Renewal and care for skin is essential. How can you remove those sun spots and lessen the fine lines? Here’s our top ten tips for fresh and fabulous skin.
1- Get A Professional Chemical Peel
If your skin is dry, pigmented and lacks the luster you long for, chemical peels help to soften fine lines, remove built up dead skin cells, lightens brown spots, and brightens your overall complexion. We offer several chemical peels that will help your skin look its best, chemical peels are most effective when done in a series.
2- Keep Applying That Sunscreen
Even if you are not outdoors, and encounter less direct sunlight, it doesn’t mean you can skimp on sunscreen. You should be applying a physical SPF 30 or higher daily on your face, neck, chest, hands and arms, This will not only prevent photo-aging it will also help protect your skin from developing pre-cancerous lesions or skin cancer.
3- Change Your Cleanser
Though some have problem skin, products that are over-drying can exacerbate your skin issues. It’s a good idea to switch to a less drying alternative.
4- Tame That Toner
With toners you want to balance the skin and bring it back to its natural PH rather than strip the skin.
5- Protect Against Free Radicals
If you are indoors, your skin can be bombarded with free radicals and toxins that get trapped in recirculated air. Adding a serum that contains vitamin C will help protect your skin from damage.
The great indoors, with heaters and fireplaces can dry your skin out too. Adding a creamier moisturizer can help keep the epidermis more hydrated and maintain your skin’s dewy fresh appearance.
7- Don’t Forget Your Body
Just because limbs are covered doesn’t mean you should forget about keeping them smooth and silky too. The best time to apply moisturizer is within five minutes of leaving the shower. When your skin is still dewy, your pores are open which allows your skin to drink in the extra hydration. This will prevent ashy, itchy skin from becoming a problem.
8- Hydrate, Hydrate, Hydrate
Water is one of the best defenses against dull, dry skin. You should be drinking at least 8 glasses of 8 ounces of water or more per day, this naturally plumps and hydrates your skin.
9- Beautiful Skin Begins Within
Beautiful skin starts on the inside, if you don’t already take vitamins these can really help your skin – Omega 3’s, Biotin, Vitamin A, C, E, and Turmeric.
10- Don’t Forget That Retinoid
This still seems to be a secret but every woman over the age 18 should be on a nightly retinoid. Retinoids promote cell turnover to reveal the freshest, most youthful skin, help prevent pigmentation and lighten it, helps minimize pores, prevent fine lines and keep the skin clear of breakouts. If you feel like your retinoid is too drying throughout the fall, simply mix a pea size of moisturizer with your pea size of retinoid at bedtime for the same great effect!