Eating more vitamin c, Avoiding the sun and getting enough sleep these are some of the most common ways to avoid wrinkles. But what if I told you that there was more you could do. Here are a few more surprising tips that will help your skin defy age.
Sleeping on your back, did you know that when you sleep sideways or face down your skin gets in contact with your pillow and it can increase wrinkles? Sleeping on your back however makes sure that your face is not experiencing friction. It might not be easy but it is worth the smooth skin.
Drink more cocoa, Unlike coffee and tea, cocoa contains two types of flavonol that are good for protection against the sun, hydrating the skin. It is also good for reguvanating and replenishing dead cells. This makes the skin to appear and feel baby soft.
Do not squint your eyes, If you're struggling to read then get reading glasses and if you can't see in the sun the get sun glasses. Squinting your eyes to see, for example when reading a book. Or when you can't see properly in the sun exhausts the muscles around your eyes leading to wrinkles.
Eat more fish, cold water fish such as salmon are very good for your skin. They help to maintain the appearance of youth. They provide proteins and we all know that proteins are the building block for skin They also privide essential fatty acids that are great for your skin.
Do not over wash your face, surprising as it may seem, it is actually possible to over wash your face. Tap water and soap might strip your face of natural oils that protect it against the sun and aging. These oils also protect against ageing marks. Washing your face twice a day is enough for removing dirt and makeup. Also make sure that the soap you use contains a mosturiser or use a cleanser instead.
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