- Prevention is better than cure: This is so true when it comes to skin care or for that matter anything! It is important to take good care of your skin and follow a trusted Cleansing-Toning- Moisturizing routine for your skin type. Also removing dirt and any residue of makeup that’s left on your skin is very important.
- Keep it Simple: Keep your skin care simple. You don’t have to overdo with the products that you use. Just use the ones that will do the best possible job. Invest in good products and never take them for granted. In case you’re confused on what would work for you; visit a trusted dermatologist.
- Nip it in the bud: When your skin starts messing up. Say a bump here and there. Don’t panic and rub all your products on it. Mostly a good DIY mask should be able to fix it [provided you are not allergic to any ingredient]. Or again visit a dermatologist to prescribe you a good spot treatment and analysis any underlying problem.
- It’s all in the diet: You cannot outsmart a bad diet. There we said it. Eating healthy is so important for your skin and your overall health, that it cannot be stressed enough. Make sure you are getting the required vitamins and minerals. Consume lots of Vegetables, Fruits etc. Drink at least 8-10 glasses of water. Go low on the alcohol, sugar and refined products.
- DIY your way to beautiful skin: DIY masks are great and effective. Ingredients like turmeric, cinnamon, nutmeg, green tea, honey, Tea tree are all amazing for your skin. Here are some easy DIY’s to try :
Oats+Honey+Cinnamon = Banish acne + Scars: Take about 2 tbsp of oats and add 1 tsp of honey. Mix in ¼ cinnamon. Make sure you don’t overdo the cinnamon
Honey: Use this all over your face and let it sit for 15 mins or so. This mask works great for moisturizing, nourishing and getting rid of the blemishes.
Note: Do patch test these diys to make sure you are not allergic to any ingredient.
- Don’t overdo it all: It’s best to leave your skin some space to breathe when it’s going through a rough patch. Follow a proper routine and not internet fads or miracle pills. As tempting as it might be, Ditch the make up for a few days or at least go makeup free for two days a week.
- Go Professional: If all else fails, visit a dermatologist. They’ll prescribe you medication/antibiotics, creams. They also can suggest you for laser treatments, Microdermabrasion, Chemical peel etc.