According to skin experts, amongst the myriad of way to keep your skin looking young and healthy, one of the most effective is to protect it from the sun. Other than that, not smoking, being careful about how you wash your skin keeping it moisturized and perhaps, above all, eating a healthy diet will all help too.
With summer finally here, why don’t we take a closer look at some other ways on how you can ensure your skin looking its utmost best.
- Sun Protection
Did you know that most of the skin aging happens because of the sun exposure? Yes, you have to be extremely careful about protecting your skin from sun. There are ways you can do that:
- It’s the time between 10 am and 4 pm when the sun rays damage your skin the most. So, avoid going out during these intensity hours.
- Long sleeves shirts, long pants and wearing a wide Brim Hat will protect your skin from sun too.
- Always apply sunscreen with SPF higher than 15. Apply it to your skin generously 20 minutes before going out. As we will be sweating a lot in summers, you must apply the sunscreen after every 2 hours.
- Regular Cleansing and Moisturizing
Most people who wear makeup do not remove it before going to bed. This can be really damaging for your skin. Apart from damaging the skin, it also affects the quality of sleep. To avoid this situation, take cleansing seriously. It is very effective in removing dirt and bacteria. It is recommended to use a mild soap for cleaning your skin. Don’t forget about moisturizing as it protects your skin from drying out and looking dull.
- Shave with Care
Even ladies shave their skin to make it smooth and hairless. However, this is cause skin irritation if your skin is dry and sensitive. Experts suggest to shave after a warm shower as hair become soft after a warm bath. As you are done with shaving, rinse your face well with water for removing the dead cells. Do not use any alcohol based lotion if your skin is irritated.
- Take Vitamin C
Vitamin C plays an essential role in the formation of Collagen. If you include it in your diet, you are less likely to develop wrinkles. It also encourages the collagen repair. The foods that are a good source of Vitamin C include Broccoli, Kiwi Fruits, Red Pepper, Oranges, Tomatoes and Sprouts.
Exfoliation helps remove the top dead layer of skin and it helps in collagen renewal too. One of the best chemical exfoliates include lactic acid and glycolic acid. They are really sharp in dissolving substances that bond the dead skin to the surface of the skin. Exploitation leaves your skin healthy and more radiant.
With these daily tips, you will see a huge difference in the appearance of your skin. If you have serious skin troubles or you are looking for expert advice, head over to Cedar’s website where you’ll find a range of useful videos as well as articles and resources on skin care.