Perhaps it is accurate to say that having wrinkles is inevitable. We will eventually grow old and when we do, our skin becomes less elastic, the fats in the subcutaneous layer disappear and then we start to notice the wrinkles. But is there really nothing that we can do to prevent this from happening?
Sun exposure, heredity and genetics, skin type and smoking are factors why people develop wrinkles. Some even faster than the others. Although not all of the factors cannot be controlled like heredity and your skin type, there’s a lot you can do with the lifestyle you are living. With technology and a lot of research, there are now several ways on how you can remove wrinkles or at least minimize its appearance.
We cannot stress enough how important moisturizing your skin on a regular basis is in maintaining your skin health. Although moisturizers will not permanently remove wrinkles, moisturizers will make them less noticeable as long as you get the right one. Get a moisturizer which contains no alcohol and has natural ingredients.
Retinoids is one effective way of removing wrinkles, roughness and uneven pigmentation.
Depending on the degree of wrinkles you have, you can either get a mild chemical peel treatment or a deeper peel treatment. Products that contain glycolic acid, salicylic acid and trichloroacetic acid is applied on to the skin and then peeled off in order to remove the outer layer. This will help smoothen the lines and reveal a fresh new skin layer.
Mircodermabrasion is a type of skin treatment where microcrystals are used to remove the dead skin cells and the outermost layer of your skin. It’s kind of like exfoliating but the next level.
In this type of treatment, lasers are used to stimulate the production of collagen on your skin. Sometimes more than one treatment is needed so you need to discuss this with your doctor. Ask your doctor what to expect and what the risks are, if any.