Everybody wants to look good. Since the dawn of human era, men and women have been trying hard to look good. There are countless beauty products that flood the market which promises effective results. If only many of us knew – ” Prevention is better than cure” – then, there would be no way complaining that we are aging too fast.
Here are the 5 primary causes of aging that you can prevent right now:
1. Smoking cigarette
Smoking cigarette increases the aging process. A teen who smokes too much of cigarettes, eventually looks older than an adult.
Effects of smoking
- You lose Vitamin C, which is essential for keeping skin moist and Plump
- Causes Skin wrinkles and dryness. Skin wrinkles are signs of aging
- Uneven skin tone - variation in the skin color
2. Consuming alcohol
Alcohol is good for health if consumed moderately, but has adverse effects if consumed too much.
Effects of consuming alcohol
- Double chin
- Uneven fat growth
- Beer belly
- Eye bags
3. Lack of sleep
Sleeping 8 hours a day is most recommended by the doctors. Besides the effects on skin, lack of sleep causes memory loss, depression, low interest in daily activities, negative thinking, and poor judgment.
Effects of lack of sleep
- Dark circles
- Eye bags
- Sagging skin
4. Not exercising
Exercise prevents aging to a large extent. It helps to tone muscles and get the blood flowing. To undo the process of aging, consider exercising at least 4 times a week for 2 hours each.
For exercise, you may consider running or gym, but the best form of exercise is playing sport since you would not feel bored exercising.
Effects on skin for not exercising
- Uneven growth of skin fat.
5. Exposure to sun
Sun-rays contain harmful radiations that damages skin. To prevent skin damage due to exposure consider applying sunscreen every time you step out of the house.
Effects of exposure to sun
- Sagging Skin
- leathery skin
- Skin Dryness
- Skin Cancer