Whatever our age, we all want to look and feel good. One way that we can feel good is by having skin that looks great. Like how we take care of the insides of our body, it is so important to take care of the outside of our body. Here are some of the best ways to keep your skin looking great.

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Drink Plenty of Water

Drinking water has so many benefits for your skin. First off, it completely hydrates you. This helps to keep your skin plumped and can prevent sagging and wrinkles. Drinking a lot of water also helps to flush out toxins in the body too. It makes skin clearer and prevents the chances of getting lots of spots. Flushing out the toxins also helps to clear away the dark circles under your eyes. Nothing better to help your skin look great.

Use a Moisturiser

Like water can hydrate your skin from the inside out, a moisturiser can hydrate from the outside in. You can get different types of moisturisers depending on how dehydrated your skin is. A good idea is to use one daily, applying first thing in the morning after washing your face. A deep cleansing night cream is also a good idea to use before you go to bed. It can then work on your skin overnight.

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Watch How Much Alcohol You Consume

We’ve all that that hungover feeling. That feeling comes from being dehydrated. And you guessed it; dehydration affects your skin. Alcohol can particularly dehydrate your skin, so you need to be careful about how much you have. Drinking too much can also stop your skin from getting the right vitamins and minerals that it needs. So over time, excessive drinking can do a lot of damage to your skin. So it is a good idea to monitor how much you have now. If you find that you need alcohol every day, it would be a good idea to seek advice from a women’s recovery center.

 

Use Sunscreen

 

This is so important. The signs of sun damage are rarely visible, so it is hard to tell how much damage we are doing to our skin. So wearing a sunscreen is of paramount importance. It is even good to wear one in winter as UV rays are always around. You can get burnt on cloudy days too! A lot of concealers and foundations have sunscreen in them. So check what your makeup says. It it doesn’t have one, it is advised to get one so that you can keep your skin looking good.

Stop Smoking

Smoking can age your skin early and cause a lot of damage. The tobacco in cigarettes damages the elasticity of your skin, so you are more likely to get wrinkles and fine lines. The more you smoke, the quicker it will happen. So it is a good idea to cut down, or even stop how much you smoke. If you want to take care of your skin, and your general health, avoid smoking.

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I've worked as an Occupational Therapist for many years dealing with physical and mental health patients, both in hospitals and the community. Living a healthy, well balanced life with a good diet, regular exercise and a taking a positive outlook are crucial to becoming a very well being indeed - sometimes easier said than done!

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