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Do Frownies And Wrinkies Really Work And Reshape Your Skin
Frowns and wrinkles: Frowns, are lines on the forehead that are found mostly in older people. They are caused by age, sun exposure, and other factors, and they are produced by face muscles pulling on the skin. These lines can be eliminated with Botox or dysport, which is injected into the muscles and eliminates the lines, for 4-6 months. Wrinkles are caused by aging and sun damage and are treated with certain acids. ...Read more
Is there any cosmetic procedures and/or products that work as good as botox on eliminating skin wrinkles but without animal testing?
Should i avoid the sun after being treated with a fractional laser? I work in construction, so i spend a lot of time outside. That may be why I have dark spots and wrinkles from sun damage. I want to correct my damaged skin with a fractional laser treatme
No: Skin creams do not cause wrinklesGet a more detailed answer ›
Prevention: The best thing you can do to protect your appearance and decrease the formation of wrinkles is to (1) protect your skin from the sun through the use of broad spectrum uva and uvb sunscreens and (2) do not smoke. Cigarrettes dramatically age the skin and produce wrinkles. Once you see signs of aging, consult with a plastic surgeon. Any effects of pulling or rubbing on the skin will be lessened. ...Read more
Antiaging miracle: Retin-a is the answer. It became popular more than 20 years ago as an acne treatment. But doctors and patients soon noticed another benefit; its incredible anti aging effects. Retin-a users reported improvements in skin texture, including diminished wrinkles and brown spots. You can find it as prescription product, including generic formulations such as Retin-A micro and renova (tretinoin). ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Skin aging: Intrinsic aging is the natural aging process that takes place over the years regardless of outside influences. After the age of 20, a person produces about 1 percent less collagen in the skin each year. As a result, the skin becomes thinner and more fragile with age. There is also diminished functioning of the sweat and oil glands, less elastin production, and less gag formation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Onset of wrinkles: Wrinkles form naturally over time and are influenced by exposure to sun, smoking, sleeping habits (bunching of skin for long durations), genetics, and repetitive & habitual muscle activity under the skin (like squinting). Spf, sunglasses, good skincare, no smoking, laser therapy, and Botox all can help prevent wrinkles. Hope this helps! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes, limit sun: By limiting sun exposure, not smoking and eating foods reach in antioxidants you can slow the process. Topical tretinoin and /or vitamin c can stimulate new collagen. This approach will slow the process of aged skin.For existing damage you can have a peel, laser or il treatments. ...Read more
I have very elastic skin is this a bad thing i'm 16 scared if having a lot of wrinkles when older because of this ?
What do you mean: by elastic skin? Everyone has elastin in their skin, its part of what makes up your dermis or second layer of skin along with collagen. Unless you have a disorder, which you need to show to a dermatologist, I am sure you will be fine. Hope that helps, and just wear your sunscreen that's best for wrinkle prevention! ...Read more
Wrinkles: Living, expressing emotion. The skin starts out smooth and unwrinkled. We crease it from use. It is just like a piece of paper or cardboard. If you fold or bend it there'll be a crease there . You do it over and over again the underlying tissue or structure breaks and weakens. ...Read more
How to prevent getting loads of wrinkles and just keeping young looking skin for as long as possible?
I have millia undereye skin and there are lines , i don't know if millia are causing the lines or have wrinkles formed?
Wrinkles on Eyelids: Small bumps under eyes are not all milia. Common growths under eyes are syringomyleia, pilomatrixomas or dermatofibromas. All are benign and treatsble but these growths do not cause wrinkles. Posting a clearly focused close up picture would be helpful but and seeing a dermatologist or interested facial plastic surgeon would allow you to know your treatment options for both. ...Read more
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