Other than the face and the neck, the hands also reflect our age in a very important way. The hands are constantly exposed to external abuse and injury (changes in the temperature,sun rays, soaps and detergents, cleaning products, etc.), for this reason they frequently present signs of early ageing if they are not properly hydrated. It is essential that you hydrate your hands several times per day so that they do not become dry and the tissue does not lose flexibility and smoothness; you can find in the stores many excellent nourishing creams.
If you want is to get rid of fine wrinkles, to provide strength and shininess, you will need to use creams with anti-ageing properties; the best creams to rejuvenate the hands are those that have ingredients such as Vitamin E, Vitamin C, hyaluronic acid, salycilic acid and extract of licorice, among others. You should apply the cream at least twice a day in order to notice the results after one week of usage.
When hands show signs of early ageing, they require more complex rejuvenation processes in order to achieve hands that are smoother, softer and without the spots that have appeared due to ageing and exposure to the sun. There are several treatments to rejuvenate the hands.The needs or every patient are different, but the most recommended treatments are chemical peel, laser and IPL.
Chemical peel: A chemical peel is a simple and pain-free treatment that consists in the application of different acids with the purpose of performing a soft, moderate or deep exfoliation of the epidermis; depending what needs to be addressed. This treatment will stimulate the production of collagen and elastin, which will produce the effect of youthfulness and smoothness in the treated area. After several treatment sessions, you will observe a more uniform skin, the spots will appear more subtle and they will be ready for a more successful hydrating treatment.
Fractional non-ablative laser 1540: provides non-ablative rejuvenation of the dermis with sessions every 15 days, for a total for four sessions. The results from these treatments are amazing, and it’s a very fast and pain-free treatment.
Pulsed Light (IPL): Age spots appear on the skin of the hands when they have exhausted all their solar capital. IPL is ideal for decreasing spots on the hands. Three to four sessions are required.