Healthy looking skin is not out of reach for many people. To have healthy-looking skin, you may have to switch up your skincare regimen slightly to get the most benefit to your skin.
Here are a few tips for healthier-looking skin even when you are exposed to pollution every day that could help you to get that flawless appearance that you have always wanted.
Be Aware of Weather Effects on the Skin
The products that you use on your skin during the hot summer months are not going to be the same products that you are going to need during those cold winter months. During the hotter months, you may have used an oil-free, lightweight moisturizer. However, during the cold months, your skin is going to need a bit more moisturizing due to the cold temperatures and wind that is often associated with winter.
Use a vitamin C serum on your skin as well, which can help to brighten it and give it a much-needed dose of vitamin c that can help with the appearance of dark spots.
Drink Plenty of Water
Believe it or not, the water that you intake is going to help your skin out tremendously. You are going to find that dehydration can make your skin dry, peel and appear rough.
You are going to want to stay hydrated by drinking the recommended amount of water each day. In addition, watch what you eat as your diet can affect your skin’s health.
Cleanse the Skin
Many people who have issues with their skin such as dry skin or even peeling, often think that they should forgo using soaps.
Even if you have problem skin, you need to be using a gentle cleanser. The cleanser could be one way to help balance your skin out better.
Just be sure to find a cleanser that is going to be for the type of skin that you have and the problems that you may be dealing with. Cleanse your skin in the morning and at night to get your skin health back into order.
Sun Protection is a Must
Are you wearing sunscreen when you go out into the world? You should be! Even on those cloudy days, it is a good idea to wear sunscreen. There are several moisturizers that sunscreens built into them that are made specifically for the face or other areas of your body.
Invest in something like this! Sun can make the skin dry out and age faster, thus, sunscreen is always recommended by professionals.
Give your skin a night repair
Pollution makes your skin age faster than usual so it’s common to see premature wrinkles, fine lines and dehydrated skin. Your skin might go through a lot during the day but the night is all the time your skin has to repair itself. For this, you have to establish a good nighttime skincare routine. Investing in quality night cream and serum will slow down the aging process and give your skin the TLC it deserves.
We can’t really do something about the pollution but we can protect our skin from it. By following the above-mentioned ways, one can deal with these bad boys with utmost grace.