Employing a Mind-Body approach should always be at the forefront of your mind when considering embarking on any new beauty regime. Your skin is the largest organ in your body and should be treated with the respect is deserves.
Revealed are my top 5 tips for perfect glowing skin
Tip 1 Know that great skin starts from within. Your skin reflects the quality of the food that you eat and what you drink. If you’re blocked up on the inside your skin will most certainly have break-outs or other skin conditions such as dehydration or pre-mature ageing. Start your day with a cup of warm water and lemon, this natural antibacterial cleansing ingredient will help cleanse your system and build up your immune system.
Tip 2 Know that your skin may change through the year. It may become more dry and sensitive in Winter due to exposure to harsh weather and indoor heat. Change up your skin care routine in accordance with your skin. Try a Elizabeth Arden superstars Booster Serum (Net-a-porter.com, 30ml €58) to adapt your regular skin care product to suit your skins needs by just adding a few drops.
Tip 3 Stick to the basics the rest will follow. Although you may change up your skin care routine from time to time you should be consistent with the basic rule of three. Cleanse, Tone and Moisturize. Try Liz Earle Daily Essentials Kits, (€59.00, www.boots.ie).
Tip 4 Allow yourself time to really take care of your skin. This is not indulging or pampering yourself . Your skin is the body’s largest organ, it deserves your attention. Taking off your makeup with baby-wipes at night or splashing your face in the morning with just water will not cut it if you really want your skin to look and feel beautiful.
Tip 5 Sleep. The restorative power of sleep should never be underestimated. When you sleep your body produces growth hormones which aid in cell and tissue repair. It also makes new collagen which keeps you skin strong and elastic. Many skin disorders have a mind-body connection, they can often flare up when stressed or over-tired. By getting enough sleep your body will feel more relaxed and de-stressed.