You work hard to keep the skin on your face young and smooth, so don't let your hands give away your age…
Apply sunscreen of SPF 30 or higher on hands every day. Use products with Z-Cote, a microfine zinc oxide. Reapply after washing, swimming or perspiring.
Use a bleaching product to fade brown spots (age, sun or liver spots). Your dermatologist can give you a prescription for one, or you can try one of the milder over-the-counter products, such as Porcelana.
Wear gloves whenever possible.
Have bulging blue veins removed by a dermatologist with a laser, or have a dermatologist inject a sclerosing agent, which causes veins to collapse and fade.
Cost: $3,000 or more.
Remove fine lines and improve the paper like quality of aging skin with laser treatments that generate collagen—also available from a dermatologist.
Cost: $2,000 to $4,000.
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