The key to glowing, clear skin starts with developing a healthy regimen early on in life. But rest assured, if you spent your teens and twenties popping pimples and picking at your skin, there is still hope for a seemingly perfect face. Even better? It doesn’t require you to go through extensive procedures or own a magic wand. In fact, it simply starts with a few healthy habits that you can implement today. Here are the not-so-secret ways to give your skin the TLC it needs so you look your best now and for years to come.
1. Choose a Cleanser that Works for Your Skin Type
All too often, women choose harsh, damaging cleansers in hopes that their blemished skin will clear faster. Unfortunately, the chemicals in many cleansers found in the drug store aisle only make things worse. For clear, glowing skin try a gentle cleanser as appropriate for all skin types. This is important as your skin may change from season to season – oilier in the summer, drier in the winter, but your cleansing regimen can stay consistent. You’ll love the Shea Butter Face & Body Wash. This all-in-one-cleanser works on face and body.
2. Stay Hydrated in All the Right Ways
Who doesn’t enjoy a fresh cup of coffee first thing in the morning? It’s
tempting, but try starting with a tall glass of water. It will help you wake
up, as well as hydrate and brighten skin. Green juices and smoothies are a
great way to get the nutrients and antioxidants your body needs for glowing
skin while also ensuring that you feel great! Be sure to limit caffeine and
drink water throughout the day for the healthiest looking skin possible.
3. Moisturize Every Morning and Night
Whether you have oily or dry skin, moisturizing daily is an absolute must –
at least twice. Avoid creams with heavy perfumes and find a moisturizer that
offers zero irritation and that is gentle enough for everyday use such as our Super Vitamin E lotion.
4. Limit the Number of Products You Use
Packing on the products can really wreak havoc on your skin. Besides causing
breakouts and clogging pores, it can lead to infection and premature aging.
Choose a maximum of four products for your skin. A good regimen includes Anti-Aging Face
with your favorite SPF, your favorite foundation or cover-up, and a
highlighter, bronzer or blush cream. That’s all you need for a healthy and
clean look. And remember, clean your makeup brushes regularly and your face
every single night before going to bed.
5. Use Sunscreen Every Day of the Year – Rain or Shine
If you live in Miami or Seattle, London or Barcelona, using sunscreen every
day is an absolute must. Protecting your skin is important even when doing
things like running quick errands or driving a car. Eliminating daily UV
exposure can significantly reduce signs of aging. You can add your favorite SPF
to any of our moisturizers for a clean and smooth application. We suggest Rice Bran Face Moisturizer. If you work out, swim,
or get sweaty, be sure to apply a few times throughout the day.
6. Get Your Beauty Sleep
Sure, it may sound like a cliché, but it’s said for a reason. Be sure to get
between 7-8 hours of sleep a night so your skin has time to rejuvenate and
refresh. Opt for a satin pillowcase for a great way to help fight wrinkles and
spray it with our Room & Linen Spray to fall asleep to fresh
and mood-lifting aromas.
These are just a few top tips to implement into your daily regimen to keep your skin looking great and feeling healthy. We offer a variety of moisturizers and cleansers in addition to the ones mentioned here, so be sure to browse around and check out all of them!