There is no doubt about the fact that looking good today is a very cruel aspect of having a smart and impact making personality. But you will be taken aback by the fact that there are 10 alarming ways, you are spoiling your skin yourself. Yes! It is happening, and as impossible it may sound, skin gets harmed and the quality of your skin gets deteriorated in the process of styling it and following fashion trends.
Applying face packs and following your daily schedule of cleansing, toning and moisturizing yet no results? If you are wondering why your efforts are not giving you any noticeable positive changes then you need to make a stop and take a reality check to know where and how what is going wrong in your skin care routine.
Check out the top 10 reasons that you need to keep an eye on to have healthy skin.
1. Take a chill pill.
You need to take a deep breath and calm your nervous system down. Stress levels of your body are directly related to your skin. The more stress, the more hormonal fluctuations on your body, leading to premature aging. Once the damage is done it is irreparable, no matter which top end brand you use for your anti-aging cream. So keep stress at bay.
2. Stop pimple popping.
No matter how big the temptation may be, if you think that popping that a pimple is going to be of any help to your skin. Think again! The hideous scars that pimples leave behind are the worst thing ever. Go the natural way! Let a pimple heal at its own pace, and keep your hands, off your face. Pimple popping will give you nothing but open pores, which you definitely do not wish for.
3. No excessive makeup.
Do not go overboard when it comes to makeup. It is the worst torture you can give to your skin. Also, when you do your makeup shopping, check for skin-friendly natural ingredients in the list of your makeup contents. Even at occasions, go for makeup that is light and airy. Getting all caked up with your face is not a pleasant sight at the cost of your skin is not a worthy deal at all.
4. Clean makeup before snoozing
Your face too deserves a good night, does not it? It is one of the most common mistakes that a lot of women tend to commit. But least do you realize the amount of harm it does to your face. Use a good makeup cleanser according to your skin, and clean your face and all your makeup before you sleep. It is a daily habit that the sooner you develop; the better it is for you.
5. Hydrate yourself.
No excuses for water. You can never have enough of water. Nature's best, safest, purest, and zero calories, detoxifying and cleansing drink that you can avail and drink at any time of the day. What's more, it gives you amazing and clear skin that glows from within gets rid of impurities from your body and flushes out toxins. Lots of Water equals to Good health plus radiant skin. So set a target of at least 2-3 liters of water and drink your way to the good skin.
6. Stop skipping the sunscreen.
Who does not adore a sun-kissed skin? The tanned look has always been making a statement and nothing can match the natural tan with that of a sprayed tan can! But in the process of being Sun hungry, do not commit the mistake of underestimating the protection power of the Sunscreen. The higher the SPF (Sun Protection Factor) the better for your skin. The harsh ultra violet rays of the sun tend to damage the natural built up of your skin, leading to sunburns and tan. So enjoy the sun, but do not forget to keep your skin guarded.
7. Curb your caffeine eye.
That morning espresso shot that you need to wake up, is alright but carrying the coffee trail all through the day is definitely a call that you curtail that Caffeine take. Stop giving yourself the false assurance that you pick is always a de-café, no- fat or sugar-free one. It's all just a play of words. No matter how hard you try, that amount of coffee is still going to enter your system. This will lead to an appearance of wrinkles and make your skin dry and dull. So give up the coffee for great skin.
8. Sleep like a baby.
It is absolutely true that eight hours of sound sleep is the best beauty therapy that your skin absolutely desires. It is so because during your sleep the repairing mechanism of your body is activated resulting in a calm mind which in turn gives you beautiful skin. Lack of sleep will give your face a tired look and get along under eye dark circles too. Switch the Television off, say goodbye to your cell phone, create a gadget-free zone and snooze happily to your heart's content.
9. Exercise is a thumb rule.
Take a brisk walk, jog till your heart starts pumping up, swim to refresh and exercise, play a sport like tennis, or hit the gym and sweat it out with Pilates, kickboxing or Weigh training. Take your pick, but there is no scope for saying a no to exercising. Set out a stipulated time out of your schedule and maintain a regular routine of physically moving your body. Indulge in any physical activity that gets you a high heart rate and maintains cardiovascular health. Exercise helps you as a stress buster, releases happy hormones, tones you up and adds the glow to your skin.
10. Live Clean and Pure.
Stop partying hard! It is a tough thing to do, but like all other bad things it is difficult to give up. Combining, drinking and smoking and adding drugs to it is like adding fuel to the fire. So give up these bad habits that affect your health and give you a tired and exhausted look on your face too! Alcohol and smoking will do you no good but break the Collagen of your skin making your look tired and exhausted and leading to sagging of your skin and adding another 10 years to your skin.
In today's times, severely do we stop and have a look at our skin care routines habits and indulgences and ever we end up harming our skin. Stop for a moment and take a reality check no matter how tough it may sound. Think again before you do anything with your skin, for youth once gone never comes back. Take the much-needed care that your skin calls for, and live a happy and beautiful life.