The 4 Most Common Causes of Premature Ageing

The 4 Most Common Causes of Premature Ageing

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You want to look your best, but what are the most common signs you're ageing too fast? Are there ways to slow down the clock? This blog looks at how you can spot these signs early and start using preventive measures.

Premature ageing of the skin

Ageing is a natural and unavoidable part of life, but if you observe some common signs of premature ageing of the skin on your face, arms, legs and hands you can take steps to slow down the process and even reverse some of the damaged caused.

With no shortage of environmental factors that cause premature aging, it’s important to consider the best topical treatments to replace lost collagen and elastin in order to strengthen and protect the skin barrier.

What causes premature ageing?

Skin ageing is accelerated by sun exposure, pollution, stress, smoking and poor nutrition.

Sun Exposure is one of the most dangerous in the list of rapid aging culprits. There is no safe way to tan from UV exposure without creating injury to the skin. Think of your skin like a fresh coat of paint, if you don’t prep it properly, you’re going to end up with a flaking, dull, dry and damage appearance.

Stress is another prominent factor in signs of premature ageing. It’s no wonder that people are starting to look older. When stress triggers your body, and it releases cortisol, it starts the process of excess oil production and slows down your microcirculation. Skin microcirculation is found in the outermost layers of the skin. It plays an important role in maintaining a healthy, functional body. One responsibility of microcirculation is to distribute oxygen and nutrients to the cells in the outermost layer of the skin. It also helps regulate blood pressure and play a role in inflammation. A great way to keep your skin looking youthful is to find ways to minimize your stress as much as possible.

Pollution, such as exhaust, smog, smoke, and free-radical exposure can lead to many of the nasty side effects for your skin that everyone hates. Pollution can cause dehydration, wrinkles, fine lines, premature aging, weakened skin, dullness and sensitivity. These issues need to be battled on the inside and on the outside by using products with natural ingredients and combining them with a healthy diet.

Lifestyle proves a significant impact on skin. Habits like smoking, tanning, poor removal of makeup and not changing our pillowcases regularly all of these things can slow down our cellular turnover and increase our risk of premature ageing. Like sleep! The importance of quality sleep cannot be overstated. It is a crucial part of maintaining healthy skin, especially in one's old age. Our skin heals and repairs as we sleep, and our body is in deep resting state. Do not underestimate the power of a good night cream and a full 7–8-hours sleep!

Common signs of aging:

Age spots

Age spots are a common skin problem that come from an excess production of
melanin or skin pigment.


Wrinkles are creases, folds or ridges in the skin.

Sagging skin

Loose skin that is lacking collagen and elastin.

Hormonal imbalance

Decreased hormone production such as estrogen causing thinning and lack of
elasticity in skin.

It’s no secret that the world is obsessed with looking youthful. At some point
everyone will deal with these skin concerns but the good news is that you can do something today to help keep them at bay. Topical treatments for the skin are a fantastic solution for keeping the crow’s feet at bay and maintaining youthful glowing skin.

Here is a list of some of our anti-aging products Roccoco Botanicals has formulated with carefully selected ingredients to specifically combat the signs of aging and increase your skin vitality.

Jasmine Eye Cream

Firms, lifts, and brightens the delicate eye area. Diminishes dark circles and the
appearance of rhytids. Results are visible within 14 days of use

Lift| Rejuvenate| Tone LRT

LRT smooths and firms the skin surface, evens out pigmentation, protects the
collagen and supports the structure of the dermal matrix.

Agave Dew

Provides lift and instant firming while restoring hydration and acting as a barrier
against pollution.

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