There are many areas of our life we could be improving with the start of the new year. However, many people decide to eat clean, work out more, improve their relationships, take their career to the next level, save money, and more. Doing all this at once is overwhelming and usually leads to giving up on making any change in a few weeks.
Instead, you should set just one goal and take baby steps until you see progress. Let that be your appearance. We’ll now go through some ways backed by science on how you can look younger and make your skin glow. But be sure that these will positively affect your overall well-being, your confidence (and social life as a result), your mood and energy levels.
Let’s see some beauty hacks on how to look your best in 2018:
Fight acne naturally
There are many ways to fight acne. Unfortunately, most people tend to pop their pimples and try to fix the damage after that, but the consequences can be pretty bad and last for years.
Picking your skin is an awful habit you should ditch as soon as possible. What to do with the annoying acne if not that? Get some help from nature.
One of the most common types of acne is the hormonal one. If it occurs once a month, you can recognize it is located around your chin and jawline and goes together with other unpleasant symptoms such as stress, moodiness, or anxiety. Most of us who aren’t in our teenage years anymore suffer from that every now and then. The best way to treat it is from the inside out. That is, to fight it with the power of superfoods.
You’ll want to be looking for foods that will prevent inflammation and balance your hormones. Some examples include salmon, eggs, spirulina, broccoli, and other leafy greens, coconut oil, grass-fed butter, and more. Basically, I prefer products containing omega-3 fatty acids, antioxidants, and those that are high-glycemic.
At the same time, avoid foods that provoke acne, such as bread, dairy, saturated fat, and refined carbs.
Heal your skin with retinol.
Retinol is a magical product that we’ve utilized here at True Results over the years to create products that will help you reverse the aging process.
In its essence, retinol is vitamin A. When applied to your skin regularly, it boosts collagen production, minimizes wrinkles, and improves skin tone.
The good thing about it is that it benefits all skin types. Regardless of what phase of your life you are in, you can either slow down anti-aging or reverse the damage it has caused you over the years, such as sunburn signs, scars from acne, and age spots.
Protect yourself from the sun at any time of the year.
Did you know that the sun is harming your skin every time you go out during the day? That’s why it’s suggested you should wear sunglasses but also protection.
Experts say that the sun is the biggest enemy when talking about preserving our skin's beauty and firmness. What makes people overlook this aspect of skincare is seeing the damage much later down the road.
One thing is sure, though. If you aren’t wearing protection, your skin will look worse than you can imagine some time from now. To avoid that and keep it glowing and smooth for as long as possible, stay protected.
In fact, retinol and sunscreen go together pretty well, so you can try a combination like that.
Cleansing is indeed a crucial step in your daily beauty routine, and you should be doing it. But plenty of people overdo it by cleansing their face more than once a day, scrubbing too much, or using a cleanser with two strong ingredients.
At the end of the day, you end up damaging your skin rather than helping it. In fact, researches show that over-cleansing can lead to skin irritation and acne.
Following this tip is easy. Just make sure you use a gentle cleanser once a day and apply it carefully on your skin.
Create a skincare routine and stick to it.
For a start, develop a skincare routine. Call it your beauty routine, if you want to, and do it first thing in the morning or right before bed. During it, cleanse your face, moisturize and apply your retinol anti-aging product.
However, keep an eye on your skin type. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, treating your skin based on its type is the sure way to keep it glowing and firm all year long.
These 5 tips should be enough to help you improve your skin condition and look and feel younger in 2018 and every next year. Where will you begin?
We suggest you check True Result’s Retinol Active Skincare.