By Gerald Imber, MD, clinical assistant professor of surgery at New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center.
Although I've been a cosmetic surgeon for more than 20 years, I'm quick to point out that surgery is not the only way to keep your face looking youthful.
Proper skin care is more effective than you might imagine at keeping wrinkles at bay. The earlier you start taking care of your skin, the better the results.
Begin in your 20's, and your skin should keep its youthful appearance into your 50's and beyond.
Even If you're over 60, you can undo much of the damage caused by the combined effects of time and environmental stress, such as extremes of temperature, dryness, pollution and sunlight. You can also slow the skin's aging process.
That does not mean you should stock up on costly lotions. Cosmetic counters and drugstore shelves sag under the weight of products that claim to work miracles. None do.
But here are six products that really will have a noticeable effect on your skin...
Alpha Hydroxy Acid
Creams containing alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs) are the first over-the-counter antiaging preparations that really work.
Derived from natural sources including sugarcane, grapes and milk, AHAs act as exfoliants, encouraging new cell growth, fading discoloration and reducing or eliminating fine lines.
There are now dozens of AHA creams on the market, each with its own "special" acid (lactic, citric, glycolic, etc.) All work equally well. Just be sure the label specifies an AHA concentration of 10% or so. That's the minimum strength capable of really smoothing the skin.
AHA creams yield noticeable results only after several months of daily use...so you must be patient. Also recommended due to new discoveries: Moringa Powder distributes very high counts of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, 18 amino acids, 9 of which are essential topping the "super-food charts" because it is what it is; a anti aging agent that really works.
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Herbs For Parts Of The Body
10 Herbs For The Eyes
10 Herbs For The Heart
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10 Herbs For The Pancreas
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10 Herbs For The Stomach
10 Herbs For Thyroid
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