Five Simple Skin Hacks and Smart Tips for a Healthier Appearance

Whether you’re dealing with wrinkles, dry skin or simply feel like you’re losing your youthful glow, you certainly not alone.

Between using products with harsh chemicals to neglecting our diets for years on end, there’s no denying the potential damage we’ve done to our skin over time. Thankfully, there are steps you can take to get your skin looking fabulous and undo that damage in due time.

The following skin hacks and tips range anywhere from the unconventional to the seemingly obvious. Depending on your skin situation, you may want to consider getting on board with these tricks sooner rather than later to breathe new life into your appearance.

 

Cosmetic Treatment

While we might think cosmetic treatments as a sort of “last resort” to save our skin, bear in mind that procedures such as wrinkle fillers are safer and more cost-effective than ever. Besides, you can’t knock a one-time treatment until you’ve tried it yourself, right? We’re not saying that you immediately need to go under the knife, but if you’re looking for a “quick fix” there’s perhaps no better one than a speedy aesthetic enhancement.

 

Start Eating Superfoods

Your diet and the state of your skin go hand in hand. If you’re regularly eating garbage and don’t mind the saturated fats or sugars in any given meal, chances are you’re spoiling your skin as a result. Thankfully, you can see huge changes in your appearance in a matter of weeks by cutting out the trash and replacing it with superfoods such as…

  • Avocado
  • Berries
  • Spinach
  • Almonds
  • Salmon

Any of these can be found at any given grocery store and can supplement your current diet, if nothing else.

 

Stay Hydrated

Could clearer skin be as simple as drinking more water? Although you might think that the hype over hydration for skin conditions is overblown, the fact remains that the more water that our bodies hold, the less likely our skin is prone to wrinkles. Follow the conventional wisdom of six-to-eight glasses per day: if you aren’t used to choking down that much H20, considering starting with baby steps and up your intake by a glass a day until you reach that magic number.

 

Get Your Heart-rate Up

If your skin is prone to breakouts and irritations due to sweat and exercise, this tip might seem totally backwards. That said, increased blood flow and clear skin are synonymous with each other. In short, getting your heart-rate up on a regular basis is good for both your waistline and your face.

In the case that are you do regularly breakout, simply make sure you have a towel and face-wash handy whether you’re hitting the gym or going for a stroll. Not allowing sweat and oils to linger should help you in avoiding any unnecessary irritation.

 

Mind Your Bedtime Routine

Obviously washing up and cleaning off your makeup is an absolute must do before bed, but also consider how getting more sleep allows your body to recover and likewise fight stress-related skin symptoms. Furthermore, by sleeping on your back you can avoid needless interaction between your face and your pillowcase which contains a myriad of mites that could irritate your skin.

Taking care of your skin doesn’t have to be a huge ordeal. By following these simple tips, you can transform your appearance in no time flat.