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4 daily habits that are wreaking havoc with your age

ByDave Stopher

Aug 27, 2019 #health

It’s a topic that is never going to grow old; it doesn’t matter who you are, you are always want to look younger than you really are.

Of course, the way in which the human body works makes this very difficult. Aging is a natural part of life although as the media like to remind us from time to time, some people find the process a lot easier than others.

Well, until scientists release a magic aging pill, this issue is always going to exist. Fortunately, all is not lost. There are some small day-to-day hacks that you can implement in your life, which can all make the aging process a little easier on your body.

Quit smoking

It sounds simple, doesn’t it? It also sounds like advice that we have heard before. Sure, smoking is an incredibly addictive habit, but it would be fair to say that the population is in a better place than ever before to give up.

In short, there are countless aids out there which can help your plight. For example, take e-cigarettes. This is something that has come on leaps and bounds over the years and the way in which you can now tailor your smoking experience; from flavours right the way through to all of the different vaping mods out there which can reflect the way in which you smoke.

Why is this important? Put simply, smoking has been associated with wrinkles – and that’s the end of the story.

Low-fat diets

This next point might raise a few eyebrows. After all, we have all been taught about how important it is to stay on top of our diet and ultimately, avoid fats.

Well, you should only be avoiding fats within reason. For example, omega-3 fatty acids have immense benefits to the skin – keeping it supple and ultimately preventing wrinkles.

You don’t apply sunscreen

You might not reside in a truly exotic climate, but when it comes to sunscreen this is irrelevant.

A lot of us make the primary mistake of only applying sunscreen when the sun is at its peak. As it turns out, our skin can be damaged by the sun on cloudy days. Its rays can pierce those clouds – and cause that skin damage.

What happens when your skin comes under such stress? You guessed it, wrinkles.

You put on your central heating at the sniff of coldness

As soon as winter comes, most of us can’t wait to turn on our boiler and get our central heating system up and running.

Well, as well as wreaking havoc with your bills, this is something else that is going to play a part in your skin suffering as well. The reason behind this is because of the moisture content in the air. All of a sudden, your heating system means that it is completely dried out, with the end result being that wrinkles start to become more prominent. You don’t have to turn off your heating system completely, but at least keep an eye on the temperature dial.