Anti-Aging Skincare

Nobody grows old merely by living a number of years. We grow old by deserting our ideals. Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul - Samuel Ullman

Anti-Aging Skincare

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The Ever-Changing Business of ‘Anti-Aging’

There is something telling about the moments when we, as a culture, all agree to make a change that feels right and good and true, then go on behaving in approximately the same way that we did before. Consider the September issue of Allure. On the cover, the 72-year-old actress Helen Mirren wears the tattooed arm of a 20-something guy slung around her neck as if it’s the hot new accessory. Allure calls her “the hero we need” as the magazine enlists the beauty industry in its new pet cause: “the end of anti-aging.”

Inside, the editor Michelle Lee resolves to stop using the term “anti-aging” in her pages going forward, opting instead for a “celebration of growing into your own skin…

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Resources

 The Ever-Changing Business of ‘Anti-Aging’

The only real solution to aging is, of course, death, but our central mode of dealing with that inevitability is to delay and deny it.

9 Secrets to Getting Bright, Dewy Skin, No Matter Your Skin Type

I care endlessly about keeping my skin looking good. And, by good, I mean bright, dewy, and glowing at all times. It's pretty much tops list of priorities every single day (save for those times when I'm tired and carrying out a 10-minute skincare routine is not in the cards).

National Institute on Aging

Your skin changes with age. It becomes thinner, loses fat, and no longer looks as plump and smooth as it once did. Years of sun tanning or being out in the sunlight for a long time may lead to wrinkles, dryness, age spots, and even cancer. But there are things you can do to protect your skin and to make it feel and look better.

American Society for Dermatologic Surgery

Although it is not possible to turn back the hands of time, its effects can be dramatically slowed down and improved with the arsenal of procedures and techniques available to your dermasurgeon.

DermNet NZ

Facts about skin and skin care from the New Zealand Dermatological Society.

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