Pollution, stress, hectic and unhealthy lifestyles as well as natural aging show their effects first on the skin. The skin starts to lose its elasticity, develops fine lines that turn into wrinkles and the pores enlarge. The skin is the largest organ of the body and is responsible for protecting as well as to remove toxins through sweat in addition to contributing to the looks. It is everyone’s responsibility and duty to care for the skin. Changing lifestyles and a healthy, balanced diet is essential but it is equally important to consider topical applications to arrest effects of aging and restore skin to its pristine glory. Creams and gels are best, but which ones to use is the question that could perplex anyone wishing to arrest aging.
The market is flooded with dozens of creams that make some or other extravagant claims. Some are purely synthetic while some are a mix of synthetic and natural extracts. Natural creams are best, but not all such creams are equal. Anyone looking for the most effective and best wrinkle cream could keep in mind the following:
1. Avoid creams with a synthetic base containing paraben, silicones, mineral fillers, colors, preservatives, and colors. Even if these creams have natural herbal ingredients, the harmful synthetic chemicals used as base will cause more damage in the long run.
2. Anti-aging creams must be chosen to suit the type of condition one has. Some women and men may exhibit only mild signs while others may have skins that are blotched, heavily sagging and with large pores.
3. Young people with only the beginnings of the effects of aging on their skin do not need to go in for wrinkle creams with a large number of ingredients.
4. The most expensive creams for anti-aging are not necessarily the best. A manufacturer should offer a range of skin creams with a variety of compositions addressing various requirements and at differing price points.
5. For the natural ingredients to work, they must be present in sufficient concentrations. It is no secret that many manufacturers add only a minuscule amount of such active ingredients. If one really wants creams that work, one must check for the amount or concentration of the active ingredients in each formulation as indicators of their efficacy.