How much time do you spend caring for your largest organ? When you are balancing a busy schedule and pulling all-nighters, your skincare routine can easily become the first thing to go.
Here are some tips to help you retain radiant skin throughout the school year.
Water is a great method for decreasing toxins and improving your skin. Not only does it help your skin, but water is also essential for your overall health.
Getting 7-9 hours of sleep is vital for your skin health. Make sure to make time for sleep to maintain energy throughout your day and avoid puffy eyes and dull skin. And if you didn’t know it by now, “catching up” on sleep on the weekends is a myth!
Keep your skin hydrated! There are many benefits to moisturizing your skin regularly. Look for one with SPF to wear during the day, and an extra hydrating one for nighttime.
It can be beneficial to exfoliate a few times a week. There are numerous ways to exfoliate, with chemical exfoliation being easier on your skin than physical exfoliate. Be careful when deciding to use a face scrub as it may contain ingredients that can be harmful to your skin. Talk to a dermatologist or esthetician if you have concerns about sensitivity.
Read the ingredients
It’s really important to read the ingredients on your skincare products! You always want to be mindful of what you are putting on your skin. Here are some ingredients that you should look out for when purchasing product.
Do your research
It’s important to learn what products are best for your skin type. Do some deep diving on products that will provide the most benefit to you.
Eat your veggies!
A healthy diet has been linked to healthier skin. Here are some examples of the impact that your diet can have on your skin.
Don’t forget sunscreen
Sunscreen is so important! Decrease your chances of skin cancer and developing wrinkles by applying sunscreen regularly.
Don’t pick on your skin
It can be tempting to pop your pimples and touch your face. Don’t do that! Help prevent scaring by leaving those blemishes alone. Instead, opt for some of these pimple banishing solutions.
It’s important to stay consistent with your skincare routine. One day of leaving your makeup on or not applying sunscreen can have negative results. Start small and aim to wash your face every night before bed, and applying SPF every morning.
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