True or False: Stress Causes Wrinkles

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This is true.

stressThe stress hormone cortisol actually degrades Collagen, which is one of the main proteins found in youthful-looking skin. Wrinkles, which are caused by lost or weakened Collagen, can begin to form during times of prolonged stress when cortisol levels are high.

There’s no avoiding stress; that’s why it’s so important to make time for relaxation, allowing the levels of stress hormones to lessen. Reach a state of inner peace by doing yoga or other exercise, taking regular walks, listening to music, talking to a good friend and/or practicing meditation.

Additionally, you can help to stimulate your skin’s production of Collagen by using Collagen-stimulating Peptides.

If you’d like to include Peptides in your anti-aging regimen (and we really suggest you do if you’re serious about fighting wrinkles), check out our Peptide Renewal Serum.


Author: Sara Kosmyna

I'm a freelance writer, makeup artist and brow expert with nearly ten years of professional experience in the beauty industry. Eating healthy, trying new beauty products and writing personal essays are a few of my favorite things. I can usually be found roaming the magazine aisles of bookstores or sitting at the café compulsively shopping online for shoes, books, clothes, and makeup. If I went to the gym as often as I talked about wanting to start exercising, I would have a 12-pack by now. I believe that having a good skincare regimen and expertly groomed eyebrows are two cornerstones to being naturally beautiful.

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