Having perfectly glowing skin is of course everyone’s dream! But is it possible, you may ask? Well, it definitely is possible, but having a good skin care routine is essential.
Now when one hears the word “skin care routine”, you may think it involves use of various products and has to be done on a daily basis. Well, here, “skin care routine” just means that you have to take care of your skin by following a few ideal steps, all of which needn’t be on a daily basis, but on a regular basis.
Here are the best tricks to follow to get that perfectly glowing skin:
1. Facial massage:
This doesn’t mean you need to go to the saloon every time you need a face massage. You can also just do it at home. A lot of people suffer from breakouts and acne, blackheads and whiteheads, dull skin, dark circles etc, and this could be due to poor blood circulation in the skin, leading to toxic buildup in the skin cells.
Facial massages can help promote better circulation and lymphatic drainage (that helps in the movement of lymph fluids around the body), which can help remove waste and toxins from the body. When the toxins are flushed out from the skin, there will be an improvement in the facial appearance and skin tone, making it look healthier and fresher.
Make fermented rice water ice cubes for glowing skin – Add 1/4 cup of washed clean rice to 2 cups of water in a jar and let it ferment for 4-6 hours. Strain the rice water and pour it into an ice cube tray. Use this ice cube to massage on your face in the morning to increase circulation and get a glowing skin.
2. Sleep well:
Sleep is very essential for our entire body and not just our skin. During sleep, our body repairs itself from wear and tear that occurs during our waking hours. When we sleep our skin gets a chance to revive and rejuvenate.
You can also use certain skin care products or home remedies which are meant to be left on overnight. These can work in synergy with the skin cells and can help the repair and rejuvenation process during our sleeping hours. It can also help remove the dead skin cells on the surface and make way for the new skin cells.
3. Use face masks:
Sometimes our skin may appear dull and puffy. Therefore, using a face mask can help restore that radiant glow as face masks help absorb excess oil, open up clogged pores and reduce skin inflammation. It infuses the skin with hydration and can also remove the dead skin buildup that could be one of the reasons our skin wears a dull look.
Apply aloe vera on your face before going to bed. Add a pinch of turmeric to your aloe vera gel if you have oily skin or few drops of your favorite face oils to your aloe vera gel for dry skin. Smooth it all over your face and sleep on it to wakeup to well hydrated glowing skin. READ MORE – 6 ALOE VERA SLEEPING MASK FOR CLEAR GLOWING SKIN
4. Stay well hydrated:
Drinking water can help flush out the harmful toxins from the body in turn helping to maintain the pH balance of the skin, helping it maintain that perfect balance. It can help prevent skin sagging and wrinkles, as water will help improve skin elasticity and tighten the skin. It can prevent pimples and acne, as the pores will be less clogged the more you stay hydrated. Drinking water can also help improve skin tone, complexion, promote faster healing, reduce dry skin and reduce puffiness. If you have dull skin, then drink cucumber water everyday. Simply blend 1/2 a cucumber with 5-6 mint leaves along with 2 cups of water. Strain and add in honey if desired. Drink this in the morning or anytime during the day.
Drink turmeric cinnamon water in the morning to eliminate unnecessary waste and flush out the toxins from the body that will result in healthy glowing skin. To a saucepan, add 2 cups of water along with 1/2 tsp of turmeric and 1 inch cinnamon stick. Simmer the water for 2-3 mins and strain the water to a mug. You can add honey if desired or ice cubes and enjoy.
5. Exfoliate your skin to strengthen your skin barrier:
It is very important to exfoliate your skin from time to time.Exfoliation help in promoting skin rejuvenation, skin elasticity and can promote collagen production. Collagen is a protein that plays an important role in promoting skin strength and elasticity. The more the collagen in the body, the lesser one suffers from dry skin and signs of aging. Exfoliation can also help remove dead skin cells from the skin surface, in turn making way for the new skin cells to come to the surface and it helps make the skin look softer, healthier, clearer and smoother. When the skin is smooth and clear, the easier it is for light to reflect and make the skin glow. READ MORE – How To Get Clear And Spotless Skin with Safe and Effective Skin Care Ingredients
6. Consume the right vitamins:
Eating vitamin-rich food is of utmost importance as it can pave the way towards attaining a glowing skin by improving skin appearance and complexion. Having foods rich in omega fatty acids can help keep the skin hydrated and moisturized and help maintain a good complexion.