Your skin condition is a reflection of what is going on inside your body, which means to have a flawless and radiant complexion, you should properly nourish your body.
Given this fact, you should include eating skin-friendly foods in your skin care routine. Such foods include fruits and vegetables that are rich in vitamin C. This vitamin is known for its potent antioxidant that protects the skin from harmful effects of free radicals. Vitamin C is also known to promote faster skin healing and in improving skin texture.
Other nutrients that will do wonders for your skin also include vitamins A, E, and K, selenium, omega-3, zinc, and monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats good fats.
2. INCREASING YOUR WATER INTAKE
Drinking a lot of water is not only the most basic skin care habit but a key habit for maintaining general physical health as well. The cells in our body are mostly made up of water and water plays a critical role in maintaining physiological balance.
A well-hydrated skin is clear with barely visible pores, almost no imperfections, and radiant. So instead of consuming coffee, juice, or other sweetened drinks, it's best to drink water. Apart from its skin benefits, water is free of calories and drinking more of it can help you skip drinks are full of calories, thus helping you maintain a healthy weight.
3. SUN CREAM
Sunscreen is any substance or product that protects your skin from the damaging effects of sun’s ultraviolet rays. While the sun’s rays can make you feel more energetic and attractive when you get a tan, you should avoid going out without wearing sunscreen.
Exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays negatively impacts the condition of your skin. In fact, most of the signs that are associated with skin aging are more often effects of prolonged exposure to sunlight that one’s actual age.
UV rays damage the skin’s elastic and collagen tissue which results in skin sagging, stretching, and wrinkles. It also causes freckles, skin discoloration, age spots, and even skin cancer. Imagine what your skin must go through when you go out under the sun without sunscreen protection.
4. GET ENOUGH SLEEP
Getting enough sleep and not merely sleeping should be an important component of your skin care habits. Whether you have read studies or not, the link between good sleep and skin condition is obvious. Try sleeping just a few hours each night and you will soon feel and see negative changes in your complexion.
Sleeping is important for a healthy complexion because it is only during deep and prolonged sleep can your cells regenerate, and damaged cells get repaired. Interrupting this process means your skin hardly regenerates, resulting in visible signs of aging skin. Give your skin a chance to stay young by getting your beauty rest.
5. USE SKIN PRODUCT MADE FROM NATURAL INGREDIENTS.
Your daily skin care will never be complete without skin care products. Contrary to what many people believe, everyone needs and uses such products whether they are aware of it or not. When using skin products, be sure that they contain mostly natural ingredients.
Skin care products made from botanical ingredients are safe, provide anti-aging, anti-inflammatory, and antibacterial benefits, and are even earth-friendly. On the other hand, products that contain mostly man-made chemicals like parabens, sulfates, phthalates and formaldehyde can trigger skin conditions and damage your skin.