Aging is genetic, and as we age our bodies produce less of the compounds that promote younger looking skin. Each of these factors began to decline, conspiring to steal your shine:
- Collagen production
- Cellular renewal
- Moisture retention
- Oil production
- Loss of elastin
Skipping the SPF is a sure fire way to age like milk. Photo-aging (the process of over exposure of UV rays) can cause wrinkles, rough textures, hyperpigmentation, uneven skin tone, redness, inflammation and irritation. UV exposure is the #1 cause of most of your aging skin woes, including dull skin.
Your rockstar lifestyle:
Oof. Any of these common lifestyle choices sound familiar?
- Lack of sleep
- Inadequate hydration
- Excessive drinking
- Forgetting to remove makeup
- Slacking on nutrition
All of these things can keep your skin from looking its absolute best. Do them all frequently enough, and the negative impacts can start piling up..
You need a skincare routine does more good than harm. Steer clear from harsh cleansers that can strip away your natural oil and cause your skin to overproduce to compensate. Harsh ingredients and over-exfoliating can also wreak havoc on your skin barrier. Think of skincare like working out or eating healthier -- consistency gets results.
Free radicals are unstable atoms that damage healthy cells, leading to collagen loss, premature wrinkling, hyperpigmentation, and dull skin. Pollution, Smoke, smog, particulate matter, and UV Rays can all affect your skin on a cellular level.
So what's the solution? We thought you would never ask...
Click here to read how Louloudi Skincare fights the signs of aging to get you to your glowing goal.