Skin Firming Articles

Preventing a Major Cause of Eye Wrinkling

Saturday, July 16th, 2011

preventing eye wrinklesHere you will learn about one major cause of eye wrinkling, what you can do to prevent them and how to reduce them if they are already a problem for you.  Let’s focus on squinting.

Squinting is a primary cause of eye wrinkling.  You could be squinting in reaction to light or because of a problem with your vision.

In order to prevent wrinkles caused by squinting, you should wear sunglasses.  UV protective sunglasses may also help prevent age-related cataracts.

You should have your eyes examined every two years at least.  If you currently wear a prescription, doctors recommend an annual eye exam.  In many states, the optometric prescription expires in one … Read Full Article

Tips on How to Tighten Sagging, Wrinkled Skin

Sunday, May 8th, 2011

Tighten sagging wrinkled skinTo tighten sagging skin, you need a cream or lotion containing the most effective ingredients.  This is an issue that often accompanies the aging process.  So, most of the ingredients are found in anti-aging creams.  Here’s a look at some of the most effective ones.


Keratin is a protein found in the skin’s outer layers.  If properly formulated, it can be picked up and used by the skin’s cells, according to researchers, when it is applied topically.

As it enters the skin’s cells, it pulls moisture along with it.  That is one of the functions of keratin; to absorb moisture and pull it into the cell.

Studies have shown that the … Read Full Article

Firming Aged Skin by Boosting Skin’s Collagen Content

Friday, February 18th, 2011

firming aged skinFirming aged skin can be difficult because of a lack of collagen.  Here you will learn about the role played by the simple protein and what you can do to increase your skin’s collagen content.

Collagen is a major component of the skin’s elastic fibers.  The fibers give your skin the ability to “snap back” into place after a pinch or stretch.  The fibers are located in the skin’s dermis layer.

Soluble collagen is also found in the skin’s epidermis, the outermost layer.  There is serves to make your skin’s appearance less translucent.  You can’t see through it.

The body produces collagen through a complicated process that took scientists decades to unravel.  … Read Full Article

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