Signs of Aging Skin

by Debra Wyatt
(last updated March 12, 2018)

As we become older our skin tells a lot about us and can even give away our age. There are basically four different ages when our skin really begins to show. If you know what is coming then you can help to combat aging skin.

In the thirties is when the fine lines start to appear and the skin pigmentation will begin to get spotty. These fine lines usually begin near your eyes. This is because the skin creases more here with time. If you love to be out in the sun this area will be even more pronounced. To help hold back this sign of aging try using a good lift-and-firm eye cream with an SPF higher than 12.

When you are in your forties those tiny lines are starting to appear more around the eyes and the forehead, and the dreaded crow's feet have started to set in. On the cheeks you will begin to notice brown spots or broken capillaries. The skin pores may begin to appear to be larger. There are a couple of different skin-care products that you may want to start to use to make the aging of your skin less noticeable. You will still want to continue using the lift-and-firm eye cream, but also you want to help fade those brown spots. This can be done by using a photo-age corrector.

When you hit your fifties you can expect that the forehead fine lines have become more prominent and are more like furrows. Your smile lines are also beginning to show. The spotty marks on your cheeks are now blotchier. With menopause your skin is drier. Try using a wrinkle and UV damage corrector and a good moisturizer.

Once you reach your sixties your skin has begun to sag and has lost a lot of its elasticity. Those once-fine lines are pronounced. Those who have neglected to use sun screen over the years can expect to find more brown patches. The brown patches have become rougher and are raised. You will want to use a cream that helps to restore moisture to the skin. A good hydrating intense night cream that helps to give the appearance of having a more smooth and lifted look on your face.

There are preventive measures that can be done through the years that will help to offset the wrinkles and the skin from looking blotchy. Start now by using a good sunscreen. A sunscreen that has at least a rating of SPF 15 is a good healthy start. At night be sure to use a moisturizer to help keep your skin hydrated.

Author Bio

Debra Wyatt

Deb has a communications degree and applies her talents to her position as Marketing Specialist at Sharon Parq Associates. In her spare time she spends time with her children and grandchildren and devotes time to her church. ...

MORE FROM DEBRA

Organizing Small Kitchen Appliances

Small kitchen appliances don't have to take over your kitchen. With a little bit of organizing and creativity you can ...

Discover More

Organizing Linen Closets

Are you tired of opening your linen closet doors only to find that you can't find what you are looking for or, even ...

Discover More

Removing Bleach Stains from Marble

When your marble floor has been stained by bleach it really can ruin your day. There are some solutions that can help fix ...

Discover More
More Beauty Tips

Skincare for Men

Men need to take care of their skin to keep it moisturized and healthy. A few simple steps can get great results and will ...

Discover More

Picking a Good Cleanser

Skin maladies are among some of the most frustrating beauty quandaries. You either break out or dry up and it takes a ...

Discover More

Risks of Chemical Peels

Chemical peels are often sought for an efficient way to thoroughly cleanse the skin and revitalize your appearance. Since ...

Discover More
Subscribe

FREE SERVICE: Receive an e-mail several times each week with a featured beauty tip. Enter your address and click "Subscribe."

Comments

If you would like to add an image to your comment (not an avatar, but an image to help in making the point of your comment), include the characters [{fig}] in your comment text. You’ll be prompted to upload your image when you submit the comment. Maximum image size is 6Mpixels. Images larger than 600px wide or 1000px tall will be reduced. Up to three images may be included in a comment. All images are subject to review. Commenting privileges may be curtailed if inappropriate images are posted.

What is six minus 0?

There are currently no comments for this tip. (Be the first to leave your comment—just use the simple form above!)


Subscribe

FREE SERVICE: Receive an e-mail several times each week with a featured beauty tip. Enter your address and click "Subscribe."

(Your e-mail address is not shared with anyone, ever.)