Good skin care and healthy lifestyle choices can help delay the natural aging process and prevent various skin problems,if you don't have time for intensive skin care,pamper yourself with these basics & keep your skin healthy and glowing for years to come.
(1)Protect yourself from the sun-
This is one of the most important ways to take care of your skin,sun exposure can cause wrinkles,age spots and other skin problems as well as increase the risk of skin cancer.
For sun protection:
-Use sunscreen: A sunscreen with an SPF of @ least 15 is advised,when outdoors,re apply sunscreen every two hours or more.
-Seek shade: Avoid the sun between 10am and 4pm,when the sun rays are strongest
Smoking makes your skin look older and contributes to wrinkles, it narrows the tiny blood vessel in the outermost layers of the skin which decreases blood flow which depletes the skin of oxygen and nutrients that are important to skin health,Smoking also damages collagen and elastic which are the fibers that gives your skin its strength & elasticity.
In addition,the repetitive facial expressions you make when smoking such as pursing your lips when inhaling and squinting your eyes to keep out smoke can contribute to wrinkles. If you smoke,the best way to protect your skin is to quit.
To be continued NextWeek.