How Do Anti-Ageing Products Work?

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The markets are flooded with the different types of anti-ageing products. You can find creams and serums all claiming to prevent the signs of ageing. But, the big question is, do they really work as they claim? Although, it is hard to believe how some ingredients can produce such major results.

When asked, some famous dermatologists from the different parts of the world, they said the same thing- the anti-ageing creams do in fact work.

So, why do the wrinkles occur in the first place?

Stress, workload, changing weather, sun and so much more contributes to the premature ageing. With so many products in the market, one is bound to get confused as to which one to test. The first thing to notice when you buy any anti-ageing cream or serum is the ingredients.

For your convenience, we have listed the most common ingredients used in the popular anti-ageing creams. These ingredients actually are effective in what they claim.

Retinol
A compound vitamin A, retinol is the first and most commonly used antioxidant that is used in the nonprescription wrinkle creams. Antioxidants are substances that neutralise the effects of the free radicals, i.e. the free molecules of oxygen that breaks down the cells of the skin, leading to premature ageing and wrinkles.

Vitamin C
Vitamin C is the second most powerful and used antioxidants that protect the skin from the harmful radiations of the sun. However, care should be taken if the anti-ageing products contain vitamin C, as they need to be stored away from the direct sunlight, and in a tight container.

Hydroxy Acids
Alpha, Beta, and Poly Hydroxy acids are powerful exfoliators, which are substances that peels off the upper dead layer of the skin, further promoting the growth of new, smooth and even skin cells. Beta Hydroxy Acid also goes by the name of salicylic acid, used in many skin ointments for eczema and Serbia dermatitis

Coenzyme Q10
Coenzyme Q 10 is the ingredient used in the anti-ageing products that reduce the fine lines, wrinkles around the eye also protecting the sensitive skin from the damage of the sun.

Peptides
Peptides were previously used in the creams for stretch marks and wound healing, and now, it is widely being used in the serums and creams for reducing wrinkles.

Tea extracts
Oolong tea, black and green tea consists of compounds, high in anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Although, the green tea extracts are the one that is popularly found in the wrinkle creams.

Grape Seed Extract
Grape seed extract has the same properties as that of the tea extracts, plus they are used in promoting the wound healing.

Niacinamide
Niacinamide is a potent antioxidant. It reduces the loss of water from the skin, thereby, improving the elasticity of the skin.

If you are suffering from premature ageing signs, the best you could do is visit a dermatologist. They will guide you to the best skin care product found in Malaysia. Also, if you suffer from acne along with premature ageing, go to the dermatologist for professional acne treatment malaysia.

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