Sunday, 25 March 2012


There are a large variety of anti-ageing cream that are flooding the market each day and each one gives you a lengthy description of how good their cream is to your skin.  These anti-ageing creams come out with such exaggerating guarantees that you may really think that it is possible to get younger by 20 years in a span of a month or so.  At times like this, you are confused at what should be your choice regarding the best anti-ageing cream that you want to buy. 

The effectiveness of a cream depends mainly on the ingredients that are involved.  Some of these ingredients may range from Retinol, Hydroxy Acids, copper peptides and kinetin.

There are certain tips which you have to take into consideration before buying any one brand of the product. 
·    The first and foremost point to be taken is to see to it that the cream contains ingredients which help in collagen repair of your skin.  This can tighten your sagging skin as well as brings back the skin’s natural elasticity and beauty. 
·    Anti-oxidants play a large part in keeping your tissues healthy.  They destroy the harmful radicals in the body which are the source of damaging your healthy tissues.  The damage caused by harmful radicals results in wrinkles and pre-mature ageing.  These anti-oxidants are mainly found in fruits such as berries or citrus fruits.  Take a look if these ingredients are a part of your cream.
·    Moisturizers also play a major role in keeping your skin healthy and vibrant.  When you choose your anti-ageing cream, take note of the fact that it contains moisturizing ingredients such as Vitamin E or Aloe Vera which are supposed to be the best moisturizers.  Also take a note of the percentage of these ingredients in your cream. 
·    Most of the products available in the market are loaded with chemicals that may prove harmful to your skin.  Try to be careful when buying these products as they may be damaging and cause harm to your already aging skin.  Go in for creams which have been approved by dermatologists or which are using organic ingredients.
·    Quality of the products is also a very important factor that has to be taken into consideration before buying an anti-ageing cream.  A reputed brand may be costly in terms of price but it can be the right choice if you want to have a guarantee of the product and its side-effects.  
·    Before you go out shopping for your cream, take a review of the various products available in the market.  There are a number of sites on the net which can give you the perfect reviews of various brands of creams.  Take note of the harmful effects that some of these creams have on the skin.  Look at the various options you have and pick up the best from amongst them.
·    Taking into consideration some of the harmful effects of chemicals used in anti-ageing creams, it would be a better option to go in for herbal cosmetics or creams which may prove to be useful in the long term. 
·    Another factor to be taken into consideration is the type of skin you have.  Certain creams do not work on certain types of skins (oily, dry or sensitive skin).  As such know your skin before you buy any creams for them. 

Along with the above factors which should be considered while buying an anti-ageing cream, you should look out for natural sources which can keep your skin from ageing.  These factors are –
·    Prevent your skin from sunlight exposure.  Use sun-screen lotion while going out or cover your skin with proper clothing or caps.
·    Always try to use creams which have built-in sun-screen in them to take advantage of your cosmetics.
·    Try to use moisturizers which keep your skin soft and moist.
·    Eat a healthy diet consisting of vitamin A, B3, C and E.  These are mostly essential for protection of your skin.
·    Avoid smoking at all cost.  Smoking narrows down the blood vessels in the outermost part of your skin along with damaging collagen and elastin fibers.  These fibers give elasticity to the skin.

So the next time when you are buying an anti-ageing cream, don’t just buy the costly ones, as they may not contain the ingredients which are useful for your skin. 

1 comment:

  1. One must concern about aging right from their twenty's.
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