The skin is the body’s largest organ that covers the entire body. It serves as a protective shield against heat, light and injury. The skin protects, regulates but wounding it affects all its functions. Talking about skincare, the first word that comes to mind is ‘glowing’ which universally ranks top of the list. In pursuit of a brighter and more beautiful complexion, these tips are needed in order to execute that. Here are DIY tips on how to have glowing skin.
People are becoming more conscious about the products they apply on their skin. We are more informed about the need to explore more natural means of achieving the goal of glowing skin. DIY is not only safer as you are sure about what ingredients you are using but its also cheaper to use.
• Stay active:
Exercise really helps because it increases blood flow throughout the body, thereby bringing nutrients, oxygen and glow to the skin. So, working out leads to glowing skin. Exercise is not only for weight loss but it plays a huge role in the look of your skin.
• Stay hydrated:
Water is life. You cannot do without water. Drinking water is essential for your health and skin. Staying hydrated keeps your skin moisturized, healthy and glowing. It also helps your body generally in a lot of ways, so drink water! This tip is very important for those that have dry skin. Drinking water makes your skin look moisturized and fresh.
• Avoid excessive greasy foods:
Avoid sugary and greasy foods. This leads to speeding up the development of wrinkles so stay away from it. Avoiding them helps you in achieving the exact skin tone and glow you desire. Apart from how lots of greasy food can affect your overall health, it can also affect the oil production of your skin. Do you have very oily skin, you can reduce the oil on your skin by half by simply reducing the amount of greasy food you consume.
• Vitamin C:
Vitamin C is an antioxidant that can protect against free radical damages that could cause tissue damage. Take supplements or eat foods that are very rich in vitamin C. Fruits like Guava, Orange, strawberries also helps in helping your skin glow. Vitamin C unlocks the natural chemicals that you need to stay youthful.
• Apply Moisturizer:
Moisturizer is one key factor in having glowing skin. Use it immediately after hopping out of your shower for fast results. Apply it daily on your face and body. Timing is important in skincare routines too. Because you are trying to use DIY techniques, it doesn’t mean you should forget the basics. Save your skin in the long haul and apply moisturizer.
It is a known fact that the sun is a contributing factor to skin cancer. Sunscreen is not only a necessity for glowing skin but to also prevent your skin from skin cancer then you really should consider sunscreen. Sunscreen also helps with correcting skin discolouration.
I hear some people say they don’t need sunscreen just because they are dark-skinned. let me break it to you that fair or dark, you still need sunscreen.
One of the reasons why you still haven’t achieved that desired glow is because you don’t exfoliate. You need to get rid of the dead skin on your skin so that your skin can absorb the ingredients you are applying on its surface. Needless to say that exfoliating reveal a healthier skin surface giving you that glow and making you look youthful.
It is not an easy journey but with this tips, you can be sure to see an excellent result. However, you must note that no tip is greater than the other.