Every individual has a unique way of keeping his or her body and skin healthy. However, diet and nutrition are some of the most important factors for having a healthy body and a glowing skin.This article will explore some essential tips that you need to follow for you to achieve a healthy and glowing skin without the surgeon’s scalpel.
Warmer weathers and sunny days are sure to put the bounce back in our daily lives. This weather allow us to expose some parts of our body that have been hidden during the cold months. This helps a lot in rejuvenating our skin since we expose it to sunlight, gathering important vitamins such as vitamin D, which is essential to the health of our skin. However, remember not to expose your skin to the sun for long duration. In addition, you can apply sunscreen gels that block the harmful UV rays that affect our skin. During the cold months, we tend to forget that our skin needs looking after and nourishing all year round. Most of us think that our skin is fully protected by covering it with our clothes. This is where we go wrong. We forget that we spend most of our times sitting in air-conditioned offices or on top of heaters in our homes which draws a lot of moisture from our skin leaving it dehydrated. This makes our skin susceptible to premature aging. These tips will ensure that your skin is in optimal condition and you are ready to face the world.
You should drink at least eight glasses of clean water daily. Drinking at least two liters of water daily makes sure that our skin remains hydrated on the outside and keeps our cells are hydrated adequately. If you have a regular workout program or the weather is dry and dry, you should increase the amount of water you drink. It is worth noting that you are not supposed to drink this large volume all at once but do it over time.
Cleanse, Exfoliate and moisturize
When you perform a regular natural body and skin care routine that comprise of these steps, you will achieve your desired results over a very short period. Combining this natural care routine with hydration keeps our skin plum and supple, making it less susceptible to the ravages of premature aging.
Moisturize, moisturize, moisturize
Make sure that you apply a natural skin moisturizer every day. Many people only focus on applying the best moisturizer on their faces and neglect the rest of their body. When you apply a natural body cream to all the parts of the body, you will hydrate your skin maximum for it to maintain elasticity and firmness. Always remember to use a good natural crème every day following your shower while your skin is still damp to lock in the moisture.
Stay out of the sun
As previously mentioned, you should remember to protect your skin from the harmful rays of the sun by covering your skin with a good sunscreen that contains a sun protection factor. You should wear this sunscreen every day, even on cloudy days since the clouds do not block the UV rays. You should also try to stay out of direct sunlight between 10am and 12pm when the sun rays are at their peak.
Get a good night’s sleep
Getting inadequate sleep makes you to look tired. If you do not sleep well your face develops telltale signs that gives you dark circles around our eyes and sagging skin. Ensure that you get at least 8 – 9 hours of quality sleep daily. If you have trouble sleeping, try limiting the intake of caffeine and other stimulants. You should also avoid eating after 8pm and try to establish a sleeping routine whereby you go to bed and rise at same times daily.
Eat a healthy diet
Your diet should focus on whole foods such as vegetables, whole grains, nuts and fruits. Remember what you eat will affect how you look, function and feel. For this reason, you should restrict the intake of high sugar and fatty foods. A treat every now and then can be good for your spirit but you must do it in moderation and must not be consumed daily.
These are some of the simple yet essential tips to help you to get a healthy body and skin. Spend a couple of minutes daily and implement these changes to your diet and living lifestyle for you to achieve a glowing and youthful skin.