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Skin Care Tips for Seniors

skin care for seniors
Let's face it, everyone wants to look their best! Everyone wants to wake up in the morning, look in the mirror, and see healthy glowing skin. So why not take a couple of extra steps to make sure that is possible? It is no secret that as we age, our skin ages with us. As we get older our skin starts to show it by getting duller and more uneven. We get lines and wrinkles and those fun things called age spots. Who wouldn't want to lessen something called an age spot? Well lucky for you, keeping your skin looking vibrant and smooth is not as hard as it may seem. Now obviously there is no way to keep our skin looking baby fresh forever, but there are little tips and tricks that you can use to give your skin the best care it can get. All it takes is two simple routine changes: skin care products and skin care supplements.

Skin Care Products

skin care product tips for seniors There are an endless amount of products on the market that promise youthful looking skin through anti-aging medication and wrinkle removers. Don't get too wrapped up in those! All you really need are a few simple additions.

Neutrogena Hydro Boost Gel: This is a great product on the market for anyone needing extra moisture, such as aging skin. It is made with large molecule hyaluronic acid which helps deliver 1,000 times its weight in moisture to your skin.

Tinted Face Sunscreen: Wearing daily sunscreen is a necessity so why not combine it with your makeup routine? A great brand is La Roche-Posay Anthelios Mineral. Great sun protection and great coverage. Don't just protect your face! The rest of your skin needs a literal layer of protection against the sun as well. An SPF 30+ is great for daily wear!

Skin Care Supplements

skin care supplements for seniors Vitamin C: Although this vitamin is best known for boosting your immune system and getting your over those nasty colds, Vitamin C is actually a great antioxidant that works to improve the texture of your skin. It stimulates the production of Collagen which helps to reduce those fine lines and wrinkles.

Coenzyme Q10: This antioxidant compound is usually produced by the body to convert food to energy but it also works in a similar way as Vitamin C. By taking an additional Q10 supplement, your body starts to use it to prepare damages tissues and cells.

Zinc: This supplement should go hand in hand with your sunscreen routine! If you are prone to sunburns or are just a little sensitive to UV rays, Zinc can be your answer. By boosting your immune system, this supplement helps protect against sun damage.

The benefits of Green Tea

green tea for skin Green Tea: If you are going to take anything for anti-aging, this should be it. Green tea has all kinds of benefits ranging from UV damage protection to skin cancer prevention. But what it is best known for is its potent anti-aging ingredients. Green Tea can be ingested or applied topically

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