Skincare addiction tips

Sleep a lot

Sleep for sure! At least an eight to nine hour sleep is mandatory for great looks. Sleep well, sleep on time and sleep tight.

Laugh out loudly a lot

Laugh, share jokes and stay cheerful. This might sound utopian however, it does work wonders for the face and skin. If there is no one around you, pick up your smart phone and look for some websites which publish jokes. The key here is, keep your mind free of and negative baggage.

Walk barefoot

Try to walk around in the house without any slippers or shoes. Naked soles push the flow of blood and face remains bright.

Use Chamomile Tea Ice Cubes To Freshen Up Tired Looking Skin

Sometimes you just don’t have a lot of time to properly address pimples, puffy eyes, or irritated skin. Sometimes you just need a quick pick-up for your skin that will get you out the door or through the next few hours. Enter chamomile tea ice cubes. Anything cold is great for helping to reduce puffiness, dark under eye circles or swollen skin. Combining cold with the healing properties of chamomile though, and these ice cubes are very effective. When waking in the morning with a puffy or swollen face, gently rub chamomile ice cubes in circular motions around your face for a quick freshening up. No matter what state your face is in, fresh-out-of-the-freezer cubes, especially when blended with chamomile tea can help increase blood circulation, minimize pores, and soothe inflammation for clear, radiant skin. There are several varieties of chamomile – but all of them are anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, and effective in soothing irritated skin and regenerating skin tissue. To make chamomile tea ice cubes – brew a strong pot of chamomile tea (about 1.5 cups water with 1 teabag), allow to cool 10 minutes or more and then pour into an ice tray and place in the freezer. Once frozen, wrap a tea cube in a thin cloth or washcloth and apply it to your skin. Oh, and if your face gets too cold, or your skin is too sensitive, then take a break or apply in shorter durations. You only need to apply for a few seconds to a minute per area to see an instant difference in the way your faces looks and feels.

Eliminate Pimples For Clear Skin With Tea Tree Oil

Acne treatments are supposed to work by reducing oil production, speeding up skin cell turnover, fighting bacterial infection, or reducing inflammation. If they did any of these things well, and nothing else, so many skin problems simply wouldn’t exist. In reality, most acne treatments cause additional skin and health problems. Instead of just helping they often strip natural oils from your skin, retard your skins ability to shed dead skin cells and regenerate new ones, compromise your immune system or destroy your natural skin microbiome, or trigger new skin irritations or inflammations inside your body that now have to be addressed. There are natural approaches though to eliminating pimples for clear skin. Ones that don’t come with loads of side effects and health risks. One such approach is using Tea Tree Oil. Pure tea tree oil is extracted from the leaves of the tea tree and is well-known for its antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties. And research shows it can help reduce mild to moderate acne breakouts due to its mix of over 100 natural compounds. It’s thought to help calm redness and swelling, leaving you with smooth, clear skin. Since tea tree oil varies significantly in quality, be sure you buy an oil that’s all natural, with zero additives. And make sure its real tree name, Melaleuca alternifolia, is printed on the bottle. Be sure to use diluted tree oil because when undiluted it can burn and irritate your skin when applied directly. Remember, it’s potent. Just add 1 to 2 drops to a single application of your cleanser, serum or moisturizer. You want about a 5% dilution, which means 5 drops of tea tree oil per 1 teaspoon of carrier oil or cream. You can apply this 2 – 3 times daily.

Brighten Dull Skin Using Green Tea As A Toner

If your skin appears dull, uneven, or unhealthy even after a good natural cleansing – it’s time to try using a toner between cleansing and moisturizing your face. A toner can help cleanse your skin even more by removing dead skin cells, along with dirt, oil and traces of cleanser left behind after washing your face. A toner will also help minimize the appearance of pores, and can help balance the pH level of your skin to reduce bacteria growth so your skin is bright and beautiful. The toners you’ll find in most stores though use synthetic ingredients, phthalates for fragrance, and parabens as preservatives. Toners for oily skin also often contain salicylic acid, and benzyl alcohol – both of which are neurotoxins and skin irritants! Instead of using products with unnecessary and toxic ingredients you can opt for a natural route: Green Tea. Sure, drinking green tea is great for your overall health, but when applied to your face as a toner it’s perfect for brightening, evening, cleansing and even hydrating your skin. Green tea contains tannins—biomolecules that bind with amino acids in your body. Tannins are naturally astringent compounds so they work directly as a skin toner to even out the appearance of your skin. And tannins shrink your pores so they are less likely to clog. Tannins also help regulate your skin’s sebum production. Most products strip your skin of oil, causing inflammation, but green tea addresses the root cause by minimizing oil production in your skin cells. You can make a green tea toner by steeping the a couple tea bags for 5 minutes, allowing them to cool to room temperature. Then, either pat onto your face, apply with cotton pads or pour into a spray bottle and spritz onto clean skin. You can learn more about toners in this video.

Get An Instant, Youthful Skin Lift Using Antioxidant-Rich Natural Actives

Avoid the neurotoxin Botox and other more invasive procedures and look to nature instead. Antioxidant-rich and hydrating natural actives can lift and protect the skin naturally. And, one of the ingredients in quality organic skin care serums is Pullulan, which has an instant lifting effect, naturally! It is a polysaccharide produced from starch by cultivating the yeast, Aureobasidiumpullulans. It provides an antioxidant effect as well as an instant lifting effect that helps improve the overall texture and appearance of the skin. Long-term use of Pullulan will help strengthen the integrity of the skin.

Super Moisturize Skin Naturally With Hyaluronic Acid

When we are stressed, travel, or experience extreme weather conditions, our skin can appear dull or shriveled. And, as we age, our skin becomes less resistant to life’s daily stresses so it can appear more and more unhealthy. If your skin is properly hydrated though, it gets a boost of elasticity, while your complexion becomes more youthful. And one of the best moisturizers for your skin is an acid your cells naturally produce to maintain moisture levels: Hyaluronic acid. Hyaluronic acid, or Sodium Hyaluronate, is a wonderful hydrophilic ingredient. Which means it readily binds to water and has super moisturizing properties. Hyaluronic acid is found throughout your body, but it’s especially concentrated in your skin and helps promote cell regeneration. Because of its high water-binding capacity, it acts as a hydrating agent and space filler. So it supports the collagen and elastin in your skin by keeping them nourished and moist, and reduces the appearance of wrinkles while keeping your skin soft, smooth and supple. You can find Hyaluronic acid in some natural skin care products. And you can learn more about moisturizers in this video.

Use Aloe Vera To Transform Red Irritated Skin Into Soft Healthy Skin

If your skin is red and irritated, you’ll want to soothe it right away. Prolonged inflammation can cause your skin to break down collagen. And the loss of collagen leads to the appearance of lines, wrinkles and even thinning of the skin. To keep your skin smooth and vibrant, you can use natures skin soother – Aloe Vera. Aloe Vera gel has antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory and healing properties, and it penetrates the skin easily to provide nourishment. It acts as a barrier for the skin, while allowing your skin to replenish its moisture. And because it’s high in nutrients and vitamins, Aloe Vera gel can also help your skin heal quicker. It’s terrific for soothing skin that’s been overexposed to the sun, as well as for treating minor cuts and scrapes, eczema, and acne. Aloe is a great moisturizer, and is perfect for oily skin because it nourishes without leaving your skin feeling greasy. Aloe Vera also has anti-aging properties. Its composition of antioxidants such as beta carotene, vitamin C and vitamin E help boost your skin’s natural firmness, while keeping it properly hydrated. In most stores, the aloe you’ll find contains preservatives, fillers, and artificial ingredients. Instead of using products with unnecessary and harmful ingredients, look for pure aloe from your local health food store, or buy an aloe plant and simply slice open a leaf, extracting and saving the gel, for when you need it. The Spa Dr.’s Daily Essentials contains aloe, as well.

Get Natural Glowing Skin With Micronutrients

Your skin needs a lot micronutrients (vitamins and minerals) for speedy skin repair and turnover for healthy skin. When your body is nutrient deficient though it can lead to chronic skin issues such as acne, eczema and premature aging. Healthy skin comes from the inside out. Meaning what you eat reflects in your skin’s appearance. If your diet is based on sugary, high fat, or processed foods then your skin will suffer. To achieve a healthy glowing complexion you want to follow a diet that fuels your body with foods or supplements full of vitamins and nutrients. Here’s a few important ones for healthy skin. Zinc helps fight bacteria and has anti-inflammatory properties. Which allows Zinc to help relieve redness and irritation caused by moderate-to-severe acne. Shellfish, legumes, seeds, and nuts are full of Zinc. Vitamin A helps keep your skin hydrated. A deficiency of Vitamin A can lead to a dry and flaky complexion, which can prematurely age your skin. A few foods high in Vitamin A include sweet potatoes, carrots and leafy vegetables. Vitamin B is great for healthy nails, skin and hair. A lack of this vitamin can cause dermatitis and hair loss. Eat whole grains, legumes, seeds, and nuts to get all Vitamin B your body needs. Vitamin C is great for encouraging the production of collagen in your body. Citrus fruits, leafy greens, bell peppers or cauliflower must be a part of your diet if you want healthy looking skin. Vitamin E helps reduce dryness so your skin stays soft. If you struggle with dry, rough skin, Vitamin E will help. Nuts, olives or spinach are all great foods full of Vitamin E.