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Why do the veins in the hands become visible with age?

Why do the veins in the hands become visible with age?

As we age, the skin on our hands becomes thinner and dehydrated. It becomes sensitive to weather conditions, particularly to cold. Veins and tendons start to become visible around the age of 45. Additionally, brown spots begin to appear. This is referred to as "dermatoporosis". The question that arises is: why do the veins in our hands become more visible with age? Let's delve into this.

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Why do the veins in the hands become visible with age?

The layer of fat beneath the skin thins with age, which is why older individuals often have prominent veins not only on their hands, but also on their legs and other parts of the body. In some people, veins may naturally be located close to the skin's surface.

Furthermore, hands age as quickly as the neck and face. Indeed, they are often exposed to the elements (sun, wind, cold, etc.), friction, infectious germs, and pollution. These constant aggressions weaken them and reduce the secretion of the protective hydrolipidic film. Cold weather, in particular, decreases the secretion of the sebaceous glands.

Typically, the skin begins to thin out starting from the age of forty. Additionally, the first spots start to appear. After fifty, veins and tendons become increasingly visible. Moreover, the muscles diminish, the skin loses its firmness and wrinkles. The underlying bones become prominent.

How to diminish the appearance of veins on the hands?

It is possible to diminish the prominence of veins by restoring the volume of the back of the hands. As a preventative measure, consider moisturizing your hands daily, favoring a specific treatment. Furthermore, it is appropriate to protect from the elements and the sun by, for example, applying a sunscreen or wearing gloves.

Here are some tips to make the veins in your hands less visible:

  • Weightlifting: this not only strengthens the muscles, but also the skin and joints;

  • Focus on nutrients that can reduce the visibility of veins in the hands;

  • Promote blood circulation by engaging in alternative sports to strengthen your hands, fingers, and wrists. These interconnected body parts should be exercised to improve their tone. You can also use a self-massager to stimulate blood flow and reduce the visibility of veins in your hands.

Which hand care products should be used?

To care for your hands, you can opt for:

  • Our hand balm: Dermatologically tested, this treatment is suitable for all skin types, even sensitive skin. Morning and evening, apply a dab to your hands and then gently massage until your skin completely absorbs the treatment. In case of feelings of tightness and dryness, reapply.

  • Our keratin serum: rich in active ingredients, this serum is designed to hydrate your hands. Morning and evening, apply 3 to 4 drops on them. You can also add a few drops of this treatment to a dollop of your hand moisturizer. It is suitable for all skin types.

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