Healthy Skin Tips For Black Women
Want healthy skin tips for your best skin ever?
Your skin is a truly amazing part of your body that's constantly protecting you from the elements.
The fact that it's incredibly beautiful is a bonus.
Doesn't it make sense that if your skin is good to you, you should be good to it?
Here are some tips that can help you get and keep your healthiest skin.
Drink Lots of Water
- A must do.
- Eight to ten eight ounce glasses a day, a gallon even better.
- It's not easy but your skin will thank you in the end.
Break a Sweat
- Working out is great for your skin and gives it a healthy glow.
- Exercising regularly improves circulation and brings nourishment to your skin.
Ditch Bad Habits
- If you smoke, drink alcohol or love junk food (I'm guilty of this last one) cut it way down or out completely.
- Too much caffeine can have negative effect on your skin.
- A little indulgence now and again won't hurt but the bottom line is nothing in excess.
Get More Sleep
- Seven to eight hours a night gives you your best skin possible.
- Tiredness leads to dark circles and deep lines.
- Skin rebuilds itself when you sleep, so get more shuteye.
- Ever heard the saying garbage in, garbage out? When it comes to your skin that's gospel!
- Healthy skin is built on a solid foundation of fresh fruits and vegetables.
- Don't go overboard and only eat organic apples and carrot sticks. As long as 50%-70% of your diet is fresh fruit your skin will be flawless.
Keep Things Moving
- Stay regular (yes, I went there!).
- Irregularity is one of the worst things for your skin.
- You'll see a big difference in your skin if you eat high fiber foods like whole grains, fruits and vegetables.
Check Your Medicine
- Medication can have a negative effect your skin.
- Some have side effects that can cause skin problems like breakouts, rashes, dryness and over production of oil.
- Check with your doctor if you notice your skin changing after you start on new meds.
Stay Out of the Sun
- Black skin can stand up against the harsh rays of the sun, but it still burns.
- A very important Black healthy skin tips is to wear sun block every day and stay out of mid-day sun as much as you can.