Hi There. I Am A 26 Year Old White Female. My Mom And Family Are

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Hi there. I am a 26 year old white female. My mom and family are prone to wrinkles and dry skin. Should I start using age defying or preventative skincare ranges for my face already or does it make my skin more dependent on extra nourishment when it’s not necessary yet?

Submitted by Chrisna Basson on 31 August 2012

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Prevention is always better than cure. If you know this is a big issue for you, then my advice is to get on to the best products and maintain the good skin that you have as long as possible. I advise our patients in their mid to late twenties to start with their Botox and Fillers earlier, rather than later, because the long term effects of being on these prevents the formation of the lines and wrinkles in the first place, and long term use of fillers assist your own skin’s collagen production, so you wrinkles will not form as quickly. As you get older you will then not need to have excessive treatments as some of the patients who come to us when the problem is already there. If you’re someone who is nervous of having injectables, there are plenty of other fantastic preventative treatments, so there really is so much that can be done for you. I would say rather get started earlier and prevent, than wait for the problem to be present before doing something about it.Prevention is always better than cure. If you know this is a big issue for you, then my advice is to get on to the best products and maintain the good skin that you have as long as possible. I advise our patients in their mid to late twenties to start with their Botox and Fillers earlier, rather than later, because the long term effects of being on these prevents the formation of the lines and wrinkles in the first place, and long term use of fillers assist your own skin’s collagen production, so you wrinkles will not form as quickly. As you get older you will then not need to have excessive treatments as some of the patients who come to us when the problem is already there. If you’re someone who is nervous of having injectables, there are plenty of other fantastic preventative treatments, so there really is so much that can be done for you. I would say rather get started earlier and prevent, than wait for the problem to be present before doing something about it.

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