Cheat the Clock: 10 Ways That Can Help You Look and Feel Younger

Cheat The Clock to Look Young
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No matter how hard you try to avoid, everyone would us would undergo the ageing process. Even people who are physically active and those who have good skincare regimen will still experience skin ageing. When this happens, you will notice that your skin lacks its youthful vigor. Your skin tends to look dull and saggy. But the good thing is that even if you cannot stop the clock, you can make use of effective ways for you to look younger.

Be Happy

Studies would show that happy people are less likely to get stressed. And since stress is one of the major contributors to ageing, it is crucial for a person to be happy with his or her life. A person who is stressed out will experience different kinds of diseases and other medical conditions. When you are happy, it radiates to your body as well as to your over-all health. In this world where we all have to face stressful situations and other problems, it is not easy to be happy all the time. But if you have a positive and good outlook in life, you can definitely enjoy and live your life to the fullest. Even as you age, you do not have to feel as if you are really old.

Have a Good Skin Care Regimen

Another way to reverse ageing is to have a good skin care regimen. As early as twenties, you can already start finding effective ways that will work well for your skin. This varies from one person to another. If you are blessed with good skin, you do not have to use too many skincare products. But if you have sensitive skin, you need to be more careful in finding certain products that would not irritate the skin. To start off, you can have the basic skincare routine like washing your face, removing* makeup for women, using toner, etc. If you are starting to notice dark lines, wrinkles and other ageing related skin problems, you can buy creams.

Use Sunscreen

Too much sun exposure can damage your skin. That is why it is essential for you to always wear sunscreen. In fact even if there is no sun, your skin is still exposed to harmful rays of the sun. Even if you are not in direct contact with the heat of the sun, you should wear a sunscreen that has SPF 50 or more protection. According to experts, you should wear sunscreen 30 minutes before you finally go out under the sun.

Eat Healthy Foods

What you eat is what your skin looks like. This is the reason why those who are conscious with the foods they eat are more likely to avoid skin ageing related problems. Avoid eating foods that are too oily and those with high sugar content. Eating these kinds of foods will not contribute to a youthful looking and glowing skin. Instead, eat foods that are rich in zinc, vitamin c, vitamin e and iron to name a few. Go for green leafy vegetables and fruits.

Stop Smoking

Let’s face it. There are just a lot of people who cannot quit smoking. But apart from the health risk associated with smoking, it can also negatively affect your skin. When you smoke, your skin looks dull and you are more prone to skin ageing related problems. As such, you need to quit smoking as soon as possible.

Drink Less Alcohol

There is nothing wrong in drinking alcohol. However, there are studies would show that excessive drinking can also have health repercussions. When it affects your health, it also affects your skin and how you will look like. Why not choose other healthy drinks and beverages instead of drinking alcohol. For instance, you might want to have fruit smoothies or shakes that can give nutrition to the body. You may also opt to have detoxification drinks to flush out harmful radicals and body toxins that can make your skin look fresh and revitalized.

Exercise Daily

Physically active people look younger compare to those who are not. And there are various reasons why they tend to look young. For one, when you regularly exercise, you make your muscles look firm unlike if you do not exercise, your skin starts to sag. In addition, when you exercise daily, you also eliminate* toxins out of the body making you look fresh and rejuvenated.

Get Ample Sleep

Many people cannot have complete sleep time at night. It is important that you get enough sleep as this is the only time where your body can repair cells. This capacity comes with age and when you get older, your body to repair cells also diminishes*.

Use Anti-Ageing Supplements

Apart from using supplements to boost* your immune system, you can also make use of anti-ageing supplements to combat early signs of ageing.

Use Cosmetic Treatments for Anti-Ageing

But for those who start to notice wrinkles, dark lines and spots appearing on the face, they may try any cosmetic treatments for anti-ageing.

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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.