"Change is inevitable" is a phrase that is thrown around rather carelessly in as fast-paced an epoch as ours. Needless to mention, there is no denying the fact that change is indeed inevitable. But let's look at this change in terms of our evolution as growth as human beings; on the one hand, as we age we attain new levels of wisdom with each passing day and on the other, we have to deal with the effects of aging. Ironically, these effects extend not only to physical changes but psychological ones as well in terms of mental health- as one's counterparts make it a point, more often than, not to single these changes out. While it is true that all good things come to an end, it is also true that no law is independent of loopholes. There are numerous ways to cheat the system and break the cycle- in simpler words, to let your skin remain and appear young!
We'll let you in on some tips that are bound to do wonders to your body.
Time Out: The first and foremost of these tips is a given but not many people see it as that. In as whirlwind resembling a world as ours, it is rather easy to put yourself second. Taking a break or time out for oneself is generally not even considered, partially because of the fear of missing out. Regardless, it is rather imperative that it be done unless one's wishing to welcome a ton of stress lines on the forehead or face wrinkles.
At times, it is the need of the hour that one puts any pending assignments and deadlines and treat themselves to a spa or a message that can help unwind as well as releasing bouts of stress covertly held within one.
Bid Farewell to Nocturnal Tendencies: This is something every last one of us is guilty of. It is imperative that the importance of at least 6 hours of a scheduled and fixed sleep cycle is realized. No skin looks fresh and healthy when eyes are coupled with substantial dark circles or eye bags. Sleep deprivation is not attractive.
Moreover, one shouldn't sleep on their side with their faces firmly wedged against the pillow- in other words, sleeping on one's back is recommended to avoid wrinkles in the forms of sleep lines.
Eat Healthy (At All Costs): Your diet, exercise and sleep behavior can affect your youthful appearance. Young looking skin can be yours!
Bid farewell to processed foods and limit your consumption of red meat. Take care to select a diet rich in proteins.
Make drinking semi-skimmed milk a frequent part of your diet as it hydrates the skin.
Your diet should include fruits and vegetables which are rich in vitamins and antioxidants. Mangoes, watermelons, sweet potatoes, and spinach can help repair damaged skin.
Avoid all forms of tobacco/nicotine.
Cut caffeine out of your diet and limit alcohol intake.
Hydrate: Six to eight glasses of water per day are vital to maintaining the young glow and smooth texture of your skin as well as maintaining optimal health. Your water consumption can aid in proper reparation of damages while replenishing your skin. Having below average water intake is bound to leave your skin substantially dry and inevitably wrinkled.
Green Tea: The benefits of green tea are seemingly endless. Drinking green tea is considered by many people to help preserve youthful skin.
Yoga: Nothing good has probably ever come from being a couch potato round the clock. For the maintenance of your physical health, physical activities on a daily basis are absolutely necessary.
Yoga boosts moods, reduces stress, helps with concentration and lastly, through the various breathing exercises and the influx of oxygen, the flow of blood is improved and transport of nutrients made easier; this produces alongside youthful skin a healthy body!
Skincare Routines: A specific skincare routine is essential for the maintenance of youthful and healthy skin.
Moisturize - it is equally important as remaining hydrated.
Wash/clean your face at least a couple of times daily, especially if making use of cosmetic products. Inculcate in the routine the usage of toners once the face is washed. Invest in top quality facial cleansers instead of using soaps that may dry out your skin.
Weekly exfoliation is a process that should be part of your skincare routine. It opens up clogged pores and refreshes your skin by eliminating dead skin cells.
Also, consider using anti-wrinkle serums to maintain the skin radiance as well as its youthful look.
Hand Lotion: More often than not, the skin on the hands is overlooked in the process of taking care of facial skin- it is often forgotten that the skin on the hands quickly gives away the actual age irrespective of the youthful look extolled by the facial outlook. To avoid that, it is important that one uses hand lotions amply.
Skin Creams: One of the most prime factors that indicate aging is the complexion of skin worsening or fading. To cater to this and avoid this, skin creams rich in Retinol and Glycolic acids should be utilized.
Reduce the chances of the skin losing its original appearance and texture.
Ameliorate the skin, generally.
Helps gets rid of dead cells and dry skin.
Helps get rid of blotches, stains, patches, and marks on the skin.
Helps uplift the skin a great deal by instigating the production of collagen.
Oral Supplements: Oral nutritional supplements should not be your first choice. However, they may enhance your mood, boost your energy level, and help you feel younger.