As we grow old, its often noticed that the color of skins tends to dull, its almost a greyish look. This happens due to dead skin cells. The dead skin reduces the amount of oxygen skin takes in and thus you loose the fresh look. But there are some steps you can take to reduce the problem significantly and keep looking fresh. So here are some to try….
Regular use of sunscreen specially when going out doors will help in reducing the dulling process. Sunscreen will also protect the skin against UV rays. Be sure to use SPF 15 or higher sun screen.
Exfoliate your skin daily using a exfoliating cleanser. Exfoliation will get rid of dead skin cells can cause drying and flaking of the skin. The process will expose new skin and keep oil production at normal levels.
When using cosmetics be sure to apply oil-free brands. Oil-free makeup reduce inflammation risk and won’t clog pores. They also never mess up with the delicate skin’s natural moisture balance, and they keep the skin healthy while allowing proper oxygen exposure.
Always apply moisturizer to your skin at least twice daily. This will Keep the skin moisturized and will help maintain collagen fiber production and prevents the sticking of dead skin cells to the skin’s surface.
Remember that fruits are your friend. Eat fruits and vegetables to provide your skin with essential antioxidants. Antioxidants fight the free radicals that cause premature skin aging and dullness. Healthy diet will Nourish the skin and will ensure that these free radicals do not damage your skin through the years.
Your skin loves water. 8 to 10 glasses of water per day will keep you look glowing. Water flushes out skin toxins and bacterial buildup, leaving skin clearer and brighter. Toxins can accumulate under the top layers of skin, making skin dry and flaky.
Article publié pour la première fois le 22/02/2012