HEALTHY WAYS TO MAINTAIN YOUR COMPLEXION
Dull uneven skin can be caused by, overexposure to the sun, medical conditions, and prolonged use of toxic chemical-based skin care products which contain hydroquinone(HQ), mercury and steroids. The market is flooded with skin-lightening creams and lotions with the above chemicals that ultimately damage the skin.
There are several way to have that radiant healthy glowing skin without using harsh creams and lotions. Below are a few proven tips.
The following tips will keep your complexion radiant and glowing:
1. Wear sunscreen daily: Sunscreen is very essential to the skin especially when stepping out. The sun could cause freckles, dark patches and sun burns, it could even cause cancer. Everyone needs sunscreen, especially babies, pregnant women and lighter skin tones. Try and use lotions and creams with SPF or sunscreen every day. Cookieskin Complexion Day Lotion SPF 50 is highly effective in protecting your skin from tanning, sunburns and hyperpigmentation. It helps to prevent skin darkening and maintains an even skin tone.
2. Use skin care products high in anti-oxidants: In addition to eating a colourful healthy diet, be sure to look for skin care products with Vitamin C, A, E or CoQ10 (co-enzyme 10), You would have to read the ingredient list at the back. The above are just a few anti-oxidants that are proven to aid in the prevention of skin damage as well as skin rejuvenation. We like CookieSkin’s TriActive Brighten & Protect Day Fluid, packed with anti-oxidants to prevent and treat hyperpigmentation, sunburn, sensitive skin, dull skin, fine lines and wrinkles.
3. Cleanse morning and night: Take good care of your skin by cleansing twice a day. This helps to remove dirt and oil and also gives a healthy and clear complexion. Use a face cloth when washing your face or your body, this serves as gentle exfoliation without causing any damage. You can use the face cloth at least, three times a week. Doing this removes dead skin cells, preventing dull skin.
4. Eat colourful fruits and veggies: Fruits and vegetables are very high in antioxidants like vitamin A, C, E and K which are necessary for beautiful skin. Eating natural and healthy fruits and veggies also increases the amount of copper, selenium and silica in your blood stream which your skin needs to look fresh, firm, radiant and healthy. So load up on these superfoods; strawberries, kiwi, grapefruit, avocado, greens, cucumber, spinach, pawpaw, apples and melons