Why does skin wrinkles with age?

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Normal healthy skin has a nice epidermis with a smooth cornified, or outer, layer that acts as a good barrier to water and environmental injury. Skin color and tone is even and unblemished. Components such as collagen (which provides skin firmness), elastin (which supplies skin elasticity and rebound) and glycosaminoglycans or GAGs (which keep the skin hydrated) are all abundant. It is interesting to note that under a microscope a biopsy of a wrinkle exhibits no telltale signs that reveal ...

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10 Useful Weight Loss Tips

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Eat a high-protein breakfast. Eating a high-protein breakfast has been shown to reduce cravings and calorie intake throughout the day.
Avoid sugary drinks. These are the most fattening things you can put into your body, and avoiding them can help you lose weight.
Drink water a half hour before meals. One study showed that drinking water a half hour before meals increased weight loss by 44% over 3 months.
Choose weight loss-friendly foods.Certain foods like vegetables and grains are very ...

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What causes our skin to age?

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Many things cause our skin to age. Some things we cannot do anything about; others we can influence.

One thing that we cannot change is the natural aging process. It plays a key role. With time, we all get visible lines on our face. It is natural for our face to lose some of its youthful fullness. We notice our skin becoming thinner and drier. Our genes largely control when these changes occur. The medical term for this type of aging ...

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Skin: Factors of influence

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The skin has various layers work side by side to create the most beautifully functioning and healthy skin that we could possibly have. However, the natural physiological behavior of the skin is influenced by a multitude of not only external, but internal factors.

First, external factors. External factors have an amazing impact on the physiological functioning and the condition of the skin. Ultra violet light (the sun), pollution, smoking, harsh product use, improper product use, change of seasons, climate, travel and ...

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Water And a Healthier Skin

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Drinking an adequate amount of water daily is important for overall good health because water aids in digestion, circulation, absorption and even on the elimination process.

But what about drinking large amounts of water for proper skin health? Claims have been made that drinking water gives you a radiant, healthy, younger- looking complexion, while others say it has no effect on skin’s appearance whatsoever.

Which is true?

The fact is that skin is an organ, and just like any other part of ...

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WELLNESS AND MEDICAL AESTHETICS

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As per the World Health Organization, Wellness is an active process of becoming aware of and making choices toward a healthy and fulfilling life. “…a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.”

Medical Aesthetics encompasses a variety of amazing and effective procedures that will help you to go beyond the fact of just being and feeling healthy but to also feeling better with yourself, feeling more attractive and power up your ...

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Tips For Skin Wellness

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As the seasons transition and time pass by there are a few things you can do to make sure your skin looks healthy, feels healthy and actually is healthy.

The most important thing to remember about skin health is that it needs to come from within. By that, I mean your mood, what you eat, how you sleep and whether you are exercising or not all have an impact on how you look and feel – and that includes your skin. ...

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Why Beauty Matters

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Beauty is the quality of being pleasing, especially to look at, or someone or something that gives great pleasure, especially when looking at it.
The conception for beauty is used or studied in art, sociology, social psychology, and culture. An “ideal beauty” is an entity which is admired, or possesses features widely attributed to beauty in a particular culture, for perfection.

The experience of “beauty” often involves an interpretation of some entity as being in balance and harmony with nature, which ...

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Wrinkles: Facts and Procedures

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Although all of our skin ages, sun exposure dramatically enhances the rate at which this occurs. Changes brought on by sun damage (photoaging) include dryness (really roughness), sagginess, skin growths like keratoses, lentigos (“liver spots”), and wrinkles. Just compare the facial skin of a poorly pigmented farmer to the skin of his buttocks.

Most wrinkles associated with aging appear on the parts of the body where sun exposure is greatest. These sites are the face, neck, the backs of the hands, ...

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What To Eat During Pregnancy

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A pregnant woman needs to ensure that her diet provides enough nutrients and energy for her baby to develop and grow properly, and also to make sure that her body is healthy enough to deal with the changes that are occurring.

For a healthy pregnancy, the mother’s diet needs to be balanced and nutritious – this involves the right balance of proteins, carbohydrates and fats, and consuming a wide variety of ...

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