Tips to keep your skin looking young
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âChange is inevitableâ 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 letâs 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 oneâs 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!
Weâll let you in on secrets that are bound to do wonders in this regard; mentioned below are a few:
1. 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 oneâs 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.
2. 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 shouldnât sleep on their side with their faces firmly wedged against the pillow- in other words, sleeping on oneâs back is recommended to avoid wrinkles in the forms of sleep lines.
3. Eat Healthily (At All Costs):
If one wants to a) have a young looking skin b) not age or c) reverse effects of aging, it is high time they set aside the attitude that postulates the consumption of fast-unhealthy foods.
â¢ Bid farewell to processed foods as well as red meat variations as they make gaining pounds inevitable.
â¢ Make drinking milk a frequent part of your diet as it hydrates the skin.
â¢ Your diet must include fruits and vegetables for their being rich in various vitamins and antioxidants. Vegetables overall provide forms of nutrition. Particularly, mangoes, watermelons, sweet potatoes, and spinach as they a)repair skin damage
â¢ Avoid variations of tobacco/nicotine
â¢ Cut caffeine out of the diet/ limit alcohol intake
â¢ Diet must be rich in proteins
Six to eight glasses, scientifically approved, are vital to maintaining the young glow and smooth texture of oneâs skin as well as maintaining optimal health. A balanced water consumption asserts the proper reparation of damages and replenishing the skin. Having a less than average water intake is bound to leave oneâs skin not only substantially dry and in turn wrinkled.
5. Green Tea Intake:
The benefits of green tea extols are unrealistically endless.
â¢ Green tea helps keep away and fights skin cancer as it has DNA reparation properties. When utilized topically, it is frequently used as an anti-aging ingredient.
â¢ Green tea has anti-irritation properties; say goodbye to inflammation, redness as well as swelling forever.
â¢ Green tea works wonders with pores that are clogged and in acne treatments as well.
â¢ Green tea has various vitamins (B2, E, etc.)- extremely imperative for the maintenance of skin health.
â¢ Green tea also helps get rids of eye bags and dark circles.
6. Exercise/ Yoga:
Nothing good ever came out of being a couch potato round the clock. For the maintenance of physical health, physical activities on a daily basis are absolutely necessary.
â¢ Weight loss that is healthy.
â¢ Stronger bones.
â¢ Decreases anxiety and stress.
â¢ Reduces chances of memoryless (Alzheimer/ Dementia etc.)
â¢ Speeds up blood flow, in turn, makes passage and flow of oxygen swift which thus makes transport of nutrients relatively easy- hence, an automatically glowing, healthy skin.
â¢ Increases brain strength
â¢ 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!
7. Skincare Routines:
A specifically scheduled and revamped skincare routine is essential for the maintenance of youthful and healthy skin.
â¢ Moisturize- it is as important as remaining hydrated.
â¢ 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 as they tend to leave permanent wrinkles.
â¢ Exfoliation (weekly): yet another process that should be part of any skincare routine as it helps with clogged pores, refreshes and renews skin by doing away with dead skin cells.
â¢ Make use of anti-wrinkle serums to maintain the skinâs radiance as well as its youthful look.
8. 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.
9. 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 to:
â¢ Reduce the chances of the skin losing its original appearance and texture
â¢ Ameliorate the skin, generally
â¢ Helps gets rid of dead cells and dry skin
â¢ Helps get rid of blotches, stains, patches, and marks on the skin.
â¢ Helps uplift the skin a great deal by instigating the production of collagen.
10. Oral Supplements:
Oral nutritional supplements should never be the first choice and always be the last line of defense to bridge gaps left behind by the aforementioned tips. They enhance moods, boost energy levels and thus help keep the youngness alive.
Good luck with all these tips!