Maintaining Skin Health
Inside Out Skin
a good close-up look at your skin. . .
What you are seeing is only a minor part of the whole story.
Maintaining your skin health from the inside out is an essential factor
anti-aging skin care. (Not to mention the wonders a healthy lifestyle
does for your overall physical health as well!)
heard all of
this before in one way or another but let's sum up the major factors
that contribute to maintaining skin health by category:
The old adage that you
are what you eat couldn't
be truer when you see the actual evidence displayed in the
you look at your skin.
- Exercise Sleeping
- Habits Stress
- Emotional factors
- Environmental factors
- Alcohol Consumption
Maintaining skin health starts with a
diet rich in vitamins and nutrients.
A healthy diet
provides the skin
cells with the energy to fight off the skin damaging free radicals
thereby improving the overall health of your skin.
radicals thrive in unhealthy skin conditions. As oxidants,
radicals cripple healthy skin cells, leaving the skin with few
The more you deprive your skin of the essential
nutrients it needs, like antioxidants
which protect the skin from oxidants, the more damage the free radicals
The healthier you are, the healthier your skin
will be and healthier skin is much less susceptible to the damage that
results in wrinkles, age spots and overall deterioration.
the colors of the rainbow in balanced
amounts of fresh fish, foods rich in proteins, fruits and vegetable and
less of the snack and sugary foods is a skin healthy approach to a
An adequate daily intake of fluids, particularly water,
is also an essential component in maintaining skin health. Dehydrated
skin loses its flexibility and literally begins to shrivel
exercise stimulates circulation which is a
necessary component in achieving healthy skin cells while a good eight
hours of sleep a night gives the body and skin cells the rest it needs
to renew and rejuvenate itself.
Adequate exercise and sleep habits are also
natural stress reducers. Episodes of high and chronic stress can have a
direct impact on maintaining skin health.
The incidences of outbreaks of acne, cold
sores, eczema and even rosacea
can be linked to stress factors.
factors such as pollution and the
sun as well as smoking and excessive consumption of alcohol all
contribute to skin damage.
It isn't surprising that clinical studies have
concluded people who have a healthful lifestyle and good dietary habits
demonstrate fewer wrinkles and less frequent skin damage.
Give yourself a huge advantage by turning your
skin care inside out!