Finding ways to have healthy skin, beauty routines, exotic treatments to improve your skins health is a never ending task.
Ever since Eve took that first bite of the apple, the human race has been obsessed with beauty.
The truth is once you hit your mid-twenties; you are in the aging process.
So, it is important to take measures to prevent fine lines and wrinkles.
Every day you are bombarded daily with commercial messages and beauty tips that attempt to lure you into believing that the most recent miracle drug is just what you need to fight off the ravages of Mother Nature.
The best route to natural beauty and improving your skins health is to take care of what you have. Sounds simple, doesn’t it?
The truth is that your skin takes a beating from the environment every single day.
Here are some of our favorite beauty tips for improving your skins health and keeping your skin fresh and healthy:
Stay hydrated, drink water! That does not mean soda, caffeine, or any other type of liquid, even if it is low cal. Soda (even diet soda) has a high concentration of sodium. Sodium retains fluids. Therefore, you need fluid that will hydrate and flush your body free of toxins. Make sure you are drinking up to half your body weight in ounces a day.
Protect your skin from harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays. We all love the sun. We love being in it and we love having a beautiful tan. The truth is you can poison yourself with too much sunshine. UV rays cause skin cancer and if that isn’t bad enough it causes your skin to age faster than it should, contributing to unsightly wrinkles.
However, If you must play in the sun, make certain you are using an adequate sunscreen. Don’t leave home without it!
After that, Always wear an SPF rated hat in the sun. Make sure it covers your ears, neck, and your full face from the sun
LOVE wearing hats!
Keep your skin clean. Wash your face every day and apply masks 1-3 times per week for some extra love.
For example, Self-Care Sundays are a good time to plan for your weekly mask/facial.
Check out our Natural Masks Spring Catalog and shop our Natural Mask Collection in our shop.
The best cure for wrinkles is to never have them in the first place! But, if you are like most of us, you didn’t listen to your Mom when she tried to tell you to stay in the shade, stand up straight and stop squinting! Wear a hat in the sun, drink water daily, eat healthy and get enough sleep and avoid alcohol.
Eat healthy. Knowing how and what to eat, can make a huge difference in how you feel. Improper eating habits can cause depression, weight gain, illness and overall lethargy. Moreover, it doesn’t help your skin. So make sure to eat fruits and veggies!
Weight gain causes your skin to stretch, just like over stretched elastic. As you get older, it loses its elasticity and you’re left with sagging skin.
The best solution to this is to maintain a proper weight and take care of your skin.
Consider a collagen supplement to support collagen production for supple and resilient skin.
Don’t worry, be happy. A happy outlook appears to trigger the release of endorphins. Endorphins relax the cardiovascular system and cytokines which alert the immune system to pay attention to detecting abnormalities like cancer cells.
In conclusion, listen carefully to yourself. If you have put yourself down since childhood, over a lifetime, negative subliminal messages can take their toll by turning you into a pessimist.
Spend one week writing down the phrases you use in your “self-talk.” Are you using language of opportunity (How can I?) or language of lack (I can’t!)
Chances are you will find that you repeat a dozen or so phrases over and over again that reinforce that negative image. If you know about them, you can change them.
Outer beauty and inner joy go hand in hand
Tips to increase joy, hope, and optimism that work no matter what your age:
- Make a list of at least 10 great things that happen to you every day.
- Express gratitude.
- Laugh a lot. You’ll heal your body and your mind.
- Discover a new challenge each month.
- Try meditating for just five minutes each day.
- Move your body
Let’s sum it up: You can improve your skins health by taking care of yourself inside and out. Taking care of your skin pays off well in the future. There’s Hope & Gratitude!
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