A glowing skin is everything! It has an irresistible attractiveness and energy, regardless of a person’s age. You walk into a place and you are the center of attraction not because of how well you are dressed but how radiant your skin pops. Also, the self-satisfaction you get from running your hand over your soft and smooth skin is absolutely amazing.
Usually, people tend to think maintaining a smooth skin is tedious and expensive. You may want to start listing out the expensive creams and constant spa dates you’d want to invest in for one to achieve this. Well, I’ll say those are secondary, what you sometimes primarily need to do are so simple you’d may take them for granted.
Here are some few tips in maintaining a glowing skin
- Watch what you eat
Eat a healthy, balanced diet that includes green vegetables and protein-rich food while you reduce your intake of processed foods. Dark green vegetables and lean protein help with the regeneration of cells. Never forget that fruits are essential. Did you know eating at least five servings of fruits or vegetables per day helps in healing skin problems?
- Observe your 8 hours of sleep per night
Research has shown that poor sleep quality can contribute to increased signs of skin aging (fine lines and wrinkles) and compromised skin barrier function because naturally, overnight the skin repairs itself, meaning it removes toxins, repairs cell and DNA damage caused by the environment, replaces aging cells, and creates new ones. That’s why after good-quality sleep, skin looks fresher, younger, and more radiant.”
- Maintain a good skin hygiene.
Clean your face at the end of the day to wash away any pollution. Wash your face with a cleanser suitable for your skin type
- Keep your makeup and makeup tools clean.
Makeup brushes, bags, and sponges are basically breeding grounds for the proliferation of bacteria, dead skin cells, oil, and grime all of which can seriously hinder your quest for glowing skin. So, Clean your makeup tools regularly.
- Avoid prolonged stress
Asides the fact that stress causes a dull, lifeless, and wrinkled skin, stress also makes your body to produce hormones like cortisol, which tells glands in your skin to make more oil. Oily skin is more prone to acne and other skin issues.
- Exercise regularly
Not only does physical activity reduce stress levels, it gives your skin a healthy glow by getting the pulse up and improving blood flow, which assists with conveying oxygen and supplements to the skin which keeps the skin healthy.
- Make water your best friend
Aside from helping to flush out toxins from your body, the more water you drink, the more hydrated and plumper your cells become. The metabolic processes inside the cells can work most efficiently when you drink at least eight to ten glasses of water per day.
These seven tips look very simple but have magical effects on the skin if effectively followed. Getting glowing skin isn’t that hard like you assumed.