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Iron Out those Wrinkles

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Wrinkles affect everyone at some point in their lives. They are a sign of aging that is very hard to avoid completely, but there are some things you can do to reduce how severe they look and to keep them away for a while longer.

Skin Care

Over the counter products can be very good in the fight against wrinkles. The effects of some of them, especially the ones with AHAs such a glycolic acid, will stave off wrinkles and other skin aging signs without costing you a fortune. You need to use them regularly for them to work.


Some skin-resurfacing treatments like microdermabrasion and chemical peels will cost you less than $100. This is a reasonably priced option that will not only reduce your wrinkles, they will give your skin a radiant sheen.


Botox and Dysport are two of the most effective medical aesthetics treatments for wrinkles as they can be targeted at fine lines, wrinkles in the forehead frown lines and crows feet.

Laser Treatments

Laser beauty treatments are expensive, but there are some home devices you can use. These are also not the cheapest way of dealing with your wrinkles, but they are a one off cost rather than having to pay for each session. They may not be quite as effective as laser treatment carried out by professionals, but they will help to reduce the effects of wrinkles and mild sun damage.


The sun will damage your skin and cause it to wrinkle quicker than anything else. Using a good sunscreen every time you venture out is a cheap and effective way of preventing the wrinkles from appearing. A large portion of skin aging is because of UV light, so the sooner you start using sunscreen the better.


Dry skin will wrinkle easier and they will look more prominent. Keeping your skin hydrated with moisturizers will lessen the severity of their look and prevents your skin from becoming dull in appearance.

Facial Massages

Facial massages reduce the tension in the face muscles, which will improve blood flow to the skin. This will help to keep wrinkles at bay as well as being very relaxing.


If you do not protect your eyes with sunglasses, you will keep squinting to save them from the sun. Doing this constantly will ensure that crows feet form faster, which is something you are trying to avoid.

Retinoid and Retinol

Some of these you can buy over the counter and others you need a prescription for because of their strength.  These products stimulate collagen production in the skin, This has the effect of speeding up the regeneration of the cells in your face which keeps your skin looking younger and healthier for longer.  The wrinkles are still there, but they are below the surface so will not show anywhere near as much.

Most people would love to never look any older, and this applies to men and women. The cost of some treatments for wrinkles are prohibitive though, especially if you are living on a budget. Using some of the tips above are affordable and do not take up much time, which is what most people need.

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