Is it possible to have healthy skin when you do nothing to take care of it?
In these busy days, maintaining a healthy skin feels like a chore because taking time out of your hectic schedule is not easy.
What if I tell you that this article is the solution to all your skin problems?
Yes, follow these five simple tips to solve all your skin problems.
Who doesn’t dream of having flawless, clear, and acne-free skin?
We all wish to wake up one day and have healthy skin. Well, it doesn’t come that easily. Investing in your skin is time taking, but it’s going to worth it.
Your skin always reveals that how you take care of it. When you reach an age, you will show how much you looked after it. Take care of your skin so that you can flaunt it even in your forties.
Before diving into the solution, we need to know what and how our skin has been damaging all these years.
What Harms Skin?
To prevent our skin from damaging, we need to know what can cause damage to it. The following may be the cause of your skin issues.
Are you going out too much in this hot weather lately?
Well, who doesn’t love to go sunbathing? We all love summers, but we need to be careful because too much sun exposure might be the reason behind your unhealthy skin.
How do you control your stress? Is it by smoking? And yet you wish for healthy skin?
It isn’t going to happen; if you are an active smoker or even a secondhand smoker (SHS), someone who is mostly surrounded by smokers, then let me tell you that it is bad news for your skin.
Smoking might be the cause behind spotty skin.
Too Much Chlorine
Are you someone who loves to go swimming?
If yes, then diving into water full of chlorine frequently must be harmful to your skin. It would help if you used a lathery soap to prevent the damage.
Popping pimples is the most satisfying feeling, but it’s the main reason behind most people’s skin problems.
When you pop your pimple, the pus spreads on your skin, causing you long time acne.
Testing Too Many Products
Is your dressing table or vanity filled with different skin-care or make-up products?
We all try out new products to make our skin look flawless. To get the right shade or color of foundation, we often try different testers.
These make-up testers in shops are used by hundreds of people on their skin; it may cause you severe skin problems like skin irritation and infections.
Never apply testers on your face.
High Stress levels
Stress is often the reason behind majority of skin damage, and it’s not easy to escape the stress cycle when you have deadliness on your head and personal problems.
Stress can not only cause blemishes, dullness, and rashes, but also stress lines from facial movements are ingrained on your skin over time.
Using Heavy Makeup Frequently
Are you someone who loves to create different make-up looks everyday with extra pop-out colors?
Putting on heavy make-up every day means putting your skin at stake, even if you are cleansing the make-up off properly afterward.
Your skin also needs to rest.
How to Protect Your Skin?
Now that we are aware of what is damaging our skin, let’s move towards the solution.
1. Stay Hydrated
All the problems mentioned above have the simplest solution that will make your skin issues fade away and that is hydration.
Drinking water doesn’t only make you healthy and fit, but also it flushes out your toxins, providing you a healthy skin. Staying hydrated helps increase elasticity in the skin as it remains moisturized for longer.
If you got a sunburn, then drinking water can fasten the healing process.
Drinking ample water balances the oil and water content on your face’s skin and helps prevent excess oil and sebum secretion, which means fewer clogged pores and acne.
Drink an excessive amount of water to prevent your skin from sagging and tighten it where the sagging is prominent.
Exfoliation refers to the removal of the dead skin cells on the skin’s surface.
It is essential to do exfoliation adequately to remove the barrier of dead skin cells clogging the skin and uncovers fresh new cells below.
Why should we do proper exfoliation?
It opens the way for moisturizing products to penetrate more deeply into the skin, making them more useful.
Benefits of Exfoliation:
- Exfoliation has many benefits; the following are some of it.
- Reveals healthy, fresher, younger skin
- Reduces fine lines and sun damage
- Improves skin tone
- Kills bacteria and prevents breakouts
- Helps remove ingrown hairs
- Follow a Healthy diet
Don’t worry when you hear the word ‘diet’ because people often think it means starving themselves. Instead it means in-taking proper portions.
A healthy diet affects your skin; whatever you in-take shows on your skin. The more nutritious food you eat, the more healthily your skin looks.
Following are the must-have fruits to get healthy skin;
Daily Vitamin C intake is mandatory for radiant skin. The natural oils present in oranges keep your skin hydrated, making it look plump.
Vitamin C is known to aid in collagen production, which keeps your skin firm and reduces the appearance of signs of aging
Papaya is a natural moisturizing agent that helps keep your skin hydrated and soft. Rich in Vitamin A, C, and B, this fruit can prove to be effective in maintaining good skin health
Lemon has been used in several skincare products. From anti-acne creams to anti-aging lotions, this citrus fruit can prevent a host of skin issues.
Rich in Vitamin C, lemon can help reduce signs of aging, hyperpigmentation, and scarring.
Watermelon is rich in fibers and, of course, water. It contains 92 percent water, which means hydrated, soft, and supple skin.
5. Exercise Regularly
Exercise isn’t always about maintaining a healthy body but also healthy skin. How does it affect our bodies?
Regular exercise improves the health of the skin by improving blood circulation to the skin surface.
Exercise tones the skin, enhances blood circulation, and provides oxygen to the skin to impart a healthy glow.
6. Sleeping Routine
Maintaining a healthy sleeping routine is tough. Sleeping Routine is very beneficial for our body, mind, and skin.
Try to sleep at least 8 hours every night. Your skin gets tired just like you – it sags, and you get bags. You can also apply honey on your face before sleeping, to naturally soothe and heal your skin.
“The mirror of your health is your skin. If you drink, it shows in your face; if you eat the wrong foods, you have pimples. If you take care of your food and you lead a healthy life, your skin will look wonderful.” -Sophie Loren