Love the Skin You’re In

If you haven’t been giving your skin the love it deserves, there’s no time like the present! The following tips are ways to add a little extra love to your overall skincare routine, and the best part is, they don’t cost a thing!

Vow to Drink…Water
No matter how much moisturizer you slather on, if you don’t drink enough water, your skin won’t be adequately hydrated. Moisturize from within in 2017, by vowing to drink sufficient water on a regular basis. You needn’t overdo it, but remember that by the time your brain recognizes that you’re thirsty, you’re already dehydrated.

Just Quit…Smoking
There are, of course, lots of reasons to quit smoking, but did you realize that skincare is one of them? Smoking causes oxidative stress in the body. This leads to that signature graying of the skin that is so common with smokers. Instead of turning to commercial skin brighteners to hide that ghastly gray skin, resolve to quit smoking. Many solutions are now available, including supplements, prescription drugs, patches, meditation, and even hypnosis.

Take it All Off…Every Night
Let’s face it. Every woman forgets to completely remove her makeup at night sometimes. But that makeup sitting on your skin overnight isn’t doing you any favors. For starters, as you sleep, your body and skin is working to rejuvenate itself. Your skin can’t do that if it’s smothered in makeup while you slumber. Make a promise to take off all your makeup before you go to bed each night. If you think it will help, invest in a box of moist facial wipes and store them on the nightstand. You’ll have no excuse for leaving makeup on now!

Avoid Problems...From Chemical Ingredients
There is overwhelming evidence that many chemical ingredients in skincare products cause an alarming number of health problems. You can avoid many of these problems simply by making the switch to natural products and companies that have shown a willingness to leave out potentially threatening ingredients. In the interest of your overall health, consider making a gradual shift to natural products.

These are easy steps you can take to ensure a healthy, beautiful, and resilient glow. Best of all, they don’t cost a thing.