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How To Lift Your Face And Smooth Those Wrinkles - 4 Steps To A More Youthful Face

Updated on May 5, 2015

Anti-aging skin care products are for anyone concerned about the signs of aging. Prevention is the best medicine.

Pollution and other environmental elements contribute to aging skin.

How To Improve Face Skin Elasticity and Other Aging Affects

Aging is something that is going to happen no matter what we do. It is the harsh affects of aging we want to avoid as well as prevent the loss of our face skin elasticity. Using skin care treatments and precautions to avoid radical changes to our skins is necessary.

Attaining the facts and knowledge from a skin care specialist such as a dermatologist or a licensed esthetician can help you understand what is best for your skin type.

A skin care professional can set you up with a regimen that can help you reverse and prevent environmental damage that causes skin to age faster and dull.

FYI: Anti Aging skin care products have little to do with being over 40. A twenty year old could use anti aging treatments for sun damaged or dehydrated skin that can cause premature aging such as lines and age spots.

1. Avoid The Causes Of Premature Aging Skin

Sun Exposure

  • UVA (aging) rays - contributes to 90 to 95 % of rays that reach the earth's surface. These rays are responsible for weakening skin's collagen and elasticity causing wrinkles, lines and sagging.
  • UVB (burning) rays - cause skin to tan by affecting the epidermis or layer of skin that is responsible for producing melanin (skin color). While supplying us with needed vitamin D, large amounts of UVB rays can cause cancer and harm your eyes.

FYI: Products will now say what type of protection it has if you see PA+,PA++, or PA+++. The product is telling you it has low, moderate or higher ability to protect you from UVA rays.


  • dust
  • car exhaust
  • smoke
  • factory pollutants

LifeStyle No-No's

  • coffee
  • smoker
  • alcohol
  • drugs
  • soda
  • wrong products

Whatever you put in or on your skin shows up if not now surely later. You don't want it to be in wrinkles, lines and sagging skin. If this is the case now, there is work to be done.

FYI: A Glycolic Peel will resurface the skin by removing dead skin cells and causing cell turnover and producing a softer and more youthful skin.

2. Practice A Regular Skin Care Regimen

7 Step Regimen To Minimize and Prevent Face Skin Elasticity, Sagging and Wrinkles

This is only a suggested regimen. Treatments and cleansers will vary depending on your skin situation. for instance if you are prone to have age spots your treatment will be Murads Age Spot/Pigment Lightening Gel which can be added 30 or 40 second of another treatment.

  1. Cleanse face with Renewing Firming Cleanser by Murad.
  2. AHA/BHA Exfoliating Cleanser twice weekly.
  3. Apply refreshing toner with cotton pad.
  4. Apply by pressing in Age-Diffusing Serum for firmness.
  5. Wait 40 seconds.
  6. Apply Collagen Stumulus Package SPF 15 for medium to deep wrinkles. You can now apply your makeup!
  7. IMP: Repeat top steps and use Perfecting Night Cream before bed instead of SPF product.

Just To Be Clear:

  • Use proper anti-aging skin cleansers, toners.
  • Regular skin exfoliation to expose healthy skin. (2 times a week)
  • Proper hydrating moisturizing daily treatments.
  • SPF 15 or better daily. Apply (2 min after treatment)
  • Anti-aging nightly firming treatments. .
  • Minimize sun exposure.
  • Drink plenty of water.
  • Eat properly from the 3 food groups
  • Vitamins A,C,D,and E

3. Practice Healthy Eating Habits

Drinking water regularly and eating the proper foods such as the Mediterranean Diet will assist your collagen and connective tissues. We are what we eat.

  1. The antioxidant polyphenols in olive oil fight damaging free radicals.
  2. The antioxidant lycopene from tomatoes(levels of which are higher in cooked, processed tomatoes) improves skin’s natural SPF. More effective when taken with olive oil.
  3. Dark chocolate with antioxidants and high in cocoa flavanod help most women have less rough and scaly skin.
  4. Green tea (polyphenols) drinkers enjoy the benefits of more elastic and smooth, and less changes of sun damage.
  5. Walnuts are the only type of nuts that contains a significant amount of omega-3 fatty acids which can help prevent dry and wrinkled skin.
  6. Eat grass fed beef for omega 3 and 6 fatty acids . Doctors confirm that protein is the building block of collagen and elastin tissue, which keeps skin tight and less wrinkled while reducing inflammation.
  7. Drink lemon water and less sugary drinks. High sugar content attach to proteins in collagen and produce compounds that cause skin to sag and wrinkle. We don't want that!

4. (optional) Monthly Facials To Address Concerns and Acquire Proper Product For Your Skin Type

Having a professional evaluate your skin will greatly assist you in acquiring the right products for you skin type. You can compare them with what you have already or make a switch to recommended products.

Murad Skin Care Treatment Products As Example

  • Age Diffusing Serum firms facial skin by 42% in 10 minutes. The longer you use it the longer results last.
  • Complete Reform increases firmness 61% after only 1 application.
  • Rejuvenating Lift for Neck and Decollete (upper chest). Re textures and lift sagging skin to a more youthful appearance.
  • Youth Builder Dietary Supplement that decreases fine lines and wrinkles by 34% in 5 weeks.
  • Intensive Wrinkle Reducer® for eyes reduces crows feet, firms and tightens.

Anti-Aging Spa Facial - What to Expect

  1. When you go for a spa facial you will be asked to fill out a form to give your health history and skin care information to assist your skin care specialist.
  2. You will be bought into a room an be asked to remove your top and to lye covered onto the facial table. you will be given privacy.
  3. Your featured esthetician will enter and begin asking you questions and analyse your skin with a magnifying lamp light. Don't worry they will place protective covers over your eyes.
  4. Your cleansing and steaming will begin with the proper product for your particular skin.
  5. You may have extractions if you have pimples at this time.
  6. You will then have a toner perfect for your skin before your treatment is to begin.
  7. An anti-aging treatment that will address your skin concerns will be chosen and applied.
  8. You may enjoy a wonderful hand and arm massage at this point while treatment is working.
  9. Treatment is removed with warm towel, gauze.or cotton.
  10. You will now enjoy a soothing face massage for about 10 minutes
  11. A treatment mask will be applied to further sooth and treat your skin.
  12. While mask is setting you will have your decollete' or neck and shoulders massaged.
  13. Mask is now removed.
  14. Proper moisturizer and sun protection is applied to send you out into the world!
  15. Your skin care specialist will quietly let you know you are finished and will give you a few minutes to get dress and will have your recommendations ready for you.

Your professional spa facial will take about an hour but is well worth it. Your skin will have a jump start in the right direction and you will be armed with the perfect products for your skin.

You now know ways that you can use your skin care product to avoid and minimize the signs of aging. You also know what causes premature signs of aging and know what to avoid. This knowledge is useless if you don't start rethinking you regular skin care regimen today. Ant-Aging skin care starts with prevention and education. For more tips go to Anti- Aging Tips And Treatments .

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