You walk into the liquor store and get ready to hand over your cash without being carded. The cashier stops, and asks for your license. How young do you feel? Hopefully as young as you look with your healthy skin. Great skin can come from forming some very good habits and being consistent.
Retinol helps to reverse sun damage such as dark spots on the skin. It helps with the texture of your skin and makes it smoother. Retinol stimulates collagen production and causes dead skin to slough off faster, which leaves a healthy glowing layer of new skin out in the open.
Make sure that you get your recommended daily dose of Vitamin B3. It is found in meats, eggs, green veggies, and beans. When you eat B3, it can help to ward off Alzheimer’s. When you apply it to your skin however it is an anti-inflammatory and is great in reversing damage by the sun or from acne.
Sonic cleansing has become all the rage these days. It is a small cleaning brush that, with the help of vibrations and a spinning brush head, digs your pores clean. It gets rid of any of the dead skin that is on your face.
Instead of using a clear colored sunblock, go for one that is white instead. Europe has recently banned the transparent sunblocks as they have nanoparticles that can enter the bloodstream and the liver. The FDA has not made such a claim, but it seems like something to stay on top of. The American Academy of Dermatology recommends SPF 30 or higher.
Don’t use your hands when you are washing your face or putting makeup on. Use sponges that are disposable instead. Your hands can have bacteria trapped on them no matter how much you wash them.
Finally, for excellent looking and feeling skin, make sure that you are including a moisturizer every day. The moisture helps your skin maintain elasticity and also makes it look younger and fresher. Hydrated skin is happy skin.
And then of course, there is old faithful: water. It is always a good idea to drink plenty of water to keep your body hydrated.