Our skin is the largest barrier to infection on our bodies. That means without proper care, you may be more prone to illness and disease. Prioritizing skin health protects your body from the viruses and bacteria it comes in contact with daily, but it also leads to a strong, smooth and attractive complexion.
To improve the overall health of your skin, we suggest maintaining the following natural habits:
1. Use organic products
Whether you’re watching television, browsing the internet or shopping at your local convenience store, you’re constantly exposed to ads for beauty products that claim to promote skin longevity and a healthy complexion. If you don’t pay close attention to the ingredients in the product, however, you could be damaging your skin more than repairing it. Many of these products are made with harsh chemicals that can be toxic to your body when absorbed through the skin. Shop for organic makeup, cleansers and moisturizers to keep your complexion safe.
Check for toxic chemicals in your skin care products before using them.
2. Stay hydrated
When you hydrate your body, you rid the skin of toxins that cause it to become irritated, inflamed, congested and acne-ridden, according to Natural Society. Drink plenty of water throughout the day to reduce your risk for dehydration.
3. Follow a diet that’s rich in antioxidants
Antioxidants are vital for reducing inflammation in the body, an unfortunate occurrence that often leads to wrinkles in the skin. By following a diet that prioritizes antioxidants, you can give your skin the