Everyone has different types of skin: Dry, Oily, Light, Dark, and maybe even like an oompa loompa orange! Devious Germs and Chemicals can sneak up on you and attach themselves to your skin causing some serious issues and prevent you from having top quality skin! Even though there are different type of skins, we all want the same results, Healthy clear skin! You might how do we do that because I beat up my skin every day whether it is putting on makeup, staying out in the sun, or even “harmlessly” swimming. Here are some tricks to taking your skin back to when it was as soft as a babies bottom!
Since our skin cells are made up of mostly water, we can cleanse and refresh our face by drinking lots and lots of water! For this to be effective, you need to drink half your bodyweight in ounces. Water can also help by using it to Scrub and wash your with skin daily, it is one of the most basic and important things to ensure you will have healthy glowing skin.
While makeup can hide your zits, it can also trap particles in your skin and cause it to break out even more. Wash your face every morning, night and after you workout: doing this routine everyday is helpful in purifying your skin. When using makeup do not overdo the amount of layers that you put on your face, not only does it make your face look like a cake, it is the most harmful thing you can do to it.
Ironically, over treating your skin is one of the main reason people have bad skin. Over treating your skin can cause dryness of the skin and sometimes chemical burns may occur. Always follow the directions on the packaging, and make sure you do not overuse any product! After the treatment it is best to finish it off with an oil-free moisturizer.
Keeping calm and reducing your stress may sound simple but it is a very important role in achieving clear skin. The hormones that are caused by stress leads to oil production, and in turn, that leads to clogged pores and pimples. Try taking a warm bath, running or doing some yoga, these activities are proven to reduce stress and even can even boost your mood. Remember the ability to stay calm is an internal issue and not an external one.
Going to a dermatologist every 3-6 weeks to get a skin check can also help you maintain clear youthful skin. When choosing a dermatologist, make sure they are board certified and someone that has good reviews because that means previous patients trust them. When you are in the room with the dermatologist, make sure you are being honest about all your concerns, you should keep in mind that they are there to help you, never to judge you.