Are you really keen on showing of some skin this summer, but aren’t really confident about your skin playing its part in making you look glowing and youthful? Try these five things and you’ll notice a remarkable difference.
Get the glow
If you’re looking for a way to get smooth and healthy-looking skin that makes you look all glowing and youthful, exfoliation is the key word. In fact, regular exfoliation should be a part of a healthy skin routine no matter what time of the year it is. Exfoliation helps you remove the outermost layer of dead skin cells stripping or damaging the skin. Polishing cloths and scrubs are an easy way to smooth away rough spots, while rotating cleansing brushes work by physically burnishing off dead cells. Microdermabrasion kits, and scrubs with granular ingredients also work in the same way but can be a bit harsh if not used properly. However, if your skin is extra sensitive, you might want to stay away from exfoliation techniques. Don’t worry, that’s not the end of the world!
Get rid of hair
Tiny unwanted hair and hair follicles might not be easy to notice, but they can definitely darken the appearance of your skin tone. Likewise, getting rid of them makes you look lighter and brighter. So if you really want to dare to bare in cute pretty swim dresses, you’re going to have to put in a bit of extra effort to remove all the tiny hair from your skin. Chemical hair removers are quick and efficient, but there’s nothing that beats a good old-fashioned waxing session. However, once you remove the wax strip, don’t leave your skin completely vulnerable to the elements. Avoid stepping out into sun right after you wax; hair removal processes can leave your skin quite irritable to exposure to heat and friction increasing the chances of you feeling less fashionable and more uncomfortable.
Fight UV with food
Slapping on a good SPF cream for some sun protection before you step out into the sun goes without saying. But there’s still a lot that you can do in order to protect your skin from hazardous UV rays and keep its natural glow – including eating foods enriched with antioxidants! Cooked tomatoes are rich in lycopene, an antioxidant that helps fight common side effects of UV exposure such as redness, swelling, and blistering from sunburn. So what’s it going to be with your chicken tomato sauce or grilled tomatoes? Or do you fancy a Bloody Mary?
Clear Up Body Breakouts
And who said you can’t get acne on your body? In fact, it can be a lot worse than on your face! And when you’re dressing up in cute and pretty summer dresses so that you can show of some skin, peeping pimples aren’t going to leave much of a lasting impression on your style. Treating acne on the back, chest, and elsewhere on the body is no different than treating facial acne: it’s just a little difficult because it’s not easy to spot. To deal with it, exfoliate regularly, don’t pick and press, and use effective anti-acne products just as you would on your face. Rinsing with products that contain salicylic acid helps slough off the dead skin cells and killing off the bacteria responsible for acne. In case your skin is sensitive, use an acne-treating blue light tool as an alternative.
Get rid of cellulite
In case you didn’t know, cellulite is a rather stubborn subcutaneous fat causing dimpling of the skin especially on the hips and thighs. That already sounds grossly revolting. The good part is that some products may be able to smooth out the unevenness caused by cellulite, but the bad part is that you can’t get rid of it permanently. And the worst part is that the unevenness causes your skin to look darker, aged, and unapt for public display. So if you’re really up for some bold skin show, daubing the skin with a body toning lotion is absolutely worth it. In case you’re looking for a long term fix, exercise well, and massage targeted areas regularly.So are you ready to dare to bare yet?
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