There are many beauty treatments and products which can help delay the ageing process. These can offer Hydration to the skin, have moisturising effects, and exfoliate dead skin, which helps to reveal new skin and stimulate cell regeneration. as well as help protect the acid mantle.
Some beauty treatments and products can even promote collagen promotion by providing nutrients to the skin which in turn promote cell metabolism leading to improvement of the cells functions, slowing down the process of fine lines and wrinkles from occurring or reducing their appearance.
Pentapeptides: are used in cosmetic products to promote the production on the collagen and elastin in the skin
Collagen and elastin: are used in some cosmetic products and contain active ingredients which restore and improve the appearance of skin.
Fatty acids: are especially beneficial for acetic skin types as they promote healthy cell renewal. Maintaining the skin barrier function while dissolving the fatty deposits which block the pores. Because they can help the skin to resist damage by protecting the acid mantle, they also offer protection from photodamage and photoaging.
Retinol (Vitamin A compound): is an anti-oxidant which works against the accumulation of free radicals. It also has an exfoliating effect, absorbing into the deeper layer of the skin promoting cell renewal.
Hydroxy acids: can be found in skin peels and are used to exfoliate the skin, and promote cell renewal. it can also be used to improve the appearance of hyperpigmentation.
Enzymes: are used as a gentle exfoliator and also has anti-inflammatory properties
Copper peptides: can have an antioxidant effect on the skin. It not only promotes the production of collagen and elastin but it also helps to remove damaged collagen which can help reduce the appearance of fine lines.
Amino acids: are an antioxidant. They can be used to restores collagen synthesis and aid in repairing damaged tissue.
Bioflavonoid: can be used to support and maximize the benefits of Vitamin C
Spf: Contains minerals which reflect UVA and UVB rays back to stop it from hitting the skin. This should be worn whenever a person is exposed.
Microdermabrasion: is a treatment which uses fine aluminium oxide crystals along with a vacuum suction that removes old skin which helps to reveal new skin and stimulate cell regeneration. It is used to restore smooth younger looking skin.
IPL and Laser (non-ablative lasers): is a treatment which uses short pulses of a broad spectrum visible light which can penetrate deep into the underlying layers of skin while leaving the above layer intact. It works by producing heat to promote the production of new collagen
Electrotherapy: refers to a range of electrical facial treatments which can improve skin condition, skin tone, muscle tone lymphatic drainage as well as aid in the penetration of skin care products
Microneedling: is a treatment which can be used to promote the production of collagen in the skin, improve the appearance of scar tissue. Reduce hyperpigmentation as well as help the absorption of products into the skin.
Written by Angela Blemmings
EyeCandy Training Ltd
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