Knowing The Cause of Wrinkles To Stop Their Occurrence
Wrinkles are truly a major cosmetic problem making you to look much older. It is said that lack of water
in the body will lead to dry skin and this is also a major cause for getting wrinkles. Premature wrinkle is
very rampant nowadays. More over exposure to sun is also said to be the major cause for wrinkles.This
The cause of Wrinkles
What causes Premature Wrinkles
Get rid of Wrinkles the Easy Way
Nobody likes wrinkles. Yet all of us will get some eventually, regardless of the amount of time we spend
on finding new wrinkle removal methods, or the amount of money we spend on anti wrinkle creams.
We know we don’t want them. But do we know exactly what they are?
Wrinkles are fine lines or deep furrows, where the skin has become thinned and damaged. As we age,
our skin undergoes changes that make it more difficult for the skin to repair itself, and these changes
lead to wrinkles.
Wrinkles are caused by the changes that happen as we age and as our skin is exposed to the sun. The
top layer of skin cells (or epidermis) becomes thinner, making the skin look thinner. They also become
less sticky, which allows moisture to be released from the skin, causing dryness. The number of cells gets
less as we age, which means the skin cannot repair itself as quickly.
The middle layer (or dermal layer) also thins. Less collagen is produced and the skin becomes less elastic.
This causes the skin to wrinkle and sag. There is also less sebum produced, causing dry skin.
The area of the skin where the epidermis meets the dermal layer flattens. This makes it easier for the
skin to become damaged. It also stops many nutrients getting to the skin cells.
In the bottom layer (or subcultaneous layer), the fat cells get smaller. Fat cells help to fill in the damage
from the other layers, so as they get smaller they are not as able to help fill in this damage.
What Causes Premature Wrinkles
Dry skin is one of the top causes of premature wrinkles. People with dry skin will usually get wrinkles
before people with normal skin or oily skin. Sun exposure is one of the top causes of premature
wrinkles, mostly because the sun’s rays dry out the skin. Smoking also leads to premature wrinkles,
again because it dries out the skin. Heredity and fair skin can also be contributing factors. People with
fair skin tend to get premature wrinkles more often than other people.
Anti wrinkle creams (including vitamin a, retin-A, alpha-hydroxyl acids, antioxidants and
moisturizers) can help to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
Glycolic acid peels and deeper peels remove dead skin cells and the top layer of skin, which may
reduce the appearance of fine lines.
Dermabrasion also removes the top layer of skin and any damaged skin cells.
Laser resurfacing uses laser to remove areas of damaged or wrinkled skin.
Surgical procedures (such as plastic surgery) are a complicated and expensive form of wrinkle
removal, but it can be very effective.
Botox injections relax the facial muscles and prevent frown lines and furrows.
It is very difficult to stop wrinkles from occurring, but you can delay the onset of wrinkles and reduce the
chance of premature wrinkles from occurring. The two most important things you can do to prevent
wrinkles is to limit your skin’s exposure to the sun and to keep your skin moisturized.
The sun has a definite ageing effect on the skin. People should wear a sunscreen at all times (even in
winter). You can also protect your skin by wearing long loose clothing, a hat and sunglasses. Sunglasses
are very important as they not only stop the sun’s rays from reaching the area around your eyes (which
is very prone to wrinkles), but it also helps stop you from squinting at the sun.
You should also apply a moisturizer at least once (or twice a day). Choose a moisturizer that is
appropriate for your skin type. This is very important for people with dry skin, who need to ensure that
their skin receives the right skin care treatment.
Here are some of the other things you can do to help prevent wrinkles.
Drink lots of water
Eat a good diet with plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables
Take a vitamin A or primrose oil supplement
Learn some relaxation techniques to reduce stress
Try not to frown too much.
Although most people will want to reduce and delay wrinkles for as long as possible, it is important to
remember that wrinkles are a sign of aging and everybody will have some sooner or later. Anti wrinkle
creams will only go so far in removing wrinkles from your face. Getting stressed about wrinkle removal
will not help improve the look of your skin (and may even make things worse as stress can cause