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Skin Wrinkles
Oct 31, 2008
Seeing random folds in you skin? That is called wrinkles.

Wrinkle is a ridge or crease of a surface, people may have a genetic predisposition to severe wrinkling, it is known that too much exposure to the sun promotes and exacerbates wrinkling of the skin. Smoking can negatively affect the skin, habitual facial expressions, aging, poor hydration and various other factors can cause wrinkles. Water depletion in the body, as occurs with dehydration can also cause this puckering of the skin.

Other information on wrinkles:
What're wrinkles?
Skin wrinkles are grooves in the skin. Wrinkles can be on the surface of the skin or can be quite deep. Wrinkles are the thin, creased, and sagging skin.

How a wrinkle is formed?
Normal ageing leads to the formation of skin wrinkles. Wrinkles are also caused by facial expressions.

What causes wrinkles?
As a person ages, skin cells divide more slowly. Sun exposure promotes and exacerbates wrinkling of the skin. Smoking may also negatively affect the skin.

What treatments are available to cure wrinkle?
For fine wrinkles, retinoic acid may be applied to the skin to fill in the crevices. Wrinkles may also be treated by topical creams and ointments.

What cosmetic therapies are available for wrinkles?
Cosmetic therapies for the treatment of wrinkles are facelifts, laser resurfacing, non-ablative laser resurfacing.

What medical treatments are available for wrinkles?
Topical products are beneficial for skin damaged by the sun and also by natural aging. Alpha hydroxy acids facilitate the shedding of dead skin cells.

How to prevent the development of wrinkles?
Onset of wrinkles and further progression of those already present can be prevented by avoiding episodes of excessive sun exposure.

What anti wrinkle creams and cosmetics are available?
Cosmetics, if properly applied, can be surprisingly effective in camouflaging the signs of aging skin, including wrinkles and age spots.

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