The Sabon Scoop
How to Improve Skin: 3 Strategies to Help You Feel Better
There are three key avenues to healthy, youthful, beautiful skin; they include controlling your exposure to sunlight, watching what you eat, and treating your skin with effective products such as body scrubs.
1. Sun skin protection
It is never too late to start protecting your skin from sun damage. Sunlight promotes your overall health in many ways, most importantly by enhancing your mood (ask any Norwegian during the winter months what her mood is like without the sun).
Unfortunately, though, the sun’s rays are also one of the most damaging and age-accelerating things you can expose your skin to. However, by simply making sunscreen part of your morning routine you (and your skin) can enjoy all the benefits of fun in the sun without any of its drawbacks.
2. Food for healthy skin
Believe it or not, the foods that you eat can affect the quality of your skin as well. Eating healthy foods not only improves your health but it helps you achieve a smooth glowing complexion. Eating foods that contain omega-3 fatty acids and antioxidants is an effective way to keep your skin healthy and looking radiant.
Foods such as fish, walnuts, eggs, and leafy green vegetables will all improve your complexion by giving your skin the ingredients it needs to become as soft and smooth as possible. Vitamins A and E also lead to better skin, making foods such as carrots, broccoli, spinach, and almonds essential for achieving that silky smooth sensation.
3. Remove dead skin
This necessary cleansing process requires natural body scrubs in order for the desired results to be achieved. These high-quality scrubs clean out pores and get rid of dead skin cells.
This exfoliating process then reveals the healthier layers of skin that lies beneath the dead skin and the grime, giving your skin a radiant shine, reinvigorating your whole body, and returning that youthful glow to your appearance. Ashiness, freckling, and the damage inflicted by extended exposure to sunlight can all greatly be reduced if you stick to a regular body scrub regimen.
More than just reversing damages to the skin, body scrubs also increase skin elasticity. This means your skin will actually become younger and firmer as you continue to follow your body scrub routine. Body scrubs also come with the added, unique advantage of allowing you to reap all the benefits of aromatherapy. The scent of the Lavender body scrub, for example, gives you a warm relaxed feeling in your mind and your body and when this feeling is combined with the body scrub’s exfoliating properties, complete satisfaction is the result. Think of every application of a body scrub as a virtual escape to the spa.
How do you improve you skin?