Aging: how to slow down the process?

Aging is a part of life that is unavoidable. We can, however, slow down the aging process and keep our skin looking young for longer by making conscious choices. Following that, I'll tell you about five habits that, if broken, can help you slow down the aging process.


Aging and changing your habits


Don't sleep on a rough pillowcase

As we get older, our skin becomes thinner and more sensitive, which has an impact on how we care for it. The material of your pillowcase is one such important detail that can have a surprisingly large impact on your skin. If you have dry skin, sleeping on a rough pillowcase encourages the formation of lines and deepens wrinkles.

Silk or satin pillowcases, which are much softer, are ideal for thin or sensitive skin.


Choose a right sleeping position

For both men and women, sleep is an important part of skincare. If you sleep on your stomach and press one side of your face into the pillow, you're putting constant pressure on your delicate skin, which breaks down collagen and promotes wrinkle formation. Especially if your pillowcase's fabric is rough and rubs against your skin.

Sleeping on your back is the most skin-friendly position, but it's impossible to keep track of your position while you're sleeping. The very least you can do is sleep on a pillowcase made of smooth satin or silk that won't irritate your skin.





Be patient and consistent with the products

Any skincare treatment regimen will only work if you use the products correctly and consistently. Within 28 days, skin cells regenerate. If you abandon the product because it does not produce immediate results, you will quickly lose access to its potential benefits. Consider your skincare routine as a diet plan. The outcomes do not appear overnight!

Even if you use the best skincare product, skin repair is a long and gradual process, so you'll need to wait. Allow the product to work its magic before you judge it. Some skincare products can aggravate your condition before it improves. The same is true with nutrition, in that there will be a healing crisis before the final result becomes apparent.


Do not focus only on the face 

Wrinkles and fine lines do not only affect the face; they can also affect the rest of your body.

Unfortunately, many people concentrate their skin-care efforts solely on their faces, neglecting the rest of their bodies. As a result, the face may appear youthful, but the skin around the neck or on the hands will begin to sag or become thin and wrinkled. As a result, it's critical to take care of your entire body daily, ideally by applying cream or oil from head to toe.


To reduce wrinkles, do not focus only on moisturizers

Many people believe that moisturizing the skin with creams or oils is essential for preventing and combating wrinkles. Whether it's dry skin, itchy skin, rashes, or something else, we can help. The more wrinkles appear, the drier the skin is. Body creams keep the skin supple, but they do not affect the mechanisms of collagen and elastin, which are primarily responsible for wrinkle formation.

Oiling the skin is essential because oil production decreases with age, necessitating external assistance to keep the skin moisturized and soft. However, unless combined with a holistic skincare regimen that includes a healthy lifestyle, diet, and exercise, this step alone will not guarantee soft, wrinkle-free skin.

Curetik balm is a great skincare assistant and deep moisturizer.


BONUS! Face yoga exercises

Face yoga exercises and regular practice have been shown to slow down the aging process, improve skin structure and quality, and prevent sagging. The facial muscles are similar to those found throughout the body. The face has over 50 muscles, but not all of them are used every day. Skin loosens and ages prematurely as a result of muscle inactivity. Face yoga can make your entire face stronger and younger if you practice it regularly.

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