Noticing worry lines on your forehead may not always be a sign of you getting old; women in their 20s also notice wrinkles on the forehead too.

If you have forehead wrinkles, don’t try to hide them under your bangs. Instead, scroll below to find out what could be causing them…

 

01. Skipping sunscreen

01. Skipping sunscreen

Exposing your skin to damaging rays of the sun regularly can cause premature ageing. Using a sunscreen with an SPF value of 30 or higher is essential to prevent wrinkles and dark spots. Apply the sunscreen all over the face, neck and other exposed parts of your body at least 15 minutes prior to stepping out in the sun. If you have oily skin, try the Lakme Sun Expert SPF 50 PA+++ Ultra Matte Gel Sunscreen to prevent greasy skin and long hours of sun protection.

 

02. Overworked and stressed

02. Overworked and stressed

Constant worrying and stress will leave you with worry lines and forehead wrinkles. While stress has become a part of our lives, we can learn to manage it better. A few ways to keep it under control is by practising yoga, meditation, getting enough sleep, staying active, journaling and more. These simple yet effective ways will keep your mind and body calm and stress at bay.

 

03. Smoking

03. Smoking

Other than damaging your lungs and heart, smoking is also to be blamed for making your skin look more mature than it really is. The harmful chemicals in tobacco slow down collagen production and damage the elasticity of the skin leading to wrinkles and fine lines.

 

04. Unhealthy eating habits

04. Unhealthy eating habits

We all know sugar, carbs, oily and processed food are not good for the body and skin. Other than causing breakouts some foods can also make your skin age faster. However, simply eating healthy is not the answer, eat foods rich in vitamin C and linolenic acid as it helps keep the skin looking youthful and glowing.

 

05. Not drinking enough water

05. Not drinking enough water

Wrinkles look more prominent on dry skin. Therefore, it is important to hydrate it well not only on the outside with moisturiser but also from within by drinking enough water. Drink at least 8 glasses of water each day.