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Women at all times wanted to look beautiful. It is difficult to say when decorative cosmetics originated, but judging by archaeological finds that have come down to us, in ancient Egypt in about the nineteenth century BC women had already let their eyes down, dyed their hair and nails, and used lipstick. Of course, they used unsafe cosmetics: crushed turquoise, malachite, a mixture of antimony and fat, and sometimes ordinary soot.
Modern women are more fortunate. They do not have to use improvised means to emphasize their beauty. However, is all makeup safe and does it harm? Continue reading
The term “collagen” is often pronounced when it comes to anti-aging procedures. Therefore, for many people, this substance is associated with beauty and a slowdown in old age. However, from a medical point of view, this is far from the only function of collagen. Its role in the body is more significant. So, what is the mysterious collagen substance and why do doctors advise it to drink?
Collagen: what is it and why is it needed?
Collagen is a specific fibrillar protein. It is the basis of connective tissue and is part of the skin, cartilage, tendons, blood vessels. This protein gives the tissue elasticity and strength. Continue reading
Aging is always associated with the appearance of facial wrinkles. This is a natural physiological process. But sometimes the first unpleasant grooves appear at a fairly young age. This raises many questions. What are the causes of wrinkle formation? Why do they appear ahead of time? And how can you delay the aging process?
Causes of wrinkles: a bit of anatomy
The term “wrinkles” means folds and various groove depths on the skin topography, which are combined with a gradual decrease in elasticity. Continue reading