Sunday, June 7, 2009

Top 5 Natural Skin Care Tips

Avoid Taking Excess Sugar:

Most people do not realize this but excess sugar is one of the main causes of premature aging. The more sugar we eat, the more sugar we have entering in to our bloodstream and this can result in damaging protein molecule and can result in premature aging.

Invigorate Sluggish Circulation:

One of the best things you can do for your skin, stress level, and overall health is to get moving. Inactivity affects skin by promoting bloating and puffiness, acne, cellulite, and loss of muscle tone. Do’t sit at your desk for hours. Here are some quick suggestions:

  • Start each morning by stretching.

  • Get a skipping rope.

  • Give Yourself a Dry Brush Exfoliation

  • Take a quick break to go outside and walk around the block.

  • Close your door and stretch.

  • Go to the gym.

D0 a Dry Brush Exfoliation yourself:

A dry brush exfoliation can be done in the morning before shower. It eliminates dead skin cells and allows the skin to detox (skin is the largest organ of elimination). Dry brush exfoliation also improves lymph and blood circulation and decreases puffiness. One more benefit is that the gentle pressure is calming to the nervous system. You need a soft, natural bristle brush to do a dry brush exfoliation, .

Rev Up Your Digestion

Good skin is a reflection of a good digestive system. People with skin disorders such as acne, rosacea etc often suffer from constipation, imbalanced bacteria, leaky gut, and other digestive conditions. The two most common sluggish digestion culprits are Not Enough Water (Water bathes cells and eliminates waste products, preventing constipation) and Not Enough Fiber.

To get enough Fiber, here are some suggestions:

  • Take an Apple a Day

  • High-fiber snacksuch as nuts, seeds, and dried fruit (dates, figs, and prunes).

  • Eat Beans.

Consume Good Fats:

Essential fats needed to make cell membranes, hormones, and other body chemicals. And also it helps you to live longer, keep your heart healthy, fight inflammation, and possibly prevent cancer. Here’s some suggestions on getting more essential fats:

  • Use flaxeed oil or walnut oil with balsamic vinegar as a salad dressing. Be sure to keep these oils refrigerated. They should not be heated or used for cooking.

  • Cold water fish such as Salmon is another good source.

  • Consider fish oil supplements.

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