Skin Care Supplements
Skin has been called the largest organ in the human body, both in terms of surface area as well as weight. Consisting of three layers, epidermis, dermis and hypodermis it is a breathing organ that protects the skin, regulates bodily temperature, stores and synthesis minerals and Vitamins that ensure protection from UV Radiation.
Skin is also the interface to the body. Which is why mankind has always assigned such critical importance to appearance and the condition of the skin. Beauty may be skin deep, but its effect goes much deeper. It can launch a thousand ships or a thousand…quips! (depending on skin condition of course!)
With age, skin thins and becomes more susceptible to damage. Adding to this effect is the decreasing ability of skin to heal itself. Skin sagging is caused by a loss in its elasticity and suppleness. Skin also receives less blood flow and experiences lower gland activity with advancing age.
Causes of Wrinkles
Facial muscles contract and relax due to nerve impulses that make us smile, frown, scowl, squint, laugh etc. Crows Feet around the eyes are common in those who smile or squint a lot. As we age, skin loses it youthfulness and tone due to decreased blood flow and thinning and the effects of environment. What result are wrinkles and creases.
Benefits of Natural Wrinkle Reducers
Cosmetics have been in vogue since times Egyptian. There have been a whole host of lotions, creams, elixirs, potions, sprays, face-packs, topical fruit extracts, etc. since times immemorial engaged in the war against wrinkles and aging.
Glycerin, Honey, Cocoa butter, Aloe, Crab Tree extracts, Pearl Powder, Turmeric and more have found their use in cosmetic care.
Alpha Hydroxy Acids or AHAs are a class of chemical compounds occurring naturally as well as synthetically. Used in cosmetics as an anti-aging and anti-wrinkle chemical, it can also be found in chemical peels at the dermatologist. Common AHAs include Glycolic Acid, Citric Acid and Lactic Acid.Read more: Ingredients How they work Other Treatments Reviews