the spring sun peaking out from behind the clouds, you may
be gearing up for the warmer days ahead. Looking forward to
barbecues, beaches and soaking up the sun, but is your skin
ready to show its face to the world? If you feel you may not be
ready to bare all, it may be time for a spring skin makeover.
After a long winter of long sleeves and winter boats, your skin may
be looking a little less than picture perfect. Dry, cold weather can
wreak absolute havoc on the skin. So if you think your skin could
use a little freshening up, then read on. Below are some tips to get
your skin glowing with excitement for the spring and summer weather
that is just around the corner.
Hydration: A good hydration
facial oil as well as a
hydrating facial sprits s the key to
youthful vital skin. Getting into the habit of consuming eight or
more glasses of good quality water a day will help your skin be
looking fabulous come warmer days. Don't forget to us a gentle
facial cleanser, that won't strip your skin of vital moisture
and oils. Don't forget that the eyes are the first thing people
notice, so be sure to use an eye
cream that is both hydrating and anti-inflammatory.
Exfoliation: So last time you happened to catch a glance
at your skin, your face was dry, or perhaps even worse, entirely
reptilian. Although winter weather can be much to blame, slacking
off on the sloughing off can also get you into trouble. Now is
therefore the time to say good bye to those dry flaky bits with a
little exfoliating magic. A
good exfoliating face cream
wonít further dry out your skin but will merely help you get rid of
the dry wrinkly look.
EFAs: Yes, thatís right another reason to keep eating (or
start eating) those essential fatty acids everyoneís on about. EFAs
are really important when in comes to keeping your skin in good
condition. EFAs as found in flax seeds, hemp seeds, or deep water
fish like salmon, provide essential nutrients for your skin. These
nutrients not only help to hydrate and plum up the skin, but help
also to water proof the skin. EFAs help the body to maintain
impermeability while providing the building blocks for healthy
cells. So if you have been slacking on the skin care front, you can
get yours skin ready for spring with an early barbecue and some
Vitamin A: Vitamin A has long been known to be an
important component in skin care. Vitamin A is often found in
facial creams. Vitamin A
has a proven ability to help fade out brown spots and aging spots
and to smooth rough edges and are essential to making the skin look
and feel younger.
Vitamin B3 is another skin enhancement, which is often
overlooked and yet the truth is that vitamin B3 has been shown to
significantly reduce redness and to boost hydration while proven to
strengthen the skinís protective barriers. If this wasnít enough it
can also reduce and minimize dark pigmented spots.
With these few tips your skin should be looking amazing come
summer time. By starting out now and working towards getting the
skin you want you will be sure to be sporting the best glow in town
come summer dress and flip flops weather. By taking charge of your
skin care regimen now you will be ready for those warm summer nights
and hot days at the beach.