skin care

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Limit Exposure to sun: A lifetime of sun exposure can cause wrinkles, age spots and other skin problems — as well as increase the risk of skin cancer. Use a sunscreen while going out in the sun and not only in summers, it must be used in winters and cloudy days too!

B

Quit Smoking: Smoking depletes the oxygen and nutrients that are important to skin health. Smoking also damages collagen and elastin, the fibers that give skin its strength and elasticity. Best way to protect your skin is to quit smoking.

C

Eat a healthy diet: Eat plenty of fruits, vegetables, whole grains and lean proteins. Avoid unhealthy fats and processed foods or refined carbohydrates to promote younger looking skin!

D

Stay hydrated: Drink plenty of water, around 8 glasses everyday to keep your skin glowing!

E

Exercise and Stay fit: A good workout doesn't just burn calories, it also helps deliver oxygen and nutrients to your skin.

F

Follow a Skin Care routine: Clean, exfoliate and moisturize your skin regularly, It helps to remove the excess oil and other dirt accumulated in the pores and keeps your skin hydrated!

G

Treat your skin gently: Avoid strong soaps, use warm rather than hot water during winters as they remove oils from your skin.

H

Keep away stress: Take steps to manage your stress. Set reasonable limits, scale back your to-do list and make time to do things you enjoy!

I

Snack on Almonds: The naturally sweet nut is a good source of omega-3s ("good fats") and vitamin E, two things that keep your skin cells plump and healthy!

J

Minimize makeup: Try to give your skin pores a chance to breathe and open up at least once a week by going without makeup and don a fresh face!