Do Wrinkles Go Away?

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Wrinkles can be frustrating, they’re a slow, relentless, oncoming train headed for us all!

Do wrinkles go away sometimes?

Consult your dermatologist if you’re becoming increasingly concerned about your wrinkles. But, in the meantime, if you’re wondering if your wrinkles can be removed, we’ll go over the causes of wrinkles and a series of tips for making them less visible or getting rid of them.


What Causes Wrinkles?

Wrinkles occur due to a combination of many factors and conditions and can occur even early on in life to some, and there are multiple types of wrinkles.

Particularly, there are static wrinkles and dynamic wrinkles.

While you can control dynamic wrinkles to some degree, static wrinkles are pretty much uncontrollable.

Dynamic wrinkles come from moving your face, laughing, smiling, squinting, etc. Static wrinkles come from aging, sun exposure, etc., and over time those dynamic wrinkles become static.

Dynamic wrinkles come from moving your face, laughing, smiling, squinting, etc. Static wrinkles come from aging, sun exposure, etc., and over time those dynamic wrinkles become static.

The following are the leading causes of wrinkles.

1. Aging

Winkles are a big part of the aging process. Skin cell division naturally slows down as you age, making your skin less elastic and fragile. The dermis of your skin thins. The collagen fibers that support the outer skin layer loosen and unravel—as a result, leaving the skin dry and flaky. 

The loosening causes depressions to form on the skin’s surface. Furthermore, the sebaceous glands, which secrete oil, become less efficient, resulting in dry skin. Wrinkles are formed as a result.  

2. Muscle Contractions

Wrinkles on the corners of the eyes and between the brows are thought to be caused by muscle contractions during facial movements like smiling, squinting, and frowning. These expressions can amplify the appearance of fine lines, jowls, and drooping eyelids. 

When you make a facial expression, your facial muscles cause a grove to form beneath the surface of your skin. As you get older, your skin becomes less flexible, and the grooves on your face become permanent.

As you get older, your skin becomes less flexible, and the grooves on your face become permanent.

3. Sun Damage

Photoaging, or premature skin aging, can be caused by ultraviolet radiation. Photoaging occurs when UV rays activate enzymes that damage collagen and elastic fibers in the skin’s dermis.

Both of these fibers are important components of the skin’s connective tissue. 

When they are damaged, they produce new fibers known as solar scars. Without collagen and elastin fibers, the skin loses strength and flexibility, resulting in wrinkling.

Yes, there are benefits to sun exposure and tanning, but you need to be careful to avoid wrinkles, cancer, etc.

4. Smoking

Smoking can hasten the natural aging process of your skin.

Healthy skin regenerates on its own. New collagen is regenerated from old ones to keep the skin firm and healthy. Research has established that tobacco products can slow down the regeneration of new collagen. 

Wrinkles form when there is insufficient collagen. Tobacco use may also reduce blood supply to the skin, causing wrinkles.

5. Genetics

Genetics can play a role in premature skin aging. Although other factors can interact with genetic factors, skin aging is partially hereditary.

While genetics cannot be changed, it can help you predict when and how your wrinkles will appear so you can take steps to prevent, slow, or reverse them.

Do Wrinkles Go Away Naturally?

They won’t go away, but you can smooth and lessen their appearance somewhat. You can get rid of wrinkles naturally, but it won’t be a total transformation.

Here are some natural remedies to consider:

Egg Whites

You can use eggs to reverse wrinkles naturally. Whip up some eggs white in a bowl and massage them lightly into your skin. Set it aside for 15 minutes to dry, then wash with warm water.

Olive Oil

Another effective natural wrinkle treatment is olive oil. Pour a few drops of olive oil into your palms, massage your skin before bed, and wipe it clean with a towel.

Lemon Juice

Lemon juice is high in Vitamin C, which is beneficial to the skin. Slice a lemon and squeeze its juice into your wrinkles, massaging it all over. The acid in the lemon will help to brighten your skin while also removing wrinkles. Remember to use the proper amount of lemon juice because too much of it can harm your skin.

Raw Fruits and Vegetables 

Raw fruits and vegetables such as bananas, avocados, carrots, and pineapples can naturally help you get rid of wrinkles. When consumed or applied directly to the skin, they have nutritional properties to fight wrinkles.

Mash the fruit or vegetable of your choice to form a paste. Apply it to your face and leave it on for 30 minutes before washing it off.


Drinking plenty of water is healthy for your skin. It keeps the skin moisturized and hydrated, keeping it wrinkle-free.

Can Wrinkles Be Reversed Medically?

Medical treatment for wrinkles involves the removal of skin layers to reduce irregular depressions or wrinkles to give a smoother, more youthful-looking skin. Here are medical wrinkle treatment methods: 

Laser Skin Resurfacing

This is a medical skin treatment for wrinkles and facial skin issues caused by sun or acne. Short light beams are directed at the irregular skin to remove the skin layers, allowing new collagen fibers to grow.

Laser skin resurfacing is ideal if your facial wrinkles. 

Botox Therapy

Botox is an injection therapy medicine that uses botulinum toxin for treating forehead wrinkles, crows feet, jowls, and more. It is injected directly into wrinkled muscles to block the chemical signals that cause muscles to contract.

They are mostly injected into muscles found around the eyes. Botox therapy can last for about three to four months, after which you should get another injection to prevent the wrinkles from forming again. 


Fillers effectively treat folds and wrinkles found around the mouth, lips, chin area, and nose. Hyaluronic acid is an effective filler commonly used by many dermatologists. Like botox therapy, most fillers are temporary, providing improvement for around 4 to 6 months. 


A facelift is the surgical removal of excess skin and fats from the face and neck. In the process, layers of muscles and connective tissue are also tightened to remove wrinkles. One can stay between 7 to 10 years before another facelift procedure.

A facelift is commonly part of a mommy makeover.


Numerous wrinkle treatment methods may help you reverse your wrinkles; however, keep in mind that your wrinkles will only disappear temporarily. The wrinkles always win in the end.

It is important to adhere to your wrinkle treatment schedule strictly. 

Seek professional advice to help you choose the best wrinkle treatment method for you. Remember, prevention is better than cure. You can avoid premature wrinkling by avoiding the causes of wrinkles like smoking and excess sun exposure.

Written by Kayla Young

Kayla is the founder of LuxeLuminous. She has worked professionally in the tanning industry for years. She has been interested in esthetics since childhood, and has tried every hair, skin, and makeup product ever produced (more or less).