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Do Wrinkle Creams Work?

Malcolm Tatum
Updated Mar 03, 2024
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It is not unusual for people to want to hold back the effects of aging. In times past, this often meant resorting to chemical peels or cosmetic surgery. However, there are wrinkle creams on the market today that can actually restore moisture and a younger appearance to the skin. While there are products out there that are more hype than substance, there are wrinkle creams that do help tone the skin in a very short period of time.

There are a few basic ways that just about any anti-aging cream will work. One approach is to re-hydrate skin that has lost some of its moisture content over the years. When the skin is successfully moisturized, many of the tiny lines will disappear and even deep wrinkles will be reduced in appearance.

A second process inherent in many wrinkle creams is to stimulate the presence of several components that tend to fade with age. Along with basic moisturizer, many cream products will also contain agents that helps to boost the collagen level in the skin. This in turn can help restore a degree of elasticity to sagging skin and also promote more muscle tone. As the skin begins to fill out, the wrinkles and lines begin to fade.

Most examples of a cream to look younger will also include antioxidants that help to minimize the presence of free radicals. This action can help to remove barriers to the skin cells functioning the way they did in years past, effectively enhancing the body’s ability to retain elasticity and tone to the skin. This ongoing action helps the wrinkle creams to produce an effect that lasts a little longer, thus requiring less frequent application to maintain a more youthful appearance.

While it is true that no wrinkle cream produces permanent results, and those results are not as dramatic as cosmetic surgery, there are a couple of advantages to going with the cream treatments. First, the creams restore what has been lost from the skin. This means that as the wrinkles and lines fade, the individual is left with contours to the face and neck that appear natural, rather than running the risk of skin that is too tight after a surgical procedure.

Second, using wrinkle creams makes it possible to avoid the expense and pain of a medical procedure. Since cosmetic surgery does produce results that hold up forever, there is a good chance that the patient may undergo several procedures over time. Simply applying wrinkle cream each day will still help the individual look younger, and also make it possible to not deal with weeks of swelling and bruising every few years.

As with any skin product, finding the right cream to minimize lines and wrinkles may take some time. Different formulas produce superior effects on different people. However, it is usually possible to identify one or more wrinkle creams that work very well. Best of all, many of the anti-wrinkle products on the market today are available at prices that fit well into just about any budget.

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Malcolm Tatum
By Malcolm Tatum
Malcolm Tatum, a former teleconferencing industry professional, followed his passion for trivia, research, and writing to become a full-time freelance writer. He has contributed articles to a variety of print and online publications, including The Health Board, and his work has also been featured in poetry collections, devotional anthologies, and newspapers. When not writing, Malcolm enjoys collecting vinyl records, following minor league baseball, and cycling.
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