|Aging is a fact of life. And aging is most
easily visible in our skin. Our hands and
face are the first to show signs of age.
Our hands suffer because we expose them to
harsh conditions -- chemicals and soaps that
dry the skin as we perform life's everyday
chores. Our faces suffer from sun exposure.
What can we do to fight the battle? There
are four options:
You can read more about some anti-aging products
by following the links on the right. Keep
in mind that these are advertisements and
have not been reviewed by River2u.
- prevention: avoid harsh conditions and use
protection (sun screens, gloves, etc.); avoid
"baking" your skin in the sun to
get a bronze tan -- while it looks nice now,
it will only hasten the aging process in
- nourish: find a moisturizer and skin rejuvenator
that is compatible with your skin and use
it appropriately. Don't wait for your skin
to show noticeable damage before acting.
Start early to nourish your skin and it will
reward you with extra years of youthful appearance
- medicate: in case of severe acne and other
"bad skin" conditions there are
treatments (acid wash, for example) that
can help; do this only under a qualified
- replace: in extreme cases, cosmetic surgical
options can replace or tighten bad skin