Everyone dreams of having a beautiful and radiant complexion. Unfortunately, however, maintaining a gorgeous glow can be difficult. From dry air in the office to harsh weather conditions and pollution outside, it can feel as though the world is conspiring against you and your skin!
The good news is that there are plenty of steps you can take to keep your complexion happy and healthy. Read on for some top tips.
Develop a good skincare routine
The first action is to take a step back and assess your current skincare regime. Almost everyone will have some weak points that could be improved, so it’s time to find yours. Of course, the best skincare routine for you will depend on factors such as your skin type and lifestyle. There are a few general principles that will almost certainly apply to everyone:
- Moisturize daily to keep hydrate your skin
- Wear sunscreen and avoid excessive exposure to strong sunlight
- Choose high-quality products that are specifically designed to suit your skin type
- If you wear makeup, always take it off before you go to bed to allow your skin to breathe
- Clean or replace your makeup brushes regularly, and don’t use old makeup products
- Stop smoking, as this ages your skin and can increase the chance of developing wrinkles
Treat yourself to professional skincare
There’s only so much you can do for your skin at home. In order to keep your complexion looking truly fresh and youthful, it’s best to book in a facial session at Dermani Medspa or another salon near you. They will use all the latest professional-grade products to get you the best possible results, rejuvenating your skin and fighting the signs of aging. Ideally, you’ll want to do this once a month. During the session, your therapist will also be able to advise you personally on how to care for your skin between visits.
When it comes to skincare, one of the biggest problems is a lack of sleep. This can leave your complexion dull and also result in the development of dark circles around your eyes. Try to get six to eight hours of good quality sleep every night. If you struggle with this, consider wearing a silk eye mask to block out light, avoiding screen use late at night, and doing calming breathing exercises before bed. Another top tip is to switch to silk pillowcases, which reduce the risk of you developing wrinkles as you sleep because the fabric is smoother.
Eat a healthy diet
The food you eat has a direct impact on the health and appearance of your skin. The key is to eat a diet that’s high in fresh fruit and vegetables, as well as fish, nuts, and seeds. You should also aim to drink at least six to eight glasses of water a day to help with keeping your skin hydrated, supple, and radiant. Conversely, avoid foods that are high in salt and sugar. Likewise, it’s best not to drink too much alcohol as this can age your skin. For maximum effect, try to also exercise every day in order to boost your circulation and give your complexion that natural, healthy glow.