Fluctuating hormones, glycation, oxidative stress, and your DNA all contribute to loss of elasticity, thinning, uneven/dull skin tone, roughness, and the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. As we age, we lose collagen at a rate of one percent per year.
Aging skin is also caused by extrinsic factors such as sun exposure, smoking, eating an unhealthy diet, consuming alcohol in excess, facial expressions, poor sleep habits and environmental factors.
If you’re wondering how to prevent wrinkles, here’s the thing: You can’t stop the aging process, but you can slow it down a bit with the right habits. For example, establish a solid skincare routine that incorporates products with anti-aging ingredients like retinol, vitamin C, resveratrol, niacinamide, and coenzyme Q10. Be sure to hydrate and moisturize so that you prevent moisture loss and keep your skin’s lipid barrier intact while making fine lines and wrinkles less prominent. Get support to help you need to start living a healthier lifestyle”). Lastly, don’t forget to wear a UVA/UVB protective sunscreen (a minimum SPF of 30) every single day — even on cloudy days.