More Sunscreen and Less Sun
Many people adore the sun, and it’s understandable why as it’s a far better alternative to rain!
However, over exposure to sun and a lack of proper protection from it is one of the leading causes of damaged skin.
Wrinkles and lines will develop as can age spots and a number of other unappealing skin related issues. Let’s not forget that skin cancer can be caused by this too, which is even more of a reason to limit your exposure to the sun.
Sunscreen is the most notable solution to this. Whether you plan on going outside for a few minutes or several hours, always have sunscreen applied and have some with you for topping up. After a few hours in the sun, it is a good idea to reapply a generous amount, even more so when swimming or sweating a lot.
Other solutions include looking for more shade when you are out in the sun for long periods. Early afternoon times of around 10am to 2pm tend to be when the suns rays are at their most powerful. Simple clothing adjustments can help with this too. Long-sleeved t-shirts can help avoid over-exposure on the arms, and hats are great for keeping it off your face. Opt for looser fitting clothing if the temperatures are warmer.
It goes without saying out unhealthy smoking is for the body, and the skin is no different. Any smokers who want to take more care of their skin will want to quit smoking as soon as possible.
Blood vessels on our skin are tightened by smoking, which leads to decreased amounts of blood
flow. Healthy skin requires a lot of healthy blood flow to the skin as it provides oxygen and other essential nutrients that help to promote healthy skin.
Improve Your Diet
Eating a healthy diet is one of the quickest ways to turn your skin around. Countless nutrients and minerals gained through healthy foods help to promote healthy looking skin as well as a healthy
Foods such as fruits, vegetables and whole grains are all advised as part of a healthy and balanced diet, with smaller amounts of protein from lean meats and healthy fats from fish too.
Implementing a healthy diet into your life will result in you feeling and looking amazing, your skin included.