Taking good care of your skin can keep you looking young and healthy for a lot longer. Some people are born blessed with flawless skin, while others need to work harder to maintain that healthy glow. So here are a few ways that you too can have the best skin possible.
Most of us rejoice when the summer months come and we can get a beautiful golden tan. However, the sun can seriously age us. So to combat this, make sure you apply sunscreen whenever you’re out in the sun so you can stay looking young.
Most girls have a brilliant skincare routine for their faces but don’t forget about the rest of your body too. Exfoliating dead skin cells from your body is good for you. However, make sure to only do it a couple of times a week and to not scrub too hard; it can be bad for your skin!
Get Enough Sleep
I know this one sounds tricky, after all, the modern-day woman leads a hectic life, but sleeping is crucial to skin health. A lack of sleep can cause those dreaded dark circles under the eyes.
Good Personal Hygiene
This one may sound basic, but maintaining good hygiene is vital to having incredible skin. Make sure you wash thoroughly, with a product that is made for your skin type and without added chemicals. Also, always remember to clean again if you’ve hit the gym.
Hydration is key for all areas of health, but water can also improve the look and feel of your skin and prevent dryness, in both hot and cold weather.
For those of you who smoke, you’re probably aware of the harm this it’s doing to your organs. But what you may not know is you that are also harming your skin. This is one habit you should not have if you want to look flawless.
Eat a Balanced Diet
Food provides us with the energy necessary to carry out our daily activities, but your food can also affect your skin. A healthy, balanced diet (which includes probiotic-rich foods that help your gut health) can contribute to healthier, clearer skin, whereas constant binges of junk food can cause acne, eczema and other skin issues. So if you do eat unhealthy foods, make sure to eat them in moderation.
If you follow these seven suggestions, then your skin should look brilliant, and with no surgery needed!
For extra advice pertaining to your exact skin type, be sure to consult a dermatologist who will be able to ensure that you have the best care possible.