De-Stress your Skin
Like’s ups and downs aren’t just challenging, they’re aging. Here’s how to turn back the clock.
Anyone who’s ever felt her stomach churn or her shoulder blades merge knows the bodily effects of stress aren’t subtle. “Your skin pays a price, too, though in less obvious ways. Under stress, you tense your facial muscles more, which can cause worry and frown lines just for starters.
But there are ways to wipe the anxiety from your face.
The Doctor’s Tip
Cortisol, a hormone released when you’re stressed, contributes to collagen breakdown and wrinkling. An easy antidote once an hour or just periodically throughout a stressful day take a minute, close your eyes and breathe deeply.
7 years younger the relaxation of your body and facial muscles that comes from deep breathing can counteract the negative effects of cortisol.
The Home Remedy
Dullness can be another by product of stress. Your skin cells don’t turn over as well as they should, and a thickened outer layer means a less youthful appearance.
But a quick stop in the kitchen will help. Using a whisk, mix ½ cup plain yogurt with ½ cup honey, then massage the blend into your face for a couple of minutes and rinse with warm water. The yogurts lactic acid will exfoliate dull skin layers, and the honey’s humectants will leave you looking dewy.
The Makeup Trick
Skip matte, powdery foundations, as they’ll exacerbate lines and dullness. Instead, opt for moisture and sheen (See Product Recommendations, bottom), but stay away from noticeable sparkle, as the particles can settle into lines and highlight them. If you need powder in shine-prone places (usually within the t-zone), spot-apply.
The Products Fixes to Younger Looking Skin!
When your natural glow isn’t quite there, try the faux variety.
Neutrogena Healthy Skin Liquid Makeup, SPF 20.
Combat slowed Cell Turnover and Dullness with this Gentle Exfoliate.
Olay Skin Smoothing Cream Scrub.
Hyaluronic Acid Plumps Wrinkles short term: Retinol Minimizes long term.
Roc Retinol Correxion Deep Wrinkle Night Cream. How to Look 7 Years Younger