It is no secret that proper nourishment is the key to glowing skin and especially during harsh weather conditions when the weather essentially strips our skin off essential moisture and nutrients. Also, as we age, our skin production of natural oil decreases over time, thereby creating dry skin which over time loses its resilience to the constant stretching of our muscles thus resulting to wrinkles. Besides eating healthy and nourishing the body, the logical solution is replacing the lost oils and this can be achieved using the abundance of products that can be found in the market.
The abundance of products out there that sell themselves as the best anti-aging cream it is easy to get overwhelmed with choices. So here are some ingredients to look out for when next you go out shopping for an anti-aging cream:
- Retinoids; these are renowned wrinkle fighters, study after study have shown that they are capable of reversing anti-aging. Retinoids work in two ways; first they help your skin slough off and produce new ones, then they aid in creating collagen which improves skin elasticity and filling in lines.
- Alpha Hydroxyl Acids; are derived from apples, oranges and sugars. They are exfoliation livewire and multiple studies have shown its efficiency and effectiveness in improving aging skin. There are many types of natural AHAs but glycolic acids and lactic acids are best known to penetrate the skin.
- Hyaluronic Acids; this acid provides short term benefits while we wait for the Retinoids and AHAs effect to kick in. Hyaluronic acid works by drawing water into the skin cells, making the skin more hydrated which leaves the skin looking plumper and full of life.