be able to protect yourself from possible manifestations of allergies.
THE SECRETS OF HOME CARE
Make it an absolute rule to clean your face every morning. For dry skin is ideal for this purpose cosmetic milk, and if you have oily or normal skin, use foam for washing. In addition, excellent means for cleansing the skin — a herbal infusions with chamomile, rosemary or sage.
The water for washing must be at room temperature and free of chlorine. Therefore, tap water for such procedures is undesirable; give preference to boiled or — if possible — melt water.
Complete the cleansing procedures by moisturizing the skin with a tonic, which will also qualitatively prepare it for the application of the cream.
Every week, include in the complex of procedures for skin care cosmetic measures to cleanse the skin, using for this purpose a soft gommage or scrub.
The best option for a protective cream is a cream that stimulates the production of collagen. Dry skin in this case will be useful cosmetic with vitamins A, C, E and F.
Decorative cosmetics, which you use, ideally should contain an SPF-filter. Ultraviolet, adversely affects the skin, is part of the solar spectrum and is waiting for you on the street in any, even cloudy weather.
Do not neglect in skin care face serums. These products contain a lot of useful biologically active components. The use of serums is recommended courses, so as not to saturate their skin ingredients. It is best to do this twice a year, optimally-in the spring and autumn, applying the product under the morning or evening cream.
Periodically — enough two times a week, apply to the face mask, which includes vitamins a, B and E, collagen, elastin, minerals and fruit acids. When choosing a tool, consider your skin type.
Over-night creams contain humidifying components, therefore to put them it is recommended for 30-40 minutes before dream, carefully, and removing surpluses by the cloth. This measure will prevent puffiness when you Wake up in the morning.
Professional skin care is especially important for women after 30 years. Visit a beautician at least once a month. This will allow you to effectively complement the complex of useful home care procedures.
In order to maintain the skin in a fresh condition, every six months, undergo a course of rejuvenating lymphatic drainage massage. As a result of such procedures, blood microcirculation in the vessels is activated and skin tone is significantly increased. The skin becomes elastic and acquires a healthy color.
HANDS AND NECK
The neck and hands are as important a “calling card” of a woman as her face. They also primarily show signs of aging and aging of the skin. Therefore, care for the hands and neck should be as carefully and regularly. For neck care, you can use the usual traditional face cream. In addition to cosmetic procedures, it is desirable once a week to do special exercises for the neck muscles. Stand up straight, tighten your neck muscles and pull your head up for a few seconds. Relax. Repeat the exercise 10-15 times.
Health and youth of the skin — it’s easy and affordable for every woman who wants to look attractive and makes it at least a minimum of daily effort!