Tips for Skin Care

1. A healthy diet leads to a healthy skin.

Flaxseed oils, walnut oil, cold-water fish and fish oil supplements etc. are some of the necessary ingredients that should always be included in the menu in order to promote the healthy skin.

Eat whole foods including lots of fruit and vegetables which provide natural fibre. Avoid foods that may cause constipation.

Berries, dark green leafy veggies, tomatoes and whole grains are excellent to eat for healthy looking skin.

Vitamins E and C great antioxidants they help keep the skin firm and tight.

According to the studies from University of Maryland, excessive consumption of sugar can lead to the aging of the skin at a high rate. Consumption of excess sugar promotes the process. "Glycation", where the protein molecules are damaged, which actually damage the collagen in the skin and the elasticity, thereby forming wrinkles.

2. Wash your face with warm water - hot water and long showers remove oils from your skin. Use mild cleansers.

3. Don't smoke. Smoking makes your skin look older and contributes to wrinkles and damages collagen and elastin.

4. Drink lots of water.

5. Moisturize the skin to protect it from dryness.

6. You must sleep for eight or ten hours each night, because skin revives itself when you sleep.

7. Wear sunscreen to protect your skin from sun exposure.

8. Exercising not only helps your skin look and feel better but it also helps your entire body, mind and spirit feel better.

Tips for Acne

1. Pack your diet with lots B6 found in foods such as oily fish, bananas, yoghurt & eggs - this can help balance hormone levels. Vitamin A meanwhile can help reduce sebum production.

2. To cleanse an acne-prone face, gently wash it twice a day. Rinse well with warm water and pat dry with a clean soft towel. Use a mild soap. Avoid over washing your face since this can make it dry and irritated.

3. Do not touch your face. Never pick pimples with your fingers, as it can lead to infection and scarring.

4. Beware of skin products that contain chemical preservatives, fragrance or coloring agents.

Use water-based, oil-free foundations sparingly and wash off thoroughly before going to bed.

Check for noncomedogenic, or nonacnegenic ingredients that are not likely to cause or aggravate acne. Use a nonscented moisturizer. When skin is dry, it produces more oil and the oil is more likely to become trapped in pores.

Eat whole foods including lots of fruit and vegetables which provide natural fibre. Avoid foods that may cause constipation.

Utilize exfoliating treatments and skin masks on a regular basis to deeply cleanse your skin and pores.

Apply tea tree oil and/or Pearl powder to blemishes to help them go away.

Stick with a cleansing routine. Your skin responds to regular cleansing, exfoliating and moisturizing.

You will begin to see results once you have established a daily routine.

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