Why does skin age? Have you ever wondered about that? Many people worry about their skin aging and about many skin problems in general but few people actually think why it happens and what happens in the skin that produces those changes, how wrinkles or lines appear in the skin, why it becomes saggy and so on. But most people do have an idea of what can influence premature aging and how skin needs to be taken care of in order to be healthy and beautiful and so on, despite not everyone applying what they know to their lifestyles and trying to live healthily.
But regardless whether you live a healthy lifestyle or if you suffer from premature aging because of an unhealthy lifestyle, there are always things that you can do or change in order to make a positive change and improve your skin. What I always recommend doing is start with your lifestyle and try to quit smoking, drink less alcohol, exercise more, eat better and so on. Exercising actually is great for better skin because for one, it improves blood circulation and the skin needs good blood circulation and oxygen and so on.
But actually today I wanted to talk about Niagen, which is, of course, a skin care/anti-aging product that tries to make your skin look better through focusing on skin cells and making them function better and so on.
The name of the product, Niagen, actually comes from Nicotinamide Riboside, which is a chemical in the skin that is naturally produced by your body and that has an important role to play in how your skin cells work and in how the mitochondria works and in cell communication and more. It can get quite complicated but what you need to know is that as we age, many things in our body start to not function as they should, chemical processes slow down, muscles become weaker, metabolism slows down and we tend to gain weight faster and it’s harder to lose it and joints become weaker and many other things. Well, cells are affected as well, cells everywhere in the body are affected by aging and skin cells are no exception.
NAD+ production slows down and this chemical is important for skin cells and for delaying aging. Well, Nicotinamide riboside can help produce NAD+, and this is where Niagen works best because with more NAD+ comes better cell communication, better mitochondrial functionality, etc.
For more information on Niagen or should you want to purchase and use it, visit its official website on Live Cell Research.