What if you can escape the inescapability of time and just
enjoy the pleasure of looking young? Quite difficult?
Definitely not. Looking youthful and chirpy is just a matter of
giving extra care for yourself and emphasizing your features,
surely bringing out the best of what you got. So start defying
your age now with some easy steps.
As early as 1800s, it was already observed that smoking has
detrimental effects on the skin. Two centuries later, people
became more aware of this because these effects are evident
among chronic smokers. Some of these consequences include
premature lines and folds stemming from the corner of the eyes
to the zygomatic area (in the aging process, wrinkles are a
natural element , but smoking speeds this up); dry and leathery
appearance of the skin; grey-pallor complexion; a haggard
appearance; and some more.
These changes are brought about by the processes that a cigars
ingredients bring about to the body. Nicotine, a
vasoconstrictor (one that constricts the blood vessels),
inhibit the smooth and easy flow of oxygen and nutrients to
their destination. Nicotine also causes a diuretic effect on
the body which causes a reduction of the skins moisture level,
hereby making it tough and dry.
Carbon monoxide, a harmful component produced by smoking, has
higher affinity to blood cells than oxygen. That means it
reduces the amount of oxygen to many areas.
Smoking also contains a large number of free radicals that
attack healthy cells and damage normal tissues.
Smoking reduces Vitamin A and collagen in the body. Vitamin A
is used in the repairing function of the body. Collagen, on the
other hand, is a protein that produces new and healthy
Sitting up straight and putting shoulders back are very
important for your health and appearance. A good posture can
make you look slimmer, taller, and confident. Many regard
people with correct posture as young, happy, and at ease with
their disposition. A good posture can even give you an instant
weight loss of
10 pounds in the eyes of others. Its benefits, by the way,
are not just for the outside.
A correct posture primarily puts muscles, joints, bones, and
your organs to where they are supposed to sit. It reduces the
risk of having back and neck problems, arthritis, and other
pains. A proper one too can help prevent the spine from
becoming abnormally fixed which can lead to fatigue, headaches,
and some problems with organs and functioning. With a proper
posture, one can also experience less strain because one
wouldnt overuse his muscles.
Stretching hourly and practicing the proper posture every hour
can help strengthen the muscles that will be needed to hold the
Having sex at least three times a week
A 10-year study indicated that couples who are in their 40s who
have sex at least three times a week look younger than those
who enjoy it less often. The study even indicated that the
faces of these couple have less lines and wrinkles, and have
smoother and suppler skin. They credited this to the wonders of
Oxytocin. It is a hormone released during sex that reduces
stress. Having sex at nighttime is helpful, too!
It helps you to have a tight sleep so body is more rested.
So, what are you planning to do now? Go ahead and feel