5 Tips for a Better Skin Tone

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Better Skin Tone

Getting the perfect skin you’ve always wanted does require some effort. However, once you find the skin care routine that works best for you and make it a daily habit, the effort you put into the look and health of your skin will become a regular part of your day. Still, there are some guidelines that can help you make sure that your skin is well protected and taken care of, regardless of your skin type. Therefore, the following tips are very important if you want to make your complexion brighter and more radiant.

Always Wear a Sunscreen

This is a simple rule and there’s no way around it. If you don’t want to get pigmentation marks, dry patches and even burns on your skin, you have to wear a sunscreen. What’s more, sun rays can cause premature wrinkles. With everything that can go wrong with your skin, applying some sunscreen in the morning doesn’t seem like too much work, does it? Of course, there are various sunscreens in the market. You even have regular moisturizers with an SPF in them. Get on with the search for your perfect sun protection product so that you can ensure that your skin is safe and protected as you go about your day.  

Exfoliate your Skin

When it comes to your skin tone and texture, exfoliation plays a very important role. Essentially, if you continuously neglect this part of your skin care routine, the risk of blackheads, texture and large pores becomes a lot higher. This is why you should exfoliate your face at least once a week. If your skin is more on the oily side, exfoliating twice a week may be necessary. In general, the important thing here is to listen to the needs of your skin. Of course, don’t be rough when exfoliating. Gentle scrubs or strokes with the scrubbing glove/brush are all you need to remove the pesky dirt particles from your face. Still, if you feel like exfoliation is a no-go for you and your sensitive skin, Osmosis skin care line is a definite must-try since the products are formulated to heal and rejuvenate the skin.

Pay Attention to What you Eat

You may be tired of hearing that you need to drink plenty of water and eat a lot of fruit and veggies in order to get a brighter and healthier complexion. However, that’s the truth. But, you don’t have to drastically change your diet habits in order to see the improvement in your skin tone. Alcoholic beverages and coffee are known to dehydrate the skin and make it appear dull. You don’t have to say goodbye to these drinks completely but try to reduce their intake as much as possible. When it comes to food, too much dairy can irritate your skin and cause acne and inflammation. That being said, you may want to minimize the use of these products in your diet as well.

Clean your face properly

Some people may think that double cleansing is an unnecessary step in their skin care routine. However, double cleansing is essential in the evening, when removing your makeup. If you don’t wear makeup, you may be fine with just one cleansing step. However, removing all traces of makeup and dirt at the same time cannot be achieved with just one step. More precisely, try to use a makeup remover to get rid of makeup, and then use a proper cleansing wash to deep clean your pores. You’ll probably be able to notice a difference in how your skin feels right from the start.  The change for the better in your skin tone will follow soon enough.

Feel Free to Use Some Supplements

If you’re aware of the fact that your diet is not very healthy but you simply have no way of changing that particular aspect of your lifestyle at the moment, using supplements is perfectly fine. What’s more, supplements will help you feel better and work their magic with your skin radiance and elasticity as well. For example, vitamin A is great to prevent dryness and keep wrinkles at bay. Calcium will also contribute to hydration and elasticity. Vitamin C is amazing when it comes to fighting off free radicals. Also, fish and flaxseed oils are great in making your skin supple and radiant.

Of course, it’s essential that you use skin care products that work well for your particular skin type. But don’t forget – when caring for your face, include your neck in the routine as well.

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Peter is beauty and fashion writer for HighStyleLife magazine, living between London and Brisbane. Beside writing, he loves cooking, creating DIY cosmetics and to travel around tropical destinations. Follow Peter on Twitter for more beauty and fashion tips.