WHAT CAN BE THE CAUSES OF PREMATURE SKIN AGING?
Aging of the skin cannot be stopped but certain factors accentuate it considerably. Here is a quick overview of the enemies of your youth:
Who doesn’t dream of having golden skin in summer? But beware, the sun, and more particularly its rays, are harmful to your skin. They reduce the secretions of cells into collagen and elastic fibers. So if you expose yourself to the sun, take out the index 50 sunscreen. It will protect you not only from premature aging, but also from the appearance of spots and famous sunburns.
Smoking causes cancer, gives bad breath, gray complexion ... But not only! Cigarettes also accelerate aging of the skin and the appearance of wrinkles! In fact, tobacco will slow the evacuation of sebum, cause acne, but also thicken the skin which will lose elasticity. Still need a good reason to quit smoking?
The onset of menopause is a period of upheaval for women. Hormones are out of balance, especially estrogen and collagen, the production of which will decrease significantly, resulting in skin refinement and making the skin much more fragile.
HOW TO SLOW DOWN THE AGING OF YOUR SKIN?
Fortunately, in our fight against aging, we also have some allies:
A GOOD DIET
We know that our diet affects our metabolism. By favoring certain foods rich in vitamins, antioxidants and omega 3 we help our body to function at its best. It is indeed advisable to follow a Mediterranean type diet which will provide your body with all the nutrients and fatty acids it needs. They are found in particular in fish, olive or rapeseed oil, fruits and vegetables ... The contribution of these nutrients ensures the cells function properly and therefore beautiful skin.
But beware, to keep skin hydrated and cells functioning properly, you also need to drink water regularly. This will allow your body to eliminate toxins faster by improving drainage. It is advisable to drink between 1.5 and 2L per day.
By the way, did you know that green tea is a real ally against aging skin?