Having a clear and glowing skin makes you feel more confident. Radiant skin makes you look younger and feel healthier regardless of your age or physical condition. In addition, many ways of taking care of your skin give you the chance for some serious pampering. So move ahead and make your skin glow. You deserve to look and feel marvelous. Here are some tips and tricks that will help you to make your skin clear and glowing.
- Exfoliation removes excess oil, dead skin cells and impurities and prepares your skin for cleansing and toning. Many cleansers hold exfoliating beads or other ingredients that let you to accomplish both tasks at once. Avoid cleansers that have drying ingredients like colors, deodorants or fragrances. Also, leave out cleansers that are antibacterial.
- After using a scrub, apply a cleanser on your skin. For a few minutes gently massage your skin in circular motions. It will promote blood circulation and to eliminate excess oil. Apply some toner onto some cotton batting and gently rub it over your face until no excess dirt remains.
- Apply a high-quality moisturizer that is able to prevent premature aging from sun exposure and contain natural oil such as almond or rosemary. Massage the cream into your skin for hydration and a dewy look.
- Find a moisturizer containing humectants like propylene, glycerin, glycol or urea. Humectants improve hydration as they attract water when you apply them to your skin.
- Moisturizers with alpha-hydroxy acids (AHAs) improve dead skin cell turnover, which results in reduced dryness, wrinkles, acne, and age spots. Keep changing moisturizers according to the season. In the summer, apply a lighter product. In the winter, use something thicker and heavier. Apply facial cleansing creams on your neck and chest. These areas are just as at risk to dryness, wrinkles, and signs of aging as your face. Use facial moisturizer after cleansing these areas with a facial cream. You can also apply a facial mask on these parts once per month.
- Always use the same family products. Choose your cleanser, toning and moisturizing products of the same brand. Taking a unified approach is often healthier for your skin, because sometimes mixed brands don’t go well with one another.
- Long hot shower rinse natural oil of your body and leave your skin dull and dry. So you should avoid taking long, hot showers. No doubt, they feel great, but they also remove essential moisture of your skin. Especially in the winter use lukewarm water and limit your showers to 10 minutes. Avoid soaps with rich deodorants. Instead, go with a soap that contains added fat, like Neutrogena, Dove, or Oilatum. The added fat makes a moisturizing layer on your skin after your shower is over.
- Hands and feet are visible parts of your skin so they also need extra care. Smudge a thick moisturizing cream over your hands and feet at night. Then, cover up your hands with thin cloth gloves, and put some socks on your feet to let the moisture to hydrate your hands and feet.
- Smear powder on the parts of your body where skin meets skin. The powder prevents itching, chafing and bacterial growth.
- Take a good multivitamin daily. Use vitamins according to your recommended daily allowance for Vitamin A, Vitamin B and the C vitamins. Prefer foods that are rich in these vitamins:
- Vitamin A: fortified cereals, Carrots, sweet potatoes and spinach.
- Vitamin B: whole grains, Lean meat, fish and enriched soy.
- Vitamin C: oranges, Red and green peppers, broccoli, strawberries and kiwi.
Keep using the guidelines given in this article in your routine life with the aim of having clear and glowing skin. Your feedback is very important for us so you can provide your comments in the comment box below.