1. Foods for Beautiful and Glowing Skin
First lets talk about the food you should be eating for skin, remember you are what you eat.
Whole Foods– Unprocessed and organic foods provide your body with more nutrients and fewer toxins to heal your skin.
Fiber Rich Foods– Fiber helps in healing your skin by flushing out toxins. Your daily requirement is about 25-35 grams.
- Whole Fruits
- Whole Grains
Fruits & Vegetables– They provide Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Carotenoids and Flavonoids. They act as antioxidants as well.
You should include in your diet:
- Green Leafy Vegetables
Omega-3 Fatty Acids– Not only are they a great anti-inflammatory, which helps keep flare-ups on your skin in check, and also helps prevent fine lines and wrinkles on your skin.
- Chia Seeds
- Flax Seeds
- Fresh Water Salmon
Antioxidants– They protect your skin from damaging free radicals caused by exposure to the sun and pollution.
Hydrate– Dink plenty of water to flush out toxins which can otherwise cause issues on the surface of your skin. The water will clear your skin and give it a natural glow. If you ever get bored with water, drink 2-3 cups of organic green tea, which is also full of antioxidants.
Green Tea– It is a anti-inflammatory and can heal your skin cells.
2. Avoid these Bad Beauty Habits to get Glowing Beautiful Skin.
You must avoid or cut down on these things:
Avoid Stress– It causes fine lines on your face and can trigger acne. It ages your skin and depletes vitality.
*Solutions to beat stress
- Adequate Sleep
Cut Down on Sugar– Sugar leads to pimples, wrinkles and Rosacea. Sugar is inflammatory. It breaks down collagen density and contributes to fine lines and wrinkles on your skin.
Avoid White Breads and Processed Foods– These foods quickly convert into sugar in our bodies.
Avoid Skin Damaging– Cut down on habits like.
- excessive drinking
- excessive sun exposure such as tanning.
Avoid too much sun exposure. Consider applying a light full spectrum sunscreen with SPF-30 whenever you go outside for an extended period. as it takes only 10-15 minutes to get sunburn. Sun damage is the prime result for premature aging. Protect your exposed areas, such as your hands, face, neck and chest from the sun.
Do not pop your pimples– It can leave scars on your face, damage your skin and result in even more pimples.
3. Work out- Exercise will give your skin a glow because it stimulates blood circulation. it stimulates blood circulation.
4. Beautiful and Glowing Skin Care Routine
In addition to all above, follow this routine:
Wash your face twice a day– Make cleansing your face a daily part of your morning and bedtime routines.
Use light cleansers unless you have excessively oily skin- It is important to cleanse your face and not completely strip it of all natural oils. if you feel your face feels tight after washing you should switch over to a lighter face cleanser.
Rinsing your face- Rinse off by splashing water on your face and then pat drying. Do not rub or wipe your face with a washcloth or towel, as it may irritate your skin.
Bedtime habit – Make it a habit to wash off and remove your makeup. This will help in preventing:
- Your pores from clogging
- acne breakouts
Use a natural Toner (OPTIONAL): Use it for removing excess dirt and oil from your skin that the cleanser might have missed. In addition it will close your pores.
Place a few drops on a cotton ball or pad and wipe skin lightly.
You may apply toner to areas of your skin that tends to break out, especially the T-zone.Astringents
are meant only for skin that is exceptionally oily. It is an intense type of toner that is up to 60% alcohol. Do not use it if your skin tends to dry.Moisturize twice a day
use moisturizing lotion in the morning as it acts as a primer for your makeup. At night moisturize to help repair skin and in addition prevents wrinkles.
Its best to use lighter moisturizer during the day. Especially for those who are prone to acne breakouts, it is recommended to use a heavier cream moisturizer for night time and use light or gel moisturizer during the day.
Apply a little moisturizer onto your neck and chest area also. These areas tend to get dry if you don’t.
Exfoliate your skin once a week. If your skin is prone to dry and flaky, consider a weekly exfoliation to clear out your dead skin cells. Go for an exfoliate that contains super fine grains. Ensure not to rub it no coarsely -use circular gentle motions with light pressure to exfoliate.
Follow these simple steps and have beautiful glowing skin.