During the holiday season, everyone strives to look their absolute best, including giving their skin the holistic care it deserves. To achieve that much-desired festive glow and prevent dullness, it's important to go beyond just using skin products and remedies. Specialists advise us to pay attention to what's happening inside our bodies as well. Fortunately, there are apps available that can help us in this endeavor. These apps provide valuable insights into our overall well-being, such as nutrition trackers, fitness apps, and meditation guides. By using these apps, we can ensure that our skin receives the care it needs both externally and internally, resulting in a radiant and healthy appearance.
Cleansing helps remove the dirt, oil, and grime that have accumulated on the surface of your skin, which can cause it to look lifeless and dull. However, there are times when a single cleansing isn't enough to ensure that all the dirt or makeup residue that was left behind on the surface of your skin has been completely removed. This is where the practice of double cleansing comes into play.
Take Precautions Against the Sun
You can continue to take part in all of your favorite activities outside; however, you should make sure to protect yourself. Always apply sunscreen with a sun protection factor (SPF) of 30 or higher, reapply sunscreen after prolonged exposure to the sun, and wear sunglasses that block UVA and UVB rays.
Consume Only Nutritious Foods
According to research done, antioxidants assist the body in its fight against disease by lowering the risk of potential damage and inflammation. The development of wrinkles is influenced by this process as well. Think about increasing your daily consumption of foods that are high in antioxidants, such as spinach, raspberries, blueberries, pomegranates, and green tea.
Get a Good Deal of Sleep
The health of your body as a whole is directly impacted by the quantity and quality of sleep that you get. This is the time when your body repairs itself, which includes repairing any damage that has been done to your skin throughout the day.
Your skin has the potential to become overly dry
If you don't drink enough fluids or spend too much time in sunny or dry conditions, your skin may become overly dry. This can also happen if you don't get enough sleep. According to Kong, "while washing hands is important for good hygiene, washing your hands too much can also lead to dry skin."
Putting on copious amounts of sunscreen
Even on the coldest days of winter or when you are curled up on the couch at home, you should never forget to protect your skin from the sun's ultraviolet rays. When it is cold outside, the sun's ultraviolet rays are more powerful than usual, which can cause significant harm to your skin.
Ensure that you stay hydrated at all times
We tend to avoid drinking water during winter because we feel less dehydrated. However, our bodies manage to rid themselves of water in mysterious ways that defy explanation. As a direct consequence of this, it is imperative to consume a sufficient amount of water.
You should put on sunscreen at all times, even if the sky is overcast and there is no chance of sun exposure. single. day. Your skin cells will be damaged by UV rays, and the uneven surface of your skin will mean that it will not "reflect the light very well, hence there will be no glowiness," according to Dr. Shamban. Applying sunscreen every day should therefore become an integral part of your morning routine.
In addition, while you are already applying cream to your face, you should also make sure that you moisturize it. If you want to avoid having dull skin, you should moisturize your face at least once per day with a good product. Double moisturizing, as recommended by Dr. Gohara, is one way to provide your skin with an additional dose of hydration.
For Skin Ageing
To make a smooth paste, grind two tablespoons worth of pomegranate seeds and combine them with some buttermilk and uncooked oatmeal in a blender. After allowing it to sit for ten minutes, wash your face using this mask.
For acne-ridden skin
Blend together some fuller's earth, some pure rose water, some neem powder, and a little bit of camphor powder. Use this mask on oily skin, and then wash it off once it has dried. This will assist in the treatment of acne, lessen the oiliness of the skin, and bring the skin back to its natural pH balance.