What are the Symptoms and Causes of Skin Aging?

symptoms & causes of skin aging

Everybody wants their skin should remain elastic and fresh- looking. Skin aging is a process in which the wrinkles appear on the skin due to the loss of elasticity of the skin. There is various reason of the premature skin aging such as hereditary, stress, dehydration, due to severe cosmetics, undue or too much sun exposure, nervous system disease, smoking, pollution. No one wants these signs to become visible earlier than expected.  You can’t prevent skin aging process but can be avoided to a huge extent by taking proper skin care, eating healthy diet, adopting healthy lifestyle, taking ample sleep of 8 to 10 hours per day.

Skin Aging Symptoms

Skin aging mainly occurs in the people 25 years of age or above. Symptoms of skin aging begin to come out on the surface of the skin in the form of fine lines around mouth and the eyes. These fine lines over time build up into deeper lines & wrinkles.

Most of the time, it becomes difficult to discover the loss of volume or sagging skin. Loss of volume is the change which is noticeable on the face. It may give a sad, stressed, negative appearance on your face and creates the misperception of your mood or expression.

Loss of density occurs in the form of a thin and weak skin. Loss of density affects the whole skin of anyone.

Skin Aging Causes

Our skin has many layers and skin aging can arise at any layer of the skin. When the changes occur in these layers the sign of aging becomes visible on the surface of the skin. These changes occur due to both internal & external factors which lead to skin aging.

(a) Internal Causes of Skin Aging

(i) Slow performance and functioning of the cell

(ii) Low supply blood to the skin

(iii) Lack of nutrients and oxygen

(iv) Hereditary problem

(v) Role of our ethnic origin and type of skin

(vi) Lighter & sensitive skin

(b) External Causes of Skin Aging

(i) Excessive sunlight exposure

(ii) Pollution

(iii) Habit of Smoking

(iv) Excessive eating of high quantity fat food

(v) Excessive use of cosmetic products

(vi) Hectic lifestyle

(vii) Avoidance of skin care

(viii) Not taking the enough sleep

(ix) Consumption of alcohol