Caring For Your Hair
Anti aging in your 60s and beyond–When you get to your senior years the top 3 issues with appearance change are mainly your hair, nails and skin. You’ll notice hair thinning and patchy spot of hair loss but it’s not something that you can’t prevent.
There are hair care products out there that can help you that may cost a little more than you normally will pay for regular hair products. However, it’s worth it to pay extra for these products. Look out for shampoos that will add both volume and softness to your hair.
Shampoo that add volume to hair has ingredients that work to plump up the hair starting from the roots so your hair becomes fuller. As we age our hair become coarser, the softening agents in the special shampoo will soften our hair.
Make sure that you chose a hair conditioner that offers the same benefits as well. Do check the ingredient list and avoid any products for your hair that contain sodium lauryl sulfate (sometimes listed as sodium dodecyl sulfate or sodium laureth sulfate) . This ingredient is used for its cleaning and emulsifying properties, but it’s also known to dry out hair.
There are many products out there that can help you regrow your hair. If you’ve severe hair loss, make sure you check with your doctor to see what he or she recommends.
Skin Care Products
When you’re in your senior years anti aging products should include many skin care products. Our skin starts to get damaged starting as early as our 20s. So by the time we get to our senior years the damages will present itself as wrinkles, age spots, flaky skin, dark circles, etc.
Instead of a vibrant glow your skin will have a dull sheen to it. In order to restore your skin you’ve to have an anti aging plan which includes products containing antioxidants.
Eating foods that are high in antioxidants is a way to combat aging on our skin but it’s not enough to reverse the damages. What we need is direct contact to our skin. For that we can use skin serums and moisturizers that contain antioxidants such as retinol, vitamin E, vitamin C, resveratrol, green tea. Also look for products that contain hyaluronic acid, it’s critical in maintaining skin hydration.
Taking Care Of Your Nails
At this stage of your life the appearance of your nails will change. Your nail won’t grow as fast as before. The appearance of your nails will also change.
You will notice that your nails will have ridges or ripples on them. They also can become more susceptible to breaking. When it comes to your nails the number one cause for aging is the conditions they’re exposed to.
Weather, water and chemicals are contributing factors that can age your nails. To combat this problem, you need to take a supplement containing biotin which is known to strengthen and restore nails as well as hair.