1. Feel-Good Skin Care Tip: Get Some Rest
The key to not looking tired? It’s…not being tired! Though we do understand it easier to say this then done. Do whatever you can to get in seven to eight hours a night and your skin—including those pesky undereye bags! —will look noticeably better. Trust us: Sleep offers the kind of results that no face cream can mimic.
2. Feel-Good Skin Care Tip: Snack on Citrus
Need a little detox? Lemons support your liver and kidneys, and there’s a clear connection between healthy organs and healthy skin. Vitamin C-rich foods such as oranges may help prevent wrinkles, too.
3. Feel-Good Skin Care Tip: Massage in Your Moisturiser
When we say massage, we mean massage. Rather than dabbing on your face cream, use gentle pressure, massaging it into your skin in a circular motion. Do the same when you wash your face. This simple trick will kick your circulation into high gear. Plus, it feels so good.
4. Feel-Good Skin Care Tip: Family History
Kelly from PureJali says that it is very important to protect your skin however sometime family history can play a part as well. For instance, one of the most common skin condition- Eczema is an inflammation of the skin, usually causing itching and sometimes accompanied by crusting, scaling or blisters. Eczema is the most common in people with a family history of an atopic disorder, including asthma or hay fever. It is recommended to always see your medical practitioner for advice on Eczema or Eczema Cream or psoriasis cream.
5. Feel-Good Skin Care Tip: Get Busy in the Bedroom
Talk about feeling good: Having sex releases endorphins that give you that special glow nothing else seems to replicate (although Nars blush in Orgasm, $28, comes pretty close, as the name would suggest).
6. Feel-Good Skin Care Tip: Use a Pore Strip
In the same way popping a zit has that instant gratification, peeling off a pore strip provides a similar release. Try perennial favorite Bioré Pore Strips, $9, to get the gunk out once a week and watch your pores clear right before your eyes.
7. Feel-Good Skin Care Tip: Eat Chocolate—Seriously!
We know, we know—everyone always says chocolate causes acne. But there’s no scientific proof on that front, so as far as we’re concerned, eat up! Dark chocolate is full of antioxidants that help protect your skin, and eating a small piece will send all sorts of satisfied, happy feelings to your brain.
8. Feel-Good Skin Care Tip: Exercise
Another reason to take that extra Spin class: A good workout doesn’t just burn calories, it also helps deliver oxygen and nutrients to your skin. Hate going to the gym? Start a dance party—even if you’re the only one busting a move! Turn up the Lady Gaga and Katy Perry, get your blood flowing and have a blast doing it. Your skin will thank you!