Skin care procedures may be intensive and bothersome at times especially if you are in hurry or you are one of the people who do not like taking complex and long procedures. Either way, there are simple and natural ways that you can use to maintain a healthy skin without having to worry about choosing products and following all the instructions.
These plainly basic ways will let you pamper your body and maintain the skin. As you read on, you will find out that it is not always about intensive care products. In addition, you will learn how to use both intensive skin care products and simple ways to slow down the aging process in your body, prevent skin diseases and others.
1. Avoid the sun
Save for the morning sun usually between 8 and 9am, do not let your skin remain exposed to the direct sun rays for long, particularly in hot sunny days. Afternoons are more often the worst part of the day because the sun is at its peak glaring down on earth with maximum heat. Long-term exposure to the sun is likely to result in quick aging, wrinkles and skin issues like skin cancer. To alleviate things, use sunscreen, always be under a good shade and wear protective clothing.
2. No smoking
The one reason why smoking is not allowed in many public places is its severe health implications to the lives of innocent people. While this is largely true, smoke also increases the aging of skin by making it look older and creating multiple wrinkles on the face. Smoking decreases blood flow to the skin’s outermost layer.
The blood carries nutrients and oxygen to replenish the skin and since smoking makes the blood vessels of the outermost layers of human skin narrow, these nutrients barely rich the skin due to poor blood flow. Moreover, elastin and collagen fibers (which maintain skin elasticity and strength) are damaged resulting in fast aging.
3. Healthy diet
What better way to make you feel better and productive than to embrace a lifestyle of healthy diet daily. Plenty of whole grains, vegetables, and fruits, lean proteins not to mention large volume of water intake are the best ways of getting the diet on the right track. Poor diet is likely to result in many skin problems particularly if you are susceptible to the allergens. Therefore, look at your diet again and find out what needs to added or removed so you can live a healthy life with a healthy skin.
4. Kill stress
Every part of the body is sensitive to any critical change that may affect the body. Well, if you thought less, high stress levels trigger high sensitivity in skin cells. As a result, acne breakouts and other skin issues are likely to be your daily issues adding more stress to you. All the skin problems that may result affect the functionality of your skin and it may age quite fast. In that case, whenever you are in a stressful situation, try look out for something that can kill your stress.
People have various ways of doing that like reading books, walking, hiking, swimming, try new recipes and many other activities that generally lower the level of stress. This is a sure way of keeping your skin in good condition even though things get rough along the way. Enduring and killing the stress is key to killing skin issues as well.