It was a hot and muggy summer this year. Did you remember to protect your skin from the sun?
We live in a society that loves the sun and that bronze-y glow associated with tanning, but beware: live life as a sunworshipper and you’ll pay the price for it with your skin!
Wrinkles, ptosis, pigmentation irregularities, and spots – the signs of aging are all too inevitable. However, while some are caused by gravity and your genes (intrinsic) and are out of your control, others are caused by the environment (extrinsic), and most specifically, the sun. Every person has the ability to control the level of extrinsic aging that occurs to them.
In other words, many signs of aging can result from and worsen with frequent sun exposure. (more…)