Many of you may not know this, but the biggest organ of our body is actually the skin.

Being the biggest organ of the body does not come without any responsibilities. Constant exposure to the elements can weather and season the skin, but there are a variety of outcomes that can show up on your skin, dependent our unique genetic makeup.

How does one differentiate between sensitive skin, aging skin… or even a combination of both?

 

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Sensitive Skin

If your skin belongs in the ‘sensitive’ category, you might be reluctantly accustomed to constant irritation from climate changes, exposure to dirt or grime, and even some skincare products.

These irritations manifest in the form of redness or flushing, rashes, burning or stinging sensations, or dry and flaky patches of skin. Anyone with sensitive skin might also experience an abject reaction to any perfumed product.

If you feel that your skin is exhibiting any of these signs when exposed to the elements, steer waaaaay clear of any perfumed products, anything containing sulfates or even alcohol.

If you find your skin turning red faster than most of your friends under the same amount of time in the sun, you might have sensitive skin – and the UV rays are your absolute worst enemy.

Actually, scratch that – the UV rays from the sun is your skin’s worst enemy, regardless of skin type.

It is therefore of paramount importance to shield yourself against these killer rays… which is the reason why we now have sun protection that conventionally protects from the outside, and also Heliocare Oral Ultra, and antioxidant property one can consume orally to improve the skin’s resistance against UV rays from within.

 

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Aging Skin

Still not deviating from the topic of the Sun, UV rays can inflict another form of damage that makes up the second skin type, which is aging skin.

 

Sensitive skin may come with more physical pain, but aging skin hurts where you don’t see it: your self-esteem.

 

Aging skin comes in the form of crow’s feet, loss of elasticity in the skin, fine lines, and wrinkles… just to name a few.

 

Without the existence of pain receptors, aging skin is most likely to creep up on you and slip right through the cracks, starting from as early as 25 years of age.

 

There are also irregularities in skin coloration for aging skin. In the place of the redness of sensitive skin comes the paleness, and the loss of the glow of youth and health.

If a facelift is what you feel is the solution to the problem of aging skin, you might have missed out on a few non-invasive updates to this major problem we will all eventually face (pun intended).

In recent times, FDA-approved, scalpel-free procedures like Ultherapy and Thermage have taken the aesthetics market by storm, and for a good reason.

Respectively channeling the technology of ultrasound and radiofrequency energy, these procedures do not involve injections, and barely any downtime, all while achieving the skin tightening, rejuvenation and the radiance your skin truly deserves.

The advent of aesthetic technology has truly thrown us a lifeline for any skin type you might have. All you need to do is to reach out and grab it; because perpetual youth and lasting beauty are closer within your grasp than you expect it to be.

 

 

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