Follow these tips for good skin care and a healthy lifestyle to slow down the natural aging process and to avoid skin problems. It’s not only important to protect the skin on your face, but your body too.
Bathing daily is a fairly new standard in our culture and definitely has it’s benefits to hygiene, not to mention it makes it much more pleasant to socialize. That being said, showering or bathing can remove natural oils in the skin that is helpful and protective. Make sure to limit the time in the shower or bath and use warm water instead of hot. Hot water will also contribute to drying out your skin which makes it prone to blemishes and damage.
Pluck don’t shave. If you have unsightly nipple hairs that must go, use tweezers to pluck. Shaving on this very sensitive skin surface can lead to damage like infected follicles. Although it may hurt more, your bust will thank you in the long run.
Use mild soaps and detergents on your skin. Strong soaps or soaps with a lot of added scents can help strip the natural oils from your skin. There are cleaners out there for every skin type if sensitive skin is your issue.
After getting out of the shower or bath, pat dry your skin. Rather than using a harsh rubbing motion, patting your skin will allow it to retain some of it’s natural moisture. If you still have dry skin after using warm water, mild soaps, and patting dry, use a daily moisturizer. If you’re going to be outside in a top that exposes your skin, why not make it a moisturizer with SPF. If you shower at night, some have found great results using all natural breast enhancement creams that are rich with skin fortifying ingredients.
One of the most common things that damages our skin on a daily basis are harmful UV rays from the sun. Apply a broad spectrum sunscreen, of at least SPF 30, liberally to your chest on days where your skin is exposed at all. You will need to re-apply the sunscreen if you are perspiring due to activity or swimming.
Avoid the sun when the UV rays are the strongest. If you spend a lot of time outdoors for your work or otherwise, just keep in mind that the suns rays are the strongest between the hours of 10am and 2pm.
Seek out a shady spot or wear protective clothing during this time to avoid damage to your exposed skin. There are some specially designed clothing to specifically block UV rays if you’re into that sort of thing.
It just makes sense that what goes into your body as a source of nutrients is going to affect how your body operates all the way down to its largest organ, your epidermis.
Eat a well balanced diet with plenty of vitamins and nutrients from vegetables, fruits, grains and lean proteins.
It will make you feel good and look great. Also drink plenty of water throughout the day to stay hydrated. Although there is no specific research that ties drinking water to healthier looking skin, many professionals swear by it. Some research has supported the idea that drinking plenty of water daily can increase the blow flow to the skin.
It can also affect the types of oils and sebum that is found in the skin, which are commonly associated with skin blemishes. Not to mention, your skin is made up of approximately 64 percent water.
Smoking can cause the blood vessels in the skin to become narrow which would then reduce the blood flow. This can deprive the skin of vital nutrients and oxygen which is important to its health and look. It will cause the skin to look older and contribute to wrinkles.
Smoking also damages collagen and elastin, which are vital proteins in your tissues that gives your skin it’s youthful and healthy look.