Tips To Look Healthy & Well Rested

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In this increasingly fast paced and busy world, more and more people are finding themselves deprived of sleep. If this sounds like you and you can’t even remember the last time you got a full eight hours of sleep, your sleep deficit may be starting to take a toll on your appearance. Obviously, the best thing to do would be to catch up on sleep, but until you are able to do that, here are a few tips on how you can look healthy and well rested, even if you aren’t:

 Tighten Loose Skin

Skin normally generates new collagen while you sleep, which is the matter that keeps your skin tight and plump and prevents sagging. Skin that has enough collagen is less likely to wrinkle or develop fine lines. However, if you are deprived of sleep, this can lead to twice as many fine lines and wrinkles, and your skin loses is elasticity and tightness. Coastal Skin Solutions, a premier skincare provider in South Carolina, offers solutions to help restore elasticity and plumpness to your skin. There are several options, which you can learn more about on their website: https://www.coastalskinsolutions.com/.

 Coastal Skin Solutions’ skin tightening treatment makes use of radio frequency energy to heat tissue and stimulate sub-dermal collagen production in order to reduce the appearance of fine lines and loose skin. This technique also induces tissue remodeling, as well as the production of new elastin. This treatment lifts and tightens your skin naturally without surgery or downtime, and its effects can last a long time, so your skin looks fresher, longer.

 Utilize Utensils

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If you’re pressed for time and just looking for a quick fix instead of a cosmetic procedure, massaging your face with cold, metal spoons helps de-puff your skin and reduce swelling, especially around your eyes. Chill a couple of metal spoons in your freezer, then gently but firmly massage them against your skin in upward motions to improve your complexion and get your blood flowing. The cold will constrict your blood vessels and reduce the appearance of bloated, puffy skin.

 Take a Cold Shower

We know how nightmarish this may sound, especially in the morning during the cold winter months, but taking cold showers not only make you feel more awake, they will also make you look more awake. Taking a cold shower in the morning is a great way to jump start your systems and get your blood flowing, and it can potentially brighten your skin and tighten your pores as well.

 Use a Brightening Concealer

Many people don’t understand the point of brightening concealers. They’re not very opaque or solid, so they’re basically useless for covering up blemishes or imperfections. Brightening concealers actually work to dull down darkness on your skin, especially under your eyes. They can also serve as a highlighter for your t-zone and Cupid’s bow, for an illuminated and radiant look. The next time you’re starting the day sleep-deprived, apply some brightening concealer and notice how your face seems instantly lifted and fresher.

 

These are just a few tips and tricks to fake a healthy, well-rested glow. But the truth is that there is no substitute for getting enough quality sleep every night. Try to adjust your lifestyle if you can to make more time for sleep, and you will notice what a big difference it makes not only on your skin, but on your overall health.


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Four Reasons Your Skin Looks Older Than You

Alright Ladies and Gents, LET'S GET REAL!! Do you look in the mirror and wonder who it is looking back at you? Is your skin starting to age faster than you think it should? This is a common problem that many women and men face, and you’ll be pleased to know that there are a number of things you can do to slow the process down, and in some cases, have your skin looking younger and more radiant once again.

Sound good? Here are some common reasons your skin may look older than you and what to do about it:

You Smoke

Perhaps, the biggest cause of premature aging of the skin, especially in women who were young when it was more acceptable, is smoking.

Smoking reduces the amount of collagen your body makes, which causes your skin to wrinkle and sag prematurely. Luckily, all you have to do to stop your skin aging any further is give up the habit! I know this is difficult, but there are health professionals who can assist you in your efforts to quit, and even switching from cigarettes to vaping - read more at Minty Vapes – will give your skin a boost and stop any more excessive wrinkles from forming.

You’re Always Stressed

Few people think to link stress with bad skin, but it is probably one of the most common causes of old skin. You see, when we are stressed, the body uses more nutrients, including Vitamin C to produce stress-fighting hormones like adrenaline and cortisol, so that you are able to relax a little. This is good news for your stressed out self, but no so good news for your skin, which needs those nutrients to products collagen and stay youthful.

You can combat the effects of stress on the skin by taking a B complex and Vitamin C supplements daily, but of course, the best way to deal with stress is by eliminating it completely. Take up yoga, go hiking, meditate or shave down your schedule and you’ll look and feel much better in no time at all.

Your Hormones are Out of Control

If you’ve noticed that your skin looks older than it really should for your age, and you’ve also noticed that you’re experiencing more mood swings than usual, it might be that your hormones are out of whack and the changes that your body is going through as a result are causing your elastin and collagen to break down.

To counteract this, you might want to visit your doctor and have your levels checked out, and you can read more about hormones and skin at Your Beauty. This is something your should do especially if you’re suffering from PMS or if you’re going through the menopause, but you could also see if cutting down on sugar and carbs helps to rectify the problem.

You’re Drinking Too Much

If you’ve started drinking more recently, you might have noticed your skin looking a lot duller than usual. That’s because, not only does alcohol dehydrate you, but it can also wipe out your stores of magnesium and B vitamins, which are important for maintaining good skin.

Lucky for you, you can get your youthful appearance back by cutting down on the booze, drinking more water, and if you are hitting the bars, taking magnesium and B complex supplements.


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