Most people know that a diet high in vitamin C can produce a better complexion. For these benefits people eat oranges and other citrus fruits but most don’t know that there are benefits of applying these foods topically. Applying citrus to clean skin can tighten pores, remove dead skin cells and even act as a toner when used at the end of a skincare routine!
Make a habit of moisturizing your face. Every morning, wash your face and finish your routine with a good moisturizer. For sensitive skin, try natural moisturizers like extra virgin olive oil.
This is probably one of the most overlooked items in skin care. In the Summer, it’s easy to remember the sunblock as you enjoy a day at the beach but the rest of the year, sunscreen takes up residence in the medicine cabinet. Sunscreen is important even if it’s cloudy outside, it keeps skin young, healthy and beautiful.
The skin is an outward sign of what is going on in a person’s body. Bad skin can mean that the body is not getting what it needs. Daily multi-vitamins can help improve the quality of skin. Some great ones to try are Vitamin E and C. Protein and Zinc are also important to improve skin quality but the best is probably Biotin.
Honey is amazing for skin, it is believed to help fight aging and it restores a soft, youthful, blemish-free look to skin. Look for skincare items that contain honey like Comvita products or simply apply natural honey as a face mask and then rinse with warm water.
We can’t stress enough that a happy inside creates a happy outside for the body. There’s a reason you’re supposed to have your “5 a day”. They are full of essential vitamins and help give skin that refreshing look. By loading up on vegetables, there is less of a chance to fill your body with foods that are bad for it.
Cocoa butter has been an important part of skin care for generations. It hydrates the skin and gives it a soft, smooth feel that lasts longer than regular lotions.