Posts tagged ageing
How our skin changes as we age

Some skin experts divide skin ageing into two categories: intrinsic and extrinsic. Intrinsic ageing refers to the effects of your genetic makeup on your ageing process. Extrinsic ageing refers to external environmental factors such as ultraviolet light (UV) from the sun, or lifestyle factors such as the negative effect of smoking. In many cases, extrinsic ageing can be positively impacted by actions you take in your day-to-day life.

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Collagen – pain or pleasure?

There’s a reason ‘collagen’ comes up in conversation when people get to their middle years and start to fret about facial lines and wrinkles. This natural protein is responsible for supporting the structure of the skin, and when it naturally breaks down as we age, the skin unfortunately begins to sag – leading to what some describe as that ‘lived-in look’.

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Qsilica PRO COLLAGEN comes to the UK and sets our pulses racing

For quite some time, those keen to hold back the sands of time – all of us, surely! – have tried to find ways of keeping the skin looking its best, especially on the face. Lines and wrinkles may be a fact of life as we age, but who wouldn’t want to keep them to a minimum in this image-conscious world and so look younger than our birth certificate otherwise shows.

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