6 Tips for a healthy skin
Make sure to drink plenty of plain water daily. Why?
- Water is an important element to maintain the optimum skin moisture and deliver essential nutrients to the skin cells. It replenishes the skin tissue and increases its elasticity. This helps to fight ageing signs like wrinkles and fine lines.
- Drinking enough water may help to combat skin disorders like psoriasis, wrinkles and eczema.
- It increases the metabolic rate and improves digestive system to flush out toxins from the body. In returns, it gives you a healthy and glowing skin.
Dictionary : Psoriasis – a noncontagious, chronic skin condition that produces plaques of thickened, scaling skin, red, dry skin.
Wash your face thoroughly with a facial cleanser, and pat the skin dry with a soft towel. How does cleansing helps to maintain our skin health?
- Removes dirt, oil, and other unwanted debris. Thus it’ll helps anti-aging products and treatments work properly.
- Regular cleansing is essential to keep your skin looking radiant and healthy.
Well, how frequent should we clean our face using cleanser? As with everything to do with skin, there's no blanket rule for every face. From skin type to environment, the number of times you should cleanse a day depends on you.
- Encourages proper skin hydration and prevents the production of excess oils.
Applying your moisturizer correctly, helps to boost hydration in your skin and prevents skin from flaking and dull. It also and creates a protective layer of moisture that lasts all day. That’s why before applying makeup, we have to make sure our skin is moisturize to prevent the foundation from caking.
To prevent sunburn and skin darkening, sunscreen is a must. Well, most of us really care about our skin colour. We might think that fair is beautiful, but we forgot that most importantly beautiful skin is a healthy skin no matter what shades is our skin. Sunscreen helps to protect our skin from UV radiation that cause skin damage and increase the risk of skin cancer.
- Good Food
Always keep in mind that beautiful skin starts with nourishment from within. Older cells are constantly shed and replaced by younger ones and a steady supply of key nutrients is essential to support this rapid growth.
Get nutrients from your food like fresh vegetables, fruits and fish. Make sure to eat the correct balance of foods and you'll feed your skin the vital nutrients it needs to help it stay soft, supple and blemish-free.
- Good Sleep
Wow, sleeping also can help to improve skin’s health? How is that possible?
When we are asleep, our cells rebuild and repair themselves (the growth hormone functions only at night). If you don't sleep, this function is impaired.
7-8 hours of sleep is ideal for most of us, but if more than that may cause our face looks puffy and we feel sluggish.
Geoff Wright, an expert in chronobiology (the study of the body clock), says: 'There are set times when our body clock dictates that various processes take place in hair and skin.
'From 8pm to 11pm is the time for hydration and stimulation, while 11pm to 3am is the time for nutrition and regeneration, and 3am to 5am is the time for resting.'