5 Healthy Skin Tips To Get Your Skin Glowing
Your skin is the biggest organ of your body – it protects, regulates and takes care of your whole body. However, for most of us, that’s not how we view our skin: we see it as a canvas for our expression, a base for any makeup and an overall expression of our health and state. So, it’s no surprise that we spend a lot of time and money trying to make our skin look flawless in every way. Here are five tips that everyone should be following if they want to have smooth, flawless skin all over.
Hydrate every day
There’s nothing that impacts your skin as much as hydration does. And if you think that you shouldn’t use moisturizing creams because your skin is oily – get with the program: your skin is oily because it’s dry, and your body is overcompensating by creating oil. If you were hydrating it yourself, there wouldn’t be a problem. Keep in mind that hydration comes both from within and from the outside. You need to drink enough water to be sufficiently hydrated so that your skin doesn’t dry out in the first place. Additionally, you want to apply some sort of moisturizing cream or oil on your face every morning to protect it and stop it from drying out during the day.
Sure, some people are just lucky, and no matter how little they care for their skin, it’s still beautiful and glowing. But most people aren’t that lucky, and their skin needs some encouragement to come out of its shell and shine. This is where pampering comes in. Forget about harshly scrubbing your skin, squeezing pimples or anything of that sorts and start thinking about nourishing masks and gentle massages. The more you care for your skin and the gentler you are, the better your results will be and the longer they will last.
Get a treatment
Today, people are getting treatments by professionals to change literally any part of their bodies. From teeth to toenails, every part can be professionally handled to be improved. For shaping your body, there are new technologies like coolsculpting and for your face, there are microneedling and chemical peels. While going to a specialist might be pricier than doing things on your own at home, they are professionals who know your skin and will be able to provide the best, customized treatment for you.
Watch what you eat
Our diets directly affect our bodies, whether it’s by changing our weight, making our nails strong or brittle or – yes – affecting how our skin looks. If your diet is full of greasy, processed foods, your skin literally doesn’t have the building blocks it needs to be smooth and shiny. But if you eat fresh, natural foods full of vitamins, minerals and other nutrients, your skin will have tools to work with to become more elastic and shiny, to combat imperfections and to smooth out fine lines. You don’t have to be on any kind of special diet to have good skin, but cutting down on sugars, dairy products and processed foods could go a long way.
Be careful with makeup
There are two ways makeup can ruin your skin: bad makeup and bad skills. Let’s take a look at the makeup itself first. In your makeup drawer, you definitely have some products that are past their expiration date, that are low quality or that contain ingredients that aren’t that great for your skin. No matter how expensive they were or how much you love them, throw them out right now. They are doing way more harm than good. Now that you’re left with only good, high-quality products, let’s talk about your skills and care. Not taking your makeup off at night, applying it or taking it off by aggressively rubbing your skin, not cleaning your brushes and other careless actions can make your skin’s condition worse. So, do yourself a favor and be responsible with makeup – you’ll thank yourself later.
Caring for your skin isn’t a matter of putting in a lot of extra effort, just tweaking your current routine to allow your skin to get the best care possible. So, take your skin’s condition into your own hands and you will see how good it can look with a little bit of extra care.
Deborah Hunter Kells
I have a wide range of interests and the top of my list is people and relationships. I appreciate our big wide world and nature which tries so hard to deal with what we do to it. As noted you will find a variety of topics covered (see Home page) My appreciation goes to my team and others whom I collaborate with to make this blog successful and resourceful. Thanks especially to my team: Sarah, Tina, and Billah (See footer for more of their details)