Ageing, lifestyle and sun exposure are the most common causes of deep wrinkles and skin sagging. This happens because there are fewer elastin and collagen fibres (these give the skin its strength and suppleness). In addition, the layer of fat just below the skin gets thinner which gives the appearance of sagging.
There’s not much we can do about ageing. But we can control other important factors such as our lifestyle and sun exposure. For example, we can limit our exposure to the sun by wearing protective clothing and preventing ourselves of getting exposed during the middle of the day. We also have a lot of control about our lifestyle (e.g. smoking).
Research has shown that non-smokers have fewer wrinkles than smokers. In tobacco smoke there are over 4,000 chemicals present and some of them damage elastin and collagen. On the other hand, the sun’s UV rays initiate the formation of free radicals within the skin (which then in turn damages collagen and elastin).
Deep wrinkles and firming
Lifestyle changes can help slow down the onset of wrinkles (and make them less noticeable). Limiting or completely giving up smoking will be great for your skin and overall health. Protecting yourself from the sun provides a similar benefit.
However, these lifestyle changes may not be enough to make you satisfied with the results. After all, wrinkles are somehow permanent if there are no external interventions, which is why both men and women look for effective treatments. This way fewer wrinkles will show up and make people feel more confident when facing whether the mirror or other people.
One such way to prevent wrinkles is the use of a high SPF sunscreen (SPF 15 plus). When it comes to treatments, some people choose to undergo more invasive procedures such as the injection of botulinum toxin and filler. Some undergo laser procedures and face lifting to make the wrinkles go away.
But prevention is always better than cure and many people are still willing to make the effort in making their skin look natural and younger. One way to accomplish this is by the use of DermaFix products that contain DMAE liposomes (reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles), hyaluronic acid, ceramide complex and other ingredients proven to brighten up the skin and make it look younger.
You can explore the following products below and see which ones are best suited for you. You can also contact us if you require more information and how will these fit to your daily skin care regimen.
Here’s an example morning and evening skin care routine for deep wrinkles:
After your cleansing routine, apply DermaFix Collagen Conformer (use friction movements and also apply on the hairline, neck and behind the ears). This helps produce an immediate tightening effect of the skin (quick visible results). Next, apply DermaFix Bio-Effective Cream to boost production of collagen. Alternatively, you can include the use of DermaFix DeCeleRate in your skin care routine. This helps in firming and tightening of the skin (the DermaFix DeCeleRate makes use of peptides).
When it comes to protecting your skin from the sun’s harmful UVA/UVB rays, you can use DermaFix DermaShield SPF45/50 High Protection UVA/UVB sunscreen.
For skin firming, here’s a good morning and evening skin care routine:
After your cleansing routine, you can apply DermaFix Ceramide Complex on your skin (also use friction movements and also apply on your hairline, neck and behind the ears). This gives an immediate tightening effect while also helping repair your skin’s barrier. Then, you can apply DermaFix DeCeleRate for skin firming (as noted earlier, this makes use of peptides).
As before, you can use the DermaFix DermaShield SPF45/50 High Protection UVA/UVB sunscreen. This will help prevent the formation of free radicals that are responsible for elastin and collagen damage.