by Charlotte Wood
(last updated October 19, 2016)
Your skin is something that everyone sees—you can't hide it. Your skin is a part of who you are physically, and it's fragile. You need to take care of your skin; nurture it, clean it, take care of it, treat it with gentleness and concern. Your skin has the ability to glow and shine, or it can serve as a detriment to your physical person. You are largely in control of which direction your skin goes. Because you'll have your skin for the entirety of your life, you want to make sure you're giving it the best care you can. Some people define "the best care" as natural care, care without synthetic material, care that comes from the earth to your skin, keeping it pure and clean. If natural skin care is the way for you to go, then here are a few tips to get your started.
Natural skin care is simple and effective. One of the things you'll want to try is doing a dry brush exfoliation on your skin. This will succeed in removing the dead skin cells from your skin and also the dirt, oils, and toxins from your pores. Exfoliation works to keep your skin free from harmful materials that come from the air, your hands, and other sources; this also works to help prevent blemishes from developing on your skin.
Natural skin care goes beyond the surface skin and involves the rest of your body. If you want beautiful skin, then you need to treat the rest of your body well. Developing a healthy diet is essential to creating beautiful skin; if you eat poorly, that will be reflected in the quality and condition of your skin. You need to make sure that you drink enough water and that you get enough fiber from your diet. You also should consider adding the following to your diet: whole grains, apples, cauliflower, high-fiber snacks, prune smoothies, beans, legumes, and flaxseed. You'll want to avoid excess sugar and take in healthy fats.
Exercise is also great for your skin. Getting up and moving improves your circulation, which is needed if you want to successfully care for your skin in a natural way. The sweat from exercising also works to remove toxins and dirt from your pores, leaving your skin glowing and healthy.
Natural skin care doesn't involve just your skin, but rather it involves your entire body. One aspect affects the other, and not only will you have naturally beautiful skin, but you'll also be able to enjoy a healthy and fit body!
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