Vol. 6, Issue 6 (2017)
Anti-wrinkle agents - A way of regaining beauty
Deepika Sondh and Amrita Parle
Recent development in the technology has led to the advancement in skin cosmetology. Anti-wrinkle or anti-aging agents are extensively used in the cosmetic products, for acquiring a youthful, firm skin. Skin aging is a natural phenomenon which cannot be reversed but with the help of novel approaches in the cosmetology techniques, scientist can delay the process of ageing. Anti-wrinkle agents are used topically for the treating wrinkles and signs of aging. Hyaluronic acid and botulinum neuro-toxins are most the extensively used anti-wrinkle agents. This review article provides the concise details about the leading anti-wrinkle agents, their mechanism of action, uses and adverse reactions on the body. Hyaluronic acid and botulinum neuro-toxins are discussed in detail along with cost considerations. The future trends in the advancement of dermatological aesthetics and anti-wrinkles agents have also been included.
How to cite this article:
Deepika Sondh and Amrita Parle. Anti-wrinkle agents - A way of regaining beauty. 2017; 6(6): 07-13.