Everyone wants to look young and radiant at any age and
wishes to have wrinkle free face, younger looking skin, and shining healthy
hair. Is defying age possible? Even though growing old is unavoidable, looking
young is definitely possible. All it takes is little bit of tweaking in our
regular lifestyle to aid in anti-ageing. The best secrets to be followed for
anti-ageing are healthy diet and active lifestyle, be it through physical workouts
or by boosting your brain.
Follow these simple steps
to look younger:
- Keep the brain healthy and active by learning
new things, playing games like puzzles, eating food like nuts and berries.
- Food that is rich in vitamins and
minerals are good for skin, hair, and eyes. Greens, fresh vegetables, fruits, fish,
whole grains like wheat, oats, and millet are sure shot goodies for the body.
- Keep the skin hydrated by drinking at
least 8 glasses of water daily.
- No doubt, inactiveness will lead to
age faster. To slow down the process of aging it is absolutely essential to
strengthen your muscles and maintain proper body weight by regular exercises,
meditation, yoga, aerobics, weight training. As a bonus, these exercises also
help in keeping your heart healthy.
- Eat and drink anti-oxidant rich food
and drinks to eliminate free radical damages. Fresh smoothies made with greens
and fruits help in removing anti-oxidants from our body.
- A good amount of sleep is necessary
for overall goodness of body. 6 to 8 hours of proper sleep is necessary to get
rid of eye bags, dark circles and also for proper functioning of body.
- Avoid stress. Stress hormones cause
ageing process quicker. Meditation and yoga can help in reducing stress.
- Avoid sleeping with your make up on the
face. It is always advisable to remove make up before going to bed.
- Do not go out in the sun without
sunscreen lotion. The sunscreen lotion should be applied at least 20 minutes
before the exposure and it is advisable to repeat after few hours.
- Do not scrub your face quite often. It
is sufficient to employ the scrubber once or twice a week.
- Avoid foods that are loaded with
sugar. It is also best to avoid junk, deep fried foods and processed food. Also
it is advisable to avoid artificial juices and soda that aids in weight gain
and affects metabolism.
- Aging signs are bound to appear in
the skin in the event of improper blood circulation. Hence it is prudent to
avoid ill-habits such as smoking and consumption of alcohol that inhibit blood
circulation. While consuming alcohol affects the functioning of liver and
kidneys, smoking does more harm to our functioning of body and further more
damage to heart.
Thanks to the rapid strides in medical technology, many
cosmetic options are available to look young. A consultation with dermatologist
or cosmetic surgeon is also recommended to find out ways for maintaining a
young looking skin or for any cosmetic options to choose from.