Fine lines and wrinkles are natural signs of ageing that have been caused by thinning of the dermis. The dermis is the thick middle-layer of the skin that is composed of blood capillaries, collagen fibres and elastin which together support skin elasticity, keeping the skin looking supple and youthful. Over time, the deterioration of the collagen and elastin network causes the skin to become looser with a reduced ability to rejuvenate structures back into their healthy state, causing fine lines and wrinkles.
The severity of fine lines and wrinkles can be classified by 3 major categories of aging changes known as; Class 1) mild wrinkles, Class 2) moderate wrinkles and Class 3) advanced / deep wrinkles and folds. Depending on the degree of the of skin aging, there are various treatment options available which will fall under 2 main categories, either 1) prevention and maintenance or 2) active treatment techniques.
Prevention and maintenance
The most common factors which contribute to premature skin ageing and the development of fine lines and wrinkles include: genetics, repeated facial muscle movements, exposure to UV sunlight and environmental pollution or smoking which cause free radical damage and oxidative stress to the skin. Personal dietary and lifestyle factors also play an important role in the maintenance of a healthy skin appearance.
Research has found that higher intakes of sodium, fried fatty foods, refined sugars or carbohydrates, pre-mixed alcoholic beverages, dairy and processed meats have been linked to skin inflammation, redness and dehydration. This causes reduced collagen production and increased free radical damage which in-turn affects the skins appearance and accelerates the overall ageing process. Diets that are rich in fresh fruits and vegetables, lean proteins, healthy fatty acids and lots of water will contain high amounts of essential vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, amino acids, fibre and other nutrients that are essential for supporting optimal skin health and maintain healthy dermis structures.
Gummy vitamins by Space touch is a safe dietary supplement that ensures optimal inner and outer care. The FDA approved supplement is composed of the ultimate high-performance blend of essential vitamins and minerals that your body needs to provide the best nutritional basis for healthy-looking skin. Whether it's for stimulating new skin cells to grow in a healthy way, providing protection against skin damage, or healing a variety of skin problems. Space touch has two ranges of gummy vitamins, The Lifting Gummy Vitamins, and the Deep Cleansing Gummy Vitamins. These soft and tasty capsules are vegan, cruelty-free, hormone-free, and contain no gelatine, dairy, or gluten.
Daily lifestyle factors which may contribute to the appearance of healthy skin include: wearing sunscreen, ensuring adequate sleep, stress reduction and relaxing the facial muscles, physical activity and importantly, having a skincare routine suitable for your skin type. For an optimal skin appearance and the management of fine lines and wrinkles, a combination of treatments with a skincare regime often provides best results. Popular treatments may include topical skincare products i.e. retinols or vitamin C, dermatology therapies such as facials, peels, dermabrasion, needling or even cosmetic procedures.
Active treatment techniques
The natural process of ageing is inevitable, although in an optimistic light there are several avenues we can approach to prevent the development of fine lines and wrinkles and assisting in ‘ageing gracefully’. The perfect addition to compliment your skincare regime in the modern lifestyle is an at-home Light-Emitting Diode (LED) skin device. LED skin devices are convenient, non-invasive and effective treatments for optimal flawless skin.
LED skin therapy is UV-free and suitable for all skin types and works on a wide range of skincare concerns, such as fine lines and wrinkles, sun damage, discolouration, inflammation, rosacea, acne and eczema. The at-home LED skin device is pain free and provides a calming, warm sensation to the skin. Kylie Jenner fashionably shares her Red light therapy treatment mask on her instagram story for her 176million followers
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The LED procedure emits colour wavelengths that directly penetrate into the skin to provide its benefits including skin rejuvenation, cell regeneration and wound healing. Deeper shades of light such as red have the ability to be absorbed at deeper layers of the skin, which ultimately will stimulate the production of collagen and elastin, repair of damaged cells and improves tissue repair and circulation.
Studies have demonstrated that phototherapy (light therapy) skin treatments using LED devices have beneficial effects on the skin and can be an effective treatment for rejuvenating aged skin. Consistent LED skin therapy use has also displayed results of skin improvements and reduction of fine lines and wrinkles plus softer, smoother skin. Research has shown the red light in particular can significantly improve intra-dermal collagen density and also skin complexion including feelings of roughness.
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Space Touch uses the latest industry-acclaimed techniques and technology to develop high-performance solutions for skin and body issues in the luxury of your own home. Each device is specifically manufactured for different types concerns for the skin and body treating the appearance of fine lines, regenerating the skin from aging, boosting collagen, improving healing times, lowering inflammation and reducing acne and scaring. The devices use NASA light technology and is FDA approved with results that are proven from their website and reviews.
The natural process of ageing is inevitable, although in an optimistic light there are several avenues we can approach to prevent the development of fine lines and wrinkles and assisting in ‘ageing gracefully’.