Every woman dreams of getting that perfect, radiant skin.
However, with increasing pollution and varying temperatures, skin care has become a difficult task for most of us.
Blemishes, pimples, acnes, and wrinkles are becoming more common due to harmful UV rays, pollution, and lifestyle.
A little effort and extra care in your skin care regime and lifestyle change can give you a glowing skin.
Get ready to flaunt your radiant skin by following these simple tips.
1. Cleanse, Tone, Moisturize:
The basics of skin care is cleansing, toning, and moisturizing. Clean your skin with a gentle cleanser and rinse off by water.
Do not rub/press with a towel to dry. Pat dry and follow with a toner, which hydrates your skin and keeps it soft and supple.You can also use rosewater as a natural toner. It is mild and helps to tone and refresh your skin.
Apply a moisturizer that suits your skin type.
Exfoliating at least once a week with a good scrub removes dead cells from skin and helps in maintaining radiant looking skin. Exfoliation also aids the growth of new cells. You can make a simple homemade scrub by mixing oats with sugar or honey.
3. Give a Mini Facial:
Using a good face pack regularly is essential for a radiant skin. You should give steam bath to your face at least once in a week. This will remove dirt and help open clogged pores. Wipe your face with rose water and apply a face pack of your choice.
You can also use a massage cream and massage your face gently before applying face pack.
Face packs will give an instant glow to your face and is an ideal way to pamper yourself. You can prepare a face pack at home according to your skin type with basic ingredients that are easily available. If you are using store-bought products try to use products from the same brand as it often works better for your skin.
4. Establish a Night Care Regime:
Taking care of the skin during night is an important process in achieving a glowing skin. Cleanse your face free of all makeup and apply a good night cream before going to bed. You can also use almond oil or olive oil to moisturize your skin during night.
5. Apply Sunscreen:
Never step out of the house without applying sunscreen. For best results, apply sunscreen 15-30 minutes before going out. Keep reapplying every two hours and after contact with water. Select a sunscreen that blocks both UVA and UVB rays and has a minimum SPF of 15.
Lips also tend to get affected by sun rays. Wear a sun-protective lip balm to protect your lips from the harmful rays of sun.
6. Remove your Makeup:
Always remove the makeup thoroughly before going to bed. Do not skip cleansing, toning, and moisturizing after removing makeup. It is also a good habit to use less makeup.
Clean your makeup brushes periodically to ensure that they are hygienic and are in good condition.
7. Stay Hydrated:
Drink plenty of water throughout the day. Water replenishes moisture in your body and also flushes out toxins, which may cause blemishes and inflammation. Intake of water helps your skin to look clear and lustrous and slows down premature ageing that may be caused due to dehydration.
8. Eat Healthy:
Diet plays major role in getting a healthy and glowing skin. Include leafy vegetables and fruits such as berries, melons, and papaya in your diet. Snack on nuts and avoid fried, spicy, fat-high food items and dairy products.
9. Get your Beauty Sleep:
Getting proper sleep is important to rejuvenate your skin, body,and mind. Sleep deprivation may reduce blood circulation and make you look pale and tired. It may also cause stress and result in acne. You can also use a rejuvenating night cream to keep your skin supple and hydrated.