Skincare Hacks and Tips
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We all want to prevent ageing, have glowing and flawless skin throughout the year. With these easy 8 skincare hacks and tips to add to your daily beauty routine, you will fall in love with your skin and your skin will love you.
APPLY THE EYE CREAM
We have heard this time and time again how important it is to apply eye cream daily. Add an eye cream or serum to an evening beauty routine. This will prevent collagen damage that causes premature ageing. Keep in mind that the skin around your eyes is delicate so use your ring finger to gently apply in a dabbing action around the eye. Your eyes will thank you in the morning.
DARK SPOT ELIMINATOR
Apple cider vinegar is not just for the kitchen. Apply some apple cider on cotton wool and dabbed on dark spots. The apple cider vinegar will lighten the dark spots as well as killing off any bacteria that will cause acne.
Yes, face yoga is a thing. Just as yoga is good blood circulation, smoothing your face with your fingers has proven to help with the ageing process. Gently rubbing your fingers on your face for about 20min a day will increase blood circulation on your facial area and as well leaving you to feel relaxed.
We have heard this over and over again, but it is true. Your skin does need 8 hours of sleep to repair itself. This will prevent premature again and dark circles around the eye area. And who doesn’t like having peaceful nights rest?
ICE ICE BABY
A little cold water never hurt anybody, right? Instead of washing your face with warm water, swop it with ice-cold water. This will not only wake you up and help you feel refreshed in the morning, but it also quickly reduces puffiness from sleeping, and it also tightens pores and calms inflammation on the skin. This is especially good to do in the summer with the hot summer nights approaching.
THE DOWNWARD DOG
We have already said that face yoga is good for your face. And this easy yoga pose, the downward dog pose is great sending blood flowing towards your face. Just holding this pose for 5 minutes a day will definitely boost blood circulation towards your facial area, as well as leaving you with glowing skin. Perfect for that all year round glow we all want.
We can not stress this enough, use a moisturizer or foundation with sunscreen for days when it is cloudy, and add higher protection with your are out and about in the sun. sunscreen protects your skin from the UV rays and slows down the ageing process.
HOMEMADE PORE STRIPS
Pore strips are amazing for your skin, they clean deeply into the pores, especially if you have skin that is prone to blackheads. This a quick and easy recipe to make your own. All you will need is 1 tablespoon of unflavoured gelatin and 1and half – 2 tablespoons of milk. Mix the two ingredients quickly together, and pop it in the microwave for 10-15 seconds. Apply to your face and leave it on for 15 minutes, then gently peel it off. This will have a deep cleansing effect on your pores.
Looking after your skin is easy with these simple yet effective to prevent premature ageing and keep your skin glowing. Skin