Lifestyle: It is natural to look your age as you grow older. However, your skin age also depends on the kind of food you are consuming and an overdose of these foods can make you look older than you already are.
A Sugar overload may kick-start a process called glycation. When you eat more sugar than your cells can process, the excess sugar molecules combine with proteins, creating "advanced glycation end products", appropriately referred to as "AGES".
A healthy liver means healthy skin. When your liver is functioning well, toxins that could potentially affect the skin are expelled naturally through your body, but if toxins build up in your liver, and aren't broken down properly, your skin can develop a variety of issues, like acne, sallowness, and wrinkles.
White wine is detrimental to your teeth and the acid in it damages your enamel and makes your teeth more prone to longer-lasting stains.
Many canned foods are preserved with sodium, which can make you retain water and cause a 'puffy' look. So, go low on the salt in your diet.
Many of the processed meats contain sulfites and other preservatives, which can trigger inflammation in the skin, and accelerate the appearance of ageing.
Since spicy food dilates your blood vessels, your skin starts looking blotchy and less youthful. Prepare your food as mild as possible.
Fatty meat generates free radicals which affect your skin's ability to protect itself and generate collagen.
Teeth exposed to too much of energy drinks turns out to be damaged. This apart, energy drinks are acidic as well.
Fried foods also contribute to collagen breakdown in the skin, making it wrinkled and worn out.
Caffeine can make you excrete fluid, and deplete your body of moisture. This can dehydrate your skin, making it look dull and aged.