" Skin is often the first organ in our body that shows the signs of ageing."
Skin is the largest organ in our body that acts as a barrier between us and the external environment. As part of the body's defense mechanism, skin is our first layer of protection against extreme temperatures, harmful elements and pathogens.
Skin Ageing Process
Our skin is constantly exposed to various internal and external ageing factors like genes, health condition, weather, pollution and UV radiation. Due to these constant exposures, skin is often the first organ in our body that shows the signs of ageing. Ageing happens because our body can't renew all the damaged cells and tissues.
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Intrinsic Skin Ageing
Intrinsic skin ageing is determined by genetic predisposition, hormonal changes and health condition. Skin colour plays a crucial role in skin ageing. People with darker skin tone have more melanin pigments in their skin that help protect against UV-induced damage. Hormonal changes, particularly during and after menopause can accelerate the skin ageing process. In men, the decline in testosterone production makes the skin age faster.
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Extrinsic Skin Ageing
Apart from hormonal changes, genetic and health conditions, the skin ageing process is also hugely influenced by the external factors such as pollution, weather conditions and UV radiation. These external ageing factors can trigger free radical formation in the skin and cause oxidative stress and inflammation.
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Henry Tianus is a multi-award-winning Anti-Ageing Scientist based in London, UK. Henry Tianus has been listed as The Recognised Institute Practitioner at The Institute of Traditional Herbal Medicine and Aromatherapy (ITHMA), London (UK) since 2005. Henry Tianus's articles have been read by people in more than 100 countries with USA and UK at the top of the list. Join Henry Tianus eNewsletter to receive the latest health and wellbeing tips.
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Niacinamide (Nicotinamide) for Youthful Radiant Skin
Niacinamide boosts the production of collagen in the skin by up to 54%; while it also increases the production of elastin and skin proteins by up to 20% and 100%. A clinical study showed that Niacinamide visibly improved the appearance of ageing skin and helped prevent the appearance of age spots by up to 68%.
N-Acetyl Glucosamine: How To Reduce Age Spots and Hyperpigmentation
N-Acetyl Glucosamine is a nano peptide naturally extracted from the outer shells of shellfish. It penetrates deeper into the skin to reduce age spots, hyperpigmentation and other signs of ageing. Studies showed that it helps prevent the excess melanin production, boost hyaluronic acid synthesis and skin cell renewal.
Resveratrol Reduces Hot Flashes, Risk of Cancer and Skin Ageing
Menopause doesn't increase the risk for cancer. Studies suggest that the long exposure to estrogen prior to menopause increases the risk of various cancers. Women who experienced menopause after the age of 55 or began menstruating before the age of 12 are both at a higher risk of having ovarian, breast and uterine cancer.
Menopause: How to Reduce The Effects on Your Skin and Hair
There are some visible changes to the skin and hair during menopause. Usually one year after the last period, women find that their skin becomes drier and the signs of ageing look more prominent. With declining estrogen levels, many women experience thinning hair and notice more hair growing on their face.
Why Colloidal Gold Skincare is Great for Your Skin
Colloidal Gold is a suspension of gold nanoparticles in a fluid, usually water. Known for its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, studies showed that colloidal gold can penetrate deeper into the skin and acts as a carrier for other active ingredients to improve the efficacy of the skincare products.
Resveratrol Reduces Signs of Ageing From Wrinkles to Pigmentation
Resveratrol is capable of neutralising free radicals and preventing oxidative damage. A study by University of Seville in Spain showed that resveratrol helps prevent and reduce chronic inflammation. It reduces the appearance of wrinkles, pigmentation spots and other visible signs of ageing in the skin.
The 6 Best Essential Oils To Stop Hair Loss and Regrow Hair
As an anti-ageing scientist who studied at The Institute of Traditional Herbal Medicine and Aromatherapy (ITHMA), London; I am very fond of essential oils. For the past 15 years, I have been developing and perfecting haircare formulas to slow down my own hereditary hair loss.
How to Care for Dry Skin
With age, your skin tends to be drier, nevertheless, dry skin is a common skin problem across all ages. The sebum production is controlled by testosterone hormone. With age, the production of testosterone in both men and women declines. As a result, the older people get, the drier their skin is.
Saccharide Isomerate: A Hyaluronic Acid Booster To Reduce Wrinkles
Saccharide Isomerate boosts the hyaluronic acid production in the skin by up to 66% and reduces the appearance of wrinkles by up to 79.3%. It delivers long-lasting hydrating and smoothing effects up to 72 hours. It reduces flakiness, itchiness, dryness and tightness, and improves skin smoothness and softness by 50%.
Ferulic Acid Helps Slow Down Skin Ageing
Ferulic acid is a powerful antioxidant to prevent free radical generation in the skin. It accelerates skin renewal and protects collagen, elastin, fibroblasts and other skin components from degradation. Together with vitamin E, ferulic acid is known to stabilise L-ascorbic acid, the most potent form of vitamin C.
How Long does it take for Your Skin to Renew?
The skin cells turnover rate varies individually and age plays a major role. In babies, the skin renews itself every 14 days. In teenagers, this process takes about 28 days. In adults, it takes between 28 and 42 days. In those age 50 and older, the skin renewal process can take up to 84 days.
Coenzyme Q10 Protects and Renews Ageing Skin
Discovered by a professor at University of Wisconsin–Madison in 1957, coenzyme Q10 energises and protects our body from free radicals. Studies at University of California at Berkeley showed that coenzyme Q10 protects skin cells from UV-damage and ageing. A powerful antioxidant that helps rejuvenate our skin and body.
Skincare Guide: The Best Vitamin C for Your Skin
As a potent antioxidant, vitamin C protects skin cells from environmental damage and premature ageing including photoageing. Studies showed that vitamin C stimulates the production of collagen in the skin and visibly reduces the appearance of wrinkles and pigmentation spots. It prevents excess melanin production.
Scientific Sources: Fighting against Skin Aging, The Way from Bench to Bedside, Cell Transplantation, 2018 May, 27(5): 729–738; What Controls Variation in Human Skin Color?, PLOS Biology, 2003 Oct; 1(1): e27.