Avoiding Aged Skin at 60, Six Ways How

By: Sara Kitch

There are some things you should definitely not do if you want to keep your youthful skin at sixty. Older women need to know that as they get older, they need to change their skincare routines. At sixty years old I was facing menopause and dealing with hormonal imbalances too, which in turn affected my skincare regimen.
Through out the years, skin naturally loses its elasticity and it becomes thinner. Fat in the skin, which gives the face its plump and firm look, begins to reduce with age. The reduction of the fat layer also reduces the amount of moisture in the skin, leading to dryness and wrinkles. Once estrogen levels drop, the natural oil production of the skin decreases as oil glands reduce in size. Skin is more fragile, making it easier to injure and slower to heal. Increased roughness, wrinkling, irregular pigmentation, keratosis, inelasticity, sun spots, freckles, and enlarged pores are all products of a long life exposed to the elements.
Want skin rejuvenation at 60 without surgery, and avoid the aforementioned problems?
Aging Skin Care: The Six Don'ts
Step #1: Stop Smoking
Smoking adds years to your face and makes your skin look like leather. Moreover, it robs your skin of nutrients. As a young person I smoked, but I quit at the age of 30. As soon as I quit my skin began to improve in appearance. The good news is that as soon as you quit smoking, your body begins to heal itself immediately.
Step #2: Don't Eat Junk Food
Loads of vegetables and a multivitamin should be a primary part of your diet. You will need extra calcium, vitamin E, and vitamin A, as these are all skin related vitamins which become depleted from our skin as we age. You need more calcium namely for the loss of skin density, because once we hit 60, our skin calcium levels drop dramatically. Vitamin E helps your skin to rebuild itself, while vitamin A contains retinoids which assist in reversing the signs of aging.
Step #3: Don't Use Cheap Moisturizing Cream
At sixty skin tends to be dry and tight, with a rough, wrinkled texture and a dull appearance. Hormonal changes, reduction in the water content of the uppermost layer of the skin, a decrease in intercellular lipids, and a decrease in sebum secretion all contribute to increased dryness. For skin that's soft, supple and smooth, moisturize in the morning, after a bath and while you sleep. The moisturizer you choose should contain soy, retinol and alpha hydroxyl acids that are beneficial for a woman's skin, and it should be a high quality, thick consistency. Any treatments that encourage collagen and elastin stimulation are a good bet.
Step #4: Don't Skip Out on Water
Drinking water is the easy way to keep your skin hydrated. Skip the soft drinks and drink at least 8 glasses of water a day to account for the increased dryness your skin will go through as a mature woman.
Step #5: Don't Forget to Follow Proper Basic Skin Care
The use of upper market cleansers and scrubs is very important. Use masques to increase moisture and firm the skin. In addition, use products with retinoids, also known as Vitamin A, and anti-oxidants to help the skin rebuild cells. In addition, ease up on makeup and switch to lighter products, such as powders instead of heavy concealers. Embrace your age instead of trying to hide behind a heavy mask of makeup. The makeup will clog the pores of your face increasing the dryness there or it will cause acne.
Step #6: Don't Skip the Sunscreen
From over exposure to the sun, the results are leathery skin, sunspots and more wrinkles. At times, cancerous lesions can occur on the skin, leading to a premature death from cancer. Sunscreen is important to prevent further sun damage. Make it easy for yourself by choosing a moisturizer with at least SPF 30 for proper protection against the suns damaging rays. Remember to get regular skin cancer exams from a dermatologist. With early detection and proper treatment, the cure rate for skin cancer averages 95%. When detection and treatment are delayed, the outcome is not as favorable.

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If you continue to do the 6 don'ts mentioned above, and fail to change your facial skin care routine, the consequence will be dry, wrinkled skin. Remember to drink lots of water and use high quality cleansers and moisturizers, particularly one which will stimulate skin cell renewal. Bioskinrevitalizer is an excellent choice because it is a skin revitalizer serum.

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