How to Get Clean and Clear Skin

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For women, caring for the skin is one of those things that they do most everyday . Most women believe that the skin needs to be pampered all the way to make it clean, clear, and healthy.

In the marketplace, different products and treatments are offered to meet the needs of your skin, with the promise of beauty that most women are longing for. Some of these are: body scrub and body spa, which exfoliate and moisturize the skin; body waxing, which removes unwanted hair on some areas; facial treatments, which clean the face while removing irritations like pimples, black and white heads, warts, freckles, and so on; and bleaching, which helps the skin achieve a lighter and fairer tone.

On the other hand, there are simple methods and habits that make the skin clean and clear. Even without resorting to the different treatments and products, these steps are easy and will not break your bank.

As the skin gets much exposure to different impurities such as dirt and pollution, it is important that you cleanse the skin especially the face so as to remove these impurities. Take a bath daily and use only mild soap because the formulation of these is not harsh on the skin. However, the face rule states that you should only wash the face twice daily so as not to remove the natural oils needed by the skin. When the natural oils are removed, the skin becomes dry and inflamed, making it more prone to pimples and freckles.

Secondly, give your skin the pampering it deserves such as applying moisturizer on it. This allows the skin to be hydrated after a bath, thus avoiding the dryness that can lead to irritations.

Next, it is important to keep the skin hydrated inside, and water provides this. The required amount of water to be taken daily is about eight glasses. Water will help the skin be elastic, moisturized, and healthy. It also flushes the impurities though perspiration, leaving the body cleansed.

Another thing, get a good night’s sleep. As you sleep, the body is hard at work in repairing tissues and cells. Consequently, this repair makes the skin healthier. If you have noticed, the skin in the morning is fresher, clearer, and healthier. This is because new cells and tissues have grown and old ones have been repaired and healed.

In addition, you should remember that the skin is a mirror of what the body has inside. Meaning, the food you eat reflects on your skin so junk food, colas, oily food, and those that contain preservatives are to be avoided. Instead, get a load of fruits and vegetables because these are healthy and can make the skin look bright and clearer. The vitamins and minerals feed the skin and make it supple and elastic.

When you are going out, it is recommended to put on some sunscreen. Sun exposure causes premature aging that ruins the skin and makes everything worthless. However, since you cannot avoid going out in the sun, the best thing to do is to limit the sun’s effect on the skin. Use a dark umbrella to serve as protection from the sun’s rays and slather on sunscreen. Sunscreen lotions have SPF numbers, which show their potency in terms of their ability to protect the skin. The higher the SPF number, the better it is.

Simple habits can help the skin achieve the beauty it deserves. Although the products out in the market can help the skin become beautiful, these would be worthless if you do not follow the said simple habits. These are the foundation to make the skin healthy inside and out.

Elizabeth Hemmingway is a free lance writer with expertise in skin care and specialty skin products. For a wealth of information and knowledge on Skin Products and Skin Care visit us anytime!

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This article was published on 2010/12/31