Skin wrinkles symptoms, causes and solutions

Wrinkles, a sign of aging, are most visible on sun-exposed skin, such as the face, neck, hands and forearms. Although genetics mainly determine the structure and texture of the skin, sun exposure is a major cause of wrinkles, especially for people with fair skin. Pollutants and smoking also contribute to wrinkles. And if wrinkles bother you, SkinLab products give you more options than ever to help smoothen them or reduce their appearance.


Wrinkles are the lines and wrinkles that form on your skin. Some wrinkles can turn into deep crevices or grooves and may be particularly noticeable around your eyes, mouth, and neck.


Wrinkles are caused by a combination of factors — some you can control, others you can't:


As you get older, your skin naturally becomes less elastic and more fragile. Decreased production of natural oils dries your skin and makes it appear more wrinkled. Fat in the deeper layers of your skin diminishes. This causes loose, saggy skin and more-pronounced lines and crevices.

Exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light:

Ultraviolet radiation, which speeds the natural aging process, is the primary cause of early wrinkling. Exposure to UV light breaks down your skin's connective tissue — collagen and elastin fibers, which lie in the deeper layer of skin (dermis). Without the supportive connective tissue, your skin loses strength and flexibility. Skin then begins to sag and wrinkle prematurely.


Smoking can accelerate the normal aging process of your skin, contributing to wrinkles. This may be due to smoking's effect on collagen.

Repeated facial expressions:

Facial movements and expressions, such as squinting or smiling, lead to fine lines and wrinkles. Each time you use a facial muscle, a groove forms beneath the surface of the skin. And as skin ages, it loses its flexibility and is no longer able to spring back in place. These grooves then become permanent features on your face.


Here are some tips for protecting your skin and minimizing the appearance of wrinkles:

Protect your skin from the sun:

Limit the time you spend in the sun, especially midday, and always wear protective clothing, such as wide-brimmed hats, long-sleeved shirts and sunglasses. Also, use sunscreen year-round when outdoors.

Choose a skin care product that contains elastin and collagen:

Because the skin loses its natural production of collagen and elastin as we age and this leads to reduced skin elasticity, as well as the formation of wrinkles and fine lines. For women, starting in their mid-20s, the skin can lose up to 30% of its natural collagen production.


Dry skin shrivels plump skin cells, which can lead to premature fine lines and wrinkles. Moisturizing traps water in your skin, which helps mask tiny lines and creases. It may take a few weeks of regular use of the product before you notice any improvement in your skin.

Don't smoke:

Even if you've smoked for years or smoke heavily, you can still improve your skin tone and texture and prevent wrinkles by quitting smoking.

Eat a healthy diet:

There is some evidence that certain vitamins in your diet help protect your skin. More study is needed on the role of nutrition, but it's good to eat plenty of fruits and vegetables.

Many people use SkinLab products as part of a daily beauty regimen to moisturize the skin and to combat aging, and to reduce the appearance of wrinkles , browse through the Wrinkles products of Skinlab and give your skin the care it deserves.

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