Cracking the Anti-Aging CodeThe Universal Truth
It is a truth universally acknowledged that a woman in possession of good skin is in want of better skin. Nowadays, in our instant gratification society-of one-hour teeth whitening and spray-on tans-we expect to get it post-haste. But a rapid plan of attack isn't always practical or realistic. "You don't suddenly age overnight," says New York City dermatologist Dr. Dennis Gross. "Radiation has a delayed effect on the skin. The sun that you got years ago is still with you, lurking beneath the surface, and will continue to manifest. As a result, skincare should be measured and ongoing."
Switching mind-sets to slow and steady is, of course, easier said than done. "When [facial injectible] Sculptra came out and three months were needed to see results, it was difficult for patients to understand," says New York City psychiatrist and dermatologist Dr. Amy Wechsler. "TheyRead More »from In Search of Perfect Skin: Cracking the Anti-Aging Code