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Those pesky, painful, and unpleasant pimples that seem to pop up at the worst times imaginable—right before a long-awaited vacation or just before your sister’s wedding for all your family to see—are downright difficult to deal with. Weren’t you supposed to shake off acne in your teen years? Sadly, not—especially if you’re battling bouts of hormonal acne, which most commonly appears in adult women ages 20 to 40.
What your skin needs in your 20s isn’t the same as in your 50s. We talked to experts to find out the most important skin needs during each decades and the best regimen to address them so you can have your best complexion at any age.
Last summer, when Kim Campbell put on her first sleeveless dress of the season, she noticed sagging and dimpling on her upper arms. “I tried firming creams, spent a lot of money and saw no results,’’ says the 52-year-old Astoria resident, who works in optical sales. “I knew surgery left scars and I didn’t think anything else could be done, so I started wearing cardigans over everything.’’
Each scroll through our newsfeed presents us with the opportunity to learn more about health and wellness – or so it would seem. Sifting through the noise of flat tummy teas and BPA-free eyelash extensions can be tedious and overwhelming to those of us who are open to exploring new wellness trends. Thanks to the internet, we are perpetually bombarded with product placement and pseudo-scientists promising miracles, leaving us to our own devices in terms of discerning between fads and legitimate advancements in wellness.
A big deterrent for many considering Botox Cosmetic for the first (or second, third or fourth) time is the dreaded frozen forehead that can leave you with the constant look of surprise. In order to smooth out lines and wrinkles around the brows, crow’s-feet and the glabellar region (the area between the eyebrows) while eliminating the frozen look, some doctors are injecting using a special injection technique called the Microdroplet Lift.