An older lady with wisdom once told me that while priceless, motherhood ages women faster compared to women who are not mothers. Sounds exciting, right? Let’s take a closer look into the life of a mother.
As summer ends and precious memories from the long days are cherished for years to come, mothers everywhere are anxiously awaiting the return to school. Throughout the summer, many facial expressions were surely made. Squinting from long, sunny days out at the playground, and the furrowing of brows and forehead in complete shock at what your child just did, all eventually result in the breakdown of collagen and formation of fine lines.
Rushing out of the house and forgetting sunscreen, to falling asleep on the couch in exhaustion without using any nighttime skincare routine also all eventually catch up to us as the years go by. Oh, and don’t forget the 1,000,589 lattes chugged as a mother tries to make it through the day! Dehydrated skin anyone?! You bet! Repeated facial expressions, lack of sleep, dehydration, and lack of good skincare all lead to premature aging, dull skin, and dark undereye circles. However, although these unexpected results of motherhood occur, they can be combatted!
So, when the kids go back to school, it’s time to relax and give yourself some self-love. Your children will be wondering why their antics aren’t resulting in a “mean mommy” frown anymore!
By Traci Walters, PA-C
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