5 tips for glowing skin
*this post is sponsored by Dermera
You have heard the saying that beauty is only skin deep. I would say that it isn’t really true in all cases, as there are many things that we can do to help our skin be glowing and beautiful that don’t always require something that we put on the skin
Here are 5 tips that I have used myself to help to bring out the glow in my skin over the years:
Sugar is very dehydrating for the skin and is actually proven to weaken collagen bonds, according to Dr Frank Limpan.
Fruit is the best substitute!
Regular sweating is not only beneficial for toxin and impurities release, but exercise helps to regulate hormones that leads to better skin too. If you don’t feel like exercising, get one of the steamers and use it once a week to help skin stay clean. Also be sure to drink plenty of water to help the body to benefit the most from sweating while you exercise.
EAT THE RAINBOW
Much like the tip above to avoid sugars, it goes further to say that if you focus on a variety of healthy whole foods, organic whenever possible, you will see the benefits. Avoid processed and canned foods, and focus on foods that have high anti-inflammatory properties such as berries and many different vegetables, especially green leafy vegetables.
While it may seem a bit cliche, one of the best ways to prevent damage from UV radiation is to regularly apply some sun protection. Especially during the times you may not be thinking about. The sun’s rays can penetrate through glass, so if you spend much of your day at the office by the windows, or commuting in the car, don’t forget to apply a little protection, these hours do matter. Be sure to used a high quality product to limit any additional ingredients to be absorbed that can counteract the benefits of the protection.
SUPPLEMENT TO BOOST NATURAL BENEFITS
Eating a healthy diet, exercising, and protecting the skin are some of the best things that we can do to help our skin to stay youthful and glowing, but sometimes it just isn’t enough, especially if you are limited in your access to nutrient-rich foods. This is where supplements can absolutely help. One of my choices lately has been from Dermera, whose natural-based formula has been helping to add to everything else I do.
I love that unlike many topical based skin care products, Dermera is made to work from the inside out. They have created a formula that is a natural blend of plant-based nutrients, antioxidants, proteins and other organic compounds that combine together to give the body the nutrients and vital building blocks the body uses to create a healthy and glowing skin.
I call it my liquid gold for skin. Have any of you had a chance to try it yet? Any other tips you have used to maintain healthy skin?