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Anti-aging Skin Care Guidance for Men

The most important aid in man anti aging skin care is the alpha hydroxy acid. They weaken the fibers between the dead cells hastening the process of exfoliation, unblock pores, improve tone and texture of the skin and also take care of fine lines and wrinkles.

As time flits by and we age, the mirror on the wall rudely drives home the truth. Being vulnerable, we resort to anything that can bring back youth. What happens when we age? The answer is simple. The skin is no longer able to retain moisture as it once did and the collagen and elastin fibers, which support the skin, become weaker. Nature takes it toll too and the skin sags, and wrinkles appear. Moisturizers temporarily take care of the wrinkles by lubricating the skin and making it appear smooth, but there is no long-term solution. The sun in spite of being man's best friend is the skin's worst enemy. 

Even blemishes and sunspots fade rapidly and the skin actually acquires a glow. Topical creams and lotions penetrate the outer skin with more ease. Glycolic acid is perhaps the most popular of alpha hydroxy acids, but it is also responsible for skin irritations. Other acids such as Mandelic acid, malic acid, and lactic acid produce less irritation. Before using alpha hydroxy acid potions, always use a moisturizer. This reduces the speed of penetration and is less irritating to the skin. Copper peptides, which help in tissue building and repair, are also responsible for the production of glycosaminoglycans (commonly referred to as GAG's). This repairs collagen and elastin damage and improves the texture and the appearance of fine wrinkles. Skin rejuvenation techniques are also being used.

Man Anti aging skin care also means that you have to eat healthy, exercise regularly to see that the nutrients reach the cells. Drink lots of water to remove the toxins. No skin care is complete without this. Decrease the consumption of fats and processed carbohydrates; eat more whole grains and carotenoid rich fruits and vegetables. Use a sunscreen always and if you do have to expose yourself to the wrath of the sun, use sunglasses, and protective clothing.