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Foods You Need To Avoid That Are Actually Bad For The Skin

Foods You Need To Avoid That Are Actually Bad For The Skin

Below are some foods you need to avoid and think twice before putting them again in your mouth.

Fried Foods

Experts explained that when oil is at very high heat, the fats and oils oxidize. So when you eat fried foods, you are putting oxidized fats into your body and these are bad for the health. When an oil is used for many times, these oils become thicker and will not detox inside your body. Eating fried foods can contribute to poor blood circulation, heart diseases and weakened metabolic process. A healthy skin needs a good metabolism and circulation, thus a weak system can lead in the skin’s lack of oxygen, slowing your elastin and collagen synthesis required for a youthful and healthy skin.

Sugary Foods

Excess sugar can weaken your immune system and when the latter is suppressed, your body can’t fight off bacteria effectively. Too much sugar also contributes constipation in your bowel and can eventually lead to congestion in your skin. It is already proven that eating excess sugar has an impact on your skin negatively because sugar is acidic and can create some issues on your digestive tract. The bottom line, more bacteria, more toxins, then results to an unhealthy skin.

Foods You Need To Avoid That Are Actually Bad For The Skin

Processed Foods

Packaged and processed foods should be avoided because nutrients and living enzymes are lost or broken down during the process. Generally, the better the quality of your food is, the better it is for your skin and overall health. Raw foods, especially vegetables and fruits are higher in water content when they are in their natural state and can add hydration to your skin and body necessary for proper organ function. This is also essential for a healthy skin because it helps regulate the oil production and assists in skin detoxification.

Non-Organic Foods

These kind of foods may contain herbicides, pesticides, and other harmful chemical products. It can greatly affect your health and they have been found to disrupt your motor skills and associated to different health conditions and diseases. Studies also show that foods which grown organically, has three times the nutrients and vitamins than commercially grown foods. If there’s more nutrients that your body can get, the better your skin will perform and look.

Artificial Coloring and Flavorings

Artificials such as Red #5 and aspartame are already common on many foods, yet these additives are a science experiment, which you shouldn’t take. They simply contain no nutritional value and can create histamine reactions or irritate your body. As much as possible, avoid eating foods with obvious artificial colorings or flavorings with them.

If you are guilty eating of these mentioned foods and can’t help eating them, then it’s time for you to think twice and consult your nutritionist for healthy alternatives. Exercise is also important, that’s why even on this holiday season, there are simple exercises you can do outside this fall to promote healthy living.


Skincare Tips To Do For Halloween

Skincare Tips To Do For Halloween

Almost everyone loves Halloween. It’s the time of the year where you can let your hair down and messy, be someone else that looks scary and eat lots of delicious foods and candies. However, that one day of fun can also take a real toll on your skin as sugar and inexpensive cosmetic products can aggravate skin allergy, wrinkles and even acne. Before applying that heavy makeup or dip your hands in the candy bowl, read below some tips and tricks that will give you a fresh complexion throughout the holiday season.

Choose Cosmetic Products Wisely

You are going to add mounds of mascara, foundation, body paint, glitters and others just to get that spookiest look. Always make sure to check the products and read their labels. Buying cheap products may contain some ingredients that are harmful to your skin and clog your pores. Try using hypoallergenic products or organic makeup. These products will allow your skin to breathe and through the makeup and will not suffocate the pores. The bottom line, looking great for just one night only is not worth it if you end up damaging your skin after the Halloween.

Skincare Tips To Do For Halloween

Prepare Your Skin

It is also important that before applying makeup or any cosmetic products, moisturize your skin to keep it fresh and hydrated. An excessive makeup will not parch-out the skin if there is a richly moisturized face below. You can also use products like facial applicator that will make your skin look good and healthy. Don’t forget to drink lots of water before the party to keep the skin hydrated, especially when loading yourself with alcohol, sugary candies, and high-calorie foods.

Go For Dark Chocolates

Although it is hard to resist eating sweet candies on Halloween, yet there are some healthier options you can try, which is good for the skin. Try eating only dark chocolates, especially with almond nuts because they can give you some protein. Dark chocolates are better than milk chocolates and jelly candies, which are high in sugar.

Many studies already proved that dark chocolates are good for the skin and does not cause you pimples or acne. Tweet Me!

Remove Makeup Before Sleeping and Exfoliate

No matter how exhausted you already are, you need to wash your face before going to bed. If the makeup is left too long, this will clog your pores and even cause a break-out the next day. It’s best that you exfoliate and scrub away on after the party. Gently remove the makeup and rinse it thoroughly. You can use a gentle cleanser in washing your face. Exfoliating can remove the last traces of your makeup and even remove dead skin cells. Try using products that are compatible with your skin type and will not damage the skin.

Halloween is an exciting, fun event and taking care of your skin on that day is not that hard. Make sure you follow these simple skincare tips and tricks before putting that heavy makeup on. So, what’s your look this Halloween? Share it with us, because we’d love to hear from you!


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Pamper Your Skin This Spring With These Skin Care Tips

Pamper Your Skin This Spring With These Skin Care Tips

Spring is literally is a breath of fresh air and after the long winter breeze, this season is definitely a new beginning. This is the season of cleaning and home makeover but don’t forget your skin. It also needs makeover and pampering.

The warmer weather means ditching your sweater and pants and showing more skin. Of course, you don’t want to look dull and dry and as much as possible you want yourself to be as beautiful as the blooming flowers of spring. So this is just the right time to toss out bad beauty products and bring out the best. With that in mind, check out some of the easy but smart skin care tips you can use to be beautiful this season.

Get Rid Of Dead Skin Cells

Dead skin cells are the one responsible for a dull skin. You cannot get the optimal effects of your cleansing and moisturizing products if you don’t exfoliate your skin. Cleansers and moisturizers cannot battle it way through outer layer of your skin to penetrate deeper without the help of your exfoliating products. You can use your exfoliant at least twice as week.

Cleanse Daily

Refrain from using regular soap as cleansers. Regular soap is an alkaline and it tends to dry out the skin that will leave you a tight feeling. Make sure to use a cleanser that is pH level balanced and especially designated for skin hydration.

Pamper Your Skin This Spring With These Skin Care Tips

Never Forget Your SPF

This season is the perfect time to enjoy the outdoors so it is a must to protect yourself from the sun. With brighter, sunny days, look for a cream or moisturizer with SPF 30 or higher. You are aware how UV rays can bring damage to the skin and for sure you don’t want to get sunburned, experience premature aging or worse increase your risk of skin cancer, thus, a daily sun protection should be your utmost importance.

Check Your Moisturizer

Spring brings warm breezes and rise in humidity. The best choice of moisturizer should be lightweight and gel moisturizer. Heavy, emollient face creams are not necessary because unlike winter, spring doesn’t bring dry air. Moreover, you can get best result out of your moisturizer when you apply it in a damp skin just after showering and applying it again after five minutes. It is also important that you apply moisturizer at least thrice a day.

Keep Your Skin Smooth

Worry about cellulite? The best way to get rid of cellulite is to eat lots of fruit and vegetable and drink lots of water. Regular exercise can also help. You can also try dry body brushing to trigger microcirculation that will help in lymphatic drainage. Moreover, you can also use the “Crazy Wrap Thing” to reduce cellulite, hydrate and nourish the skin and make it appear more toned, firmed & tightened.

Spring cleaning is not only for your lawn, garden or your home; it is also for the body. It’s time for you to look for new and effective beauty regimen that best suited for this season. Give your skin an extra TLC and look for products that can bring out the best in you this spring. With the skin care tips mentioned above your spring season would be a lot more fun and exciting.