There are so many skin firming serums on the market it can be overwhelming. I mean, which ones work the best? Which ones work at all?
If you’re anything like me you’ve got plenty of skin products sitting half used in a drawer.
Frankly, the best skin firming products are ones that are natural and effective. But so many of the products available are filled with ingredients that can be harmful to you over the long run and even contribute to aging!
Studies show ingredients like parabens and sodium laureth sulfates (SLS) have been linked to cancer. Plus, SLS is harsh on your skin and strips it of vital oils.
It comes down to two ways to care for your skin-through lifestyle and skin care.
By lifestyle, I mean getting enough sleep and eating a healthy diet. These show in your skin and prevent wrinkles and bags under your eyes.
When you sleep enough, your body has that crucial downtime to renew and repair your cells. By eating nutritious foods, you’re giving your body the tools it needs to do it’s job of keeping you healthy. Plsu, some foods protect you from aging like antioxidants and omega 3 fatty acids.
In your skin care you can use ingredients clinically proven to boost your collagen and elastin cells which prevent wrinkles. There’s a special honey from New Zealand which is known to increase these cells so you have firmer skin. It’s also a great natural moisturizer.
Collagen is your “cushion” between your bones and your epidermis, has it breaks down over the years, you see sagging skin and get wrinkles. The best skin firming serum will be able to slow down this process.
Another good natural moisturizer is a Japanese sea kelp called phytessence wakame. This has been a mainstay of Japanese skin care for decades because it keeps skin smooth. Now it’s know to strengthen those important collagen cells.
Antioxidants are in berries, tomatoes and vitamin E. Eat these and use skin firming products with vitamin E to smooth lines and fight free radicals that are breaking down your cells and causing wrinkles and sagging skin.
Omega 3 fatty acids are found in fish and fish oil supplements. Studies show they may help your skin and hair and they’re essential to a foundation of health.
So there you are, a few simple tips to consider when you want to keep your face looking young. Your skin firming serum should address these skincare essentials.