Avoid 9 Mistakes For Better Skin

| May 13 , 2015 , 17:55 IST
  [caption id="attachment_34273" align="aligncenter" width="700"]9 Mistakes To Avoid For Better Skin Photo Courtesy:[/caption] Everyone wants healthy skin and many go edges to get one. However there are many day to day mistakes that is hampering your skin the most. One can simply avoid them to solve multiple skin issues.
Inappropriate selection of a sunscreen
[caption id="attachment_34236" align="aligncenter" width="701"]Inappropriate selection of a sunscreen Photo: IANS[/caption] Sun exposure is one of the main reasons for visible signs of ageing. A two percent increase in skin damage can age a face by three years. Choose a sunscreen with good UVA protection and a SPF of 30.
Ignoring sunscreen in winter or monsoon or in cars
[caption id="attachment_34275" align="aligncenter" width="700"]Ignoring sunscreen in winter or monsoon or in cars Photo Courtesy:[/caption] UVA light is not filtered by the window glass of your car (except the tinted glass). Also 50 percent of the exposure to UVA occurs even in the shade. So make sunscreen your best friend and make sure to wear it all round the year, even while working indoors. Also Read: 7 Myths About Plastic Surgery
Using harsh soaps
[caption id="attachment_34278" align="aligncenter" width="700"]Using harsh soaps Photo Courtesy:[/caption] Use of harsh soaps on the skin can make it dry. Soap-free products are ideal for sensitive skin as they tend to be less harsh and drying.
Inadequate sleep
[caption id="attachment_34282" align="aligncenter" width="700"]Photo Courtesy: Photo Courtesy:[/caption] Lack of sleep can cause your body to release the stress hormone leading to lusterless skin, fine lines and under eye dark circles. Take adequate sleep and follow a regular sleeping cycle for a healthy and glowing skin. Also Read: 10 Most Common Cosmetic Surgery Procedures
Insufficient water intake
[caption id="attachment_34284" align="aligncenter" width="701"]Insufficient water intake Photo Courtesy:[/caption] Your skin is made up of cells which in turn are made up of water. Inadequate water intake makes the skin dry and flaky. Dry skin has less pliability and is more prone to wrinkling.
Wrong selection of products
[caption id="attachment_34288" align="aligncenter" width="701"]Wrong selection of products Photo Courtesy:[/caption] Never buy a product going by an advertisement or celebrity endorsement. A skin product should be bought after ascertaining that it is appropriate for your skin type and needs. Also Read: I Can’t Even Think Of Going On A Diet, Says Hilary Duff
Being impatient towards the results of good products
[caption id="attachment_34289" align="aligncenter" width="701"]Being impatient towards the results of good products Photo Courtesy:[/caption] A big no-no is changing dermatology products every fortnight anticipating miraculous results. The best of the products also require a minimum of two to three months to afford visible results on your skin.
Casual attitude in consulting the dermatologist
[caption id="attachment_34291" align="aligncenter" width="700"]Casual attitude in consulting the dermatologist Photo Courtesy:[/caption] Don't worsen your rashes, allergies or acne breakouts by applying over-the-counter products. Consult your dermatologist at the earliest. Also Read: Are Women And Junk Food Best Friends?
Inadequate diet
[caption id="attachment_34294" align="aligncenter" width="701"]Inadequate diet Photo Courtesy:[/caption] Incorporate vitamin C, omega 3 fatty acids and other antioxidants in your diet for a younger looking and firmer skin. (With inputs from IANS) Also Read: How to make skin summer friendly with basic tips Also Read: Bollywood Beauties - From Drab To Glam

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