Category: Skin Care
Published:16 Feb, 2017 By: Salan Khalkho 6 min read
Since 90% of the wrinkles are caused from sun, it is no-brainer that wearing sunscreen is the single easiest way to look younger for life. It is always easier to prevent the damage than to fix it afterwards. If you ever desired to have absolutely beautiful and glowing skin, here are 20 simple things to do for beautiful skin.
Who doesn't want to look younger than they actually are? Don't you? The good news is that there are several simple things that can help you ensure clear, smooth and youthful skin. If you ever desired to have absolutely beautiful and glowing skin, here are 20 simple things to do for beautiful skin.
Here is a complete guide on how to take care of your beautiful skin. There are 20 tips to help you start with.
Since 90% of the wrinkles are caused from sun, it is no-brainer that wearing sunscreen is the single easiest way to look younger for life. It is always easier to prevent the damage than to fix it afterwards. Look for formulas that offer broad spectrum of protection to guard against UVA rays.
Nuts come packed with many essential fatty acids and nutrients and minerals. For example Brazil nuts are rich in selenium that helps increase skin elasticity and decrease skin cancer. Macadamias are full of high quality oils and fatty acids that help repair skins and rejuvenate them. Walnuts are loaded with omega-3 fatty acid which lowers inflammation and prevents breakouts. Aim for handful of nuts each day to reap full benefits of nuts.
Serums are much concentrated than creams and lotions, so you need only small amounts daily to see results. Serums with antioxidants act as skin's major defense against free radicals and stress. It is also effective in boosting collagen and support structure that gives skin a firm and youthful appearance.
Dairy products, regardless of whether they are organic, contain cow hormone that has potential to interfere with human hormones which stimulates oil glands and your pores leading to acne. You should also avoid foods that may contain dairy hidden in them such as shakes, protein bars and salad dressings.
Studies have shown that retinol has the potential to help skin turnover and boosts collagen production which is helpful in keeping skin firm and youthful. Dermatologist claim that retinol is as effective in treating wrinkles or other sign of aging as it is in treating acne.
Sleep deprivation lowers blood circulation and doesn't allow the body enough time to heal. Sleeping is the best time when your body rejuvenates your skin.
It's quite surprising to see how something so small can appear so huge. Enlarged pores are one of the most common beauty complaints. They appear enlarged because they are filled with dirt, dead skin cells and other materials like proteins and keratin. Regular exfoliating with salicylic and glycolic acid will remove those gunks and make the pores shrink.
Makeup and dirt on the skin not only clog pores but it also causes excessive dryness and even skin dandruff. Use gentle oil-free cleanser that can even wash away waterproof liner and mascara.
Soy milk is natural anti inflammatory and reduces swelling. It hydrates skin and softens the look of crow's feet. You can even directly apply cotton balls soaked in soy milk over your eyes or any other areas where you have red or irritated skin for five minutes.
Hot steamy shower may feel great especially now as we are swiftly entering into winter season, but they are the worst things to do since the heat strips-off essential oils and creates mild burn.
Good creams and lotions have ingredients that create protective barrier on the surface of the skin that locks in moisture. However skin has its own mechanism to cool down by evaporating water and so you have only few minutes before moisture are gone forever.
Waxing and tweezing causes scarring, spots or darker skin. You can minimize the impact by preparing your skin before hair removal by washing the area with antibacterial wash.
Fruits and vegetables rich in lycopene such as watermelon and tomatoes helps prevent damage and redness caused by sun exposure. It also prevents future wrinkling and lowers skin cancer.
Speed up your skin's cellular turnover and enhance the smoothness of your skin's surface with alpha-hydroxy acids like glycolic or lactic acid. However when you buy products including AHA, look at the label and pick the one that contains around 8%.
Sunglasses are better choice in providing protection against undereye wrinkles and signs of aging than sunscreen. While eyes are equipped to handle sunlight, the areas around the eyes are not. Buy yourself a pair of polarized glasses that's wide enough to fully cover the eye area.
Drinking more water is the best way to steer clear the toxins that causes inflammation and blemishes. It also helps in transportation of nutrients and oxygen to skin cells and prevent dehydration which is a common cause of premature ageing.
Diet high in fats and carbohydrates causes more wrinkles. In fact creamy cheeses and red meat are known as aging fats because of what they do to your skin.
Veggies are the way to fabulous skin. Just half a cup of broccoli is loaded with 65% of your daily value of vitamin C. Vegetables rich in vitamin C not only mop up the free radicals that causes wrinkles and sagging, but they also help remove the DNA damage that is caused by free radicals.
Many patients have recovered from their acne with no medication because they just stopped touching it. Each time you press your pimples, it causes inflammation and causes distress to the skin.
Toners were originally invented to restore the natural pH of the skin after it is washed with alkaline based soap. But if you are already using pH balanced cleaners, there is no need for toner.