8 tips on how to get a glowing and healthy skin

Well, everyone loves a glowing skin, don’t you? Perhaps you seem to have bought all the skincare products and it looks like they are not working. The secret to a glowing skin can be a walk-in-the-park if you follow the right process, and use the right product.

Join us as we explore the most important steps to getting a naturally glowing skin!

1. Exfoliation

Exfoliation helps to slough off the accumulated dead skin on your body. Beyond this, exfoliation helps for easy absorption of other products. When you exfoliate, you encourage skin cell turnover, and when there is a turn over in your skin cells, a younger and even brighter skin is revealed. Exfoliation is one step that should never be missed no matter what you do, as it offers an instant brightening and glow up for the skin. There are physical exfoliants and chemical exfoliants. It is also advised that you exfoliate two times a week.

2. Protect/Hydrate/Moisturize

Another step that should never be missed is hydrating/moisturizing process. Imagine how you feel when you are dehydrated. You feel weak and dry. This is exactly how your skin feels too. Dehydration can cause the skin to produce excess oil in a bid to compensate for the dryness. This eventually leads to breakouts (acne). When you moisturize, you don’t stress the skin. The right amount of sebum is produced.

One very important thing to note is that you should use a moisturizer with spf. All your plans towards a healthy and glowing skin can be thwarted by just missing out on this part, cos what will then be the use of following the steps and getting the sun to leave its mark on your skin?

3. Cleanse/Tone

Sometimes washing your face with soap and water will not completely get rid of debris from environmental pollution, oil and dirt that can block your pores What you need is a cleanser that offers a through cleansing.

4. Face masque

Face masques usually offer a quick fix, as it makes the skin look plump and glowing after use. It infuses the skin with a load of benefits, from hydration to tightening of pores. It improves the skin texture and absorb excess oil and dirt in the skin.

5. Drink water

This step could pass for the most important. Drinking enough water helps to flush out toxins. Drinking water offers you an instant hydration and this has an effect on your skin. Water helps to maintain the elasticity of your skin. The more elastic your skin is, the fewer the wrinkles you will see. Drinking 8 to 10 glasses of water a day is advised.

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6. Eat healthy

Eat healthy: There’s a saying that goes ‘You are what you eat’. It is not so far from the truth. For a glowing and healthy skin, foods that are rich in antioxidants are advised. These foods help to boost immunity, they include fruits like apple, grapes, strawberry, watermelon, etc.

7. Exercise

Exercise: Exercise helps to improve blood circulation which makes your skin look bright. Exercising helps to move oxygen and nutrients to the skin, so sweat it out!

8. Sleep

Last but not least, having a good sleep is very important. A lot of repairs go on in the body when you are sleeping. Lack of sleep can have a negative effect on the skin. From acne to dark circles, the list is long. Getting at least seven hours of sleep everyday as advised.

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