3 Aging mistakes WOMEN make (right now) & especially after 50!
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Friday, May 05, 2017
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 THREE AGING MISTAKES 'WOMEN' MAKE NOW AND ESPECIALLY AFTER 50?

Hey, Dyan here (The Health Coach Is In) continuing my aging mistakes men and women make now and especially after 50, but these three are specifically for we women. 

ARE YOU READY FOR THE FAUX-PAS LADIES?

HERE THEY ARE....

MISTAKE #4: Eating Too Much Sugar

Experts finally agree and admit that eating processed sugar over a lifetime can lead to dull, saggy, wrinkled skin.

HUH?

Why would sugar speed up the aging process?

GOOD QUESTION!

A high-sugar diet reduces the quality of the collagen in your skin.

Here's how this works: Your skin has 3 types of collagen (I, II & III) and when it absorbs too much sugar it weakens type III, which is also the strongest and most durable collagen. This is what makes your skin look less supple, drier and more prone to wrinkles.

WHAT CAN YOU DO TO MAKE A CHANGE?

  You don't have to forever abandon your sweet tooth. Just keep your sugar ratio to no more than 3 or 4 teaspoons, a day (12-16 grams) and switch to natural unprocessed sweeteners, whenever you can. Here are a few healthier alternatives.

Raw Maple Syrup & Raw Honey (rich in minerals and vitamins) - Blackstrap Molasses (super high in iron and Vit B6) - Date Sugar and Coconut Sugar (both high in potassium).

Read my Post: 

NINE HEALTHIER WAYS TO INDULGE YOUR SWEET TOOTH!

MISTAKE #5: Caking On Foundation

You don't want to be that woman who has slapped on so much foundation that you end up looking like a cadaver with make-up.

Firstly, it looks like a bad cover-up job and secondly, caking your face in foundation is really bad for your skin.

Why?

Because most foundations draw moisture from your skin and seep into fine lines and wrinkles, exaggerating them instead of concealing them.

WHAT CAN YOU DO TO MAKE A CHANGE?

Let your skin breathe whenever you can! Instead of foundation use a tinted moisturizer or translucent make-up, especially if you are prone to dry skin. Both products cover, color and correct.

If you do need extra coverage, then here's a tip on how to use foundation without drying out your skin:

Use a make-up brush to apply a tiny bit only to the areas with spots and patches that really need it, and then blend it in.

MISTAKE #6: Ignoring Your Hands & Neck

Nobody looks forward to getting a turkey neck later in life or hands that look like chicken feet!

Your hands and neck get just as much sun exposure as your face does, yet we often neglect them completely or wash them with regular, drying soap with high pH levels to remove germs.

WHAT CAN YOU DO TO MAKE A CHANGE?

Treat your hands and neck with the same care and attention as you do your face. Use the same exfoliating scrubs, cleansers, masques and moisturizers on your hands and neck as you do on your face.

If you're going to be out in the sun longer than 20 minutes, put a chemical-free sunscreen with a high SPF 30 or more on your face, neck and hands.

And at night put a small amount of coconut oil on your hands and neck before bed. (Remember oil is oily, so be careful not to stain your sheets).

Want MORE AGING MISTAKES that both (women & men) make, especially after 50?

Then check out my post next week. I know these next THREE will definitely surprise you!

With Love & Health

The Health Coach Is In

Dyan, NE CHHC

 

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