Dr Prerna Taneja, medical cosmologist of Delhi's Clinic Eximus, shows you how to help your skin retain its youthful glow.
age, our skin begins to lose its youthful lustre. This is a natural progression that cannot be reversed. However, there are ways to significantly reduce the signs of ageing and keep your skin young and fresh.
Here are some must-try tips to help your skin breathe and stay young.
Your skin requires water to keep it fresh. Drink 8-10 glasses of water daily. Avoid aerated drinks, opting for coconut water as an alternative.
EAT A BALANCED DIET
Having a balanced diet is often the secret to good looking skin. Foods that carry antioxidants help flush out toxins from the body. Eat plenty of fruits and food containing fatty acids.
MOISTURISE YOUR SKIN
You can either make the effort to keep your skin well moisturized at all times or go for a professional hydra facial to moisturize and refresh your skin. The threestage process involves exfoliation and resurfacing; followed by removal of debris from the pores through gentle suction combined with intense moisturizing; and finally saturating the skin’s surface with antioxidants and peptides to bring a soft glow to your skin.
Usage of sunscreen helps prevent early wrinkles as well as protects your skin from the bad effects of the sun. Make sure you use a sunscreen with the appropriate SPF.
OXYGENATE YOUR SKIN
A professional oxygen facial is designed to promote collagen growth. It involves using a machine that is used to spray highly concentrated molecules of oxygen right into your epidermis. The oxygen applied to your face and neck is infused with vitamins, minerals, essential nutrients and botanical extracts.
Exfoliation removes dull and old skin. Chart out a regular exfoliating and cleansing routine. You can do this at home with dahi and other ingredients or go to a clinic and get it done on a regular basis. Do not use harsh chemicals on your skin.
There is nothing like regular cardio exercise to tone your body and skin to take the years off. Do whatever you like - be it walking, jogging or even Zumba. Exercising will not only keep you in good health, but its effects will also permeate to your skin and your mind, leaving you looking fresh and feeling more confident.
SKIN TREATMENT SOLUTIONS
If you have a deep rooted skin problem, the best solution is to consult your dermatologist and find out the solutions that are available for your type of skin and body. Your dermatologist will examine you and give you the best possible advice for your skin.
Signs of ageing skin such as wrinkles, creasing, dryness and drooping while not reversible due to the ageing process in our body, can often be controlled and slowed down with appropriate treatment solutions. And yes, you can definitely slow down the process by following a simple and healthy lifestyle.
Having a balanced diet is often the secret to good looking skin.