Most of us, at some point in our lives, wish we had better skin. We all go through periods of oily skin, acne, dry patches, flakes and other skin ailments that we just can’t seem to shift. For some, these are more than short periods. Some of us have spent our lives coping with bad skin, finding ways to cover up the imperfections, and worrying about being seen without makeup.
Skincare can seem frightfully complicated. If you listened to all of the advice on what you should and shouldn’t be doing, you’d be so confused you’d give up, and if you bought all of the expensive miracle cures on the market, you’d be looking at a hefty bank loan to finance it.
The good news is, it doesn’t have to be complicated. In fact, often, the simplest ways to improve your skin tone are the most effective. Let’s take a look at them.
Improve Your Diet
What you eat has a big impact on your skin. Eat greasy foods; you’ll get oily patches and spots. Fail to nutritious foods, and your skin could quickly dry out. Often the best way to improve your diet is to cook more for yourself. When you cook from scratch, you can avoid artificial ingredients and preservatives, as well as processed foods. If you hate cooking, you may find that making a few budget kitchen renovations can help you to feel more comfortable in your kitchen.
Drink More Water
Water is perhaps the easiest thing that you can do for your skin. Drink two litres of water a day, and you may find that in no time at all, your skin is hydrated, soft and vibrant. A marked bottle can help you to drink more throughout the day.
Sun damage is one of the leading causes of premature ageing, but unfortunately, most of us are completely unaware of what the sun is doing. We’re also guilty of thinking that we’ll be ok as long as it isn’t a hot sunny day. But, the sun is harming your skin whenever it’s out. Even if it’s cold or cloudy. Wear sunscreen whenever you are outside, and buy makeup and other cosmetics with added SFP.
Exercise boosts circulation and gives us a natural healthy glow. It also boosts your mood, making you more likely to smile, which is great for the muscles in your face.
Your skin needs to rest, just like the rest of you. You’ve probably noticed that after a few late nights, your skin tone is uneven, your face is sallow, and you just don’t look your best. Try to get into healthy sleep routines, and your skin tone and colouring will improve.
Some people are lucky enough to always have great skin. Whatever they eat, however much time they spend outdoors, even when they don’t take their makeup off before bed, their skin is youthful, soft and glowing. Most of us aren’t this lucky, and bad skin is something that we struggle with.
There’s no magical cure, despite what cosmetics companies might tell us. But, there is a lot that you can do to improve things.
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