Wondering why your skin care isn’t showing any results? Want to know how YOU could damage your skin permanently? Or want to get rid of dull skin?? Read on these Top 3 habits that can damage your skin Permanently – You might just know how to protect your skin from these habits!
Free Radicals: These are basically unstable oxygen molecules resulting from the harmful sun rays. Now thats too much of chemistry?? Consider free molecules as “robbers” These need energy to survive which they don’t produce hence, they rob it from the existing cells. It is considered that these free radicals might play an important role in skin cancer. Tobbaco and out pollutants may also cause free radicals..
Tip: Eat lots of fresh fruits and vegetables… like carrots, broccoli, apples, berries and green vegetables.
Smoking is not just bad for your lungs, it harms your skin too. Skin loses its elasticity, becomes dull and wrinkles quickly. The problem with smoking is that it narrows the veins decreasing the flow of blood, causing lesser oxygen to circulate and producing more free radicals.
Tip: Quit smoking, one at a time. don’t be too hard on your self. Substitute smoking for an healthier alternative.
Over Tanning or Sun Exposure:
Dun is the biggest culprit of all when it comes to skin damage, it makes the skin lose collagen and elastin which gives the skin its supple and youthful look! While, early morning sun is important for producing Vitamin D, the noon hour sun or when the sun is at its shining at its peak… Avoid direct exposure. Protect yourself from the harmful UV rays. Also avoid using tanning salons too often they aren’t really your skin’s best friend.
Tip: Wear scarf. hat or use an umbrella, Use a broad spectrum sun screen with 30 + Spf.
Hope these tips helped you! Make sure to make the most of them.
Keep it Stylish!