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35 Best Natural Skincare Tips Ever!

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Best Natural Skincare Tips

You’ve probably gone through several tips to find a solution for your skin ailments. Truth is, skincare products are often times not enough. Here, I’ve put together 35 natural skincare tips for overall skin health. By using natural skincare solutions, your skin will show a dramatic  improvement overtime.

1. Drink More Water

Your body is made up of 60% water. It’s necessary to drink water daily. Water hydrates the skin which in turn makes it healthy and beautiful.

2. Take in More Antioxidants

Antioxidants are great at protecting your skin cells from free radical damage. It helps keep your skin glowing and youthful. Fruits and vegetables are full of antioxidants- Blueberries, raspberries, dark leafy green vegetables, and citrus fruits.

3. Exercise

Exercising can have a huge impact on your complexion. Doing 30 minutes/day of walking, running, swimming, bicycling, yoga, or any kind of active movements will be great for your skin tone and texture.

4. Breathe more Deeply

This can reduce stress and you’ll feel more calm and at peace. Breathe deeply while you’re reading this post!

5. Reduce Alcohol Intake

Alcohol is a diuretic which can cause dehydration. This is the last thing you want for your skin!.

6. Lay off the Caffeine

For all you coffee lovers out there, caffeine is another diuretic which can lead to dry skin and lack of nutrients. Try and limit your coffee drinking.

7. Have Some Good Fats

The body can’t live without good fats aka Essential Fatty Acids. It’s particularly important for people who have skin conditions such as acne, eczema, and severe dry skin. Flaxseed oil and fish are full of this stuff. Make sure to include this in your diet.

READ: 5 Surprising Fatty Foods That Can Trim Your Waistline

8. Take some MSM

I take this daily I can’t tell you how great my skin looks. MSM is a sulfur compound that is known to heal skin problems like scars and wrinkles. I take MSM supplements daily ( Grab it here on Amazon) but it’s better to consume raw vegetables. It has to be raw because food processing removes it.

9. Vitamins

Take plenty of vitamins for healthy skin. A couple of good vitamins are: Vitamin E which heals wounds and scars; Vitamin A stimulates cell production and restores pigmentation and Vitamin B complex helps clear up acne.

READ: Do Vitamins Work or Are You Just Wasting Your Time?

10. Manage your Stress!

To have healthy skin, you gotta have a healthy state of mind. Stress can cause more problems for your skin so try and manage your stress by doing things you enjoy or love.

11. Charge up on Superfoods!

Oh yes, superfoods are awesome! They are full of phytonutrients and does wonders to your skin. Check out my previous post on Superfoods.

12. Massage

Get a massage can be very relaxing but it’s also great for the skin. Massage helps with the skin’s circulation and reducing stress. Make your next appointment at a massage parlor.

13. Balance Hormones

A few common signs of hormonal imbalance are acne, oily skin, fatigue, and weight gain. This can be a serious condition so its always best to talk to your doctor. A natural way to balance your hormones is through supplements and changing your eating habits.

14. Regular Cleansing Routine

Keep your face radiant by having a regular skincare routine. Stick to a skincare regimen using organic products that’s right for your skin. Lately I’ve been into natural Korean beauty products and they have done wonders to my skin.

READ: My 10 Step Korean Skincare Routine

15. Moisturize

If you want your skin to stay glowing, plump, and healthy, then moisturizing is key. Many skincare products have harmful ingredients so look for natural/organic skincare products that are of high quality. Great places to find them are at whole food stores or vitamin shops.

get some sun

16. Get Some Sun

With summer approaching it’s okay to get some sun. In fact, it’s necessary. Your body needs the sun for the production of Vitamin D. There are a lot of people out there who are Vitamin D deficient and at one point I was and I didn’t even realize. So, enjoying 15 or 20 minutes of sun exposure couldn’t hurt.

17. Stay out of the Sun

This might sound hypocritical since the previous tip suggested some sun; however monitoring sun exposure is also necessary. A lifetime of  sun exposure can lead to dry skin, wrinkles, age spots, freckles, sunburns, or even worse..skin cancer. So try to avoid the sun when the sun rays are the strongest which is usually between 10am to 4 pm. Wear protective clothing and sunscreen too!

READ: 8 Popular Sunburn Cures & Remedies That Work Well

18. Juicing

A simple way to get more nutrients into your body is by doing a juice cleanse. Get a juicer to make all kinds of drinks with fruits and vegetables. The nutrients will protect the skin from aging and provide plenty of antioxidants.

19. Go organic

Organic foods are so much better than non-organic items. Yes it cost a little more dough but I consider that better than grabbing foods that contain pesticides.

20. Don’t smoke

If you don’t wrinkles then put the cigarette down. Smoking can deplete the skin of its nutrients such as Vitamin A. It can also damage elastin and collagen which gives the skin its elasticity.

21. Good Digestive System

To have good skin you gotta have a good digestive system. The main causes of a bad digestive system is not drinking enough water and not consuming more fiber. If you don’t want to suffer from acne, psoriasis or constipations, get your digestive tract right on track.

22. Get your Beauty rest

Try and get at least 8 hours of sleep a day. Lack of beauty sleep can cause hormonal imbalance and accelerate the aging process.

23. Organic Clay Mask

Applying a clay mask once or twice a week is great for cleansing the skin. Mask draws out impurities and reduces acne. You’ll be left with soft and clean skin.

24. Keep it moving

The best solution for overall skin health…Keep it moving. Invigorate your circulation by taking a quick walk outside, going to the gym, doing some stretching, and etc. Doing nothing can promote acne, loss of muscle tone, and cellulite. Yikes!

25. Reduce Sugar Intake

Sugar is one of the causes of aging prematurely. It damages the collagen in the skin and reduces elasticity. Try and reduce your sugar intake. I know it can be difficult but it can be a gradual process.

26. Meditation

Mediation is known to reduce stress and keep you calm. It increases your health and improves your skin.

27. Stay away from Synthetic Chemicals

Synthetic chemicals are harsh for the skin and can do more damage than good. You can find all kinds of ingredients in skin care products that are chemically based which isn’t a good thing. It’s better to go all natural.

28. Eat More Whole Foods

Whole foods have more vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and nutrients that the body needs. Stay away from refined sugars!

29. Include Fermented Foods

They keep your stomach happy by improving digestion, absorption and nutrient intakes. Examples of fermented foods are sourdough bread, salsa, ketchup, Kefir, and sour cream.

30. Try Aloe Vera

Aloe vera naturally heals the skin. Check out my post on the benefits of aloe vera!

31. Homemade beauty recipes

Create your own beauty recipes with all natural ingredients. Here’s a couple of homemade beauty recipes to start off with.

32. Exfoliate

Exfoliation gets rid of dead skin cells and allows the skin to detox. It also brightens and softens the skin. Go for all-natural scrubs!

33. Try a Natural Astringent

A natural astringent like rose water and witch hazel is great for removing excess oil, reducing pore size and increasing blood circulation. Astringents found at stores can be really harsh on the skin and can cause more oil production. I like to make my own astringent at home using lemon juice, cucumber juice, and honey.

34. Good Hygiene

This is very important for a healthy body. You can prevent many infections with a good anti-bacterial soap.

35. Be Good to your skin

Take care of your skin daily and enjoy the benefits of natural skincare.

Sources: About.com, Mayoclinic, Cheeseslave

Photo by Anthony Tran on Unsplash

59 Comments

  1. A clarisonic has done wonders to my skin also. Something to add to your current list of tips which are all amazing. thank you!!!

  2. Thank you for sharing all these awesome tips for the best natural skincare. I really like this article because it is so informative and there’s so many easy ways on how we can see and feel improvements on our skin. For me, it’s really important that we take good care of ourselves from the inside as well like what this article talks about as well because everything we eat, drink will certainly reflect on our skin. Also, having regular exercise can also make our skin look better.

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