Its important to remove both dirt and oil from your skin every day - especially your face. Use a gentle cleanser to prevent skin irritation. And never go to bed with makeup on. It will clog pores and can lead to oil build up which results in blackheads and pimples.
Sloughing off dead skin cells is crucial to keeping smooth and soft. But exfoliating also removes dead cells making way for new skin cell growth that is key to healthy, glowing skin.
Dont Forget Your Mouth
Your lips (along with your eye area and upper chest) have some of the thinnest skin on your body, so they need extra shielding. Be sure to protect them by stocking up on lip balms and plenty of sunscreen.
Get Rid of the Red
More than an estimated 14 million people in the U.S. have Rosacea, a condition that manifests itself in blotchy red patches on the skin most often on the face and particularly on the cheeks. The symptoms of Rosacea can be triggered by alcohol, spicy food, exercise, and sun exposure. Rosacea suffers can also reduce redness with sonic skin-care brushes as the gentle exfoliation allows skin treatments to be absorbed more effectively to put out facial fires.
Look for skin care products that are made with natural" or organic ingredients. These are often less harsh and can help promote natural healing for irritated skin.
Go au Naturel
Take a break from your routine of wearing makeup every day. This might feel odd at first, but allowing the skin to breathe and be free of makeup can help restore and repair skin.
Apply Anti-Aging Agents
Its never too early to start thinking (and applying) anti-aging products. The best products to curb wrinkles and fine lines contain Retinoids, which contain vitamin A. This is also one of the most potent agents for preventing and reversing sun damage and signs of aging. They speed skin renewal by shedding dull, pore-clogging cells and increase collagen production to prevent wrinkles.
Limit Sun Exposure
Getting 0 to 15 minutes of sun each day is important to the bodys production of vitamin D, which is essential for overall health, but more than those 15 minutes can lead to sun damage, accelerated aging, wrinkles and possibly even skin cancer. Be sure to apply sunscreen each day. Look for face creams and moisturizers that contain SPF to protect your skin from the Suns harmful rays.
Moisturize. Moisturize, Moisturize. Its important to use face and body lotions every day to keep skin smooth and hydrated. Use liberally and for best results apply to your body right after a shower as the lotions will be better and quickly absorbed,
Drink Plenty of Water
Keeping your body hydrated on the inside is paramount in healthy skin on the outside. Be sure to drink the recommended 8 glasses of water per day to ensure youre well hydrated.