In regards to the quantity of water that is required for healthy skin, 8 glasses is an ideal goal, but not everyone can consume that much water on a daily basis. The main issue is that we should consume as much healthy liquids within our daily diet to keep our bodies well hydrated. Hydration is critical for optimum skin health and cell function. Avoid liquids that have a high processed sugar and salt content such as sodas and many of the artificial flavorings.
If you are not able to drink eight glasses, then I encourage you to substitute sugary foods with fruits that are well hydrating without the processed sugars such as fresh watermelon, grapes, papaya, honey dew melon, spinach, and celery. Drinking 8 glasses daily is not an absolute; however, remaining adequately hydrated with the correct liquids is more important. Your body's internal regulating system (thirst) will alert you when you need to drink more, but keep in mind that if you are excessively perspiring then clearly you will require a greater healthy fluid intake.
Ladies, the best way to prevent breakouts every night is by pulling back your hair when you sleep. When your hair is down as you sleep, hair products can easily accumulate on your skin to cause breakouts and inflammation.
As simple as it sounds, you must make sleep your priority. Getting a minimum of eight hours per night allows your skin time to repair itself and flush out toxins so that you wake up looking refreshed and revived.View Thread
Believe it or not, sensitive skin types can still exfoliate using fruit enzyme scrubs to remove dead skin cells and balance the complexion. Always make sure to spot test any new products before using to determine your sensitivity!View Thread
Rosacea is an untreatable skin condition, but you can minimize this redness and inflammation by using a mineral makeup foundation. Mineral makeup is made from milled minerals of the earth, so it is much more gentle than a liquid foundation with chemical ingredients. This will provide the coverage that you are looking for with less irritation to your rosacea.
Did you know that a facial massage is not only relaxing, but it stimulates circulation and helps to flush toxins from the skin? In a pinch, massage your complexion with clean fingers to stimulate blood flow, promote new cell growth, and revive dull skin.View Thread
A minimally invasive and exceptionally effective treatment to reduce acne scars is microdermabrasion. This is a manual exfoliation that removes the outer layers of dead skin to stimulate new cell growth. This process removes deep acne scarring and should be done in a series of 4 to 6 treatments.View Thread
All skin types can benefit from exfoliation to remove dead skin cells and prevent fine lines and wrinkles. For sensitive skin, use a gentle enzyme scrub, and for oily and acne prone skin, use a scrub that contains salicylic or glycolic acid. Exfoliating several times per week will keep your skin tone fresh and radiant!View Thread