Simply Nerdy Mom: 5 Ways To Give Your Skin A Natural Glow

Monday, November 11, 2019

5 Ways To Give Your Skin A Natural Glow



Source - Unsplash CCO License

We all want our skin to have that youthful glow, but it can be hard to achieve sometimes. There are so many things that affect your skin and make it dull, like dryness from the cold weather, stress, or simply a bad skin routine. But there are some simple things that you can do to improve the health of your skin and get it looking healthy again. These are some of the best ways to give your skin a youthful glow. 


This is a collaborative post. See my Privacy Policy for full disclosure and more.


Revitalizing Face Masks

When your skin is dried out and dull, you need to find a way to hydrate it and remove a lot of the dead skin cells at the same time. This is especially important during the winter because the weather can take its toll on your skin. Your daily skin routine will help with this but sometimes, you just need to reset your skin to get that glow back, and the best way to do that is by using a revitalizing face mask. Look for something that exfoliates the skin, like a sugar scrub, and make sure that it contains lots of hydrating ingredients. If you apply a face mask every few weeks, especially during the winter, you can strip back the dry, flaky skin that gives the dull appearance and uncover the glowing skin underneath.


Facial Contouring

The contours on your face have a big impact on your skin. As you get older and your skin loses its elasticity, it begins to sag and the contours on your face can change, giving your skin a dull appearance. You can use makeup to help with contouring and it does work to some extent, but there are limitations. That’s why you should consider facial contouring treatments from a surgeon. They can tuck certain areas and use fillers to give you youthful contours on the face and make your skin glow. It’s a more drastic option, so it’s a good idea to watch some plastic surgery videos first and learn more about how the procedures work. If you want longer lasting results, this is your best option, however, you need to think carefully about it before you make your decision.


Cut Back On Sugar

We all know that sugar is bad for your health because it can cause weight gain, but a lot of people don’t realize that it’s also damaging your skin. When you eat sugary foods, it increases the production of cortisol, and that weakens the collagen in your skin. Collagen is what keeps your skin elastic and youthful, so if you are eating a lot of sugar, your skin is more likely to sag and wrinkle. It can also cause a lot of inflammation, which further damages your skin. People that eat a lot of sugary foods tend to notice a lot of premature skin aging, so it’s best to cut it out entirely if you want that youthful glow.


Improve Your Sleeping Patterns

There’s a reason that they call it beauty sleep because your sleep patterns have a big impact on your skin. Your skin repairs and revitalizes itself when you sleep, so if you are not getting a full seven or eight hours, you don’t give it a chance to recover fully. You will wake up with bags under your eyes and your skin will appear dull. But if you get a good night’s sleep, you will notice that the bags start to fade and your skin looks a lot healthier, in general. It’s important that you establish a regular sleep routine so you can make sure that you are getting enough sleep every night. It will improve your overall health, and you will notice a big difference in your skin as well.


Moisturize Properly

Moisturizing properly is essential if you want glowing skin, but a lot of people get it wrong. The first step is to choose the right products, and that can be harder than you realize. You need to know whether you have dry skin or oily skin because the products differ a lot. If you use a very thick product on oily skin, you will only make it more oily. But those products are ideal for dry skin because they help to lock more moisture in. There are different types of moisturizers for different types of skin, so make sure to consider that when choosing.


Once you have the right product, you need to make sure that you are applying it properly. Moisturizer is most effective when applied to slightly damp skin, so it’s best to wash and exfoliate your face, then pat dry with a towel before applying it.

If you follow these tips, your skin will be a lot healthier and you will get the natural glow that you are looking for.

No comments:

Post a Comment