Let’s face it, many of us desire smoother skin don’t we? What happens to our skin as we age? Why does it get lines, wrinkles and a weathered look?
Well, for starters, there are several reasons this happens. The weathered look of wrinkled and dry skin is often caused by over exposure to the sun. Many older folks spent too much time in the sun without proper protection when they were younger.
This leads to the formation of free radicals. Free radicals are caused by too much oxidation. This is how skin cells become damaged and one of the main causes of dry wrinkled skin.
There are skin care products available these days that are rich in natural ingredients that can help to destroy the free radicals, which will lead to smoother skin.
Loss of smooth skin can also be caused by a loss of hyaluronic acid. What happens over time is that a harmful enzyme called hyaluronidase breaks down the hyaluronic acid in your skin. This can lead to lines, wrinkles and other signs of aging forming.
What Are These Specific Ingredients?
To destroy the free radicals, an effective anti aging cream should contain CoEnzyme Q10. This emulsion can penetrate through several layers of skin to destroy the free radicals. This of course has quite an effect on your skin.
A substance called Phytessence Wakame, which is derived from a specific type of Japanese sea kelp, can inhibit the particular harmful enzyme that breaks down your hyaluronic acid. This will help to increase your skins hyaluronic acid level, which will then help you attain smoother skin.
It all sounds rather complicated but that is really how an effective anti aging cream works. Most of the creams and lotions found in the local stores just do not contain the right ingredients to be effective. Unfortunately, most consumers just keep wasting their money on products that do not work.
Most of the large cosmetic companies have huge advertising budgets, which allow them to get their product in front of millions of buyers. The smaller companies that manufacture the better products simply do not have the same advertising budget; therefore, they need to rely on word of mouth and the internet to get their products in front of consumers.
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