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Youthfulness – or the lack thereof – is especially visible in a person’s face. Women (and more increasingly, men) go through great lengths to prevent and conceal signs of facial aging. It is common knowledge that washing your face is a simple way to keep it looking youthful. But did you know there’s more to it than just applying soap and water?
Face washing should typically be done no more than twice a day; however, this rule may be broken after excess sweating, as sweat can irritate the skin. When washing your face, always use a gentle, alcohol-free cleanser and apply it with your fingertips. Rinse your face with lukewarm – not hot, not cold – water and gently pat your face dry. If your face is dry or itchy, refrain from touching or scratching the skin and apply a moisturizer, being especially careful around your eyes.
While the face washing tips above may help slow down the aging process, nobody is immune to the signs of aging. If your face has wrinkles or other noticeable signs of aging, contact us today to schedule a consultation and learn your options. At Advanced Dermatology, PC, our board-certified dermatologists offer the latest non-invasive treatment methods to reduce signs of aging with minimal to no downtime. Our ten conveniently located offices welcome patients from Queens, Long Island – Nassau/Suffolk (Roslyn/Albertson, West Islip, Commack, East Setauket), New York City, Westchester County, Bergen County, NJ, Union County, NJ, and all surrounding areas.