While approaches to reducing wrinkles on the hands and décolleté are limited, facial wrinkles can be erased by using a wide range of surgical and nonsurgical techniques. The choice of procedure depends on the nature of the wrinkle.
An old adage says, If you really want to know a woman’s age, don’t look at her face—look at her hands.
It’s no surprise that the face gets all the attention in the fight against fine lines and wrinkles. But don’t ignore some of the most-telling signs of aging skin: the hands and the décolleté. These areas require extra-special attention, too--unless you’re really into gloves and turtlenecks.
You won’t find my go-to tool box in the garage. If you’re like me, your most valuable tools are stored away by the vanity, at the ready to address any and all predicaments when it comes to your most visible asset.
The Ultra Cleansing System from SKINNSONIC BY DIMITRI JAMES has four cleaning modes to address different skin types and congested areas on the face, as well as polish the neck and décolleté. The higher sonic oscillations per second gently and effectively removes dirt, oil, make-up and everything else that makes skin dull. $139 (comes with charging unit and 3 brushes), available at store.skinn.com.
Spring is a good time to rethink your beauty regimen. Are you getting what you need out of your cosmetics and creams, or is it time to retool? Ladue News spoke with three national experts who will be in St. Louis March 6 for ‘Face the Nation,’ a Press Club event at Neiman Marcus that will offer top-notch beauty advice while raising funds for Haiti and for journalism scholarships. Representatives from Natura Bissé, Laura Mercier and Frédéric Fekkai offer LN readers a preview of their sage advice.
There’s no other way to go but full-speed ahead when you’re juggling the demands of a career and raising a family. But according to skin care specialist Kym Palmier, there is a way women can slow down the hands of time, at least when it comes to how they look and feel. “We do it differently, but we all age, and I’ve made it my personal goal to help other women slow down the aging process,” she says.