Do anti-ageing creams really work?

antiagingThere are many creams and lotions which you will get in stores as well on internet which promise to reduce the wrinkles and also prevent from damage by the sun only in few weeks time. But the most important thing is that, do those creams really work? This question really occurs because they often depend on some ingredients and also on how long you use it. The benefits of using all these products are usually only modest best. It is also very important to remember that some natural occurring products help in collagen and elastin production that helps in decreasing wrinkles.

The anti aging cream hydrate the skin and plump up the surface which result in a radiant, soft tone and texture. The skin looks dry and fine lines appear because of dryness. However if you moisturize well then your skin will glow certainly. All the anti aging creams may help those who need extra boosters because of their profession or life style like smoking, stress etc.

Common ingredients in anti-wrinkle creams

The anti-wrinkle creams generally depend on the active ingredients. Mentioned below are some of the common ingredients which may result in slight to modest improvements when wrinkle appears.

Retinol: Retinol is known as vitamin A compound, which is the first antioxidant widely used in non-prescription wrinkle creams. Antioxidants are substances that neutralize free radicals, unstable oxygen molecules which break down the skin cells and cause wrinkles.

Coenzyme Q10: This is the ingredient which helps you to reduce fine wrinkles that are around the eyes and also protect the skin from sun damage.

Vitamin C: Vitamin C is another strong antioxidant which helps to prevent your skin from sun damage. Before and between uses, wrinkle creams that contain vitamin C should be stored in a way that protects them from air and sunlight.

Tea extracts: Green tea, black and oolong tea contain compounds which has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Green tea extracts are the one of the most commonly found in wrinkle creams.

Grape seed extract: In addition to its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, grape seed extract also promotes wound healing.

Epidermal growth factor: It kindles cell renewal and collagen production in the skin, and also strengthens elasticity and structure. It has been found in various researches that the epidermal growth factor has shown to decrease the fine lines, wrinkles and sagging. Also it has curative (wounds and burns) and anti-inflammatory properties when it is applied to the skin.


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