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As the years mark off on the calendar our skin ages with us. We all want to have skin that looks and feels young. Some of the biggest factors in skin aging are related to things like sun exposure, stress, or improper diet. Along with natural aging process this can cause a loss of collagen in the skin.

Repeated facial expressions, especially in the skin around our smile, forehead and eyes can greatly contribute to the formation of defined lines.

People with light skin and fair complexion tend to show aging in their skin early that people who have a dark complexion.

Fat loss due to changes in diet or the processes of aging due to a change in overall muscle mass can sometimes give the skin a sallow appearance. This can also happen as a result of smoking or using other tobacco products.

Anti-aging skin creams have become popular non-invasive way to restore the luster of your skin. These can sometimes be used in concert with exfoliation creams, toners, masks and assorted home beauty products.

There are also minor lifestyle modifications that can help to prevent further skin aging. This includes wearing a low SPF sunblock, being mindful of sun exposure, smoking cessation, improvements in overall health, stress management techniques and a diet that is rich in antioxidant food and the vitamins A, C, and E.

If you have questions about how to reduce the impact of skin aging or you are interested in skin care products to help restore your youthful appearance, please feel free to call us at 803-490-7644 to schedule an appointment. We look forward to helping you have the younger looking skin you desire.