Friday, September 21, 2007

Summer Damage

Did you spend a little too much time in the sun this summer? Here's a pain-free way to undo some of the damage: Moisturize. That's right. Research shows it really does help improve the condition of your skin. After 25 weeks of regular use by women in a study, 3-D texture measurements revealed less photo damage and blotchiness and fewer fine lines and coarse wrinkles. And this kind of moisturizer may have an edge.

Waning Wrinkles. Any moisturizer can help improve your skin. But a moisturizer that contains an antiaging ingredient can be particularly effective. Antiaging ingredients typically found in moisturizers include glycolic acid, lactic acid, citric acid, and salicylic acid. Women who used a cream with glycolic acid for 25 weeks saw even better results than the regular moisturizer group.