You may not be aware, but there are things you do every single day that actually hastens the process of skin aging. Check out these crazy reasons why you’re getting more wrinkles.
6 Crazy Reasons Causing Those Wrinkles
1. Burying Your Face on Your Pillow
Burying your face on your pillow and sleeping on your side can give you more wrinkles. (Tweet this)
Do you love sleeping with your face buried on your pillowcase? Or perhaps you sleep on your side? If you do you are actually creating a lot of unnecessary lines and wrinkles. When you sleep on your side, your skin is squished together or tugged. This creates unnecessary lines on the chest, on the forehead and the side of your face. So sleep on your back instead.
2. Touching Your Face
Many of us have this unconscious habit of touching our face, rubbing the eyes, and squinting. All of these things can create unnecessary lines and wrinkles on the face. So stop your hands form touching your face. (Tweet this)
3. Your Mannerisms.
If you are always squinting when in front of the TV or the computer, relax your face as much as you possibly can. (Tweet this)
Here’s a tip on how you can stop yourself from squinting.
“If you don’t want to get botox, pretend that you have botox” – Gina Mari
It may also be a good idea to have your eyes checked if you are straining to see what’s on the computer or TV screen as this may be the reason why you’re always squinting.
4. Being Rough on Your Skin
Are you gentle in removing your eye makeup at the end of the day? You should if you don’t want more wrinkles creeping up your face. Instead of vigorous rubbing, use a soaked cotton pad in gently wiping off your eye makeup. The same is true when washing your face and drying it out. Rubbing breaks capillaries and adds unnecessary friction which can irritate the skin. So go gentle on your skin.
5. Applying Moisturizer in a Downward Motion
How do you apply moisturizer to your face? Are you using an upward or downward motion? Aesthetician Gina Mari says you should always apply facial products in an upward motion.
6. Too Much Sugar Intake
Sugar is an enemy of the skin. Sugar creates inflammation and the aging process is tightly integrated with inflammation. Collagen and elastin, the proteins that give the skin structure and elasticity are also damaged by inflammation resulting to signs of skin aging such as lines and wrinkles. Inflammation also triggers all sorts of skin problems. So watch your sugar intake if you want to keep wearing healthy, beautiful and youthful skin.
So avoid doing these habits if you don’t want to wear more wrinkles on your skin.
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