Anti-aging and Antioxidants: How to look younger
  
Why does our skin age?

Why does our skin age?


Why does our skin age?

It's damned annoying, but aging is something every one of us has to come to terms with.

To help us to love the skin we're in, it's best to enlist in the help of some skincare heroes - namely, cleansers, moisturizers and anti-aging creams.

But just how, and why exactly is our skin so vulnerable to the aging process?

Dr. Charlene DeHaven, Clinical Director of Innovative Skincare explains: "Skin is subject to the same aging processes as all other body tissues except that skin, being the body’s external environmental defense, is also subject to environmental stressors.  

"Skin is our shield of protection from sunlight, dryness, wind, heat, cold, pollution and various external toxins. The most damaging external stressor is sunlight which causes 'photoageing'."

So essential product no.1 in the fight against aging has to be an SPF cream that protects from both UVA and UVB rays. 

wewomen's pick of anti-aging suncare:

Yves Saint Laurent Forever, Youth Liberator, SPF 15
MSRP: $160.00
Available from www.thebay.com

Estee Lauder Daywear BB
 SPF 35
MSRP: $45.00
Available from www.esteelauder.com

IsClinical SPF25 Skin Treatment 
Available from
IsClinical


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2012/03/20
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