The skin's firmness depends on proteins, such as collagen and elastin, and the hyaluronic acid, present in it. As you start aging, the rate at which these chemicals are broken down, overtake the rate at which they are produced. The onset and the speed of the process of aging depends on an individual's genes. The lifestyle led by an individual, diet, exercise, stress and anxiety, which are part of everyone's life, may also accelerate aging process, which may lead to facial wrinkles.
The collagen lotions that are available in the market are said to be useful in boosting the youthful skin. It contains an ingredient which is referred to as keratin. This ingredient is claimed to be absorbed by the skin. Well, the absorption of keratin by the skin depends on its molecular size. You should know about the source of the keratin used and whether the keratin derived from the animal hoofs, feathers, etc., has the right molecular size to be effective.
If wrinkles, fine lines, and sagging facial skin worry you, then you should buy a collagen firming lotion that contains active agents such as functional keratin. The skin saver that you are going to buy must contain vitamins such as vitamin A, vitamin C, and vitamin E along with antioxidants.
An ingredient, named, cynergy TK contains functional keratin in it. It resembles the proteins that are present in the skin. You should look for skin care products that contain cynergy TK. It stimulates the production of collagen in the skin and generates new skin cells. It is a very effective moisturizer and helps the skin in retaining the moisture for a long time. This prevents your skin from drying and flaking. It is claimed that it is a very powerful agent that can be found in anti-aging skin care products.
Japanese have been using an exotic sea kelp, to obtain health benefits for a long time. The concoction extracted from the sea kelp, a sea algae, contains phytessence wakame. This active ingredient has anti-inflammatory and anti-allergic properties. In wrinkle free skin care products, phytessence wakame, neutralizes the hyaluronidase, an enzyme. This enzyme, together with proteins, elastin, and collagen plays an important role in the elasticity, i.e., firmness of the skin. This trio is also important for maintaining the smoothness and even tone of skin. The role of hyaluronic acid in this triad is to bind the rest of the two together. It's destruction, ultimately, causes you to look older.
Each and every body cell contains co-enzyme Q10. During the aging process, it's level in our body goes on depleting. The stress is also responsible for its reduced levels. This results in reduced efficiency of our cells, in terms of energy production and anti oxidizing capacity, both of which are necessary for a healthy skin. The ultra-violet rays in the sunlight destroy co-enzyme Q10. Anti-aging products containing a special form of co-enzyme Q10, protect the skin from the ultra-violet rays and also helps in maintaining useful co-enzyme Q10 that is naturally present in the body.
Facial skin acts like a mirror that reflects the quality of our lives. It needs to be protected using the right sort of collagen lotions. Apart from this, consider taking up meditation or yoga exercises which may help you in relaxation and staying young.