Our skin is the largest and most important part of our body. Therefore it requires constant care to keep it healthy and also help it to have a natural glow. In an attempt to have a healthy and glowing skin, many people go to several extents and procedures that are expensive and which might be harmful to the skin in the end. Below are some of the cheapest routines that can be used by anyone to maintain a healthy skin.
1. Keep your body hydrated
The skin has many cells that require to be moisturized in order to function properly. Drinking enough water every day can not only be beneficial to your skin but also to your overall health. Drinking coconut water and fresh juices such as smoothies can also be helpful to your skin.
2. Maintaining a healthy diet.
What you eat reflects outwardly on your skin. Eating fruits such as oranges and papayas as well as vegetables can also help your skin since they contain vitamin c which is beneficial to your body especially the skin. Avoid eating processed foods and fats since they can be harmful to your general health.
However, taking in healthy and natural fats such as those from fish and fruits such as avocado are vital for your skin.
3. Keep your skin moisturized.
It is best to apply a moisturizer on your skin while it is still wet from washing. This helps to trap in moisture in the skin. Some of the best moisturizers include coconut oil which is anti-inflammatory and antioxidant as well as has some healing properties which help the skin to maintain a natural glow.
Alternatively, you can also apply aloe Vera to your skin to maintain a natural glow. However, it's best to determine whether any of these products are harmful to your skin by rubbing a little of it on the back of your arm. If there's no reaction after some time, then it is safe to use the products.
4. Apply sunscreen.
Application of sunscreen to your skin protects your skin from harmful ultra violet rays from the sun and also protects the skin from aging due to exposure to sunlight. This tip should be a routine regardless of the time or season of the year. It's also good to note that the skin is different with each season whether rainy or sunny seasons.
5. Bonus tips.
Avoid exposing your skin to smoke since the smoke forms a chemical coat on your skin which causes premature aging.
Getting enough sleep is also important for your skin. Lack of enough sleep may lead to puffy and wrinkled skin which may not at all be attractive.
Shortening your showers is also key. This is because being exposed to steam and heat for a longer time than necessary makes the skin to loose important oils hence making the skin to wrinkle or shrink.
Taking care of your skin is as easy as making the above tips to be your daily routine. At the end of it all, you get to have the healthiest skin ever and also aging will be the least of your worries.
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