Having a smooth, silky and even skin tone should not be hard. You may have used and applied various beauty products and ingredients for face masks but to no avail.
The 12 tips below are some easy to follow and basic tips to have that smooth, and even skin tone and complexion.
1. Regular Facials
Make sure to give your face a much needed care and attention. Use beauty treatments as frequent as possible. Also apply face masks once every few weeks, so as not to disturb your skin’s natural balance.
2. Drink Water
Drinking water is one of the best way to improve you skin tone. This is because your skin relies on water to keep itself healthy and firm. Your skin cannot heal and regenerate itself properly without enough water.
Make sure to drink the right amount of water everyday and stay away from sugary drinks as much as possible.
3. Use Sunscreen
The sun’s ray can do damage to your skin over time. So, after washing your face every morning, apply a sunscreen-moisturizer duo. This way, your skin is protected throughout the day.
Dead skin can make your skin appear dull and prevent the healthy skin from showing through. Also dead skin and oils, once they build-up can cause acne even in adults.
Exfoliating the skin can help a lot to improve your skin tone, because it helps to remove dead skin and oils. Exfoliate at least once a day or every other day to get better results.
5. Exercise Regularly
You all know the benefits of exercising to your health and your skin as well. To improve you skin tone, you don’t have to run 10 miles or bench press 150 pounds.
You just have to get your heart rate up for a few minutes every day. This is because exercising can trigger the body to create new skin cells. A little bit of exercise can go a long way in helping you have that healthier and younger looking skin.
6. Quit Smoking
You all know that moking is bad for your health, but it can also be bad for your skin. The chemicals in cigarettes can block blood flow to the skin. Therefore, if you are a regular smoker, this means that not all areas of your skin are getting the same amount of nutrients, resulting to different skin tones. Some areas will be healthier or brighter and healthier, while others might be dull and dark.
7. Lemon Juice
The citric acid in lemons has been shown to brighten the skin and can help to even skin tone. It is also very easy to use, just apply lemon juice to your skin and let it soak for at least several minutes. Then wash it off after.
Moisturizing your skin helps to protect it during the day and night. The skin undergoes repair process while you sleep, so applying a light cream, after washing your make-up will help in assisting your skin’s rejuvenation process.
9. Eat Fresh Vegetables and Fruits
Fruits and vegetables are rich in nutrients which your skin needs to be healthy. To have that smooth and even complexion, make sure your skin is getting all the nutrients it needs. Follow a healthy diet and avoid eating junk foods as much as possible, as this can slow down your system.
The most effective and easiest of all beauty treatments. I’m sure you’re all familiar with ‘beauty sleep”? Get adequate amount of sleep, at least 7-8 hours to prevent prevent having puffy eyes and wrinkled skin.
11. Licorice Root Extract
Licorice root can do wonders to your skin, it can help reduce pimple inflammation, fade marks and smooth your skin. For application, you can dilute it in water and apply using a cotton into your face. Leave on for at least 15 minutes before rinsing. Do this regularly to improve your skin tone.
Steaming involves a bowl of steaming water over which you place your face. To do this, cover your head and the bowl with a towel, to trap in all the heat. In doing this your skin will look refreshed all over, but be careful with the hot steam though.