Healthy, flawless, and glowing skin is a boon that everybody aspires.
Some are genetically blessed to have healthy skin and require minimal skincare practices, while others may have to toil hard to attain it.
Here are 20 daily habits for glowing skin that you must adopt from people with healthy, radiant and beautiful skin tone.
Try adding these beautiful skin habits to your regular skincare routine and see your skin transforming divinely.
We first make our habits and then our habits make us. – John Dryden
Daily Skincare Habits for Glowing Skin
1. Choose the Right Food
The food we eat has a major influence on our skin quality.
Consuming too much of oily and junk food leads to breakouts while choosing simple and easily digestible food help to achieve more radiant skin tone.
As per scientific research, food with a high glycemic index, for example, refined flour, sugar, and white rice not only increases the risk of diabetes but also triggers the chances of having acne.
2. Drink Lots of Water
Start your day with two glasses of lukewarm water.
Drinking gallons of water ensures that your body remains hydrated, your stomach is clear and the toxins are flushed out properly to get you radiant skin.
If plain drinking water make you feel bore, then make your water delicious and nutritious with these beautiful water recipes.
3. Daily Routine
Follow a cleaning-toning-moisturizing routine every morning and every night.
Just like you don’t skip brushing your teeth, you should never skip this skincare practice either. Add to this, using a scrub once or twice a week to exfoliate the dead skin.
4. Remove The Makeup
It is one practice you will find every celebrity repeating – ‘No matter how tired you are, never go to bed with your makeup on.’
You will find them laying particular emphasis on eye makeup. Hence, take this piece of advice as gospel for your healthy skin routine.
5. Don’t Forget To Use Sunscreen
Whether you step out in the sun or stay indoors, you should lather plenty of sunscreen on all exposed areas of your skin.
Consult your dermatologist to know the exact SPF factor you should use.
6. Avoid Air-conditioned Rooms
Air-condition makes feel very soothing on a hot and humid day, but it tends to dehydrate our skin.
Office people who spend most of their time in an air-conditioned environment should take breaks at regular intervals and walk out to in natural air.
They should also keep moisturizing their face and hands repeatedly.
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7. Detox Bathing Ritual
Bathing is a vital part of our daily routine. There are scientific reports to prove the impact of bathing on mental and physical well-being.
It involves immersing your body in water or having water run through your body, oiling, scrubbing, and cleaning your skin from head to toe.
Hence, one significant part of your healthy skin routine is to take enough time for bathing.
- Clean your skin thoroughly and moisturize it as well.
- Use lukewarm water for bathing.
- Avoid using abrasive loofah or scrubber.
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8. Body Scrub
Just like your face, schedule a scrubbing routine for your body as well.
You could use some store-bought scrubs or a DIY scrub using ingredients from your home garden or kitchen counter. Both work perfectly well.
9. Manicure and Pedicure
Hands and legs are the most neglected parts of our body when it comes to skincare.
We tend over pamper our face with expensive creams and makeup but seldom do we realize how important our hands and feet are.
They are so important that one can easily judge your living standards by looking at your hands and feet.
10. Care for Aging Skin
After you celebrate your 30th birthday, you should also start doing a little extra to get glowing skin.
Add an anti-aging serum that complements your skin type. It will help in delaying the appearance of wrinkles, skin discoloration, and pigmentation that occur due to aging.
Regular facial exfoliation and massage done by a professional should also be scheduled on a monthly or fortnightly basis.
11. Include Anti-aging Food in Your Diet
Some anti-aging food that you must include in your diet is watercress, papaya, red bell pepper, blueberries, broccoli, spinach, nuts, avocado, sweet potatoes, and pomegranate seeds.
12. Aerobic Exercise
Regular aerobic exercise helps to increase the heart rate. It promotes blood circulation, improved oxygenation, and collagen production that help to regenerate your skin cells.
Sweating during exercise help to open up the pores and flush out excess toxin from your body which eventually helps to impart a radiant glow on the skin.
To get glowing skin, deep breathing helps a lot to purify your skin internally out. Try practicing breathing exercise for 15-20 minutes and see your skin transforming healthily.
13. Some Healthy Workout Practices for Healthy Skin
- People who are into outdoor exercises such as jogging, walking, or any kind of sports, must apply sunscreen on every inch of skin exposed to the sun.
- Avoid wearing make-up as it will clog your pores and eventually lead to acne.
- Never skip the shower after your workout.
- Keep wiping the sweat from your body with a wet towel. Drying out the sweat on your body rise the breeding of bacteria on your skin and clogging the pores.
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14. Get Adequate Sleep
As much as being active is necessary to get glowing skin, restfulness is equally important.
Our entire body, our nerves, and even our skin heal at the time when we are asleep.
The very first sign of sleep deprivation shows in the form of dark circles and sagging skin under your eyes which speeds up the aging process.
Sleep organization suggest these pre-bedtime steps to improve your skin daily.
15. Choose the Right Beauty Product
The beauty product you choose depends on two factors – your skin type and the weather condition.
There are three skin types, namely, dry, oily, and combination skin.
It is ideal to consult a dermatologist to determine your skin type and get proper guidance about the right ingredients that should be included in your beauty product.
16. Weather Specific Skin Care
Our skin behaves differently in different weather conditions.
It is often necessary to have a completely different set of beauty products for summer, winter, and monsoon season.
17. Learn to Read The Label
It is extremely important to read the label and ingredient list before purchasing a beauty product to avoid getting toxic chemicals entering your body.
For people with sensitive skin, it is important to get an allergy test done so that you are aware of ingredients that should not be part of your skincare product.
18. Choose the Right Makeup
Just like skincare products, you should take care to pick non-toxic makeup products.
There are some amount of chemicals in every makeup product that tends to dehydrate your skin. Hence, it is better to use a good hydrating lotion and lip balm before applying the makeup.
Alternatively, you could pick makeup products that have moisturizers in them.
19. Facial Yoga Exercise
Don’t ignore the healing power of yoga when it comes to skincare and healthcare. This is one of my favorite beauty tip that i would love to suggest.
Facial exercises release the tension and stress building upon over your face muscles.
This techniques consist of simple, easy and short facial yoga that will relax your muscles, nerves and help you get glowing skin naturally.
20. Laugh Out Loud
Now, here comes the best of all hacks that will make your skin glow naturally. Laugh a lot activate your happy hormones and improve your emotional health.
A happy mind is the best tonic for your skin. There are lots of scientific reports that claim a strong bond between your skin and emotions.
The happier you are the more beautiful you become.
What to Avoid to Get Glowing Skin?
Few things you need to avoid to keep your skin healthier.
- Skip junk and oily food
- Avoid consuming alcohol
- Don’t ignore the daily water intake
- Minimize your sugar intake
- Avoid stress as much as possible
- Replace your soda drinks with healthy drinks
- Avoid excessive washing of your facial skin
- Avoid make-up products that contain oil and wax into, instead opt. for natural water based products.
Make these healthy habit part of your daily skincare routine in order to improve your skin. Soon you will feel blessed.
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