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The answer, of course, is yes!
Wrinkles are inevitable.
As we age, there is an unavoidable deterioration in the quality of our skin.
And yet, We all know people who look much younger than their years. So how is it that they seem to be able to hold back time?
Over the course of the next blogs (read our guide to healthy eating and lines and wrinkles here), we are going to examine the factors that influence the ageing process including sun, genetics, diet and lifestyle so that you can separate fact from fiction and take control of things you can influence and stop worrying about the things you can’t!
As we enjoy some late summer sun, we can all relate to the joy of lazy days in the garden but there is no getting away from the fact that.
SUN CAUSES WRINKLES
If you’re in any doubt about that, take a look at this picture of a truck driver and the deterioration caused to the skin by the sun on one side of the face…
Photo courtesy of New England Journal of Medicine
So what should we do to minimise the damaging effects of the suns rays?
These tips won’t be new to you but sometimes we can all benefit from a reminder.
Of course, hindsight is a wonderful thing so what do you do if you have already sustained some sun damage?
Visit a medically-led cosmetic clinic where they offer a wide range of products and treatments to counteract the signs of ageing, whatever the cause.
One particularly popular product at the moment is Profhilo, which is very effective at re-hydrating skin after too much sun exposure.
If you're keen to get started with any of these treatments right away then you're in luck - those clever folks also have a list of trusted, accredited Line and wrinkles, Sunscreen and Profhilo clinics in your area.
Thanks to Clare McLoughlin who founded Appearance Based Medicine in 2004, driven by a desire to provide advanced facial rejuvenation solutions and aesthetic treatments to patients in Marlow, Buckinghamshire and the surrounding areas.
People choose Appearance Based Medicine because of the top-quality and personable service that they receive, and always leave the clinic with a welcome boost to both their inner confidence and outer radiance.
Do you suffer from skin laxity or acne scarring? We may just have the perfect solution for you!
We love ITV's my mum, your dad and we notice how great all the contestants look which got us thinking about how to best look after our skin as we age.
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