With spring around the corner, and the winter lockdown behind us, it’s tempting to spend hours in the outdoors. The sun is good for the soul, but not so much for the skin. And then, as the wrinkles become noticeable, we turn to quick fixes and extreme treatments. Not so fast, says the experts at QMS Medicosmetics. The skin has its own intelligence and drastic measures won’t give you the results you desire. They give their ultimate tips for preserving the youthful appearance of your skin.
The key to firmer skin
When it comes to wrinkles, the key is collagen, because it contributes to 70% of the skin’s structure. Collagen gives the skin firmness, volume and plays an important role in the skin’s moisturizing processes. At the age of 25 we already start to lose collagen. By 35, the rate at which the skin loses collagen starts to exceed rapidly and then, the signs of ageing start to appear.
So, what can you do about your wrinkles? In the words of Dr Erich Schulte, founder of QMS, “Logic.. not miracles!” Based on the above philosophy, Dr Schulte offers the following tips for treating your wrinkles:
1. Nourish your skin from within.
Although supplements do not replace a balanced diet, they can contribute to preventing and reversing wrinkles. With nutricosmetics, beneficial ingredients can be delivered via the blood circulation to deep layers of the skin where topical products cannot reach. QMS Collagen Intravital Plus contains all the necessary vitamins, minerals and antioxidants your skin needs as well as QMS’ unique natural soluble collagen.
2. Protect your skin from the sun and the environment.
Spending your money on expensive serums and treatments without sun protection is futile. The sun is the number one accelerator of skin ageing. QMS Cellular Sun Shield SPF50++++ has skin identical DNA repair enzymes.
3. Use an AHA based exfoliation at least 3 times a week.
AHAs or fruit acids, not only rids the skin from dull dead cells, but they can also stimulate your skin to make collagen and elastin. So, while you are improving the skin’s texture and colour, you are also giving yourself an anti-ageing boost and ensuring better penetration of serums and moisturizers. QMS Active Exfoliant 11%, intensively stimulates microcirculation and will also boost the oxygen supply to the skin.
4. Use antioxidant-rich moisturizers and serums.
They provide much-needed support against the aggressive external factors like free radicals from pollution, UV rays, stress and, medications. QMS Collagen Serums have a 12hour effect and gets rid of existing wrinkles.
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