Premature aging can be attributed to various factors, such as sun damage, frowning, smiling, sleeping positions, gravitational pull and smoking.
Sun damage or photo-aging is the primary reason for premature aging and after years of exposure, your complexion can become blotchy and saggy, marred by age spots, lined with wrinkles and/or spider veins and tough to the touch. Just how bad it will depend on how light-skinned you are and how long you have been out in the sun, as photo aging tends to much worse in a person with a fair complexion than someone with a darker skin color even if both subjects have been out in the sun for the same amount of time. Besides taking away your girlishly youthful complexion, the sun’s rays cause skin cancer, prevent collagen product in and is directly linked to the condition actinic keratoses, which a reddish-wart like patches on the skin.
Fortunately there are several new skin-lightening ingredients, which can help restore your skin’s youthful appearance, that outperform what is currently on the market.
- Alpha-Arbutin evens skin tone, whitens the skin and reduces liver spots.
- Belides, a derivative from the daisy, eradicates freckles and age spots.
- BioWhite is extracted from plant matter and blocks the amino acid tyrosinase from producing melanin. This boosts the skin’s ability to ‘glow.’
- BV-OSC is a form of vitamin C, encourages the synthesis of collagen and protects DNA. It also hides dark spots by reducing melanin production by up to 80% and has also been proven as an acne treatment..
- NET-DG, aka dipotassium glycyrrhizinate is derived from licorice roots and soothes skin inflammation, inhibits histamine releases and protects hyaluronic acid, a vital substance to skin cells.
- Niacinamide comes from vitamin B and shields the skin from UV ray damage.
Are Some Products More Effective Than Others?
Ageless Derma Face Brightening Cream. This company incorporates several of the above mentioned newly developed skin lighteners to target brown spots, age spots, liver spots, freckles and even for hyper-pigmentation due to contraceptives or pregnancies in its Ageless Derma Face Brightening Cream. Packaged in a convenient airless pump to protect the product from infiltration by damaging agents present in the environment, this cream mixes natural ingredients with the latest in bioengineering technology without any of the additives in other skincare products.
Clinicians Complex 6% Skin Bleaching Cream. This product includes Hydroquinone, which is known for brightening the skin and lessening melisma, age spots and other skin pigmentation issues, Bearberry Extract, which inhibits the production of melanin and Kojic Acid, which also prevents the formation of melanin. These substances combined with other natural ingredients give this cream a powerful boost and enable its effects to last longer than most other skin creams. For more information on Kojic acid explore this guide that provides in-depth coverage.
DermaNew Microdermabrasion Facial Rejuvenation System. This consists of 5 part program that gently resurfaces fine lines, minimizes large pores and prevents sun damage. What makes it more effective than other systems is the use of Corundum Crystals, and each time it is used the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles lessen.
You can purchase these brands at DrSkinSpa.com
As the founder of Focus Medical Spa in Orange County, California, Dr. Mostamand is accustomed to hearing glowing feedback from thousands of grateful clients. For the past 10 years, his medical spa has offered non-invasive aesthetic procedures and physician-grade skincare solutions to women seeking to rejuvenate and restore their damaged or aging skin.
In an effort to expand his ability to assist clients seeking to restore and maintain their youthful appearances, Dr. Mostamand founded a skincare website. Since 2006, DrSkinSpa.com has been dedicated to providing complimentary skincare consultations as well as easy access to more than 4,000 of the most effective, physician-grade anti-aging skincare products available.
His well-received book, Ageless Skin Obsession, provides valuable insight into the latest skincare research and assists readers in making educated decisions in their quest to capture the essence of ageless skin.