The New Year is upon us and glowing skin is in! Are you chasing that glow in 2021? Aren’t we all! But how exactly can we achieve the results we want with the skincare we use?
We’ve put together a few skin tips to ensure your 2021 starts and ends with healthy, vibrant skin.
1. Make Vitamin C Your Friend
Vitamin C is a potent, must-have skin ingredient, helpful in promoting general skin health by brightening, firming and defending the skin. This powerhouse ingredient is effective at brightening the skin and reducing pigmentation, as well as promoting collagen production. Vitamin C also provides high antioxidant protection, which can neutralise free radicals and assist in preventing premature ageing. Hands up if you love Vitamin C!
2. Drink More Water
Our bodies are made up of a fair amount of water! Vital for our hydration, and the general functioning of our body, water is our life source! Dehydrated skin can be caused by a number of different factors, but drinking the old rule of 8 glasses of water per day is certainly a good place to start on your glowing skin journey!
3. Exfoliate Regularly
Your glowing skin can’t shine through when it’s covered by dead skin cells. Exfoliate at least once per week, (perhaps more, depending on your skin type). Exfoliating allows the dead skin cells to be buffed away, which allows fresh skin to shine through. Our skin cell turnover reduces each year. In other words, the older you get, the slower your fresh skin cells come through. So get onto that exfoliation process!
4. Get Your Gut Right
There’s an abundance of knowledge about glowing and healthy skin starting from within. It’s important to take care of our bodies, especially our gut, as what's going on inside will often show on the outside! Like drinking enough water to help with hydration, perhaps look into some gut-loving products to ensure your insides, and therefore, your skin are ideal!
5. Hyaluronic Acid
Invest in a quality hyaluronic acid based serum, or a product that is going to do the hydration for you. We can hydrate our bodies from the inside (by drinking enough water), but it’s also a good idea to help our skin externally as well, by using a hydrating serum/products to hydrate and plump the skin. Hydrated skin is plump, dewy, free of fine lines and healthy!
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6. Protect Your Skin
The most valuable skincare tip we can offer! One of the most important anti-ageing products on the market is SPF! If you live in Australia, you should be protecting your skin every day. Daily use of sunscreen helps to prevent ageing, pigmentation and a wide array of other skin concerns.
There you have it! Our top tips for curating and maintaining glowing and healthy skin in 2021!
It is important to note that of course, each and every one of us has different skin types with different concerns. The tips we have mentioned are helpful in promoting general skin health. If you have particular skin concerns, we always recommend seeing a qualified skin expert or dermatologist.