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A simple way to fight skin aging that not everyone knows

Skin aging is a natural process of the body. However, if you know how to take effective anti-aging skin care, you can avoid premature aging and help your skin retain its youthful, radiant appearance.

‏1. Causes of skin

Skin aging is a natural process of the body. Over time, the structure, function and elasticity of the skin will gradually decline, leading to the formation of wrinkles, sagging skin, melasma, freckles...

The causes of skin aging can be divided into two groups:‏ 

Endogenous factors Factors inside the body that cannot be changed such as genetics, hormone changes over time and medical conditions...
Exogenous factors : Impacts from the external environment such as exposure to the sun, pollution, dust, chemicals... or due to unhealthy living habits, inappropriate nutrition ...

Harmful agents from the environment are the "enemies" that accelerate the aging process. Specifically, exposure to the sun, blue light, smoke, ... can cause free radicals in the body to increase rapidly. In addition, daily habits such as stress, staying up late, being inactive, eating unscientifically also contribute to the strong oxidation process.

At that time, the skin will appear early signs of aging such as:‏ 
  • Age spots appear
  • ‏The skin is less elastic, sagging, wrinkles appear.‏
  • ‏The skin becomes thinner and weaker.‏
  • Skin is rough, prone to dryness and itching.
‏Over time, the structure, function and elasticity of the skin will gradually decline.

‏2. Simple and effective way to fight skin aging

‏ 2.1 Supplementing with antioxidants

To fight oxidation and slow down the aging process of the skin, it is necessary to supplement with antioxidants, substances that protect or slow down cell damage caused by free radicals.

One of the antioxidants that is always mentioned by scientists is vitamin C. This is a powerful antioxidant that protects the skin against free radical damage and prevents signs of aging.‏

You can provide vitamin C to your skin by adding to your diet vitamin C rich fruits and vegetables like papaya, strawberries, oranges, cantaloupe, kiwi, bell peppers, broccoli, Brussels sprouts. , tomatoes, cauliflower and kale…. In addition, you can use skin care products such as moisturizers , serums containing vitamin C or supplement vitamin C for the skin through oral supplements.

2.2 Proper

After a day of outdoor activities, the skin is subject to many negative impacts from the environment. To minimize those harmful effects to the skin, you need to take care of your skin properly.‏‏
  • Always use sunscreen with SPF of 30 or higher, and pay attention to "cover" carefully by wearing a wide-brimmed hat, sunglasses, and long-sleeved shirt when out in the sun.
  • Gently cleanses the skin to remove makeup, oil, and dirt without irritating the skin.
  • ‏Apply moisturizer daily to hydrate the skin, keep it fresh and smooth.‏
‏Basic skin care to minimize the bad effects of the environment on the skin.‏

2.3 Maintain healthy habits to help fight skin aging from within

In addition to the above anti-oxidant ways, you should also pay attention to maintain the following habits to promote skin health from the inside:‏‏ 
  • Maintain a healthy diet with lots of green vegetables and fruits. Limit foods that contain a lot of sugar, bad fats, and refined carbohydrates because these foods can accelerate the aging process.‏
  • ‏ Exercise regularly. Exercise improves circulation and provides many other health benefits, giving skin a youthful, radiant appearance.‏
  • ‏ Limit alcohol intake because this drink can make the skin dehydrated, rough and over time, damage the skin.
  • ‏ Quit smoking. Smoking accelerates skin aging, causes wrinkles, and makes skin dull.

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