Seeing a professional dermatologist for skin issues can help you to have flawless skin and can help with any issues that just donâ€™t seem to be clearing up on their own. However, there are some things you can do in your everyday life to take care of your skin. Read on for some tips for beautiful skin.
Stay hydrated and moisturized
There are so many benefits to drinking lots of water â€“ and maintaining great skin is one of them. Drink eight 8-ounce glasses of water every day to keep skin looking hydrated and fresh and to keep it from drying out. Make sure that your showers or baths arenâ€™t too hot, which can damage skin by removing essential oils and make it feel dry. And of course, make sure that you keep skin moisturized.
Keep your face clean
Wash your face every morning and every night to get rid of oil, dirt, and the dayâ€™s pollution. Debris that remains on your face makes skin look dull and clogs pores. And, do a deeper cleanse once a week to remove any stubborn dirt and oil.
Watch what you eat
Foods that are rich in polyphenols are great for skin. Polyphenols are antioxidants that help protect the skin from the sun and other kind of damage. Enjoy foods such as pecans, walnuts, grapes, and berries for beautiful skin.
Always use sunscreen
Even if it looks cloudy outside, the sunâ€™s rays are still hitting you. The sun not only causes skin cancer, but it can also change the color and texture of your skin and make you look older than you are.
There are many reasons to not smoke, and here is one more: smoking decreases how much oxygen your skin gets, leading to poor skin tone, uneven skin coloring, sagging skin, and deep wrinkles.
Take care of your skin every day! And, if you are having any issues with your skin or if you are interested in a procedure that will make your skin look and feel brand new, make an appointment at Advanced Dermatology Associates, P.A., in West Orange, New Jersey. Call (973) 243-2300 for an appointment today!