How to Improve the Male Complexion
December 30, 2010
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Some people were blessed with an excellent complexion since birth, while others need to work hard to maintain their skin. But that's not hard to improve complexion - just prevent your skin from damage.
- Sun Protection. Exposure to the sun can cause a tan which makes your face look dull and lifeless. It can also cause age spots and premature aging. Even in winter you need to protect yourself from the sun. What happens in winter is due to the extreme cold we tend to want to expose our skin to the slightest hope of the sun. Since we are unaware of the intensity of the sun due to the extreme cold we are not aware when the sun burns our skin and the after effects of this exposure.
- Soap. Using soap on your facial skin very often will dry your skin and make it look dull. Use a face wash instead; one that suits your skin type and will moisturize your skin while cleaning it at the same time.
- Dead skin cells. Use an exfoliating face scrub to remove dead skin cells on your face and clean your pores. Use an almond or walnut based scrub for best results. You can use a cosmetic product or choose to make one at home.
- Smoking and alcohol. If you smoke you release hot smoke directly onto your face and this leads to wrinkles and fine lines around your eyes. Alcohol makes your eyes look puffy and swollen.
- Better sleep. Sleep for at least 6 hours daily. The amount of undisturbed sleep you get reflects daily on your complexion. Lack of sleep results in puffy eyes and dark circles.
- Eating well balanced and nutritious diet. This is the basic measure to get healthy complexion. Our food should include all kinds of vitamins and minerals which are essential for your skin. To get these, you should eat lots of fresh fruits, vegetables, cereals, whole grains, fish, and dairy products.
- Drinking Water. To keep the skin moist and hydrated, drink plenty of water. Water keeps digestive system clean by preventing constipation. It helps flushing out toxins from the body which is necessary to keep the skin bright. Drinking 8-10 glasses of water is recommended.
- Moisturize your skin. Moisturizer keeps skin soft and supple. Apply a nourishing cream before going to bed at night as it skin rejuvenates itself at night and nourishing creams are absorbed well at that time.
- Exercise for Beauty. Include an exercise program in your daily routine. Exercise improves muscle tone, blood circulation and increase level of oxygen in body. It transfers nourishment to skin cells in efficient way.