If you have wrinkles, or your skin is starting to look aged, you might think that an anti aging cream is something you should consider. And you should. A good anti-aging cream can do more than conceal wrinkles. It can effectively help to reduce the likelihood that you will develop more wrinkles.
With a good wrinkle cream, then, you can effectively stave off aging just a bit longer.
Good anti aging creams do all this by effectively combining three qualities – reducing the look of wrinkles, supplying the skin with a supply of antioxidants and increasing the skin’s collagen production by giving it a good dose of Vitamin C.
1. Appearance of wrinkles
Different creams do this different ways, but most creams effectively reduce the look of fine lines and wrinkles by reflecting light. In doing this, the creams deflect the look of the lines and wrinkles. The wrinkles aren’t gone, but rather their look is diminished.
When you shop for an anti aging cream, your goal should be to find a cream that provides these light diffusing qualities. Some wrinkle creams will work better than others, so be sure to get one that provides a sample first, so you can see which creams work best on your face and which don’t work well. Don’t consider just this quality, however. You also should find a cream that provides antioxidants and stimulates collagen.
A good anti aging cream will contain antioxidants, which help your skin to repel the things that seek to destroy it. That is, putting antioxidants on your face will serve the same purpose that putting them in your body serves – you will provide your body with the nutrients it needs to fight off the visible signs of aging, and prevent damage from free radicals, which seek to destroy your skin.
Antioxidants can be found in many forms, but the most popular forms in anti aging creams are Vitamins A and C, idebenol and more.
3. Stimulate production of collagen
As we age, our skin loses collagen. The loss of collagen is problematic, because collagen is one of the skin’s building blocks. When collagen breaks down (as it naturally does when we age), our skin becomes less smooth and more prone to visible signs of aging, like a face lift without the cosmetic surgery.
A good anti aging cream will stimulate the production of collagen in the skin through the addition of Vitamin C. Look for an anti wrinkle cream that provides a boost of Vitamin C so you can also get a boost of collagen in your skin over time.
Finding the right anti aging wrinkle cream isn’t difficult, even though the initial hunt might seem overwhelming. The sheer number of possible selections can be dizzying. But if you know what to look for (something that will reduce the appearance of wrinkles, antioxidants and the production of collagen), you can easily narrow your choices to just a few. Your skin will thank you for the effort you put into finding just the right cream.