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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

The Secret to Keeping Naturally Radiant Skin

Monday, April 18th, 2011

natural skin careWhat’s the secret to keeping natural radiant skin as you age?  That depends on who you ask.  The experts don’t seem to agree on much of anything, except that they are right.

It seems to me that a lot of the recommendations have to do with the expert’s specialty.  In a recent article, a doctor who specializes in prescribing bio-identical hormones for menopausal women said that the causes of the visible signs of aging are low estrogen levels and environmental factors.

That’s interesting, because dermatologists released a report last year saying that the primary cause was something different.  They found that there are more free radicals in older skin and that fewer … Read Full Article

Do Wrinkle Creams Work Against UV Light?

Monday, March 28th, 2011

do wrinkle creams workDo wrinkle creams work to protect against UV light?  That’s a new question.  Most people just want to know if a cream can really get rid of wrinkles.  Here’s why you should care about the protection of UV, even if all you thought you cared about were wrinkles.

UV rays are the invisible ones.  UVB causes sunburns.  You can usually tell when you have had too much of it, because your skin gets red and hot.

UVA causes hyperpigmentation, age spots, wrinkles and skin cancer.  You can’t always tell when you have had too much UVA.  We don’t even know how much is too much.

Many of the anti-aging lotions on the … Read Full Article

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