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Things You Never Realized Were Giving You Wrinkles

Whether we like it or not, eventually we start to show signs of aging — especially on our skin. We put our skin through the wringer between the weather elements, lifestyle factors, and just not taking the time to care for our skin properly.

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    Things You Never Realized Were Giving You Wrinkles - Health Digest

    Things You Never Realized Were Giving You Wrinkles - Health Digest

    Whether we like it or not, eventually we start to show signs of aging — especially on our skin. We put our skin through the wringer between the weather elements, lifestyle factors, and just not taking the time to care for our skin properly.

    Using Retinol Every Day Will Do This To Your Face - Health Digest

    Using Retinol Every Day Will Do This To Your Face - Health Digest

    People are raving about retinol, an anti-aging skincare product derived from vitamin A. This compound, usually in a serum, teaches your skin how to generate more collagen by speeding up cell turnover. Retinol is known for its wrinkle reducing, brightening, tightening, and acne decreasing benefits, which, according to dermatologist Mona Gohara, M.D., is magical for aging skin because "Up until your early 30s, your cells turn over every 28 days, creating a fresh layer of untouched, pristine skin...after you hit your mid-30s, your cell regeneration slows down, turning over every 50, 60, or 70 days," via (Marie Claire).

    You're Making Yourself Look Older If You Have Any Of These Habits - Health Digest

    You're Making Yourself Look Older If You Have Any Of These Habits - Health Digest

    Who doesn't want to look young and beautiful? Many of us strive to have plump, taut skin and a youthful glow. Alas, some of our less-than-healthy habits could be undoing all our efforts. "What you do for your skin or against your skin will have ramifications as you age," dermatologist Heidi Waldorf told WebMD. And if you're currently in your 30s, Waldorf confirmed "it's a nice time to start to address it because a little bit goes a long way."

    Benefits Of Botox You Never Knew Existed - Health Digest

    Benefits Of Botox You Never Knew Existed - Health Digest

    Botox gets kind of a bad rap as far as cosmetics procedures go. Mention the topic and it's sure to bring up a few jokes, although nothing that will really raise an eyebrow. In fact, these Botox jokes never really get old. (Ba dum tss!). It seems that the word "Botox" has become a kind of shorthand for all that's wrong with our shallow, appearance-obsessed, ageist culture, although anti-aging attitudes themselves date back to whenever we humans started living past the age of 35. Still, it just seems like the ultimate in either narcissism or desperation to have your face injected with actual botulinum toxin, since isn't that the same kind of stuff that can kill you if it gets in your food? (Yes, it is, although the injectable form isn't quite so likely to make you sick.)

    Health Digest - Not your typical health site

    Health Digest - Not your typical health site

    If you're worried about looking older, know that you're not alone. A 2017 survey reported on in the New York Post found that 28 percent of women under 25, 42 percent of women aged 25 to 34, and 54 percent of women between the ages of 35 and 44 worried regularly about the physical signs of aging, like wrinkles, age spots, and sagging skin. Men, too, worry about getting older.

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