Your skin says a lot about you, and it can make a big impression on people. That’s why it’s important to protect it. Unfortunately, some pretty common things may be damaging your skin on a daily basis.
Exposure to sun is the leading skin damage cause. Free radicals are produced by the sun — oxygen molecules that are unstable and may be the cause of skin cancer. Ultraviolet rays are also produced by the sun, and they break down skin’s collagen and elastin, which keep skin looking young and smooth.
Sugar, Caffeine, and Alcohol
The food that fuels and feeds your body also nourishes your skin. Unfortunately, caffeine has a drying effect on the skin, making fine lines more visible. Another food that is hard on skin is sugar. Sugar reduces skin’s collagen, creating more sagging. Lastly, alcohol has a negative effect on skin. It leads to dehydration, and under-hydrated skin has more prominent wrinkles.
Dirty Pillowcase, Sunglasses, and Cell Phone
While you sleep, skin rejuvenates itself and sheds dead cells. Dead skin cells harbor bacteria and toxin and build up on your sheets and pillowcase. Sunglasses can also be covered with bacteria. Also, if you do not sanitize your phone regularly, it can carry all sorts of germs that are pressed against your jawline every time you take a phone call.
Hot, Steamy Showers
Hot water is great for cleaning . . . but not necessarily for your body. Very hot water actually removes the skin’s natural, healthy oils, making it dry and tight. Wrinkles look more severe when skin is dry.
Frowning and Squinting
If you require corrective lenses to see, always wear them, whether they be contacts or glasses. Squinting increases wrinkles in the forehead and around the eyes. If you’re spending time outside, take a hat and (clean) sunglasses to reduce the sun’s glare and help you not squint. And smile! It will not only improve your mood, but also your skin, as over time frowning leads to permanent wrinkles.
Here is a list of ideas to help solve these five problems:
- Make sunblock a priority in your skin care routine. You won’t see results overnight, but in the long term, you’ll be glad you did. Also, add skin care products to your routine that heal at the cellular level.
- If you’d rather not give up sugar, caffeine, and alcohol, there are other ways to counter their negative effects. Use a vitamin-rich, high-quality moisturizer. It will help counter those pesky fine lines. Also, always stay hydrated by drinking 64 ounces of water daily.
- Be clean! Launder your bedding weekly. Sanitize your sunglasses and phone.
- Don’t take scalding showers. Keep the water nice and warm, but lower the temperature a few degrees when washing your face.
- Smile and focus on not squinting.
Now that you’ve got these everyday tips for better skin, you might as well take skin care a step further. Healthy, beautiful skin starts at the cellular level, and products that support healthy skin cells can reduce visible signs of aging.
ASEA Intensive Redox Serum and RENU 28
This is a whole body gel infused with redox signaling molecules. These molecules signal your cells to carry out daily renewal and repair.
- They decrease fine lines and make smoother skin appearance.
- They encourage noticeably firm skin.
- They decrease visible photo-damaged skin
- They visibly decrease the depth and number of wrinkles.
- They produce more radiant skin.
RENU Advance Gently Refining Cleanser
This cleanser tones and hydrates skin as it removes impurities and dirt. It combines ASEA’s redox technology with anti-aging ingredients.
RENU Advance Ultra Replenishing Moisturizer
ASEA’s probiotic-infused, vitamin-rich moisturizer contains ingredients that protect your skin’s natural moisturizers while stimulating detox. It is infused with oxygen attractors that promote the renewal of cells.
Add RENU Advanced skin care products to your routine to help your skin be visibly healthy again.
If you’d like to find out more about ASEA’s RENU Advanced skin care line, please visit ASEA’s official website.