The skin is different to the rest of our organs; it’s the largest organ in the body, for a start. Not only that, it’s the only organ you can see! That’s why it’s so important we take care of our skin to keep it looking radiant. You don’t just want to have a radiant face either. You want radiant skin all over to look healthy and beautiful. These tips will help you to get the radiant skin of your dreams:
Find a Good Face/Body Scrub
For radiant skin, you need to get rid of the dead skin that might be stuck to you, leaving your skin dull and rough. You can only do this with a good face and body scrub! It’s important you have a separate scrub for each, as a body scrub can be a little too harsh for the face. Something to remember if you have sensitive skin.
Left to right: Dermalogica Skin Prep Scrub, Thalgo Sweet and Savoury Body Scrub, Weleda Birch Body Scrub, L’Occitane Cleansing and Exfoliating Shower Scrub With Flaked Almonds and Sisley Energising Foaming Exfoliant.
Invest in Good Masks
Face masks will infuse a lot of nourishment into the skin, moisturising and helping to reduce the appearance of blemishes. Apply them once a week to see a big difference in the look of your skin.
Left to right: Lancôme Hydra Intense Hydrating Gel Mask, Clarins HydraQuench Cream-Mask, Lonvitalite C2 Collagen Firming & Moisturising Face Mask (box of 5 masks), Sisley Black Rose Cream Mask and Jurlique Herbal Recovery Antioxidant Gel Mask.
Purchase a Quality Serum
A quality serum works much deeper in the skin than moisturiser. Moisturiser is important, but it simply perks up the first few layers of the epidermis. Serum sinks in and works much deeper, helping to take care of your skin deep down. If you buy the right serum, you should notice a big difference in no time!
Left to right: Napoleon Perdis Auto Pilot Napoleon Complex Skin Renewal Serum, Clarins Double Serum, Elizabeth Arden Ceramide Capsules Daily Youth Restoring Serum, Trilogy Age Proof Nutrient Plus Firming Serum and philosophy time in a bottle daily age-defying serum.
Moisturise your face and body regularly. You can do this as many times as you feel necessary, but it should be suited to your skin type. Always moisturise once you’ve cleansed your face/body. Usually after a bath or shower. You don’t want tight, dry skin!
Left to right: La Mer The Moisturising Lotion, Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream Intensive Daily Moisturizer, Burt’s Bees Radiance Day Cream, Laura Mercier’s Tinted Moisturiser and Jo Malone LondonVitamin E Body Balm.
The food you eat can make a big difference to the way you look. As a rule, if you eat rubbish you’re probably going to look rubbish. Eat whole foods and you’ll look so much better. Vegetables will always make you look more radiant than junk food. Sugary food can cause spots with some skin types too.
See a Professional if Anything Comes Up
If anything comes up that you feel isn’t normal or could be serious, go and see a pro. Don’t put it off or expect it to go away. Book an appointment and stick to it. Varicose veins might seem harmless, but if you leave them they can become more serious. You’d need to seek varicose vein treatment to help reduce their appearance and damage caused.
Keep Up a Routine
Keep up a routine with your skin care and you’ll see a bigger difference. You can’t do it sporadically and expect it to help. Keep it up for at least a few weeks before you decide whether it’s working or not.
With these tips, you’ll have amazing skin all over, not just on your face. Stick to them and you’ll see!