5 Essential Skincare Tips You Must Know

Habits are the basis of our lives. Our daily routine determines our health. From a morning cup of tea or coffee to the side table of our bed before sleep, everything we do, eat or experience has positive or negative effects on our body.

There are some habits that are helpful to our health and to the health of our skin, and others that are not.

But let’s face it, no one has enough time to take care of his or her skin by following a skincare routine. Everyone is busy in this modern world, no one wants to commit a part of their daily life for their skin.

But you can still have beautiful skin by just learning some essentials. You just have to change some of your habits and do some exercises to maintain healthy and attractive skin.

Here are some tips and tricks to follow to have beautiful skin.

5 Essential Skincare Tips You Must Know

1. Know Your Skin Type

Understanding and learning about your skin type is the most important thing you will do for your skin. If you use the wrong items, you may break your skin’s natural balance, resulting in redness, swelling, acne, or even quick aging if you are ignorant or misled.

Know what works best on your skin and try not to experiment with the products or brands. Not all brands will give you the right product that suits your skin.

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2. Avoid the Sun

Protection from the sun is very important for your skin. It is one of the most important things you can do to save your skin from UV rays. UV rays from the sun cause wrinkles in old age, skin issues, age spots, and in some cases skin cancer if exposed to UV rays for a long period of time.

Following are the simple ways you can protect your skin from the sun rays, especially UV rays.

Use Sunscreen. To avoid getting affected by UV from the sun, one should use good quality sunscreen. Sunscreens with a sun protection factor (SPF) higher than 15 are recommended to protect the skin cells from the UV rays of the sun.

Seek out some shade. Avoid the sun during the hours of 11 a.m. and 5 p.m., when the sun’s rays are at their most powerful.

Put on some protective gear. Tightly knit shirts or tops with full sleeves, long leggings, and caps or hats will keep your skin protected.

3. Use Ice on the Pimples and Acne

While ice will not heal acne, it will help to reduce redness and swelling, leaving the blemishless visible. Ice does have a soothing effect, which can provide short pain relief for pimples that are badly swollen.

It is advised to use ice cubes by rubbing them over the swollen pimples and acne spots. Do this for two to three minutes continuously. Apply some acne lotion or cream afterward to treat the spots effectively.  

Ice cubes are found to shrink the size of pimples on the skin pretty quickly. If your skin is affected, using an ice cube to the affected area will help reduce inflammation and hide the acne spot significantly. By minimizing the size of the inflamed area, it will decrease the life of the pimples.

4. Keep a Healthy Diet

Your nutrition has an impact on more than just your waist; it can also save your skin. Some foods that are well-known for their nutritional benefits, such as black tea, lemon juice, are also beneficial to your skin.

Green tea’s anti-oxidants, Epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG), not only heal and revitalize keratinocytes but also help cleanse the skin. Salmon contains healthy fats, which help keep the skin moist while keeping it smooth. We could go on and on about our favorite skin-healthy foods, but the main point is that an excellent complexion is also a result of what you eat.

5. Put on Some Protective Clothing

Consider UV-protective clothing detergents, which provide an extra layer of UV protection for a set number of washes, or special sun-protective apparel, that is supposed to prevent ultraviolet radiation.

Everyone likes to give beauty tips, but none beats what a skin specialist who understands your skin knows everything about it has to say. They play an important role in informing you about your skin, examining you for problems, and providing you with scientifically proven remedies.

Julie Higgins
Julie is a Staff Writer at momooze.com. She has been working in publishing houses before joining the editorial team at momooze. Julie's love and passion are topics around beauty, lifestyle, hair and nails.