Having confidence in your appearance is one of the keys to success. Engaging in a proper skincare routine is a great way to feel good about yourself and show a healthy look to the world. If you want to improve your everyday routine for skincare, take a glance at some of the tips listed below.
Understand Your Skin
To boost your everyday routine, you will need to start with understanding what kind of skin you have. You can answer questions such as “what is my skin type” through observing the amount of shine on your face, how dry your face feels and whether the skin on your face feels tight.
By determining your skin type, you will be able to make better choices when it comes to selecting beauty products. Always go out of your way to ensure the products you buy and are using are ideal for the unique sort of skin that you have.
Drink Water Frequently
Maintaining proper hydration practices is an excellent way to ensure that your skin maintains a healthy look and appearance. In addition to giving your face a vibrant shine, it will also help you maintain proper moisture levels. Make sure you are going out of your way to drink an adequate amount of water per day. For adults, it is typically recommended that you consume at least 8 glasses of 8 ounces of water per day.
Maintaining adequate moisture goes beyond consuming the appropriate amount of water per day. Make sure you engage in regular moisturization practices to keep your skin looking healthy and supple. After baths and showers, take the time to apply moisturizer to help trap the moisture in your skin. You may also want to use moisturizer in the morning or before bed.
Embrace Natural Oils
Remember that natural oils, also known as sebum, actually contribute to healthy skin. Avoid using products that will completely strip your face of its natural oils and leave your skin dry, flaky and cracking. Help create a healthy environment to allow sebum to do its job by exfoliating with a gentle exfoliator on a regular basis.
Get Good Sleep
Getting an appropriate amount of sleep is integral to maintaining a healthy appearance. Sleep allows your skin time to regenerate and heal itself, allowing you to avoid issues such as dark circles under your eyes and eye bags. Make sure you are getting the recommended amount of sleep, which is approximately 7 to 9 hours for adults.
Use Sunscreen Often
Go out of your way to use sunscreen on a regular basis regardless of what season it is. Using sunscreen of at least 15 SPF will help protect your skin from harmful UV rays. Make sure you reapply sunscreen when you are outdoors for extended periods of time, particularly between the hours of 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. in the afternoon.
By using the tips listed above, you can create a skincare routine that can help you feel good about yourself and your appearance.
Identity Magazine is all about guiding women to discover their powers of Self-Acceptance, Appreciation, and Personal Achievement.
We ask that every contributor and expert answer the Identity questions in keeping with our theme. Their answers can be random and in the moment or they can be aligned with the current article they have written. In that way, and as a team, we hope to encourage and motivate each other, thus inspiring you to Get All A’s.
1. What have you accepted within your life, physically and/or mentally? Additionally, what are you still working on accepting? Now, we’re not talking about resignation, rather stepping into, embraced, and owned.
I have accepted that I will never find the perfect balance at as a mom, and no matter how others perceive me as a working mom, both being a mom and a professional help me to progress as a woman.
2. Appreciation is everything. What have you learned to appreciate about yourself and/or within your life, physically and mentally? On the other hand OR in contrast, are there elements of who you are that you’re still working on appreciating?
I’m grateful for the resilience that my trials have instilled in me. As hard as my trials have been they have helped me empathize with others more and to become a better person.
3. Share with us one of your most rewarding achievements in life? Tell us not only what makes YOU most proud but also share the goals and dreams that you still have.
Becoming a mother and feeling the love of my children has been the most rewarding experience of my life. That love coupled with a desire to maintain their love and respect is one of my biggest motivators in life.