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Skin Care the Natural Way

September 7, 2012 by  
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Washing the face everyday is sometimes not enough. Some get facials done while others regularly visit their dermatologists for consultation. There are also some who are forever undergoing some kind of medication to help keep their face blemish free. This can eat up a lot of the money that they earn. Remember that facials and consultations are not cheap. They can be mightily expensive.

But why go with the medical when you can do it in the natural way? Below are some of the ways that you can take care of your skin without spending so much.

1. Exfoliation in the shower

Exfoliation is one of the things that help keep your skin, smooth and silky. The process removes the dead cells from the skin, thereby preventing the buildup of dead cells in the pores.

Exfoliation can actually be done before you take a bath everyday. You just need a dry brush. Make sure that it has soft bristles; otherwise, you will end up irritating the skin. Brush in circular movements to also help in the circulation of the skin. This process however can only be done in certain parts of the body. Sensitive areas like the face may only be irritated.

2. Use fruits and veggies

Cliché as it is, fruits and vegetables really do have properties that help in keeping the skin healthy. What is more you don’t have to eat them. There are fruits and veggies that you can put directly to your skin like the tomato and the cucumber.

Of course, eating an apple a day will definitely keep the dermatologists away as apple contains natural nutrients that are really good for the body, especially for the skin. High fiber fruits like bananas are also highly recommended as they are able to improve on digestion and metabolism.

3. Water

Not only will water help you in washing your face, drinking lots of it will also help you get rid of the toxins in the body. In fact, one of the secrets to having great skin is drinking lots of water. Experts recommend at least 8 glasses a day. For people who have digestive problems, about 10-15 glasses is already enough.

4. Exercise

Another way to get rid of the toxins in the skin is to regularly do physical activities whether they like working out in the gym or doing sports activities.

5. Avoid sugar

Do you know that sugar can actually make your skin sag and develop wrinkles? This happens when the excess sugar go to the bloodstream and sticks to the protein.

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