The Real Truth Behind Anti-Aging Skin Creams

Companies know how much women love to look younger and have firmer skin as they grow older. Businesses take advantage of this as women are willing to try different skin creams to find something that is effective on them. Women rarely think twice about investing in skin products as long as it will make them look good. However, are these skin creams really worth the money?

 

Why Are Skin Creams Used?

Anti-Aging Skin CreamsBefore you get to know the real truth behind anti-aging skin creams, you must know the main reason why these skin creams are sought after. Collagen is responsible for making the skin smoother and looking younger. Collagen is made up of proteins that form strong fibers which connect the skin cells preventing the formation of wrinkles. Skin creams out in the market today have peptides. These are the amino acids that slow down the breakdown of collagen. At the same time, these skin creams work on assisting the skin to produce new collagen.

The Benefits You Get

Not all anti-aging skin creams out there are fakes. There are actually those that really work but you have to be patient with the results. Removing wrinkles and making the skin look younger doesn’t happen overnight.

  • Skin creams contain herbs and vitamins that help in slowing down aging of the skin.
  • Skin creams moisturize the skin.
  • Skin creams contain peptides that strengthen collagen levels making the skin look young, fresh and smooth.
  • Skin creams are convenient to use. You can use it at home and do not have to spend money on cosmetic surgeries and Botox injections. Moreover, it is less-expensive too.

The Downsides

  • Not all skin creams produce great results.
  • Skin creams can cause rashes to sensitive skin.
  • Anti-aging skin creams can have harsh ingredients which leave the skin dry.
  • You will have to look for the right skin cream for you. Thus, you will have to spend money trying out different skin creams in the market.
  • Although more affordable than cosmetic procedures and Botox injections, it still is an added expense.

Misleading Promises

The truth is, there are many advertisements for skin creams that are very misleading. Companies say what they can to sell their products. Do not be easily misled even if you really want to have younger looking skin.

For one, you can look at the active ingredient mix. Companies will claim that they used expensive ingredients but if only 1% of the ingredient mix is active, what is the point? Another thing you might look into is the natural ingredients used. This shows that the company has exerted more effort in researching the best natural ingredients to use rather than spending time on marketing and sales.

On the other hand, there are skin creams that really deliver its promises. You just have to look pass the glitz to really see what’s worth your money.

Emily Peetlukes

Contributor: Emily Peetlukes (The Beauty Insiders)

This Article Has Been Published on June 12, 2018 and Last Modified on September 7, 2018

Emily is a dreamer who was born to run wild and free; a traveler who is always on the move collecting research and experiences from different people and cultures from all over the world. Her love of writing comes naturally, and she finds it a great way to share stories, advice and information from her life experiences. Emily is a certified life coach, a dating expert and has a wide range of knowledge from health and fitness, adventure and traveling, sex and relationships as well as beauty and culture. She hopes to continue to share her passion of writing with the world through future projects including books, novels, articles and blogs. Follow her on Instagram and Facebook.

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