Glowing skin can boost your confidence, it is very possible to achieve glowing skin but it requires conscious efforts. Knowing your skin type is crucial to taking good care of your skin.
How to determine your skin type.
You can know your skin type with the information below;
Dry skin is very dull and has white patches or flakes
Oily skin is prone to acne or pimples because it is shiny or greasy
Sensitive skin reacts easily to change in cosmetics
Normal skin is the best type of skin.
Combination skin is oily at the T zone (the forehead and nose area) and dry in other area
Use warm water to wash your face,
Apply cleanser to your face and rub gently in a circular motion on your face. Rinse with warm water
Buy cleanser that is suitable for your skin type only.
Use a natural facial cleanser if you have sensitive skin.
Use a gel cleanser for oily skin
Cleansers that are hydrating and refreshing are perfect for dry skin
Always clean make up thoroughly before going to bed. Make up on your face can leave extra oil on your skin
Apply toner to a cotton ball and swipe on your T zone (the forehead and the nose area) and other areas on your face. Do not use a strong toner If you have dry or sensitive skin. Ensure you buy the suitable type of toner for your skin
03. Moisturize your skin
Moisturizers come in different types for all skin type, research and read on moisturizing products to choose the best product. Moisturizing keeps your skin hydrated and fresh
You should moisturize your skin frequently if you have dry skin or you can buy a lighter moisturizer for oily skin, Get a moisturizer with SPF for protection against sun
04. Get adequate sleep
Experts recommend healthy sleep for 7 to 8 hours per day, sleep helps to repair damaged body tissues and produces healthy skin
05. Eat healthy foods
Nourish your skin from inside out, eat foods that are high in vitamins, antioxidants and good nutrients. These rich foods save your skin from inflammation, quit excessive alcohol and smoking, it can dry out your skin and make it look dull
06. Drink water
Our skin cells need adequate water to stay healthy and refreshed. Take 8 glasses of water per day for smooth and glowing skin
Exercise releases hormones that are healthy to the body and skin. It helps you to fight stress. If you cannot engage in daily exercises, you can do it at least twice a week. There are mobile apps that can guide you from beginners to expert level