Mature and Aging Skin
Matured and aging skin is attributed by multiple factors such as sun & weather exposure, stressful lifestyle and some genetic factors into aging skin. These factors often cause collagen breakdown & dehydration to the skin cells and also loss of elasticity that accelerate pre-mature aging.
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Normal skin is in a well-balanced state of suppleness, elasticity, hydration and color and feels soft and smooth to touch. Rarely break outs and feels comfortable after cleansing, neither tight nor dry. However, normal skin can change due to poor skincare regime, excessive sun, wind or cold exposure. Having a poor diet and lifestyle can take their toll too.
Dry Skin is often characterized by feelings of tightness due to a lack of sebum or oil. It has fine texture with no visible pores and at times may be rough and scaly in areas, it also shows lines and wrinkles easily. It rarely suffers breakouts. The problem lies in the poor epidermal function and damage to the lipid barrier. As the levels of natural lipids and oils drop, the skin’s ability to retain water also reduced, leaving the skin dry and often dehydrated.
Skin can be sensitive due to multitude factors which include environmental and sun damage. Sensitive skin can be really difficult to work with as it can be very prone to acne / inflammation or dry patches. Highly reactive to specific products / ingredient which might cause breakout and redness to the face with the slightest usage.
Oily or greasy skin is particularly common in teenagers and also young adults. A result of excessive productions of sebum, it is characterized by a shiny appearance to the T-zone area. The epidermis teds to thicken and the pores dilate, thus giving the skin a slightly rough and irregular texture. It is also more likely to suffer from acne and spots.
There are two forms of combination skin, the oily & normal and also dry / normal. For the oily & normal combination skin, the T-zone is oily while other area of the face is normal. While the dry / normal combination skin, the T-zone may be normal but with dry patches on the cheeks.
Acne is a common skin condition and breakouts at all ages have become very common than ever. It is characterized by breakouts of pimples, whiteheads and blackheads, and at times can cause scarring. Environmental factors such as haze, pollution and weather, and even bacteria from mobile phone use can cause havoc on the skin. When men and women age, hormonal level tend to fluctuate thus leading to breakouts.
Frequently Asked Questions
Ageing mature skin is the term for this sort of skin. This skin type is also known for sagging skin, fine lines around the lips and eyes, deepening lines around the mouth and forehead, darker circles, and dryness of the skin.
The first visible indicators of skin ageing are fine lines and wrinkles. Small shallow wrinkles around the eyes, known as crow’s feet and laughter lines, usually form in your 20s and 30s. Then there are creases on the forehead.
The single most important factor in skin aging is exposure to sunshine. The ultraviolet (UV) light from the sun damages elastin in the skin throughout the time. The skin sags, stretches, and loses its ability to recede after stretching due to the breakdown of elastin fibers.
Although we usually refer to mature skin as beginning at the age of 35, the starting age will be determined by each individual’s experience, as biological age does not have to be linked to skin demands.
When it comes to maintaining your skin healthy and youthful, lifestyle factors such as eating a vitamin-rich diet, drinking lots of water, protecting your skin from the sun, not smoking, and controlling your stress all play a role.