National Healthy Skin Month: 7 Expert Skincare Tips to Live By

Are you unhappy with the condition of your skin? Do you feel that your skincare is lacking radiance and vitality? We went to our skin experts for help to distinguish fact from fiction to address what really makes a difference when it comes to dealing with skincare. Skin is a very important reflection of your overall health and well-being. So, whatever skin care regimen you’ve been meaning to start you should begin now. Here’s what you need to know…

  1. Detox your skin: Drinking lots of water daily, promotes skin hydration.

  2. Re-evaluate your diet: Monitoring your dairy intake helps to prevent acne and breakouts, as the hormones present in dairy can cause various types of skin conditions.

  3. Apply SPF daily: Putting on an SPF every morning protects the skin from UV rays and sun damage.

  4. Follow the right regimen: Using correct products for your skin type, is important as different products are tailored to different skin needs.

  5. Get Active: Keeping your stress levels in check, as stress increases the levels of cortisol in your body which inflames the skin and causes breakouts.

  6. Exfoliate the right way: Exfoliating your skin regularly to brighten up the skin and remove dead skin cells give a smoother appearance.

  7. Using supplements enhances the appearance and resurfaces the skin, it also gives it nutrients your skin requires.

Follow these tips to refresh your skincare routine from the inside out. Start making a difference now to protect your skin from the sun, pollution and other environmental factors so you look and feel your very best in the years ahead.

SHIREEN MUSTAFA