Avocado - Superfoods for beauty. Contains essential fatty acids, vitamin E and potassium. Prevents dryness, normalizes the activity of reproductive hormones, normalizes the water balance. Provides radiance and moisturizing for our skin from the inside. Add this healthy fat to your daily diet.
Without the right skin care routine, dry skin can appear dull, flaky and tight.
First, wash your face using lukewarm (not hot) then gently pat your skin dry. Apply moisturizer while your skin is still slightly damp since this helps to lock in moisture. Allow your skin to absorb the moisturizer completely before adding makeup.
How Water Benefits Your Skin -
Hydrates the skin -- and that makes fine lines and wrinkles less noticeable. It also helps your cells take in nutrients and get rid of toxins.
Why is proper skincare important?
Our skin is the largest barrier against infection. Keeping our skin healthy and moist helps keep this barrier strong. When the skin gets dry or irritated, cracks in the skin can occur. Soaps should be gentle and moisturizers should be used daily.
Nuts and your skin: Brazil nuts are rich in selenium, which increases skin elasticity and may decrease skin cancer, according to recent studies. Walnuts are loaded with omega-3 fatty acids - lower inflammation and minimize breakouts. Macadamias - full of high quality oils and fatty acids that aid in skin repair and rejuvenation.
PUFFY EYES? Egg whites have skin-tightening properties that can help banish under-eye bags as well as help prevent wrinkles.
1. Whip the egg whites thoroughly.
2. Add a few drops of witch hazel, a natural skin-tightening astringent.
3. Use a soft cloth to apply this mixture under your eyes and allow it to dry.
4. Leave it on for about 15 minutes.
5. Do this daily for a few days.
Puffy Face: Too many cocktails & salty hors d’oeuvres and you could wake up looking like a blowfish.
Dilute the salt by drinking lots of water. Also peppermint tea can ease any digestion issues you may have after overdoing it. To help keep fluids from pooling in your face overnight, sleep on two or three pillows. Happy holiday!
BB Creams: Imagine your beauty bag filled with primer, concealer, moisturizer, SPF, foundation and skin care? Sounds pretty heavy right? Well, lucky for all travelers you can find all of those products combined into one — BB cream.
Keeping your skin healthy on a long-distance flight: Pack a bag with the right products. You will need to remove your makeup from your skin so pack cleansing gel and wipes. make sure to pack a hydrating moisturizer and lip balm as well. Before you travel make sure you put all items in a clear bag and make sure none of the products exceeds 3.4 ounces.
Why moisturizer? They protect skin against free-radical damage. Dehydration leads to oxidative stress, which generates free radicals. Without moisture, your skin isn't able to repair itself and suffers even more damage.
EXFOLIATE YOUR SKIN FOR SMALLER-LOOKING PORES: Pores appear larger when they're filled with dirt, oil, makeup and dead skin cells. Exfoliate your skin three times a week with applications of salicylic toner and glycolic face wash. Use retinal cream twice a week. Visit your aesthetician monthly for professional exfoliation, extractions and hydration.
HANDS OFF YOUR FACE:
Picking even lightly can damage your skin. Every time you press against a pimple, it causes inflammation. Bacteria is pushed deep inside the pore, and the oil glands burst, causing trauma, and leaving your skin with more acne, discoloration and scarring. Visit your aesthetician for monthly extractions.