Skin is one of the most sensitive parts of the body and requires careful care to prevent different disorders such as allergies, rashes or burns or stains.Skin acts as an insulator which provides a certain degree of temperature regulation.Good and healthy skin care helps delaying the natural aging process and also prevents many skin problem.
Here are some tips to maintain good skin health:
Protect skin from sun
Skin exposure to sun causes wrinkles, age spots, freckles, rough and dry skin.Sun exposure can also cause skin cancer. So it is better to avoid sun between 10 a.m and 4 p.m, wear protective clothing so as to cover your skin with tightly woven long sleeve shirts. Apply sunscreen before going out in the sun and reapply it every two hours.
Smoking makes your skin look more older and gives wrinkles to your skin.Smoking reduces the skin of oxygen, narrows the tiny blood vessels and decreases blood flow.It also damages elastin and collagen, the fibres that strengthen your skin and maintains its elasticity.
Treat your skin gently
Keep your skin gentle as daily cleansing and shaving may damage your skin. You should limit your bath time- long showers and hot water removes necessary oil from your skin.Use mild cleansers instead of strong soaps.Apply shaving cream and lotion before shaving so to protect and lubricate your skin, it is better to use clean and sharp razor for closest shave.
After bathing or washing your skin from water pat your skin dry with towel so as to retain some moisture on your skin.
A healthy diet include plenty of fruits, whole grains,vegetables and lean proteins. Researchers suggests that the diet rich in vitamin C and low in carbohydrates and fats keeps you look younger for long time.A healthy diet helps you look and feel better.
Try to manage and reduce stress
Stress makes your skin sensitive and more prone to acne and other skin problems.In order to have healthy state of mind and healthy skin take corrective steps to manage your stress.