How To Pick The Best Anti-Aging Product?

Pick The Best Anti-Aging Product
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Q: Today market is flooded with anti-aging products. How to choose best anti-aging product? What measures should I be looking for?
Expert Answer

Everyone is conscious with how they look. And to ensure that you always look your best and you look younger your age, it does not hurt to invest in high quality anti-aging products. Since there are just too many brands now made available in the market, you need to find out which specific product can actually deliver. In the end, you would not want to waste money.

Choosing the Best Anti-Aging Product

In choosing the best product, you need to take into consideration certain factors. For one, you need to take a look at the ingredients used. Make sure that you find a product that will help improve* your skin’s texture. Second, know your skin type and clearly evaluate the different product types. You should also consider your budget.

Know the Different Types

There are actually a wide variety of anti-aging products in the market. You need to know which product type suits your needs. The different types of anti-aging products are the following: exfoliators, moisturizers, sunscreen and anti-oxidants. Each of these products works in different ways. For instance, exfoliators are used to remove* dead skin cells to make your skin look healthier. To avoid having dry and flaky skin which can make you look old, you need to use the right moisturizer. Antioxidants, on the other hand, like retinol and Vitamin C, can really help in preventing skin aging related problems. For complete protections against the harmful rays of the sun, you need to use sunscreen too.

Find the Essential Ingredients

Since your body cannot have all of the necessary vitamins and minerals to combat skin aging, you need to find these in the products that you intend to use. Before you finally decide to purchase, it is important that you find the following ingredients on the product label:

  • Coenzyme Q10: Studies would show that this ingredient is known to help reduce* fine lines around the eyes and it can also protect the skin from any sun damage. In addition, Coenzyme Q10 is also known to aid in the production of cellular energy.
  • Green Tea Extract: Known for their anti-oxidant properties, green tea extract is a must. It has anti-inflammatory properties too that can help soothe the skin.
  • Copper Peptides: Made of copper and peptides, these ingredients are known to aid in the production of collagen. Copper peptides can also heal wounds and boost* the effectiveness of any antioxidant.
  • Hydroxy Acids: They are known to be effective exfoliator as they remove* dead skin cells to stimulate new growth of cells. In using a product containing this particular ingredient, it is important that you have sunscreen as this ingredient lead to an increase* sensitivity to the sun.
  • Kinetin: Another essential ingredient that you should have is the Kinetin. This can help you improve* or reduce* fine lines on the skin. It is also proven effective in having a better skin tone.
  • Retinol: This is a widely used ingredient as it is proven to be effective in neutralizing free radicals. However, pregnant and nursing women are not allowed to use Retinol. This ingredient is known to prevent wrinkle formation.
  • Vitamin C: A huge source of collagen formation, this vitamin can help you reduce* wrinkles as well as scars on your skin. Not only does it help you boost* your immune system, it can also help you have a healthier looking skin.

Buy The Product That Best Suit Your Age

There is no such thing as a universal anti-aging formula that would work well for everyone across all age groups. As such, you need to find a product that suits your needs. If you are in your 20s, you will be looking for a different product compare to if you’re in your 40s. For young adults, find products rich with antioxidant ingredients like Vitamin C and green tea. If you are in your 30s, you should find an exfoliator that you can use as an effective facial scrub. As you get old, you have to focus on finding good moisturizer to make sure that your skin does not look dry.

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Expert Author : Margaux Diaz (Consumer Health Digest)

Margaux Diaz is an inspirational writer who strongly believes in the power of self-motivation. She believes that every woman and man, no matter what age or race, can be confident but that confidence must be shaped inside and out. Margaux has over a decade of experience researching and writing as a passion. She is a social development worker who spends her free time pondering and writing about life, love, health, relationships, human rights, human potential, the inherent goodness of men and women, and everything else that should matter.