10 Ways to Ensure Youthful and Radiant Skin

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Being a woman isn’t always easy. You have so much more to worry about all the time. Perfect hair, perfect clothes, perfect shoes. Let me help you reduce your burden by helping you perfect one thing in that list which is your skin. Healthy skin is a sign of having a healthy and balanced lifestyle. It is also a sign that you are a person who always wants to look and be presentable. Having flawless skin is what we all dream of, but it takes patience, effort and dedication. So, if you are willing to put in a little bit of all three, nothing can stop you from having beautiful and glowing skin.

  1. Get rid of dead skin

Make it a habit to wash your face at least twice a day. Your face Is the most exposed part of your body to dust, sun and everything that isn’t really good for it. So you need to make sure you take good care of it.  Exfoliation is the key to get rid of dead skin cells. Exfoliation helps remove dead skin cells that cause all the dullness appearing on your skin. It helps make your skin look more lively and healthier.

  1. Skin care routines

Skin care routines are essential for healthier skin in the long run. Three things you absolutely need for a skin care routine is a high quality cleanser, moisturiser and a sunscreen. Depending on the type and condition of your skin, you can add treatment products like retinoids, antioxidants or an acne fighter. Though it’s okay to mix product from various lines, make sure you know what you’re exactly doing and remember products from the same line are formulated to work together.

  1. Consult a doctor or dermatologist

Sometimes all over the counter products may not work on your skin. If over time your products do not work don’t hesitate to approach a dermatologist. Always trust an expert. Get your skin treated of any allergies, acne or any sort of skin disease as soon as possible. Make sure you use over the counter products that suit your skin and skin type.

  1. Healthy fats

Many of us wonder what a person means when they say healthy fats. Yes, there are certainly two types of fats. Good fats and bad fats. Your skin requires certain kinds of fats such as omega-3 fatty acids. These are good fats that go skin deep and help them produce the oil required to keep the moisture of your skin intact. They are mainly found in foods such as salmons, sardines, walnuts.

  1. De stress

All the amount of stress, frustration and anger that subsides within you ultimately will show on your face. SO you need to find your bliss. “Chronic stress causes the stress hormone cortisol to remain elevated for long periods of time,” says Dr. Blum. Fin. What relaxes your mind and heart that will eventually reflect on your skin. Constant stress can also cause an imbalance of hormones like DHEA and testosterone that have an impact on acne. “And let’s face it, very stressed people tend to pick at their skin, making matters worse,” says Blum.

  1. Rubbing your skin

We all love that day at a spa or the day we need to get our massage. Massaging your face will get your laugh lines and wrinkles to vanish away relaxing your skin and making it radiant and glowing. r, N.D. Ayurveda physician and spa owner. Author of “Absolute Beauty: Radiant Skin and Inner Harmony Through the Ancient Secrets of Ayurveda,” she suggests using sesame, almond or olive oil for dry skin, sunflower oil for combination or sensitive skin, or safflower for oily skin. Move your middle finger clockwise for 20 to 30 seconds to massage these spots on your face.

  1. Eating healthy

It Is very important that you eat healthy, because what you eat will eventually reflect on your skin. Eating fruits and vegetables (greens) is important because they contain lots and lots of vitamins and minerals that help your skin remain radiant and glowing. Drinking lots of water and fluids is also highly essential. It helps keep the skin hydrated at all times which will otherwise make your skin look dull and lifeless.

  1. DIY

Do it yourself facial masks are an excellent option. Make your own facial mask as they will contain more natural elements and they can be altered to suit your skin type. Apply your home made facial while watching your favourite TV show once a week or just while you’re catching up with your power nap. Make it a weekly ritual. You will be able to find various ingredients you can mix on the internet to create a facial mask at home.

  1. SUNSCREEN

This is the most important item you must have with you at all times. We all think that sunscreens are required only during the summers; you are highly mistaken if you think that. UV rays penetrate and reach your skin even during the winters and the global warming has ensured that the sun’s harmful rays reach us, thus it is essential to be protected at all times. Buy a sunscreen with a higher SPF for summers and you can trade with a lower SPF in the winters but always be protected when you leave your house.

10. Changing seasons must ensure changing routines

As your clothes change with seasons, so should your skin care routine. You require different skin care routines in the winter and in the summer. In the summer you need to ensure that your skin is protected from the harsh heat and in winters from the dryness. Make sure you alter your skin care routine accordingly.

We all wish to have the perfect skin, but a lot of effort is required in doing so. Invest your money in the right kind of products that will help you in the long run. To radiant and perfect skin always.

 

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