We all got flaws especially when it comes to the skin we seem to be more hard on ourselves as it’s our reflection to the world. We all want that perfect even tones skin that we can show off to everyone, but why is so hard to attain? When we were little our skin used to be perfect and it would heal so fast! Remember getting a cut or a scrape and by the next day, it would be completely healed. Well as we get older our body and skin change a lot. Our skin loses elasticity and has a harder time to heal itself and causes us to have blemishes sunspots and acne scars. In order to maintain healthy young skin like the one we used to have we need to pay close attention to what we eat, how we wash our face what kind of chemicals we use and how much sun exposure we get. We need to provide the essential nutrients for our skin to be the best it can be.
Skin repair 101: Internal ways to repair your skin
Eat healthy food: Cut junk food from your diet! We cannot stress this enough. Junk food does so much harm to your body its insane. Eating too much sugar, salt, and trans fat will result in your skin drying out resulting in premature aging and skin damage. Foods that are healthy show up on your skin like blackberries, red grapes, etc., fruits with antioxidants such as blueberry make you feel and look better they can improve circulation allowing further healing processes to occur.
Eat more zinc: Zinc helps generate collagen allowing your skin to be able to repair its own tissue. It is a great way to support your immune system. You should think about adding zinc to your daily diet. Food that is rich in zinc are mushrooms, salmon, and whole-grain pasta.
Add vitamin C to your life: Vitamin C is a great way to keep strong nails and skin while also helping prevent free radicals within your cells. Most importantly adding regular doses throughout the year to help replenish yourself during those times when you may not find many natural sources around your fruits and vegetables. A good amount of antioxidant vitamins help strengthen blood vessels which allow oxygen-rich air into your lungs making them healthier and boosting energy levels meaning less fatigue after working long hours at school/work /homework. Furthermore, it’s an ingredient found naturally in oranges, tomatoes, and broccoli.
Drink Plenty of Water: Drinking plenty of water is very important if you wish to avoid wrinkles. Your body needs moisture just before sleep because without adequate hydration there won’t be any regeneration taking place between proteins building their structures in your body. Your skin needs to be hydrated from the inside out.
External ways to repair your skin: So you are following all the steps above exactly. What if you are still suffering from damaged skin after taking all the precautions? Since we can control what goes inside our bodies it is much easier to help our skin that way but when we can’t control external factors such as the sun or pollution then sometimes we must resort back to using these methods instead.
Sunscreen: The most effective method we’ve ever seen to protect against UV rays (UVA) from damaging your delicate facial features is sunscreen. If sunscreen is applied regularly over several months, combined with proper moisturizing products it really works wonders. Sunscreens do cause some side effects since they contain ingredients like oxybenzone which is an aromatic chemical that can cause irritation when applied to the skin.
Vitamin C: This anti-aging serum works extremely well on the external too. It helps fight fine lines by stimulating collagen. Just apply 1 drop every morning followed immediately afterward with your daily skincare routine. With each application, the benefits build exponentially until finally reaching full effectiveness about 3 weeks later.
Aloe Vera: Aloe vera gel provides vital nourishment for dryness due to having multiple layers of enzymes and antioxidants, preventing the accumulation of bad causing bacteria and protecting your pores while enabling cell regrowth.
Taking care of your skin internally and externally is a great way to reduce the antiaging process in your skin. Trying to figure out what your skin needs and how certain factors play a role can be hard sometimes especially since everyone always has some advice for you but you shouldn’t listen to anyone else unless it makes sense to follow theirs. Always remember that no matter who says something it doesn’t necessarily mean it’ll work for you. The reason is that everyone’s skin is so different and factors such as where you live and stress levels all contribute to how sensitive your complexion becomes towards various environmental elements.