Glowing skin is a sign of healthy skin. Skin has a natural glow, a shimmer almost, and must be taken care of to allow that natural glow to come through. Proper hydration, a healthy lifestyle and avoiding chemical-based beauty products are a good start to having healthier skin. You can also use glowing skin products to help enhance your skin’s natural radiance.
Hydrate your Body
Keeping your entire body properly hydrated helps bring out the natural glow your skin can have. Water is one of the most important elements for the body to maintain good skin health. Refrain from drinking carbonated soft drinks and alcohol as these dehydrate the body. Water, even enhanced with flavor drops, is always going to be the first thing you should think to grab when you’re thirsty.
Use Organic Skincare Products
Use organic or all-natural skincare products. Chemicals damage skin cells and can deplete pores over time. Chemical-based products dry out your skin, leaving it dehydrated and unhealthy. Your pores are more vulnerable to dirt and infection with chemical-based products too.
Always read your skincare product labels. If there are ingredients that you cannot pronounce, it is best to leave those products on the store shelf and spend the extra few dollars for organic products.
Limit Sun Exposure
The sun is good for you, in moderation. To maintain a proper vitamin D level, about 15 minutes per day is all you need. Excessive sun exposure, and tanning, are harmful to your skin and can actually take nutrients away that it needs. Tanning and spending a lot of time in the sun also forces the pigment in your skin to work, which damages the pigment. This is one of the main reasons that sun spots and discoloration occurs as you age.
Eat a Healthy Diet
Eating healthy is not just to benefit the inside of your body, it also nourishes the outside of your body too. It is ideal to eat an all-natural diet and avoid processed foods at all costs. Processed foods are full of fillers, preservatives and have chemical additives. Start shopping on the outside of the store, meaning, avoid the boxed side dishes, canned vegetables, condiments and pre-made frozen foods. All it takes to eat healthy is a little more time to make your own sauces. Having a full glass of water before eating a meal also helps your body digest food better, which helps vitamins, nutrients and minerals stay in your body better.
These tips require mostly brain power and the will to make better choices. The health of your skin is reflective of your lifestyle and your diet. If you are not washing your face daily and fly through fast food drive-thrus, your skin is likely suffering and is not emitting the illuminating natural glow that it could if you just made a few changes. Lifestyle changes for overall body health, and better skin appearance/health will have you feeling healthier, you will have more energy and your skin will look great. Using these tips, you can also help slow down wrinkle formation.