Do Anti Aging Creams Work? The Truth You Need To Know Before You Start Spending On Anti-Aging Creams In Your 40s

Do Anti Aging Creams Work?

Do Anti Aging Creams Work? The Truth You Need To Know Before You Start Spending On Anti-Aging Creams In Your 40s

So you are over 40 and everyone seems to be recommending “anti-aging” creams to you, some say it will help you look younger and get rid of the wrinkles while others say it will restore collagen to your skin and make you look 20 again.

Now you’re thinking, “let me give it a try, it could work for me” so you’re searching for the best anti aging cream, best wrinkle cream, or even the best eye cream for wrinkles, but before you start or continue spending money on these anti-aging creams you may want to know the truth about them.

In this post you’ll be finding out whether these anti-aging creams work, what they do, and the best way to remove wrinkles or look youthful again.

How Can I Stop My Face From Aging?

As a practitioner in one of the best Toronto cosmetic clinics for many years, every day I am asked this question whether online or during a consultation and the answer isn’t one which is difficult.

There are 2 main things that make your skin age these are: lack of hydration, and the reduced production of collagen which is responsible for keeping your skin from sagging.

In the case of hydration this includes your skin’s ability to retain water, and your ability to provide your skin with enough water or hydration through other forms because the skin gets dehydrated as it is exposed to the sun, cold, and wind.

A reduced amount of collagen production is the next reason your skin is aging, less collagen is produced each year that passes the moment you turn 20.

Too much exposure to sunlight, lack of a skincare routine tailored to your skin type, lifestyle choices such as poor sleep, diet, strenuous activities and too much alcohol consumption are things that worsen the problem of dehydration and reduced collagen production.

Do Anti-Aging Cream Work?

Do Anti Aging Creams Work?
Do Anti Aging Creams Work?

Back to the big question, and unlike the previous question this one isn’t very straightforward because there are a lot of factors involved whether an anti-aging cream works or not.

Some anti-aging creams promise to increase collagen in your skin to make you look younger, while others combine ingredients that help your skin stay hydrated, fight sun damage, and increase firmness.

Whether they are eye creams to remove wrinkles around the eyes or face creams to make you look “young again” the ingredients in them, your skin type, and how deep your wrinkles already are determine whether they work or not.

These creams are mostly good and recommended to people who are in their 20s and don’t have deep wrinkles or fine lines yet as a way to prevent aging, but if you are in your 40s, and you’re looking for an anti-aging cream to look younger and remove wrinkles then sorry to break it to you, but they won’t help you do this.

Anti-aging creams can only help you manage aging or slow it down in your 40s but not significantly, and they do not “restore” youth or “make you look 20 again”.

Which Cream Is Best For Aging?

There is no “best” cream for aging because a lot of eye creams and wrinkle creams claim to be the best so instead of looking at the claims of these products you should look at the ingredients they contain.

There are 4 major ingredients that help you slow down aging and reduce visible wrinkles if they are not yet deep, these ingredients include;

Hyaluronic acid to keep your skin hydrated and reduce your chances of developing more wrinkles.

• Collagen helps the skin stay firm and look younger.

vitamin C brightens the skin, prevents hyperpigmentation, and protects the skin from free radicals that cause aging.

vitamin A (retinol and other vitamin A derivatives) to repair sun damage and help rebuild healthy skin.

So when it comes to looking for the best anti-aging cream or the best eye cream for wrinkles try to find products with one or many of these ingredients.

What Is The Secret To Anti-Aging

This is where the truth comes out, unlike others who will say the secret to stop aging or to reverse aging totally and look younger than your age in your 40s is to follow a good skincare routine and live a healthier lifestyle the truth is those recommendations such as drink more water, have a good diet, use good skincare products and anti-aging creams are good recommendations but if you want to look younger than your age, remove wrinkles, and tighten your skin again without spending thousands on creams that will only help you manage aging what you need is an anti aging treatment.

What Is The Best Anti-Aging Treatment?

Anti-aging treatments are cosmetic procedures that help you look 10 years younger for a long time, these are youth restoring treatments that are highly recommended for anyone in their 40s and this is the secret to anti aging. 

Don’t confuse these Anti-aging treatments with “surgery” done by plastic surgeons, these are treatments that use top of the line equipment to help you look younger naturally without the need for surgery, the pain involved with surgery or even the cost.

The following top 3 treatments are the best anti aging treatments and how your favourite celebrities stay young “forever” and even look younger as they age:

• Botox

• Fillers

• Ultherapy

Let’s discuss each one, so you really know what to expect and how these are better than trying to look younger with anti-aging creams.

Should You Get Botox In Your 40s?

Botox is an injection which does one major thing when it comes to making you look younger and that is removing wrinkles and making your face look smoother.

With Botox you can be guaranteed to have your wrinkles removed in 20 minutes whether these are wrinkles around your eyes, nose, lips, forehead or other areas on your face.

The results of Botox are not permanent and mostly last 4 months, and the cost is dependent on how many units of Botox you’ll need with $14 per unit being the average price of Botox in Toronto clinics. [See our full guide to looking natural with Botox and how to get the best Botox in Toronto cosmetic clinics]

Is getting Botox painful? No it isn’t, and this common treatment can be gotten with no downtime in cosmetic clinics or medical spas with highly skilled injectors.

Botox used to remove crows feet (wrinkles at the side of the eyes) for this beautiful client at VLine Cosmetic Clinic Toronto, message or call +1 905 597 6338 for your appointment if you’re in the Toronto area.

How Can Dermal Fillers Make Me Younger In My 40s?

Dermal fillers which are popularly called “Fillers” are an injectable like Botox, they help smoothen wrinkles as well, but the major thing fillers do is solve the problem of volume loss.

As you age your body produces less collagen and with this volume loss comes skin sagging, Filler contains a gel-like substance called Hyaluronic acid as its major ingredient and this Hyaluronic acid can add volume to lips which are getting thinner due to aging, reshape the jawline, nose, chin, temples, and also fill hollow eyes to make you look younger.

Some fillers also stimulate the production of collagen and results you get from filler treatments last up to a year, the treatment isn’t painful, and has an average price of $700 per syringe. You can message us and speak to one of our practitioners to know how many syringes you will need or read our extended guide to everything you need to know before you get fillers here.

Using Dermal Fillers to contour the face, remove wrinkles, and solve the problem of volume loss to look younger.

Ultherapy – The Nonsurgical Facelift to Look 10 Years Younger In Your 40s

Surgical facelifts are a way many people are using to “cheat aging” as this process is one which totally gets rid of skin sagging, tightens your skin, and is guaranteed to make you look younger, but do you have to go through surgery to get all these results?

No you don’t because Ultherapy can give you the results of a face lift but without surgery, and it does this by using Ultrasound technology to penetrate deep into skin and cause the production of collagen to naturally tighten your skin and make you look 10 years younger.

Ultherapy can be used for different areas of your face or the entire face, and the skin tightening results of this treatment continue to get better every day for more than 6 months, the total result lasts over 5 years and here’s an example of what it can do for you without any side effects or relative pain.

Ultherapy the Gold standard of collagen production, full nonsurgical face lift done on this client to reverse aging completely at our Toronto cosmetic clinic, call +1 905 597 6338 for a consultation.

Consider seeing our guide on the best nonsurgical facelift options available to you

Are There Any Side Effects Of Anti-Wrinkle Injections?

There are usually no complications or disadvantages of anti-wrinkle injections like Botox or Dermal Fillers, there’s only one thing you should be concerned about and that is an unskilled injector or practitioners who only care about getting your money.

An unskilled practitioner can overfill your face or your lips then you’ll have to pay again to get it dissolved.

Where Can I Get Anti-Aging Treatments Near Me?

When thinking about getting anti-aging treatments to look younger it’s important to prioritize the quality of the clinic and practitioners they have.

Cosmetic clinics and Medical Spas offer different anti-aging treatments that are guaranteed to make you look younger without pain, insane prices, or surgery.

When selecting a clinic try to look through their social media profiles especially Instagram to see reviews and photos of transformations they have done, then request a consultation to know what you will need for your exact situation before you book an appointment.

Conclusion – Anti-Aging Creams Vs Anti-Aging Treatment, Which Is Best In My 40s?

Anti-aging creams are certainly good and recommended for all ages, so you should use them, but they are not a “fix” for aging skin especially when you’re in your 40s.

These creams that claim to be the best eye cream or best anti-wrinkle cream should be used as a maintenance strategy, but to look younger and reverse aging you should definitely consult with a cosmetic clinic or medical spa for the best anti aging treatment that is right for you.

Are you in Toronto? Consider calling VLine cosmetic clinic in Toronto on +1 905 597 6338 to speak with our award-winning anti-aging practitioner for FREE!

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