Wednesday, August 30, 2006

Your Aging Skin

At 20 years—The skin on the face is still free of wrinkles.
At 25 years—The first wrinkles appear on the forehead and under the eyes. Laughlines become apparent.
At 30 years—“Crow’s feet” develop at the corners of the eyes.
At 40 years—Permanent wrinkles begin to appear in the area from the ears to the neck.
At 50 years—Wrinkles appear around the nose, ear lobes, and chin. The skin is noticeably drier.
At 55 years—Folds form at the nape of the neck and mostly on the areas exposed to sunlight. Hyper-pigmentation or discoloration begins.
At 60 years—Wrinkles around the mouth deepen and the cheeks begin to sag.
At 70 years—Wrinkles begin to overlap, forming a crisscrossing net of creases. Pigmentation is now quite evident.
Although these changes are typical, there may be exceptions. The proper use of cleansers, moisturizers and cosmetics is essential to maintaining a youthful appearance. Visit for more information.

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