The philosophy of skin care

skin-care-philosphySkin is one of the most curtail organs of a human body. It protects the inner organs from the outer environment, be it sun, rain, pollution and what not. It is the skin that has to go through all the torture. Thus the skin needs special care. On top, facial skin needs a bit more than special care, as it carries our appearance.

The first rule of skin care it is protect your skin from the sun. It is the sun that causes maximum damage. Even thought sun rays are a source of vitamin D, it is also the source of ultraviolet rays that can have drastic effects on the skin. Wear a good sunscreen when you go out. Also carry an umbrella if possible. Remember 90% of skin problems, including cancer and tumors, occur due to too much exposure to the sun. At the same time, avoid going out in the sun from 10am to 3pm. A tan might seem like a great idea, but it is better to avoid it. Getting a tan damages the skin as well.

But this does not mean that you have to hide from the sun at all times and at any cost. Just make sure that your skin is less exposed to the sun.

What you eat can and does affect your skin to a large extent. Make sure your food has all the important nutrients your body needs. If your meal lacks those nutrients then your skin will be damaged and you will suffer from skin problems. Make sure you have a healthy diet. Include lots of fruits and vegetables in your meals and drink lots of water. Water will drain out the toxins in the body and keep your skin fresh. Avoid alcohol and assorted drinks, as they tend to have artificial flavors and colors, which can be harmful to skin.

To keep the skin healthy, exercise is a must. Regular workout will bring amazing change in your skin. That will change the tone of the skin, increase blood flow and destroy toxins. Make sure you do not have any cosmetics on your skin while you are working out. And wash your face as soon as you are done exercising.