Wednesday, December 18, 2013

How to Look Younger than Your Age

After relentless acne scars treatment and routine visits to the dermatologist, you want to do something else for your skin to keep it more healthy and beautiful . Just like Jackie O, you don't mind getting older but looking older or your age bothers you. It's only natural to be conscious about those wrinkles or creeping liver spots especially as you grow older. Here's a quick guide to tips and tricks to look younger than your years.

Exercise regularly.
It's going to take a lot of discipline and hard work to exercise regularly. Exercise will make you feel and look well. A good work out will cause natural flushed cheeks and an over-all well being making you look fit and youthful. Experts recommend an active lifestyle since the more you move, the better your body will be when you're older.

Plan a healthy diet.
Do your body and skin a favor by eating more foods rich in vitamins A, C and E. A balanced diet consisting of low-fat dairy products, lean proteins and high fiber are highly recommended by health professionals for better aging. What you eat is who you are so eat foods which are great for the skin and body. Stay away from processed foods and sugars.

Get rid of bad habits.
Smoking and drinking alcohol are common vices which can also shorten your lifespan. Smoking contributes to signs of early aging which cause wrinkles, yellowing of teeth and bad skin. Drinking in excess also leads to premature and exaggerated aging. The occasional drink or two is okay but overindulging will not help you look younger.

Protect yourself from the sun.
There's nothing that ages your skin faster than constant and prolonged hours under the sun. Use moisturizers and lotions with high SPF and sun block when you go to the beach. Bring an umbrella or wear a cap to keep you safe from the harsh rays of the sun. Wear a cool pair of sunglasses on a bright sunny day since excessive squinting can create wrinkles, too.

Have an effective skin regimen

Use a gentle facial cleanser to wash your face. Don't use cleansers that are too harsh that strips the skin of its natural oils. You need those oils to keep your skin from drying up. Apply a moisturizer rich in active ingredients and anti-aging properties. Exfoliate your skin gently once or twice a week to encourage skin cell renewal and a younger looking skin. 

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