Get Better Tips of Anti-ageing

Imhealthist | Friday 16th of October 2015 11:16:07 AM

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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.

Strictly Don’ts

  • 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.