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Beauty 101

How To Get That Glow

Tiffany Ong Beauty Expert
How To Get That Glow

Kick off the impurities with CLEANSING

Key to radiant skin: Clearing your “canvas” by thoroughly removing debris like dirt, oil and pollution particles that can clog pores and cause dullness. Wash your face morning and night by massaging in a small dollop of face cleanser lightly with fingers in circular motions, working from the inside of the face out for full coverage.

Say hello to SERUMS

In topical skincare treatments like serums, look on the packaging for terms such as “brightening” and “skin tone-evening,” and active skincare ingredients like: Vitamin C, an antioxidant that brightens skin by blocking an enzyme that produces pigment. Niacinamide (vitamin B3) slows pigment production to lighten dark spots. Daily application of these star brighteners can illuminate your complexion over time: Effects can be visible within a few weeks, with optimal results in about three months.

Make H2O your bff

Water keeps your body hydrated and refreshed and helps maintain your skin’s elasticity. People who drink large amounts of water are less likely to suffer from scars, wrinkles, and soft lines and they won’t show as many signs of aging as those who drink little amounts of water.  As you grow older, it is tougher for your body to retain water, so by inputting more water into your system, you are helping your body and your skin stay hydrated.

Protect with SUNSCREEN

Sunscreens protect the skin. They play an important role in blocking ultraviolet (UV) radiation from being absorbed by the skin. UV radiation damages the skin and can lead to sunburns and skin cancer. No sunscreen blocks UV radiation 100%. But they allow you to be outdoors for a longer time before your skin starts to redden. Using sunscreen doesn't mean you can stay out in the sun for an unlimited amount of time. Damage to your skin cells is still occurring.

Go MAKEUP FREE before you hit the bed

The importance of makeup removal It is recommended that women wash their face in the evening. This will help to make sure all makeup is erased from their skin. How to wash and clean your skin is up to each individual patient, and depends on skin type. For those with more oily skin, foaming washes and wipes may be more effective. For those with sensitive skin, a gentle non-foaming cleanser may be better.” At the very least, give your face a once-over with a cleansing wipe like Simple's Kind To Skin Cleansing Facial Wipes Multi-Pack—they’re oil-free, non-comedogenic, and they’ll whisk away dirt, sweat, and makeup (no rinse required). Check out the natural face cleansers you can make yourself.

Eat HEALTHY

Research on the best foods for healthy skin is limited. Still, antioxidant-rich foods seem to have a protective effect for the skin.

Consider these skin-friendly foods:

  • Carrots, apricots, and other yellow and orange fruits and vegetables
  • Spinach and other green leafy vegetables
  • Tomatoes
  • Berries
  • Beans, peas and lentils
  • Salmon, mackerel and other fatty fish
  • Nuts

On the flip side, some foods seem to be associated with skin damage. For example, some research suggests that a diet high in processed or refined sugars or other carbohydrates and unhealthy fats promotes skin aging. Remember, many of the best foods for healthy skin also promote good health overall. Rather than focusing on specific foods for healthy skin, concentrate on a healthy diet in general. Eat plenty of fruits and vegetables. Choose low-fat or fat-free dairy products. Include nuts, seeds and beans in your favorite meals. Opt for whole-grain breads and pasta. Limit sweets. Strive for variety as you're making healthy choices.

Get adequate sleep

You can almost immediately tell that getting a poor night of sleep doesn’t do woke-up-like-this wonders for your face. Research even says that one night of poor sleep can cause: hanging eyelids swollen eyes darker under eye circles paler skin more wrinkles and fine lines more droopy corners of the mouth A 2017 study found that two days of sleep restriction negatively affected participant’s perceived attractiveness, health, sleepiness, and trustworthiness. So, what seems like an overnight issue could transform into something more permanent. First and foremost, you should understand that sleep is the time when your body repairs itself. This is true for your epidermis as much as it is for your brain or your muscles. During sleep, your skin’s blood flow increases, and the organ rebuilds its collagen and repairs damage from UV exposure, reducing wrinkles and age spots. Second, sleep is a time when your face inevitably comes into contact with the elements directly around it for a long time, especially if you’re getting the recommended seven to nine hours each night. Think about it: Your face against rough, drying cotton for one-third of its existence and being exposed to the sun for two unprotected hours could do a number on the appearance and health of your skin. Here’s what you can do to help give your skin a rest.

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