Ever wondered what celebrities and socialites such as Kim Kardashian in USA, Carol Mutoko, Diana Marua in Kenya and others have in common? They have a glowing skin and money. Could there be a correlation between glowing skin and their exploits in social media followers, brand endorsement, increase clout and financial income growth?
Well, to answer these questions, we can review the expenditure and investment that celebrities and socialites go into in a bid to look better through good skincare
You can maintain healthy skin through a good skincare routine.
These are some general tips.
- Cleanser/ Face wash; A good face wash will remove all makeup, dirt, dead skin, oil and other pollutants from the skin, helping to keep your pores clear and prevent common skin conditions Using a verified cleanser/ face wash is highly recommended for the good of your skin
- Do not wear makeup to bed. This seems harmless but it can bring massive damages to most sensitive area of your face.” Leaving makeup on and sleeping can result in puffiness, rash, itchy skin, milia and even acne” says Dr. Jaishree Sharad, celebrity dermatologist and author of Skin Rules.
- Sleep smarter: “Our skin rests and repairs itself while we sleep”, says Francesca Fusco, MD, a dermatologist and assistant clinical professor of dermatology at Mount Sinai in New York City. You can get enough sleep but on the wrong or dirty materials and this may affect your skin negatively. So, it is advisable to use clean silk sheets and pillow cases. Why the silk materials? Silk material has the ability to help your skin reabsorb moisture through the amino acids in silk unlike cotton that draws moisture out of your skin.
- Maintain a healthy diet; A healthy diet helps you look and feel your best. Fruits and vegetables contain antioxidants that prevents free radicals from harming your skin. Eating food rich in proteins is also essential to your skin, proteins have collagen and elastin. Collagen is a protein that makes helps the skin to be strong and resilient, elastin helps in keeping your skin flexible and help in restoring shape of a stretched skin. So, you can imagine how maintaining a balance diet can work on your skin
- Do not use too many products. Layering on multiple skincare products clogs pores and stops your skin from breathing. Apart from blockage of the pores, using too many products can cause itchiness and hyperpigmentation to the skin since some products reacts with each when applied together.
- Moisturize: “The purpose of a moisturizer is to prevent the loss of water in the outermost layer of our skin, the stratum corneum, but it is also helps to prevent environmental damage to your skin as it acts as a protective barrier”, says Mara Weinstein, MD, FAAD, a dermatologist. Moisturizing on a daily basis lowers the chances of extreme skin dryness or oiliness.
- Sunscreen; Sunscreen protects you from harmful sun rays which damages the skin. Some of the damages that can be as a result of harmful sun rays are uneven pigmentation, skin cancer, skin redness, inflammation, DNA damage and sunburns. In this case, sunscreen remains to be a vital product that should be embraced especially during the summer season. At least 30 SPF sunscreen is recommended to protect against harmful sun rays.
- Benefits of good skin care:
A good skin care routine helps a skin to remain firm and youthful. Here are the benefits of a good skin routine;
- A good skin care routine will protect from allergens and harmful bacterial leaving individuals feeling and looking healthier and confident.
- A good skin care routine will protect it from problems such as premature wrinkling
- As the individual ages, the skin loses hydration, brightness and collagen. A good skin care routine will leave the skin looking younger and healthier.
- Protection from harmful sun rays will prevent sun damage, blemishes and hyperpigmentation (uneven skin pigmentation
- A proper skin care routine will restore the firmness and smooth texture of the skin since the skin loses elasticity with time and it can appear crepe-like and saggy.
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