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January 26, 2023 4 min read

You can’t run away from the lines of expression on the forehead that will appear on your skin at some point. The dreaded signs of aging are the result of collagen loss and slower cell renewal, which usually occurs after the age of 30. Although these wrinkles are inevitable, there are some measures that can help soften them.

Glabellar and frown lines are vertical and horizontal marks that appear between the eyebrows and on the forehead. Its manifestation occurs after the frequent habit of frowning. When you are young, marks are noticeable when making certain facial expressions. With time and skin aging, it becomes thinner and flaccid, marking more and forming wrinkles that never smooth out.

But that doesn't mean you need to 'fight' with expression lines every time you look in the mirror. After all, there are several treatments to treat this condition. In this article, you will learn everything about worry lines, another very common term for this condition. So, continue reading and clear all your doubts.

 

Forehead wrinkles are signs of skin aging

In general, it is possible to say that expression lines on the forehead are nothing more than signs of skin aging. With advancing age and the action of external agents, such as sun exposure, stress and poor diet, it is common for the skin to become thinner and drier. In practice, this favors the emergence of wrinkles and other conditions. They appear on the forehead precisely because the skin is very thin and there is no fat tissue in the region.

What are frown lines?

Expression lines are marks on the skin that are caused by frequent movements of the muscles in the face. Its origin is also identified for other reasons:

  • sun exposure;
  • stress;
  • bad eating habits;
  • alcohol consumption;
  • smoking habit;
  • sleepless nights.
  • The natural aging of the skin also causes expression lines. This is due to two phenomena that contribute to the increase in wrinkles:
  • Loss of hyaluronic acid;
  • Collagen quantity and quality decrease.

In most cases, young skin returns to its normal appearance after more intense movement of the face. On the other hand, frown lines appear more easily on mature skin.

In addition to advancing age, there are other factors that can contribute to the appearance of these expression lines. Repetitive movements, for example, are one of them. Wrinkles on the forehead are marks resulting from the repetitive contraction movements of the facial muscles, which develop due to the little fat tissue between the skin and the muscles of the facial mime

What is the difference between wrinkles and fine lines?

 Frown lines: these are horizontal lines on the forehead and vertical lines between the eyebrows. Stress and the simple habit of frowning can enhance the amount of expression lines;
Wrinkles: also known as static wrinkles. They do not depend on facial expression to appear on the face. They may arise due to genetic aging, smoking, sun exposure without the use of sunscreen.

The main way to prevent these expression lines is through a good skincare routine with anti-aging products. This is because investing in this care guarantees an extra dose of collagen which, in turn, prevents the formation of wrinkles on the forehead. You can use the Anti Aging Face Sculpt, which addresses the appearance of sagging skin, lines and skin dimpling by improving blood circulation and skin care product absorption rate.

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You can get rid of frown lines on forehead by means of:
Fractional CO2 laser;
Botulinum toxin;
Radiofrequency.
However, before starting any type of treatment, schedule an appointment with a dermatologist. He is the best professional to point out the best procedure for each patient.

Although there are several options to remove expression lines, the matter is always to avoid this type of wrinkle rather than waiting for it to appear on the forehead.

How to avoid expression lines on the forehead?

1- Use sunscreen every day
Ultraviolet rays cause skin cancer and influence the loss of collagen, contributing to premature aging. In this scenario, there are no barriers to the accumulation of expression lines on the face.

To avoid this problem, use sunscreen every day, in any season. The lotion is indicated even in winter. UVA and UVB rays pass through clouds, even if the weather is cloudy and raining. Thus, they reach different areas of the body, such as the face, neck and hands.

You should apply the topical product to the skin first thing in the morning and reapply in the afternoon. The lotion should be applied every day by people of all ages, regardless of skin tone.

People with black or brown skin: SPF 15, at least;
Lighter skin: even higher SPF;
Teenagers: as they are more likely to have oily skin, gel and oil-free products are more suitable because they reduce the risk of acne;
Babies and children: give preference to specific products.

The right amount of product you should use on each part of the body is:
a teaspoon of sunscreen on the face, neck and head;
a teaspoon of protector for the front part of the torso and another for the back part;
a teaspoon for each arm;
one teaspoon for the front of each leg and one for the back of each leg.


2- Remove sugar from your food routine
Refined sugar is considered one of the villains for our skin and health in general. It influences early aging and increased lines of expression. Therefore, try to cut it out of your diet.

It is necessary to avoid sugar as much as possible because it is responsible for other problems in the body, such as:

vascular diseases;
obesity;
diabetes;
hypertension.
Cutting sugar shouldn't be done by yourself. It is vital to schedule an appointment with a nutritionist so that she can create a menu according to your needs. This is a great tip to avoid frown lines in young people.

3. Moisturize your face
Hydration of the face is also indicated at least twice a day. Use your favorite moisturizer. Don't forget the skin between your eyes and eyebrows.

 

Evelyn Setubal
Evelyn Setubal



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