Techniques For Tightening Or Removing Wrinkles

Wrinkles occur mainly on those body parts which are exposed to the sun. This includes the neck, face, forearms and the back of hands. There are two types of wrinkles. Some are fine type and others are deeper furrows with surface lines. There are many techniques for preventing and removing wrinkles.

What Causes Wrinkles?

Before discussing the preventive techniques, it is important that we discuss what causes wrinkles in the first place. Some of the leading causes of wrinkles are:

  • Smoking
  • Heredity
  • Skin type
  • Exposure to the sun

Some Useful techniques


Antioxidants include beta-carotene, vitamins A, C and E. Products containing antioxidants are extremely effective at providing protection from the sun and help in avoiding wrinkles. If you’d like to improved results, you should always wear sunscreen every time you go out in the sun.

Glycolic Acid Peels

The Glycolic Acid Peels (fruit acids) are very effective at reducing the intensity of fine type wrinkles. This can also help reduce the appearance of acne. This peel dissolve your skin’s topmost layer of dead skins, forcing your skin to reproduce newer skin cells– tightening wrinkled areas.


Moisturizers are effective in reducing the notability of the wrinkles temporarily. But they are not capable of making the finer wrinkles go away permanently.

Laser Resurfacing

One of the most effective techniques is laser resurfacing. In this technique, lasers are used for stimulating the skin to produce newer collagen. Collagen, in return, plumps up the skin. There are many types of lasers available for this purpose, you should inquire about the laser being used as it affect the number of required sessions and the downtime for healing your skin.


In this process,. a rotating instrument is used for removing the outer layers of the skin, especially on the face. This process can be taken as an analogy to sand the skin. If dermabrasion is done correctly, it can reduce wrinkles considerably. However, there are always side affects included like permanent skin color change or scarring.

2. Ultrasound Therapy

Ultra therapy is a technique which is approved by the FDA and it involves using an ultrasonic waves in a non-invasive way for lifting and tightening the skin on the chin, face, and neck It can be utilized for removing wrinkles on the chest area as well. As the warm prongs are ran against your skin, the instrument sends heat waves to your brain thinking the skin is being  burned. In return, your skin starts to produced new cells which result in tightening of the skin and fine wrinkles disappearing.