Tips on How to Eliminate Forehead Wrinkles

Why do the characteristic folds form along the forehead? Find out when they start to form and how to combat forehead wrinkles with the best products.

The wrinkles that appear on the forehead can be a source of concern: they are immediately noticed on our face and, with the passage of time and exposure to UV rays, they become more and more evident.

All types of forehead wrinkles


The horizontal forehead wrinkles, or "the thinker", and glabellar lines, or "lion" - the vertical marks that appear between the eyebrows, at the root of the nose - are formed mainly due to the contraction and the facial muscle movement. This is why they can be more or less evident on the face of each of us and be more marked on the face of those who often have a frown or sulky expression.
The  forehead and glabellar wrinkles , in fact, are part of the group of “ expression lines”, Whose formation also contributes to the passage of time. Over the years, in fact, there is a gradual decrease in hyaluronic acid and collagen naturally present in the skin and responsible for its elasticity and firmness. Photo damage, caused by excessive exposure to UV rays, can also make these expression lines more marked and evident. 
So what to do to fight them? The ideal strategy is to counter their root causes.
Here are some suggestions.

For forehead wrinkles try facial gymnastics


Just as you would do with abs, buttocks, leg and arm muscles to get back into shape and have a toned and firm figure, even the muscles of the face need their daily "training" session to give your features and your skin a young and toned appearance . Each one, as you know, has its own weaknesses ... If yours is the wrinkles of the forehead, try these specific exercises:

  • Stand in front of the mirror, keeping your neck aligned with your back. Move your gaze upward by moving your eyes only and contracting the muscles of your forehead and scalp. Hold the position for a few seconds then relax and repeat 10 times
  • With your fingertips, hold your eyebrows as you try to pull them up as if to frown. Then move your fingers over the hairline to lock it as you lower your eyebrows. Repeat 10 times.
  • Hold the eyebrows with your fingertips, then squeeze the muscles as if you want to join them together at the point above the nose. Repeat 10 times.
  • Assume a ' frown , frowning and keep it for 10 seconds. Relax and open your eyes by raising your eyebrows as much as you can as if to make a surprised expression. Repeat 10 times.

The best time for your facial gymnastics session? In the evening, during your skincare routine.


Wrinkles on the forehead? Hydrates and plumps!


An anti-aging treatment enriched with hyaluronic acid , vitamin C or collagen is your best ally to prevent the appearance of wrinkles on the forehead and the rest of the face and correct those already present on the skin. To optimize the action of your treatment, apply it using facial massage techniques to make it penetrate the skin as well as possible. Smooth out wrinkles by running your fingers from the root of the nose to the center of the forehead and then towards the temples, applying light but steady pressure. Then dedicate yourself to the rest of the face with specific anti-wrinkle movements .
If forehead wrinkles are your concern, you can dedicate an extra pampering to this area of ​​the face by applying a moisturizing mask or a specific anti-aging formula once or twice a week.

Protect your skin from the sun

The damage caused by exposure to UV rays is also reflected in the appearance of forehead and glabellar wrinkles. To prevent them from becoming even more visible and marked, and other signs of premature aging appearing on your face, never forget to apply UV protection to your skin , every day of the year.

Finally, never forget to protect your skin from the sun's rays. The damage caused by exposure to UV rays, in fact, is also reflected in the appearance of frontal and glabellar wrinkles . It is known that especially UVA are present all year round and are capable of crossing not only the atmosphere, but also clouds and surfaces such as glass, penetrating our epidermis. Without sun protection, these trigger the action of free radicals which in turn weaken the epidermal structure, accelerating the formation of wrinkles.To prevent them from becoming even more visible and marked, and other signs of premature aging appear on the face, do not never forget to apply UV protection to your skin , every day of the year.
Take care of your skin: counteracting the formation of the signs of aging and wrinkles on the forehead is possible.

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