How To Improve The Health Of Your Skin

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For a lot of people, their skin is the bane of their lives. Luckily there are a few things you can do to make sure that it’s healthy, clear and glowing...

Get Moisturising

First of all, it’s absolutely crucial to make sure that you keep moisturizing. Make sure that you do so every day before you put on your makeup - and you should also make sure that you either wear sunscreen with a high SPF or that you use a moisturizer with sunscreen in it, to protect your skin from the sun’s harmful rays. Not only can UV rays give you skin cancer but they’ll also make your skin more rough and potentially even discoloured. If you have oily skin, try a gel moisturizer - but otherwise, thick oily moisturizers are great for your skin as they’ll really help to keep the moisture trapped on your skin.

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Keep Drinking Water

Your skin is the biggest organ in your body, which means it’s important to keep it properly hydrated - the more water you drink, the more bright and glowing your skin will be, because your skin cells will be plumped out more. More water will also help to flush toxins out of your body, meaning that you’ll be more generally healthy. Give yourself targets of how much water you need to drink every day to make sure you drink eight glasses.

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Remove Your Makeup

This is absolutely crucial. When you get home in the evening, make sure that you take off your makeup and then moisturise your skin. It’s important to make sure that you give your skin a chance to breathe without any foundation on it. If you can’t remove it when you get home (or if you’re far too lazy!) then that’s perfectly okay - just make sure that it’s gone by the time you go to bed. Use an oil to remove it so you don’t strip your skin of any natural oils.

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Don’t Touch Any Irritations

If you have any sort of skin irritations like acne then it’s important to make sure that you don’t touch it too often - if you have broken skin then touching it will transfer the bacteria from your hands into the sore areas, meaning that they’ll get irritated. It’s a good idea to make sure in general that you don’t touch your face without washing your hands first. If you have itchy skin then you should try not to scratch it - scratching psoriasis feels like it should be a huge relief but in fact if you have a skin condition like that, scratching it will make it far worse.

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Destress Your Life

You’ve probably already realised that when you get a good night of sleep, the circles beneath your eyes will fade and your skin will be a whole lot less puffy. If you have problems sleeping, it’s time to change that: make sure you turn off your electronics at least an hour before you go to bed because the light from them can disrupt your circadian rhythms, and invest in new bedding to make sure that you’re fully comfortable.


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