When shopping for anti-aging cream in the cosmetics counter of your store or a drug store, are you confused about the number of options? Well, they are not alone. In a recent survey conducted by the American Academy of Dermatology, 94 percent of 2079 U.S. women are confused about the survey on the counter and prescription anti-aging and anti-aging treatments available at the clinic your doctor. "The best place for consumers to find answers to your questions about aging skin is from their dermatologist, since we are the experts in the diagnosis and medical, surgical and cosmetic treatment of aging skin," says dermatologist Arielle NB Kauvar, MD, Associate Clinical Professor of Dermatology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY. Gina Ross pursues this goal as well. "Potentially, women can save time, money and confusion, just seek the advice of a dermatologist rather than guessing what might work for them.
"The survey also found that more than 69 percent of women are concerned about the visible signs of aging, fine lines, wrinkles and dryness, 47 percent want to improve the appearance of skin around their eyes, and 18 percent want to improve the appearance of the skin around her mouth. Over-the-Counter Anti-aging "alpha hydroxy acid (AHA) product can also help remove the outer layers of dead skin, leaving the face with a new appearancek younger, says Dr. Kauvar. "AHAs are particularly beneficial for wrinkles around the mouth and eyes, which are two areas of the face where women would like to see more improvements." You should also look Over-the-counter topical products with antioxidants, vitamins C and E.