Here are a few things that you are doing everyday, that effects your skin. Make a list and avoid these habits to protect your beautiful glowing skin.
23 Things that spoil skin, which you are doing almost everyday:
Too much of frowning or repeated movement of facial muscles to form face expressions can lead to fine lines or wrinkles which age the skin faster.
Over exfoliating the skin will take away all the necessary oils your skin needs to maintain its glow. You need to exfoliate your skin only once or twice a week.
Stress results in skin blemishes, dullness, rashes, acne and skin ages faster. Consider doing yoga or enjoy cooking, reading or something you like to combat stress.
Eating more sugar or sugar contained foods can damage the skin’s collagen and makes the skin saggy. If you are fond of sweet taste, consider fruits like mango or pine apple.
Exercise increases blood flow and gives your face a healthy glow. It also removes the toxins from your body. Dead skin cells can be removed easily. Age spots appear more in the absence of exercise or sufficient physical activity.
During nights your skin rests and sheds the dead skin cells. These dead skin cells builds up on the pillow cover over time and attract bacteria. Change the pillow covers more frequently to protect your skin and health.
Purifying agents or chemicals in tap water will build up on the skin over time and act harshly on the skin. Dry brush or use body scrub once a month to remove the chemical build up or soap residues.
Too much waxing can result in raw skin and increased bumps. Give your skin at least three weeks to regenerate, especially in sensitive areas.
Make sure you visit an eye specialist once a year to avoid squinting. Check whether your prescription glasses or contact lenses are too old and whether your power has changed.
Too much sodium in your foods will suck all the moisture from your skin and leaves it dull and dry. Reduce your salty foods and also use a good moisturizer.
Not getting a good sleep spoils your skin and it will be aged faster. Get a recommended daily sleep of at least 8 hours to keep your skin refreshed and rejuvenated.
Bacteria that build up on the sunglasses can clog your pores on the bridge of your nose and causes acne or irritation. Wipe your sunglasses daily to protect your skin.
Cover your face with a clean towel when you use a hair spray. Secure your hair with a sweat band while you exercise and always avoid your hair from falling on your face.
Just like your sunglasses, consider cleaning your mobile screen regularly using anti bacterial wipes to protect your skin.
Drinking insufficient water can cause skin blemishes as the toxins cannot be removed properly from your body. It also results in acne, wrinkles and fine lines. Drink enough water to keep your skin glowing.
Testing or using too many products on your face can damage you skin. If you have to test a product, use somewhere else like your wrist, instead of on your face. Avoid too much makeup to keep the skin healthy.
Bathing for a long time or in hot water, takes away all the moisture from the body and makes it dull. Always use lukewarm water to keep your skin glowing and also try to finish your bath faster.
Skipping meals can take away all the glow from your face and ages your skin faster due to insufficient nutrition. Always try to include vitamins C , B3 , E , and A in your meals to build up your skin’s health.
Picking at the skin on your face will only push dirt and bacteria deeper into pores, resulting in more breakouts.
Caffeine makes the skin dry and causes premature ageing. Drink lots of water or fruit juices and avoid caffeinated foods such as coffee.
Wine, beer, and liquor can dehydrate your skin, leaving it quenched for moisture.
Excessive Sauna or Steam room can break down the collagen and damage the elasticity of skin. It results in premature ageing of skin.
If your A/C is on full blow, the humidity in the air will be extremely reduces and the skin becomes extremely dry.