Blog: Modern Medicine: Practical Solutions for Healthier Skin

Much of the time, healthy skin comes from the little things. There are numerous, easy preventative measures that one can take in order to better skin's condition that doesn’t always have to do with a rigorous skincare regimen. There are still ways that you can pamper your skin through basic yet diligent lifestyle changes. Taking care of your skin through preventative measures will slow down the aging process of your skin and help boost its overall appearance. Let’s look at the top tips you should consider if you want healthy skin the au-natural way.

#1: Protect your skin from the sun: Sun exposure is one of the leading causes of premature aging. Always apply sunscreen if you know you are going to be exposed to harmful UVA/UVB rays. Make sure to look for a broad-spectrum sunscreen with a minimum SPF of 15. If you are swimming or perspiring, reapply sunscreen often.

#2: Don’t smoke: Not only is smoking obviously bad for your health, it’s absolutely horrible for your skin. Smoking makes your skin look aged and old as it narrows the blood vessels in the outermost layers of your skin, limiting blood flow. Smoking also damages elastin and collagen in the skin, reducing its elasticity and strength.

#3 Treat skin delicately: Your facial skin is the most delicate skin on your body. Excessive cleaning and scrubbing can really take a toll on your skin. Avoid strong cleansers, always pat dry, and moisturize daily for healthy, beautiful skin.

#4 Eat healthily: Managing your diet and eating balanced meals on a regular basis, will nourish your skin from the inside out. Eat lots of veggies, fruits, healthy grains and lean protein in order to promote healthy, youthful skin.

#5 Manage stress: Too  much stress can take a toll on your skin, making it look tired and distressed. Stressing out can also cause acne breakouts and other skin issues. Look for ways to manage stress, whether it is doing yoga, taking a bath, or reading a book. Your skin will thank you!

Your skin can reveal a lot about the way you live. Whether it’s hormone related skin issues, or the regular standard signs of aging, skin shows it all and there are many natural preventative measures you can take to regulate and manage your skin. Always drink plenty of water daily: since your skin is the largest organ in your body, it requires the most hydration, probably more than you think! It is recommended that you drink at least eight glasses of water per day in order to reap the health benefits of H2O.

Organic skin care comes from the little things, and natural skincare products embellish your skin and work in conjunction with all of these natural preventive measures.

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