9 Simple Ways to Look Younger

black skin care nycby Karina Giglio, Makeup.com

Life is complicated enough without worrying about the 1,001 rules you have to follow to postpone the whole aging-gracefully thing. That’s why we asked three anti-aging pros for their simplest, most effective tips for turning back the clock (minus the needles, of course!). Here’s how you can take it easy and still take a few years off your face.

#1 Get your beauty sleep.

“The biggest compliment someone can give is to tell you that you look well rested,” says Doris Day, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology at the New York University Langone Medical Center. Even better, sleep is one of the few beauty “products” that don’t cost you a penny! Aim for at eight hours a night.

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New Research Explains Upper Lip Wrinkles in Women

Better skin New York City DermatologyPerioral wrinkles, also known as smokers lines (even if you never smoked), are those annoying lines around the mouth, especially just above the upper lip line that are more common in women and downright rare in men.  Dutch researchers found that  the skin tissues around the mouth in women contain fewer sweat and sebaceous (oil) glands than in men, which could influence the natural filling of the skin, as well as  the fact that there are fewer blood vessels in this area in women than in men. It may be that better circulation may help slow wrinkle development.  Also, in women, the closer attachment of muscle fibers surrounding the lips to the middle layer of skin may cause an inward traction, which may create deeper wrinkles.

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