Skin ageing happens over time and gets accelerated by the exposure to sun (UV), pollution and other environmental factors.
Skin ages for different skin types, but solutions should include both prevention and treatment of aging. The aging of skin can show through changes in texture, color (hyperpigmentation) and clarity of the skin. Ageing of the skin also shows by showing those fine lines and wrinkles.
Tips to slow down the aging process
Smoking changes your skin into pale gray, puffiness, gauntness, yellow, thickened skin and gives you gray hair.
Avoid excessive frowning.
Frown lines become permanent, even at rest. Facial exercises also make wrinkles worse.
Avoid sleeping with your face on the pillow in the same way.
Sleeping wrinkles are real. Sleeping in the same way every night creates sleep wrinkles. If you sleep on your side you will create sleep lines on your chin and cheek. Sleep on
Stay out of low-humidity environments.
Luckily we stay in a humid country, however the air-conditioning can lead to drying of the skin. Moisturize up!
Live a healthy lifestyle
Regular exercise, well-balanced diet and adequate rest. Also, less stress will do wonders for your skin.
How to treat skin aging?
Phase 1: Prevention
Prevention strategies include avoid the sun, wear sun screen, quit smoking and avoid other factors that may quicken the skin ageing.
Cleanse and exfoliate your skin according to your skin type. (Come see us for that complimentary treatment)
Wear a SPF 50+ sunscreen daily, apply an exfoliating or skin brightening serum at night and come
Good nutrition and regular exercise is always recommended.
Prevention should be started as soon as possible
Phase 2: Restoration:
Get in-clinic treatments such our Fractional Skin Rejuvenation treatment, GA/TCA peels, anti-wrinkle treatments and dermal fillers to focus on textural related skin ageing.
Reduction of the pigmentation (from sun exposure), improvement of texture and tone will already give your skin some dramatic results.
Fine lines & wrinkles can be treated with a combination of chemical peels, fractional skin rejuvenation, anti-wrinkle injections or dermal fillers; depending on your skin type, the severity and location of wrinkles.
Phase 3: Preservation
Preservation strategy depends on prolonging the benefits of skincare treatments in the previous steps!