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How to Keep Your Skin Supple Everyday

pexels-photo-206542With how difficult our environment can be as the day continues, it can be stressful on our body. One of the most visual effects is how our skin soaks up all the stress and impurities that we expose ourselves to each day. One of the effects of stress is the early aging of our skin. This ranges from wrinkles to saggy cheeks. It’s been said that our skin starts to sag when we reach thirty but it can be earlier if we’re really neck deep in stress.

One good way of keeping our skin supple each day is to minimize the stress we get into. While we can’t always control how things go, we can still manage how much they impact our system.

On another note, if you’re keen on some beauty tips as stress is not the only cause, here are some tips you’ll want to consider to make sure your skin is younger looking day by day:

  • Make sure to use a moisturizer. Having a good amount of hydration keeps your skin supple by avoiding a dry and cracked state. If you’re not sure on what moisturizer to use, one with lactic acid can be quite the blessing.
  • Avoid using harsh cleansers as they irritate the skin. Cleansers can range from a variety of strength thus it’s best to make use of softer cleanser since they contain fewer chemicals that can cause irritation.
  • Try to minimize the time you soak in a hot bath. Hot baths tend to dry your skin a lot which causes it to become dry or sag due to the lack of hydration.
  • Antioxidants are your best friend. Not only do they help out in fighting a lot of diseases, they also help your skin retain its supple look. Munch on some strawberries and kiwis and you’re sure to enjoy a youthful looking glow.
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How to Achieve an Even Skin Tone

Everyone has uneven skin tone – well, maybe not everyone, but uneven skin tone is much more common than one may think.

We go out everyday, exposed to the sun on our way to work, or to do errands and stuff. And even if you’re the type who stays at home a lot, you still end up with uneven skin tone. That’s because apart from the sun’s Ultraviolet rays, lights in general emit their own rays that causes our skin to react and change its color.

So what can one do to have better, and clear skin? Here are a few reasonable and easy tips:

Water is very good

Portrait of young beautiful smiling womanWater does wonders for your skin. Keeping yourself plenty hydrated helps your skin repair itself better and makes it supple. Stick to water, and drink at least 6 to 8 glasses a day. Make it a habit, including cutting out sugary drinks and alcohol (which dries you out), and your skin tone will be able to adjust properly.

Moisturize

When you do get your water habit, help further the hydrating effort by regularly moisturizing your skin. Again, moisture helps keep your skin healthy, and by choosing a moisturizing product, you not only help keep it working in tip-top shape, but you also help protect your skin. Find a sunscreen brand with enough Sun Protection Factor (SPF) to help lessen the effect of the sun on your skin.

Do it with makeup!

If worst comes to worse, and you are in need of an immediate solution to your uneven skin tone, makeup can do wonders! Using foundation on your face that matches your arm tone will help even it out just in time for your special occasion. Concealers also help by covering dark spots on your skin. Find a tone that closely matches your own!

Work out more

Exercise is not just to help keep your weight down and your figure looking better, but it also facilitates better blood circulation, and helps remove dead skin cells. Sweating is good for your skin as it helps release waste from your skin and removes build up of your skin’s natural oils and other foreign particles.

Of course there are medical and professional ways to get clear skin, and your local dermatologist would be sure to help you out. But a healthy lifestyle will get you a long way towards better, clearer skin.

If all else fails, you can always use an umbrella.