Fountain of Youth

As the saying goes, “beauty has a price.” Well, one cannot deny the fact that being beautiful has its perks and advantages but one has to pay time, effort and money to become one; unless, you are perfect like the gorgeous models and Hollywood stars. However, even they, pay to stay perfect as they are since beauty is their asset. Gorgeous model and stars must have finally found the fountain of youth in the form of the best anti-aging creams available. Many creams are present in the market from low end to high end brands, from natural ingredients like coconut oil and green tea to exotic ones like the placenta and cow’s brains. Relatively, the market is not concern with the ingredients but rather the effects it produces, “the end justifies the means” mentality.

Different experts and beauty companies have varying opinion to what ingredients must be present in the formulation of anti aging vitamins and creams. Dr. Oz in a particular episode at the Oprah show recommends anti aging products with resveratrol, matrixyl 3000 and fatty acids. Resveratrol is a red wine extract that is believed to beneficial effects to the skin’s elasticity and softness. Moreover, Matrixly 3000 evens out fine and deep wrinkles. Whereas, fatty acids increase sloughing off of dead skin cells while maintaining its moisture.

A well known Hollywood dermatologist, Dr. Murad advises the use appropriate anti aging creams for your skin type and to focus on other factors that affects aging such as lifestyle, food intake and stress. He emphasized that stress is the main reason for aging. It is best to combat stress with healthy greens and refreshing fruits, rejuvenating exercise work outs and a youthful mental health. Skin experts would often say that, “Applying the sunblock a day keeps the wrinkles away.”

Furthermore, an article from Cosmo magazine suggested that the best aging cream is sunblock. UVA and UVB from the sunrays cause destruction in the skin collagen and give us an old and haggard face. Other product like eye creams is also mentioned to deal with sagging eye bags, dark eye circles and crow’s feet. The skin around the eyes is very delicate and fragile that is reveals the real age of the person.