Say goodbye to winter and hello to spring with radiant glowing skin, everybody loves having that perfect looking skin so here are our top 10 tips to boost healthy skin and get you ready to face the hot weather and fight those free radicals this Spring.
Healthy Skin Tips
- Stay Hydrated
One of the most important ways to promote and maintain healthy skin is to keep yourself hydrated. Drinking at least 8 glasses of water a day is an ideal way to keep your skin looking and feeling great. If your skin is dehydrated the signs of lack of water will show causing your skin to appear dry, tight and flaky. Your skin is an organ and is made up of between 60-75 percent of water and without water your body will quickly start to show signs of fatigue and not function at its best. Drinking more water will rid your body of toxins and give you the perfect boost to receive and maintain healthy skin.
- Stock Up On Vitamins
Vitamins are a great way of getting extra Antioxidants into your body, having a healthy diet is a major contributor in the appearance of healthy skin however sometimes you get caught up in the busy life you lead and some food choices might not be the best, with that your body can start to lack nutrients. Taking vitamins such as Flaxseed oil which is rich in omega 3 fatty acids helps to keep the top layers of your skin strong and will protect your healthy skin from toxins and pollution. Other vitamins like vitamin C, E and D can help to fight the damage caused by free radicals which can harm the skins appearance and cause signs of aging.
- Eating Super Foods
It’s amazing seeing the difference in your skin when you start consuming and adding “super foods” to your diet. Eating Super foods will pack your skin and body with vital nutrients that do wonders for your body and will shine through your skin. Blueberries are a fantastic super food, they protect you from premature aging are ranked one of the most Antioxidant rich foods in the world and are a perfect to developing healthy skin. When you treat your body well and give it the special ingredients it needs it will start to repay in 100 times over and will give you the perfect healthy skin you have always wanted.
- Drench Your Skin In Coconut Oil
Coconut oil has become famous over past couple of years and has stated getting people’s heads turning, and for all the right reasons. Coconut oil is an extremely versatile product and men and woman all over the world are benefiting from it. Organic cold pressed Coconut oil is full of good fats and vitamins that help to smooth, calm and hydrate your skin. This product is antibacterial, antifungal and anti-inflammatory and is perfect to use as a moisturizer for the face and all over the body and to help the appearance of healthy skin.
- Mother nature’s secret – Rose hip Oil
Organic rosehip oil is one of Mother Nature’s best kept secrets. This beautiful oil has many benefits for creating healthy skin. Rosehip oil is made by extracting the precious oil from the hip of the rose and comes with multiple skin loving properties. Rose hip oil is a natural source of vitamin E which is an anti – inflammatory anti-oxidant that calms and hydrates dry sensitive skin. It also helps to protect your skins surface from those nasty free radicals. Rosehip oil is packed with essential minerals that are fantastic for brightening the skin and repair and regenerate the skins tissue. It smells beautiful and a little goes a long way, a perfect investment to help you on your way to healthy skin.
- At home DIY Face masks
Making your own face makes is fun and a perfect way of creating that spa facial right in the comfort of your own home. Whether it be a honey, lemon, or avocado face mask they blanket the skin and give yourself time to relax have a break from the everyday stresses in life which can have a toll on your skins appearance. A Dry skin face mask is as simple as combining 2 tablespoons of avocado and honey mixed with 1 egg yolk and you’re done. Depending the type of mask you use they can draw out impurities from the skins surface an eliminate dead skin cells, tighten and brighten your skin.
Exfoliating is a fast way to get glowing healthy skin and get rid of those dead and dull skin cells exposing your healthy skin underneath. You may have a favourite brand you use or like myself love to create my own. You can create a whole body sugar scrub using organic coconut coil and sugar with a squeeze of lemon or honey. Exfoliating is a great way of keep your skin soft and supple and gives your body and face great circulation resulting in healthy skin. You can even use a gentle sugar scrub for your face creating that youthful appearance and keeping fine lines and wrinkles in check.
- Keeping To A Skincare Regimen
Sticking to a consistent skincare regimen is important to achieving healthy skin. Not everyone has the same skin therefore have different products and routines. A great healthy skin regime is as unique as the person that creates it. It is important that if you want to have beautiful looking skin you need to take time twice a day to invest in yourself. Having a routine that you stick to morning and night starting with a good soap free cleanser, toner and moisturizer will give you the benefits of healthy looking hydrated and protected skin all year round.
- Keep it clean
We have all had those nights where we just can’t be bothered taking off our makeup and wake up in the morning with extra spots and immediately regret not washing our face. Keeping your skin clean helps to prevent build up dirt and grime the can work its way into your skin throughout the day creating a great host for nasty bacteria causing breakouts and bad skin. Washing your face morning and night will wash out impurities and give your skin a change to breathe through the night ready to combat and fight against free radicals the next day.
- Protect with SPF
Sunscreen is one of the most important products you can apply to your skin. The sun each year is becoming more and more harmful to our skin, applying sunscreen to your face and body every day will help protect your skin from free radical damage which cause wrinkles, sun spots, premature aging and melanoma. You will never regret wearing sunscreen when you look at your friends and family 20 years from now and compare your skin to theirs, the results will speak for themselves.