There are two types of aging, which are the intrinsic aging such as genetics, loss of underlying fats, dry skin or shrinking bones density, or the extrinsic aging that is caused by the environment such as sun exposure, pollution or even smoking. By using the anti aging products, this will help to reduce the effects of aging or can erase completely the lines and wrinkles that are bordering your skin. Some of the methods are microdermabrasion, chemical peels, botox, retinoids and antioxidants and many more.
Microdermabrasion is a method using light abrasion to remove dead skin cells or sun-damaged skin or even the dark spots on the skin caused by photo aging. This method is widely used in spas and skin treatment clinics and there are even evidence showing that microdermabrasion can stimulate collagen formations. Collagen is needed to support the structure of the skin to hold the skin firmer and tight.
Botox is basically a purified form of botulinum toxin and scientifically, this toxin is one of the most toxic substances known in mankind. Even so, with a little dosage of botox used to treat muscle spasms, it is popular for cosmetics procedures as an anti aging product. By injecting botox, it can actually help to smoothen the fine lines by blocking the nerves impulse that will contribute to muscle contractions that will cause wrinkles. In Islam, botox is considered illegal according to the religion; therefore, some Muslims would turn into collagen or vitamin E injections to reduce wrinkles.
Retinal, antioxidants and alpha hydroxy acids are the common ingredients in anti aging creams. All these ingredients help in rejuvenating the skin cells by neutralizing the free radicals of the skin; stimulating skin cells renewals and reduces dark spots. Alpha hydroxy acids or known as AHAs can irritate sensitive skin causing redness and flaking. Do consult the dermatologist for the types of creams to suit your skin type. Besides creams, these ingredients are also found in facial wash and masks.
The other anti aging product would be the chemical peel. Using a chemical solution uses this product to remove the upper layers of the dead skin that peels off from the face. The new generated skin will usually be smoother and more rejuvenated comparing before. Some products with higher chemical concentrated will have the peeling process as fast as just in three days time. The peeling of the skin may cause irritation or flaming and some might also suffer from small cuts due to the sudden process in thinning the layer of the skin.