Anti-aging products

Anti-aging products are several in the market and each of them has different compositions. Certain ingredients

are good especially for the skin and others may be detrimental. When looking for anti-aging products thus the first thing to check is the ingredients. Several of the anti-aging products often focus on the skin (cleansing, toning, exfoliation and moisturizing). Products with a moisturizer aim to hydrate the skin and often have an included anti-aging ingredient to deal with wrinkles and sagging.

Anti-aging products in the market often have other ingredients such as alpha hyaluronic acid (AHA, retinol, peptides and antioxidants such as vitamin E and C). Hyaluronic acid is a moisturizer as well as a wrinkle-plumper.

Before buying an anti-aging product, one needs to decide on what he/she wants to improve, set a budget, know the limits, do some research on the product and finally choose quality suppliers.  The anti-aging products can be used on various parts such as facial treatments, hair care products or for general body use.

Some of the most useful and recommended ingredients are: Collagen- this is a fibrous protein that has great tensile strength hence provides firmness to the skin. The other ingredient Elastin is also a protein that helps the skin stay flexible and firm. Elastin is responsible for helping the skin return to its original position after stretching.

Examples of anti-aging products include:

1. SkinCeuticals Hydrating B5 Gel

This is a soothing repairing face gel that hydrates and heals the skin. It contains sodium hyaluronate and pantothenic acid.  It prevents peeling, redness, improves cell turnover and locks moisture. It is effective especially on sensitive skin.

2. Lancome High Resolution Refill- 3X

This product stimulates production of collagen, elastin and hyaluronic acid. It gives increased firmness and fewer wrinkles. Its ingredients are dipeptide and alfalfa extract with added sunscreens.

3. Meaningful Beauty by Cindy Crawford Line Diffuser Wrinkle Smoothing Capsules
This is a jar with single servings of anti-aging serum that helps reduce the appearance of fine lines while moisturizing the skin.