All About Wrinkles
They are the most obvious signs of facial aging. Learn how they appear.
Identify which ones bother you and learn about treatment options.
Aging and external factors, especially sun exposure, leave visible reflections on the skin and face. Over the years, the cells drastically reduce its capacity for renewal, production of collagen fibers, elastin and hyaluronic acid. That's when the first thin and superficial wrinkles appear.
Furthermore, the skin becomes thin, dry and flabby, losses its vitality and luminosity. The repeated movement of facial muscles results in the formation of wrinkles, which can stay deeper and pronounced each time.
Formed by multiple factors, wrinkles are different and require specific treatments.
Learn about the most common types:
Dynamic or expression wrinkles:
Dynamic or expression wrinkles are those formed by facial muscles repeated action. They are visible only when the face is moving and disappear at cessation.
The best known wrinkles are the ones on forehead, around the eyes, between the eyebrows and around the lips.
One available treatments for this kind of wrinkles is a temporary relaxation of the wrinkle responsible muscle to be treated. The result is the attenuation of wrinkles, giving the face a smoother and rejuvenated appearance. In this way, small annoying marks disappear or have a smoother appearance.
Static wrinkles are the most disturbing because they are generally deeper and pronounced, visible even when the face is in repose. These wrinkles are caused by the aging process of the body (intrinsic aging) and can be highligthed by external factors such as sun exposure and smoking (extrinsic aging). Over time, an expression wrinkle can also become a static wrinkle.
Wrinkles are inevitable, as well as the aging process. However, this does not mean that you have to wait until appear to start worrying. One of the most important steps to take care of your appearance and always be healthful, is to look after your daily habits since young. Incorporate photoprotection habits and hydration of your skin, in addition to maintaining regular consultations with a doctor to establish a treatment plan, as time passes it can helps to slow the signs of aging or mitigate them in the future. It is not complicated! A beauty and rejuvenation plan can range from the selection of a suitable sunscreen for your skin type before performing a medical procedure. All according to the medical evaluation and needs.
Always remember that attitudes taken day to day, regardless of age, are directly reflected in their appearance and aging process.
Healthy aging means constant care, adopting daily habits to help prevent the signs of aging.
Habits such as removing makeup, heavy drinking, eating many industrial products, excess of sugar and fat, unprotected sun exposure at inappropriate times, besides of smoking, should be avoided to the maximum. The good news is that it is never too late to start taking care of yourself.