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Don't Let Age Spots Give Away Your Age

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Beauty has been celebrated since time immemorial, and people are ready to do anything to achieve perfect beauty and preserve it forever. John Keats perhaps offered one of the greatest tributes to beauty by saying, "A thing of beauty is a joy forever."


The Special Significance Of Beauty To Women

Indeed, beauty is a buzzword among women, and they yearn to remain youthful at any age. Beauty has a seductive power that hardly can anyone escape. Only some are blessed with natural, unblemished beauty; others seek to enhance their beauty artificially. Whatever the case may be, beauty appeals to and lures one and all.


Aging Brings Some Problems

Sometimes, you face challenges that threaten to spoil your beauty. For example, age spots are troublesome, especially for people in their forties. There are other medical terms for age spots: liver spots, sun lentigo, sun spots, and lentigines..


Facts About Age Spots

One of the primary reasons for these age spots is exposure to the sun's rays; UV rays darken the skin's pigment. They are commonly found on the face, arms, back, and hands. They often appear as brownish skin color discolorations and are caused by prolonged sun damage.


More To Know About Age Spots

The good news about age spots is that they are not harmful to your health in any way. Dermatologists classify them as skin blemishes and they are not cause for alarm or medical treatment. Just keep an eye on them and if they grow bigger or change shape or color, alert your doctor.


Preventive Steps

It is difficult to get age spots to completely vanish, so once again, the best treatment is prevention. Wear protective clothing, don't overexpose your skin to the sun, and apply sunscreen regularly.


More Treatment Options

Once age spots appear, there are fade creams, retinols, laser treatments, and chemical peels which can significantly reduce their appearance.

Chemicals like alpha hydroxy acid gel help fight the appearance age spots by lightening the discolored skin. Any cream consisting of Retin-A will make small discolored area seem to vanish. Vitamin E oil also reduces the coloration of age spots.

Chemical peels provide a fast-healing way to treat age spots. It is easy to apply these chemical peels and you leave them on the skin until they dry. Your skin will be healed, and you will be surprised to see that those stubborn age spots are not to be found on the new skin the peel exposed.

Liquid nitrogen will turn the age spot white, but there is a risk that it may cause a permanent white scar. In addition, spraying it causes a painful, stinging sensation.

Fair-skinned individuals can combine fade creams which consist of hydroquinone with a moisturizer consisting of glycolic acid. This method may cause temporary irritation and redness.

If you have a darker skin tone, try alternatives like kojic acid or mandelica acid. Vitamin C and vitamin E products are also good weapons to fight age spots.

Research has found that the following ingredients are useful in fighting age spots:

  • Arbutin
  • Azelaic Acid
  • Bearberry Extract
  • Licorice Extract
  • Mulberry Extract

    It is better to select a treatment option through which you can fight problems like age spots, freckles, and pigmented spots at one go. You can confidently look young and fresh, regardless of your actual age. Creams like Lumnaderm(tm) help fighting age spots in your hands, feet, and all other visible areas. First, strive to prevent age spots, but if they appear consider permanent solutions. Lumnaderm(tm) is available from http://www.bodestore.com and http://www.amazon.com.


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    Written by the V-Team courtesy Kamau Austin Publisher. The V-Team writes articles for the health and fitness enthusiast. Their timeless health and fitness tips are at the Fit After Forty Blog. See more useful news and tips about skin care at http://www.healthandfitnessvitality.com/blogs/fitnessblog.htm

    This article is for general information purposes only. Before under taking any exercise or treatment program always first check first with your doctor and health professionals.

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