Section 1: Be aware of your skin type
Body Beautiful The first tip to take care of your skin, is to be aware of your skin type. What type of skin is your skin type? Is it oily or dry? Is it sensitive to the sun or not? Or is it a combination of these things? Knowing about your skin type, how to combat the causes of your skin type, and how to create a beauty regime to make sure that your skin is in the best possible condition, you will be able to improve your skin dramatically. However, be aware of your skin type because not all skin types are equal and some are much more suitable than others to try and improve your skin type and get the skin you want.
Part 1: Tones, oils, and moisturizers
The best first step is to take care of your skin by focusing on three things.
Keep your skin moisturized
Moisturizing is one of the best things you can do for your skin. Most people tend to forget that, in fact, when you are in the shower every morning, you have a massive amount of soap and water, as well as a body wash. It is important to exfoliate and dry your skin to get rid of that dead skin, so you can moisturize well and your skin will feel softer than ever.
Cut out greasy food
A big reason why people have dry skin is because of greasy foods, which cause dehydrated skin. Alcoholic drinks and fried foods will also cause this. Fats do not come without risk though, so try and cut down your consumption, and choose to eat more nutrient-dense foods.
Eat healthily and drink plenty of water
Healthy skin is about having the right balance. Your body needs a good balance of nutrients to maintain a healthy skin and bones. These nutrients are used in the production of collagen and elastin. Eat plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables. A diet rich in sugar, processed food, caffeine, and alcohol will not be good for your skin. Drink plenty of water to keep yourself hydrated. You may not be aware that this is also important for your body. Regularly drinking water can help to reduce cellulite and even help you to lose weight!
Spend time in the sun to help prevent wrinkles
Oils are essential for the healthy skin of your skin, it helps to control your skin. However, excess oil in your skin can lead to wrinkles. Remember to limit your oil intake to a maximum.
Exfoliate to remove dead skin
As well as simply clearing your skin and giving your pores a proper exfoliation, it will also help you to achieve a healthier, glowing skin and will give you a natural glow. There are plenty of facial scrubs to choose from for this, which you can buy in Boots. Many are quite expensive, however, it really is worth it for that quick and natural glow.
Use exfoliating gel and body washes
As well as simple scrubbing, you should also make use of exfoliating gel and body washes, which will help to remove dead skin cells, remove dullness, and can remove dead skin cells on your cheeks and neck, giving you that perfect healthy glow. You can buy some of these items in Boots, as well as other supermarkets.
Use sunscreen and wear a hat to protect from the sun’s rays and pollution
During the day, your skin is exposed to the sun’s harmful UV rays, which can be harmful if not protected. Sunscreen is an excellent way to protect your skin from damage, so you need to apply this before going outside. Also, you can wear a hat to protect yourself from the sun’s harsh UV rays.
Drinking a lot of water helps to flush out toxins from your body, which leads to a beautiful glowing skin. It also improves your energy levels and allows your skin to produce natural moisturizers.
Get enough sleep
A well-rested body leads to a radiant and glowing skin, that is free of blemishes and acne. Even if you have to set an alarm to remind yourself to go to bed, it is worth it, as it gives your body the rest it needs.
Get enough sleep and exercise
By not exercising or getting enough sleep, you are causing your body to have issues and to react negatively to the negative effects that it is experiencing.
Exercise is not only great for you but also for your skin. It helps to detox the body, removes toxins, and helps your body to function at its best. If you are doing exercise, it should be something that you love and will not feel like it is your job, like a gym membership or going to the gym for an hour at a time. A good way to incorporate exercise in your life is to find some type of fitness video that you can do for around 10 minutes a day, before you start your day. This is the best way to get the benefits of exercise without putting your body under any unnecessary stress.
Maintain a healthy lifestyle
This is the first tip and the most important one. For a healthy skin, one should ensure that one leads a healthy lifestyle. This includes physical activity, diet, rest, sleep, and of course, stress management.
Check your diet
It is advisable to try and maintain a healthy diet. Even if you eat a lot of fruits and vegetables, this does not necessarily mean that your skin will be healthy. What it does mean is that your skin will stay nourished and will do better than when you eat a diet high in sugars and fats. Eating a balanced diet will ensure that your skin is glowing and hydrated.
Do not forget to drink enough water
Your skin, skin looks and feels healthier when you are hydrated. So, if you are not drinking enough water, make sure you take a bottle with you wherever you go.
Avoid smoking cigarettes
Smoking cigarettes can seriously damage your skin. The smoke contains a lot of toxins, which causes your skin to become dry and itchy, which is often caused by an excess of sebum. Smokers often have very dry skin, and a dehydrated appearance. Cigarettes can also increase the risk of developing skin cancers, and they can affect the healthy function of the sebaceous glands. A regular pack a day can actually dehydrate your skin and lead to dryness, and it can even reduce your skin’s ability to hold moisture.
Take a bath before you go to bed
Every night before you go to sleep, soak your feet in warm water. Moisturize your body’s surface and prevent dryness.
Avoid drinking alcohol or consuming too much caffeine
Caffeine is an irritant to the skin, and when you do drink it, your skin can get irritated and start to look darker and more blemish-like. An alternative to alcohol, is to abstain from consuming it, but if you do have a drink, try to have it with lemon juice or your favorite herbal drink, to make it less irritating.
Wear a cream-based foundation
This will help to make your skin look healthy and keep it hydrated throughout the day. Remember, it is better to use a light, natural, instead of an irritating cream or lotion.
Wash your face twice daily
Washing your face twice daily is important as it will not only help to reduce the appearance of any blemishes, but it will also help to get rid of any unwanted flakes of dead skin, which you do not remove regularly.
Reduce stress levels
Stress can affect not only your appearance, but also your physical health. It can affect your hair and skin, so it is always advisable to take some time out for yourself every once in a while, so that you can reduce the level of stress in your body. Yoga and Meditation are great stress-busters and it is a wonderful way to reduce the levels of stress in your body.
Eat the right food
With all the chaos of daily life, it is important to eat balanced and wholesome food. Aim to eat a variety of different foods, so that your body can digest these foods properly, which will make them easier to absorb. Most of us do not eat a lot of fruit and vegetables, so that is another way that you can ensure that you get the nutrition that you need to keep your body healthy.