Dr. Joel Schlessinger shares an unexpected predictor of facial signs of aging.

Do you wish you could look into a crystal ball to see how you’ll age? YouBeauty.com does the next best thing.

Shine Magazine - Will You Age Well? 7 Signs to Tell You Now
In their article “Will You Age Well? 7 Signs to Tell You Now,” which got published on Yahoo!’s Shine, YouBeauty.com talks to experts about the seven key features of aging – and what that means to you. Dr. Joel Schlessinger addresses one of those seven features: the topic of facial symmetry and its role in our appearance as we age.

Dr. Joel Schlessinger points out that symmetrical facial features allow a person’s appearance to age more slowly.

As sagging, wrinkling and uneven pigmentation occur as we age, these signs are more apparent, overall, in people with uneven facial features. So, if you start out with more symmetrical features, signs of aging will most likely take longer to show on your face.

As an interesting sidenote, the National Health Service of England reported on a study that states that men with symmetrical faces are less likely to lose their memory and intelligence as they age. This research was conducted by scholars at the University of Edinburgh and received funding from the British Academy, the German Research Foundation and the UK Medical Research Council. This study initially appeared in the peer-reviewed medical journal Evolution and Human Behaviour.

You can slow down signs of aging with topical products found at LovelySkin.com that are recommended by Dr. Joel Schlessinger.

Here are two of the best choices:
SkinMedica Dermal Repair Cream

    • SkinMedica Dermal Repair Cream: the skin-softening vitamins and protective antioxidants of this cream encourage hydration and skin repair and help to slow down signs of aging; this SkinMedica cream contains algae extract to normalize moisture, Amazonian tree extract to protect the skin and more

Obagi Condition and Enhance Full-Size System - For Non-Surgical Procedures

Freelance writers, editors, journalist and bloggers: are you looking for an expert for your article? Contact Dr. Joel Schlessinger today.

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About drjoelschlessinger

Dr. Joel Schlessinger is a dermatologist and cosmetic surgeon based in Omaha, NE.

Posted on March 30, 2012, in Dr. Joel Schlessinger in the Media. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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