Stop blaming Father Time! Sure, he’s slowed down the production of collagen and elastin in your skin, making it more susceptible to wrinkling and sagging. But if you have wrinkles, he’s had your help. Believe it or not, some of your own bad habits are the reason you’ve been avoiding your mirror.
Here are 10 of the top ways you’re turning your once plump apple cheeks to withered prunes:
1. You’re sleeping on your side. Pressing your face into a pillow can create creases in your skin that, over time, become permanent. However, side sleeping is actually the healthiest sleep position, because it prevents snoring and sleep apnea. So, what’s an aging Sleepy Beauty to do? Try a silk pillowcase to minimize trauma to the face and/or a memory foam pillow. And if you wake up intermittently, take the time to switch sides. Read more