IS YOUR SMARTPHONE CAUSING EARLY WRINKLES?
Around 30% of women recognize that they care less to consult their mobile device, 1 in 2 Spanish first thing to wake up is to watch the mobile, 64% never turn it off and 70% never leave without it from home . These are just some of the data from the study “The Impact of Technology on Women” by Havas Media for Nivea , which show that women are more hooked than we think.
There are even some experts who have begun to talk about the syndrome felt by those who are not connected at all times: it is known as FOMO (‘ Fear of missing out ‘). In fact, 20% of women recognize that spending a day without mobile phones generates nervousness and stress. Also, the excessive use of smartphones can affect the sleeping habits in teenagers.
With respect to the applications to which we connect most frequently are: e-mail, social networks and instant messaging, the latter being the application we most resort to, almost 18 times a day on average, followed by networks social (10 times) and e-mail (7 times). The social network that takes the palm is Facebook. More than 75% of women connect every hour, an average of almost 7 times a day, and preferably at night.
The good news is that women are becoming increasingly aware of their excessive connection to the network, and the vast majority (85%) acknowledge that the mobile decreases their attention in every way … They even admit that they are abandoning everyday activities to attend to the mobile. 53% say they read less, 44% stop talking, 33% stop doing household chores, and 30% take less time to check their mobile device.
Precisely, Nivea’s proposal, #MeMoment, intends us to think about how much time we could devote ourselves to if we disconnected one moment a day. And it proposes to take care of and reconnect with our skin and our senses using its new range of Oils in Lotion with an incredible texture and fragrances that help to escape the routine (Cherry Blossom, Jojoba, Almonds, Argan or Macadamia, 99 €).
Frowning : The fact of constantly looking at information and photographs on tiny moving screens – however large they want to make them – makes us unconsciously frown. “It is solved by puncturing Botox in the muscles that contract the frowning-up to 4- with the idea of relaxing them for 4 or 6 months, not to paralyze them.If even so, vertical wrinkles continue to be supplemented by filling them with low density hyaluronic acid whose results last from 9 to 12 months, “describes the aesthetic physician Petra Vega . Price: Botox, from 150 €. Hyaluronic Acid from 100 €.
Crow’s feet : Another consequence of constantly staring at mobile screens is that leave us wrinkles around the eyes, commonly known as crow’s feet. “Botox punctures are combined in the orbicularis muscle to relax it with the infiltration of low density hyaluronic acid to fill in the vertical wrinkles that are still marked,” says Dr. Vega. It can be combined with Point Lift which is a simple puncture of high density hyaluronic acid that is made at the temple with a cannula. “It raises the tail of the eyebrow, it removes the air of sadness and the languor to the face and the results last a year”, according to the plastic surgeon Angel Martín . Price: Botox, from 150 €. Hyaluronic Acid from 100 €. Point Lift, from € 300.
Dark eyelashes : They are one of the facial aesthetics that affects and worries more people, even from very young, since they are the most likely to “hook” the mobile phones and look tired and permanent “bad face”. “The MesoCarboxiterapia Depigmentante Perio-Ocular Anti-Dark circles consists of combining a mesotherapy based on peptides, vitamin C, arbutin and licorice extract that reduces the existing hyperpigmentation and prevents the future, with micro-infiltrations of carbon dioxide, a gas that improves microcirculation, cellular oxygenation and elasticity of the skin, “describes the aesthetic physician Mar Mira . 6 to 10 sessions of carboxytherapy and 2 to 4 of mesotherapy are recommended. Price: from 520 €.
Wrinkles in the neck : The neck is an area with a very sensitive skin that ages worse than the rest of the body. The wrinkles here occur as a result of the continual vice of bending the head to look at the tablet. It is very common to appear horizontal folds or wrinkles known as “collars of venus”. “For complete rejuvenation of the neck, Intracel radiofrequency emission is combined in the area, which is applied by means of gold microneedles that penetrate between 0.5 and 2 mm deep, to produce a controlled heating in the dermis and produce new collagen – equivalent to more firmness. “Along with the injection of Restylane, a powerful dermal filler of wrinkles composed of hyaluronic acid. 3 sessions are recommended. Price: 700 €.