The Search for Eternal Beauty: Combating Skin Aging

The Search for Eternal Beauty: Combating Skin Aging
According to a report by Grand View Research in 2018, the global anti-aging services market size was valued at USD 23.45 billion in 2018. It is poised to expand at a CAGR of 5.3% over the forecast period. The market has been shaped by constantly changing customer demands. Since the majority of the customer base in the market has become social media savvy, awareness about anti-aging solutions has been on a rise.

Global Anti-Aging Services Market Growth and Forecast

Well, who does not want to have beautiful skin, without the dreaded signs of age, or at least delay the appearance of wrinkles? Technology has been a great ally in anti-aging treatments.  For one is a recent technology called “drone delivery”, considered as an intelligent cosmetic that can reach the deepest layers of the skin. For a cream to act on the skin, it goes through a series of obstacles that include impurities and even the very superficial layer of the skin that acts as a barrier. When applying a cream, your asset can lose its effectiveness until it reaches the cell where it should act, especially if it is located in a deeper layer of the skin. Drone delivery’ is an active ingredient encapsulation which allows ingredients that are difficult to be absorbed to be delivered to where they’re needed, guaranteeing more success to the results. Many doctors explain that creams with a large amount of cosmetic associations helps a lot in preventing aging, as one substance enhances the other. Also, recent researches have shown that new substances based on vitamin C and ferulic acid are effective. They act to lighten and rejuvenate.

Search for Eternal Beauty

Aging can be related to the wear and tear of physiological functions that lead to decreased production of collagen, elastic fibers and cell renewal. Dermatologists explain that there are two types: the intrinsic and the extrinsic. First, intrinsic aging results from the passage of time, determined mainly by genetic factors, hormonal status, and metabolic reactions such as oxidative stress. On the other hand, extrinsic aging is caused by exposure to the sun and other environmental factors, such as lifestyle (physical exercise, food) and physiological and physical stress. Many people want to retain young beauty and wants to slow their aging appearances. [See also: Maintaining Healthy Skin and Why It Matters] The continuous search for anti-aging treatments has been also influenced by social media especially with the mobile applicants and filters that can emulate someone’s beauty 20 years ago or more. The younger version image of the user brought to photos by technology do stimulates the growth in the anti-aging products. Moreover, people also seek treatment earlier due to more information and awareness brought by the latest technology and the internet.

Combating Aging

Antioxidants! Antioxidants are indispensable in the treatment of skin aging. It minimizes wrinkles, fine lines and sagging, in addition to protecting against external agents (pollution and radiation) and increasing the body’s defense against free radicals, preventing skin damage. In addition, antioxidants, if used in conjunction with sunscreen, enhance protection, reducing the impact of radiation on the skin. [See also: Impact of Pollution on Skin and How to Combat It] Another positive point of antioxidants is that they help to repair collagen, stimulating the production of new fibers and reducing facial flabbiness. Therefore, they would be great allies to preserve the area around the eyes as it is the first region to show signs of skin aging. The explanation lies in the fact that the muscles of the place make constant movements that favor premature aging. Speaking about collagen, it is one of the most abundant proteins in the human body, being responsible for the firmness of the skin and corresponding to approximately 80% of the dry weight of this organ. Collagen is produced naturally by our body and is part of the constitution not only of the skin, but also of the joints, nerves, hair, muscles and other tissues. For body, it is best advice to practice physical activities, to balance your diet and to keep your body hydrated. Equally important, apply sunscreen for your body as it is fundamental in delaying aging.


Aging cannot be stopped. Everyone will experience aging especially evidently on the skin. However, in addition to healthy and proper diet, cosmetics technologies and skincare products can reduce the effects of aging.