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4 Types of Wrinkles and When They Appear

Wrinkles are signs of aging of the skin, which begins to take its first signs around the age of 30, when the elastic fibers and collagen of the skin is reduced in quantity, leaving the skin thinner and saggy.

The first wrinkles that appear are wrinkles of expression, such as by concern, for example, and usually appear around the lips and forehead when they move, but that, after 40 years, they appear the same with the face stopped, around the eyes and chin, and can worsen over the years until it reaches a large part of the face, neck and chest.

Thus, the main types of wrinkles that arise are:

  • Type I: they are discrete changes that come with facial expressions, but not yet considered wrinkles, which may begin to be noticeable between 20 and 30 years of age, in the regions of the face that are expressions;
  • Type II: arise after 30 or 40 years, as the face moves, in times of concern, smiles, and expressions, and are most common around the lips, mouth, and forehead;
  • Type III: are wrinkles fixed that appear the same with the face rested, and are thin or with small ripples,due to the thinning of the skin, after the age of 50. Are wrinkles that can no longer be disguised with make-up and can take a look haggard or tired on the face, that appear mainly around the eyes, on the forehead and between the eyebrows;
  • Type IV: these are wrinkles that are deep after 60 or 70 years, and are constant due to gravity that pulls the thin skin down. Commonly appear on the sides of the chin, in the neck, in front of the ears, and no longer disguised by creams or makeup.

Wrinkles can also be formed by lines of expression due to some movement or facial expression maintained repeatedly by the person, and, therefore, it is important to avoid overloading the muscles of the face, by excess voltage, any position while sleeping, to try to see or protect you from the sun, for example.

How to treat

The ideal treatment for wrinkles depends on the stage in which they find themselves, with options such as peel sessions, radio frequency, or cream of glycolic acid, prescribed by the dermatologist for the treatment of expression wrinkles, or laser procedures, application of botox or plastic surgery, for example, for the deeper wrinkles. To find the best method to see a treatment for wrinkles.

How to avoid

Wrinkles are inevitable, because they arise due to the natural aging of the body. However, its onset and severity may vary, due to genetics of the person, but, also, by habits of life. Thus, to avoid the appearance of wrinkles, you should:

  • Avoid smoking or staying in environments with a lot of smoke;
  • Practicing physical activity;
  • Have a healthy diet, rich in vitamins and minerals present in the vegetables;
  • To make the replacement of collagen, through foods, such as gelatin, or in capsules sold in pharmacies;
  • Avoid excessive exposure to the sun;
  • Protect yourself from the sun with sunscreen, a hat and sunglasses;
  • To keep the skin hydrated, drinking enough liquid.

There are options of cosmetic creams that help to moisturize the skin and prevent expression lines, usually sold in drugstores or cosmetics stores.

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