Mature skin tends to be thinner, drier and more fragile. It looses in elasticity and firmness and sometimes radiance. Visible lines can appear.
The skin ages just like any other organ following a genetically programmed ageing process: this is called chronological ageing. This ageing is also influenced by our lifestyle, our diet, the toxins we are exposed to and stress.
The skin is particularly vulnerable to external agents. It acts as a wall between the body and the surrounding environment, which is made up of aggressive agents such as UV rays and free radicals.
From a biological standpoint, stress affects skin ageing just like it affects the rest of the body. This means that stress uses up a lot of energy and produces many free radicals. On the face it mostly causes muscle tension and therefore constant skin tension and ageing due to tightness.
Other factors such as lack of sleep or poor-quality sleep reduce the body's ability to regenerate and defend itself.
Smoking is another main factor in ageing, due to its direct toxicity and its indirect toxicity through its vascular action. It damages the skin's elastic fibres and increases the production of free radicals.
An imbalanced diet does not give the body the tools it needs for tissue defence and regeneration.
Last but not least, sun is also a false enemy when we talk about skin ageing.
Tips and recommendations
- Protect your skin from the sun by limiting exposure and using sun protection at all time.
- Adopt a healthy and balanced diet.
- Drink enough water to stay hydrated.
- Choose skincare products that have anti-oxidant and moisturising properties.
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