How to Keep Your Skin Looking Great

People who focus on the importance of skin care spend hundreds of dollars a month on skin care products, hoping to spot good looking skin. Keep in mind; even if you buy and use the most expensive skin care products, it is still not enough to maintain a healthy skin. There are so many things that play a role in the production of healthy skin. Here are some tips on how to keep your skin looking great.

The Components of Skin

Before we move on to skin care tips, you must first understand your skin. The skin is the largest organ of the body, and it is made up of three main layers. The innermost layer is called the subcutaneous layer, and it contains fat cells, hair follicles and blood vessels. The middle layer of the skin is called the dermis layer and it contains elastin, collagen fibres, oil glands, nerves, and blood vessels. While the outmost layer is called the epidermis layer which is made out of skin cells like the basal cells, stratum corneum cells and pigment cells that gives color to the skin.

Factors That Decide Skin Health

The health of the skin relies on the health of the skin components. Most skin care products are designed to help maintain and improve the skin components, which results in healthier skin complexion. Your skin also alters its appearances based on the exposure to free radicals, environmental factors, aging and so much more. Besides skin care products, simple alterations in living habits and lifestyle could help to contribute towards a healthier looking skin.

Proper Skin Care Products

If you wear makeup every day, it is best to use a quality cleanser or toner after the makeup is removed. This is to get rid of any excess chemical on your skin. If you use skin moisturizer, go with ones that come with SPF protection, as this helps to reduce the damage of the skin by UV rays. You should cleanse your skin every day, using only quality skin care products, especially those enriched in natural vitamins.

Proper Diet

In order to have good looking skin, you must ensure that you eat only balanced and healthy meals. Avoid excessively oily meals which could cause excess production of sebum. Take supplements for the skin which are enriched with all the essential vitamins and minerals.

Change Of Lifestyle

If you want good looking skin, you have to stop smoking and you need to quit drinking. Alcohol damages the skin by dilating blood vessels, and cigarette contains chemical that interrupts the normal supply of oxygen to the skin. You should also make sure that you have enough sleep every night for that good looking skin. Follow these simple skin care tips for a healthier, good looking skin.

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lhchan 4 years ago

Very useful tips, thanks very much for sharing this hub.

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sasta10 4 years ago from Manchester, UK Author

Thank you for your kind comments, I am happy to know you found my article helpful. Thanks.

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