Everything You Need To Take Care Of Your Face and Skin Naturally
As you age you become increasingly aware of your skin and how it changes. It is natural to start looking at how best to take care of your face and skin, ensuring that you retain your youthful looks for as long as possible.
Don’t forget, having good skin is a key part of feeling good about yourself and therefore boosts your confidence. This will be evident in everything you do.
The good news is that it’s easier than you think to take care of your skin and face naturally.
Did you know that the average human is 60% water? Water is essential to transfer nutrients into cells and move toxins out. It is also an essential part of your skin cells in that it maintains collagen levels and this is important for the elasticity of your skin.
The more elasticity your skin has the better it is at recovering from issues and the fewer wrinkles you’ll have.
In short, aim to drink eight glasses of water a day to help your face and skin look and feel great.
Use A Quality product
It hardly needs saying but there is a big difference between the natural products offered by a quality manufacturer, such as those in the Dermalogica range, and products that are laden with chemicals.
While the chemicals can help your face and skin look great, they are likely to be causing invisible damage which will be an issue as you age.
Stick to natural shampoos, conditioners, and other hair treatments.
You already know that a balanced diet is key to staying healthy. It’s also essential to the health of your face and skin. You need to eat protein and carbohydrates, you also need plenty of fresh fruit and veg. The trick is to keep the different ingredients balanced. In effect you want every meal to be ¼ carbohydrates, ¼ protein, and the rest fruit and veg.
When you exercise you feel good and this makes it easier to accomplish many everyday tasks.
More importantly, exercising boosts your cardiovascular system, effectively increasing the amount of blood going around your body and ensuring every cell in your body has the nutrition it needs. It makes a big difference to skin health.
It is natural to have dead skin cells on the surface of your skin. After all, your skin is constantly regenerating. To ensure the live skin cells get enough sunlight and oxygen you need to remove the top dead layer. The easiest way to do this is to exfoliate every day. It’s especially important to do this after exercise.
It is worth noting that warm water is best, hot water dries out your skin.
The average adult needs between 6-8 hours of sleep a night. It helps with longevity and is when your body heals. In short, getting enough sleep will help your body to be on top form and this will be reflected in your face and skin.