The new term everyone is talking about is ‘cosmeceuticals’, which is a clever term referring to the combination of two areas, one of which deals with medications which manage our internal bodily processes, while the other one controls our bodies from the outside, making our appearances better through cosmetics.
When both these lucrative fields are fused, then the resulting enterprise is called a ‘cosmeceutical’ and this is what is causing all the buzz in the beauty community recently. In the US, cosmetics are not regulated by the government, but pharmaceuticals are regulated by the FDA. Anti aging cosmetics form a large part of this cosmeceuticals industry.
No one is like Peter Pan and everyone will eventually grow old no matter how much we might want to remain young forever. However, nowadays due to the advances made by science and technology, we know a lot more about the aging process and know ways to slow down the aging process considerably. There are a wide variety of anti aging cosmetics available in the market which will reduce outward signs of aging and slow down the aging process itself.
When you go shopping in a mall, you will find a whole lot of anti aging cosmetics which the various cosmetics shops offer. However, there are a few matters which you should take into consideration before you decide which anti aging cosmetics product to purchase. You have to consider your budget, your age and also your skin type. .
It will never be too early to start using anti aging cosmetics products. If you are under 25 years old, you will have to use a certain anti aging cosmetics, while if you are older than 25 years of age, you will be directed to another group of cosmetics in the cosmetics shops or department stores.
All the pollution around us such as petrol fumes, sun rays, smoke, etc. are environmental things which we cannot avoid, and yet which cause premature signs of aging. Actual age is a factor because there are so many types of anti aging cosmetics available for different age groups. There are anti aging cosmetics with a sun protection factor for the younger age group. We should apply moisturizing lotion daily to prevent our skin from losing its suppleness and elasticity, and to replenish vitamins lost through pollution, etc.
You should consult a dermatologist or a cosmetician before you purchase any anti aging cosmetic because only they can tell you exactly what type of skin you have and which product will be best suited for it. Irrespective of your age, you should separate the cosmetics you use during the daytime and the nighttime. Anti aging cosmetics will protect your skin from the sun, prevent wrinkles, etc. during the day. Use a different cream at night to refresh and protect your skin.