Anti Aging Cleansing Gel by Peter Thomas Roth. This high quality Aha/bha face cleaner features innovative exfoliating and minimize signs while properly dissolving makeup products. Truthfully, only one foolproof method can counter the negative effects of smoking quitting if you smoke now, and not starting if you don’t! More than anything else, I can often tell if someone is a chronic smoker just by looking at their skin. This is a big one. Smoking most definitely causes wrinkles!
Anti Aging Cleansing Gel by Peter Thomas Roth
How does smoking lead to wrinkles? According to the Mayo Clinic, the nicotine in cigarettes narrows blood vessels in the outermost layers of your skin, which impairs blood flow to your skin. Less blood flow means less oxygen and important nutrients for your skin. Moreover, many of the more than four thousand chemicals in tobacco smoke damage collagen and elastin, the fibers that give your skin its youthful appearance, strength, and elasticity. That means more sagging and wrinkling. The heat from smoking and the motions of squinting your eyes and pursing your lips when you take a drag all conspire to add even more wrinkles to your face.
Finally, a single puff of cigarette smoke emits forty thousand free radicals, those unstable molecules that contribute disease. Studies show there are two types present in cigarette smoke, both of which deplete the body of vitamin C. Free radicals are also prevalent in the form of pollution, which occurs when molecules undergo a photodissociation process. Imagine the magnified synergistic consequences from one incident of smoking outside with pursed lips, in sun, traffic smog, or pollution!
Vitamin C, Vitamin E
Lipids, ceramides, and fatty acids work together to improve skin texture and suppleness and reduce inflammation. Lipids are the natural fat in our outer skin. When our aging skin loses its luster, applying synthetic or botanical lipids plumps skin back up. They provide a needed buffer between your skin cells that helps maintain your skin barrier as you age.
Lipids are often listed as ceramides and fatty acids. Ceramides are skin barrier molecules deficient in dry skin. Our skin has nine different ceramides; a few are used in skincare products: look for ceramide AP, ceramide EOP, ceramide NG, ceramide NP, ceramide NS, phytosphingosine, and sphingosine. Both synthetic and botanical ceramides are used in skincare products. Research has shown no preference.
Fatty acids help to produce cholesterol and ceramides. Look for fatty acid listed as sunflower or other oils in the ingredients of anti-aging products. Numerous studies show the effectiveness of ceramides in increasing moisture and repairing the skin barrier.