The arrival of summers always gives a hard time to healthy skin too. Oily faces, acne breaking, dull complexion, glossy makeup and dry and damaged skin and hair. RELAX! it’s a part of summer, we all go through these problems. To avoid or minimize these hassles, and to keep your skin radiating like before, here are the twelve easy peasy tips you can follow for healthy skin this season.
MAKE WATER YOUR BEST FRIEND:
Water is not only vital for a healthy body but also essential for clear and healthy skin. It helps blood circulation and aids in the transport of necessary nutrients to all body cells. making you feel fresh and good. It also helps to eliminate toxins from your body and impurities from the skin. Well, hydrated skin results in the glow and radiant complexion. Do drink at-least eight glasses of water daily and feel yourself this summers.
GETTING ENOUGH SLEEP:
A good night’s sleep can mean good healthy skin because when you’re sleep deprived, your body makes more of the stress hormones cortisol. increased production of cortisol can cause inflammation and stress in the body, hurting your skin’s quality. Not getting enough sleep disturbs the water balance and skin is not able to recover its moisture. It also leads to puffy eyes and under eye dark circles, as well as dry skin and more visible wrinkles.
Never mind chugging smoothies in the hope that it will keep your skin glowing by providing all the fruity antioxidants. Sunlight has a strange effect on you skin cells namely mutation (cause of skin cancer). If the cells are sun damaged, they will create mutated cells that don’t produce collagen and cause pigmentation. Broad spectrum sunscreen with at-least 30 Spf on all your exposed areas is the number one thing you should follow when going outdoor especially to form a layer on your skin which protects from harmful ultraviolet rays.
HYDRATING WITH A MOISTURISER:
Using moisturiser has proven benefits for skin over the long period. Hydration is what allows the skin to function at peak performance Skin cells in this condition can rapidly repair themselves and turn over fresh cells, which means huge anti ageing benefits down the road. That firm feeling after putting lotion isn’t an illusion, it does help in reducing wrinkle lines. It provides a healthy sheen and evens out any blemishes. So make moisturising your skin another chore in the morning and evening.
SWEAT IT OUT!
What most people need to understand is that exercising can actually help your skin look and stay healthy. this is an add on to your skin routine, you can exercise to help improve your acne, wrinkles, dull skin and much more. It helps reverse skin ageing and makes you look younger and fresh. Aerobic exercise provides your body with a heavy dose of oxygenated blood which gives skin a healthy, vibrant appearance.
YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT:
Keep an eye on what you put on your plate. Eating fresh fruits, green vegetables, sufficient protein and vitamins can help maintain a beautiful skin all your entire life. A diet rich in vitamin c and low in fats and sugar promotes radiant skin. Make sure to get enough omega-3 fats which are not made in the body and can be directly consumed from oils in fish, it helps to produce anti inflammatory compounds which help in various skin problems.
WEAR LESS MAKEUP:
One easy way to de stress your skin is to let it breathe. lessen down your makeup routine so your pores get exposed to actual oxygen.If you aren’t willing to go out completely bare face, just try using concealer, a lip balm and mascara. Chemicals in makeup have been blamed for causing acne, irritation and dryness, and they have been linked to cancer and hormone disruption. Wearing layers of makeup means you are letting those chemicals being absorbed through your skin. Try to stay natural!
The natural shift backwards home remedies are slowly gaining momentum. More and more women are now looking into the kitchens and gardens to find natural cures for treating skin issues. These home remedies
are convenient and safe to use without side effects, they are less expensive and a natural substitute to expensive creams! Honey, Aloe vera, lemons, tomatoes, turmeric, yoghurt, potatoes, baking soda and rose water are some of the ingredients easily found in your kitchen and garden and their masks can help your skin retain its natural glow and complexion.
HAVE A CUP OF TEA:
Take a moment out of your busy routine to enjoy a steaming cup of black or green tea, both of which can do wonders for your complexion. In addition to adding a blast of hydration to your healthy skin cells, tea may also assist with anti ageing. You may also tear up the green tea bag and mix it with honey, then apply the paste on your face to detoxify your skin and make it glow.
STRESS WILL MAKE YOUR SKIN MESS:
Healthy Skin and your mind are directly interlinked to each other. Your skin also speaks your mind. When you are stressed your body may start responding by affecting skin that may include acne. Constant mind restlessness can cause your muscles to stress leading to wrinkles and making you look older.
PAMPERING AT SPA:
Getting a massage at any spa centre improves blood circulation, which delivers ample oxygen to skin cells. Spa’s have beauty/skin care brands as part of their repertoire, actively promoting personalised facial therapy, steam facials to remove dirt from pores and for skin exfoliation, facial massage and regular skin care sessions. Once a month spa visit is a must to get over your exhausted skin and look more beautiful!
SAY NO TO TOBACCO!
Tobacco smoke consists of thousands of chemicals that damage the skin, and nicotine itself is very harmful to the skin. The smoke causes oxidative stress so that insufficient oxygen is supplied to the skin resulting in tissue damage. It increases wrinkles, causes baggy eyelids and slack jawline, triggers uneven skin colouring with prominent blood vessels. If you want the freshness of your skin to die with many other cancerous problems, then continue smoking.