Ladies, whether or not you want to admit it, you feel great when your skin looks great. It’s not just enough water and exercise that is required, but a good skincare routine is a great way to feel confident and take care of your mental health.
It’s not too difficult to start a routine, and you don’t have to judge yourself for taking some time to do just that. Here are some ways you can tackle this problem without a worry.
Know the importance of your skin
Did you know that your skin cells shed just about every minute? It basically means that you are creating healthy skin as you do your regular activities. And when you don’t take care of your skin on a regular basis, you are basically creating less than perfect skin. A good cleanser or detoxifying charcoal mask is a perfect way to remove the dead skin and keep the glow on. However, don’t use charcoal on your skin every day as it may cause your skin to dry out fast.
Each skin type if different
You may have a friend who has a simple skin care routine, and her skin looks flawless. But her routine may fail you. Just like our bodies, our skin types are also different. What works for your friend may not necessarily work for you. So, understand your skin and what it requires to set a skin care routine for yourself.
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Keep in mind that what you eat also shows on your skin, so stick to a healthy diet and drink plenty of water. Don’t forget to exercise regularly too. These are the only steps for everyone to follow, regardless of your skin type.
Start the process early
We often tend to forget that the way you take care of your skin when you are younger will help it stay so as you grow older. The choices you make at a younger age will set the tone for the lifetime of your skin as well. So start early and make it a habit. However, keep modifying the routine as you grow older and do what is necessary for your age.
The longer you wait to start taking care of your skin, the more money you may have to spend to fix the problems. And we all know how stressful that can be for women’s health and, more importantly, mental wellness. You may develop acne scars, skin discolouration, deep wrinkles or other skin issues which may require expensive treatments, unless you start taking care early enough. Prevention is better than cure; so start your routine soon.
Follow healthy habits
One of the many advantages of starting a skincare routine is that, sticking to it will help you stay disciplined. It will also help you start other healthy habits such as oral or hair care. If you’re up for it, once in a while, spend a day doing all your care routines and give yourself a wonderful spa day.
Now that you are convinced to start a simple (and eventually a complex one if that’s what your skin demands), make a to-do list and start pampering yourself.
(Edited by Athira Nair)
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