Today’s modern world is prejudiced by the beauty standards we see on billboards, magazines and social media. This can lead to feelings of isolation, inadequacy and depression. Thankfully, with a little self-care, a good licensed aesthetician, a nurse and/or physician, you can turn back the clock and be the best version of you.
Causes for Skin Problems
There may be several reasons you are experiencing skin issues. Sometimes it is due to age and sometimes it may be due to other reasons. These include:
- Genetic: Sometimes, the type of skin you possess is inherited, it’s in your DNA. Whether it be oily, dry, or normal skin, you inherit it from your parents.
- Age: The natural course of time can unfortunately lead to changes in skin tone, texture, wrinkles and acne. This can also be due to hormonal changes as we age.
- Pollution: With the growing industrialization and developmental processes going around the globe, pollution levels are at their peak. The air we breathe isn’t healthy so how do you expect your skin to be healthy?
- Climatic changes: Due to global warming sudden climatic changes are impacting your skin.
- Unhealthy lifestyle: Unbalanced eating habits, lack of exercise, insufficient sleep and stress all impact the quality of your skin. For example, acne-prone skin can be the end result of our unhealthy lifestyles.
Tips for Healthy Skin
Some tips for achieving flawless skin can be easily incorporated into daily life. Changes in our day-to-day habits, a good at home skin care routine and monthly in office treatments with a licensed aesthetician will all be helpful to ensure you have a good healthy skin.
- Stay Hydrated: One of the main reasons for dry, acne-prone, and dull skin is dehydrated skin. Drinking a gallon of water a day will improve the quality of your skin very quickly.
- Sufficient Sleep: 8 hours of beauty sleep is important to prevent dark circles and dull skin.
- Clean Eating: Eat a well-balanced diet that incorporates fresh fruit, green vegetables, lean meat and fish. Avoid complex carbohydrates and sugars but ensure your protein intake is at least 30g/day.
- Home skin care routine: Ensure that you use medical care grade skin care products as part of your at home skin care routine. They contain a higher percentage of essential ingredients that are rigorously tested compared drug store brands.
- Monthly in office treatments: Good skin care is not amazon prime. It requires daily and monthly care to address skin acre imperfections. Visit a licensed aesthetician and laser technicians to get monthly facials, microneedling, chemical peels and other laser treatments such as Laser Genesis and PL Photo facials to address your skin concerns.
- Anti-Wrinkles and Facial Fillers: Always consult a Nurse or Physician injector that will help you decide if you need Anti-wrinkles such as Botox, Facials Fillers such as Restylane or a combination of both to address fine line and wrinkles. These treatments require continued maintenance so be sure you are able to upkeep.
Self-care is an essential component to ensure we look and feel our best at all times. After all, looking good allows us to feel good and feeling good makes us to be more productive in our home and work life.