What Are the First Signs of Skin Ageing?

What Are the First Signs of Skin Ageing? If the skin on your face is ageing in accordance with biological norms, there is nothing to worry about; ageing is, after all, a natural process. However, if you notice the first signs of ageing before they’re supposed to appear, you should probably do something about it, unless you want to look older than you are. So what are the first signs of skin ageing and is there anything you can do about them?

Today, specialists single out two main types of skin ageing, photoageing and chronoageing. The term “photoageing” refers to premature skin ageing caused by the negative effects of UV radiation, and the term “chronoageing” refers to natural skin ageing caused by inevitable biological changes in your body that are programmed on a genetic level.

As you can easily guess, photoageing can and should be prevented and stopped, but you can’t stop chronoageing. Nevertheless, with proper skincare, you can reduce the signs of chronoageing and make your skin look younger. Of course, the earlier you start doing something about the signs of ageing, the better the result will be.

Skin photoageing is relatively common even at a relatively young age (20-25 years), but the first signs of chronoageing, which is also referred to as true ageing, begin to appear when you are 25-30 years old, when your body starts undergoing natural age-related changes. So if you’ve hit this age, you should take a closer look at your skin to determine whether the signs of ageing are already visible. But what exactly should you be looking for?

Loss of Healthy Glow, Dull Complexion

One of the earliest signs of skin ageing is the loss of its natural, healthy glow. The skin becomes dull because blood microcirculation and skin cell metabolism slow down, as well as due to moisture loss.

Dry Skin

The skin’s protective hydro-lipid layer gradually loses its protective properties under the influence of UV rays and natural ageing processes; as you get older, it can no longer serve as a reliable barrier that prevents transepidermal moisture loss. In addition, the older you get, the less hyaluronic acid and sebum (oil) your skin produces, which also leads to skin dryness.

Loss of Elasticity and Firmness

As your body ages, the nutrients necessary for skin cells to function normally are destroyed faster and faster, and produced more slowly. When your skin lacks nutrients, it starts to produce less collagen and elastin, which are responsible for its firmness and elasticity. As a result, ageing skin becomes thin and saggy.

Puffiness and Under Eye Bags

Since all metabolic processes slow down with age, your body starts accumulating fluid in the tissues, which can result in swelling. On the face, it is usually manifested as puffiness and under eye bags.

Dark Circles Under the Eyes

Dark circles under the eyes become more and more noticeable with age, since the skin here is especially thin and vulnerable, and therefore the first to suffer from a lack of nutrients and moisture, slow metabolism, and aggressive environmental factors.

Pigmentation and Couperose Skin

An increase in skin pigmentation is typical for photoageing, but chronoageing is also characterised by the emergence of the so-called age spots. Couperose skin (rosacea) is caused by age-related thinning of the walls of small blood vessels. Its main symptoms are skin redness, swelling, and small and superficial dilated blood vessels.

The first signs of skin ageing can be difficult to recognise, since each of the above-described signs of ageing can have other causes, such as lack of proper skincare, nutrient deficiency, individual peculiarities of your skin, or certain health problems. But if you have already noticed several signs; if you see that your face looks fired due to drooping of the corners of your mouth and eyes; if you’re starting to get deeper wrinkles in addition to fine lines – your skin has certainly begun to age.

Luckily, as we’ve already mentioned above, proper skincare helps to improve the condition of ageing skin. To keep your skin looking healthy and youthful, you should stick to a well-thought-out skincare routine that includes moisturising, nourishing, revitalising, protection from aggressive environmental factors, recovery from stress, and rejuvenation.

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