While genetic factors play a major role in the way we age, so does our lifestyle.

In our health conscious society, the words, “You look stressed,” are all too familiar. If we are not saying them to ourselves, we are saying them to others.

Here are 10 things (in no particular order) that impact the health of the skin, contribute to ageing and the stress being stored in our bodies and show up on our faces.

            1.         EXCESS ALCOHOL

            2.         MENTAL ANXIETY

            3.         SMOKING AND DRUGS

            4.         LOW EXERCISE

            5.         SATURATED FATS

            6.         UNPROTECTED OR EXCESSIVE SUN EXPOSURE

            7.         POLLUTED AIR

            8.         NOT ENOUGH SLEEP

            9.         EXCESS WEIGHT

            10.       SUGAR CONSUMPTION