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How to control ageing of hands

It’s unfortunate but not many realize that their hands show signs of aging much faster than the face. While most people concentrate on getting rid of signs of aging on their faces, their hands quickly develop thin, dry skin, age spots and a veiny look, which are all signs of aging.

The reduced production of collagen and elastin is a part of the natural aging process which leads to dry hands with thin skin, especially on the back of hands. The skin may also appear semi-transparent with the further loss of elasticity. To top all of this, external factors and environment can lead to a rough skin texture, age spots and pigmentation on the back of hands.

How to prevent dark underarm skin- Part 2

Now you know that avoiding shaving of underarms, maintaining your weight and waxing can help prevent dark underarms. There are however some other means of preventing dark underarm skin mentioned below.

How to prevent dark underarm skin- Part 1

If you believe in the saying ‘prevention is better than cure’, then you should do just that; prevent getting dark underarms! You feel the necessity of taking preventive measures even more when you take a look at someone else’s dark underarms and realize how ugly it looks! So to help you out with this, here are some dos and don’t you should follow to ensure you have white underarms and they don’t turn black!

Remove lip wrinkles- they indicate your age!

Looking at the mirror, you wonder what you can do about those lip wrinkles. Well, it’s all part of the aging process, and not only you, everyone gets it. These deep grooves around your mouth however make your lip makeup bleed and is more prominent if you smoke, spend too much time in the sun or neglected your skin and have not applied any anti-wrinkle cream or moisturizer.

Your skin’s collagen levels reducing and skin becoming thinner is all part of the aging process. While it is a fact that lip wrinkles are inevitable, with some care and the following preventive tips, you will be able to minimize its appearance.

Avoid these 7 mistakes in your nighttime routine

Whether you like it or not, your nighttime skincare routine has a great impact on how you look when you wake up. So no matter how tired you may be, you have to follow a good nighttime routine. If you are doing these 7 mistakes, you now know why you don’t look so refreshed and great when you wake up in the mornings!

Avoid these 7 mistakes in your nighttime routine

Whether you like it or not, your nighttime skincare routine has a great impact on how you look when you wake up. So no matter how tired you may be, you have to follow a good nighttime routine. If you are doing these 7 mistakes, you now know why you don’t look so refreshed and great when you wake up in the mornings!

Natural mom tips for firm skin after delivery

You expect your tummy to be back to normal by your 6-week postpartum checkup after your delivery. However unfortunately, you find that you end up with some loose skin and belly flab. Don’t worry, with the right tips and hard work, you can get your tummy back in shape while getting rid of the loose skin where your tummy once was.

3 Skin care tips to follow after pregnancy

Only a mother knows the bliss and agony of having a baby. The baby is a beauty, but the baby’s associated responsibilities can take its toll on the mother. You end up so busy that you hardly find time to spend on any particular skin care routine.

However this doesn’t imply that you should neglect your skincare routine. Hormone fluctuations now can lead to various skin problems like acne to blotchy discolorations. So here are some tips you could follow for both your internal and external skincare.

5 Skin care tips for those who workout

A workout can work wonders to your body as it helps reduce your stress, makes you fit and healthy and also helps you lose weight. However in the process, there is also a high chance of your workout creating havoc to your skin if you don’t take the necessary precautions. So here are some preventive skin care tips worth following:

  1. Use your SPF

If you go to the gym for your workout during the day, don’t forget to slather on your sunscreen. It’s better if you apply a lightweight SPF of about 30 to avoid any clogging of pores. A heavy formula reacts with your sweat to trigger a bad breakout.

Your skin too needs some preparation for a long flight

Going for a long flight? Worried about your skin and how you will look getting off the plane? Well, here’s some help at making you look like a beauty queen when you get off the plane after such a long flight.

  1. Hydrate yourself from within

It’s very important that you first hydrate yourself from within by drinking some water or coconut water, which is rich in vitamins. With your body full of liquids, you can easily combat the cabin’s dry air. However drinking coffee and soda does not count.

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