The Process Of Aging


What is skin aging? What does skin aging extacly mean? Aging is the loss or damage of important molecules (DNA, Proteins, Enzymes). The process of aging correspond of two basic ways, what you cant see (Biochemical) called Intrinsic and what you can see (physical) called Extrinsic. Intrinsic aging means we are gentically programed from birth to age a certain way. Intrinsic aging is driven by gentic codes, and is pretty much out of our control. Extrinsic aging is caused by factors that you can control, environmental and lifestyle. This includes the effects of sun damage on the skin, Photoaging is the largest extrinsic factor affecting our skin, causing it to wrinkle, creating sun spots and uneven pigmentation. Your life style choices affect your skin what you eat and drink play a big role whether you smoke, how much time you spend outside in the sun, whether you are stressed influence your skin. Extrinsic aging play a big role in how you age, extrinsic aging is why younger peole can look so much older than their age, and vice versa. Remember always protect your self from the sun!:)

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