4 Mindful Habits to Get Healthy Skin

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Getting healthy and glowing skin is not all about using expensive skincare products. More than that, it’s about adopting mindful habits that will help you in the long run. Without spending hundreds of dollars, you can now develop some good habits to get that beautiful skin. In this article, we will be sharing some habits that you need to incorporate in your day-to-day life to get skin that you always dreamt of. 

Below are the 4 mindful habits to get healthy skin. 

  1. Take Steam Once a Week: Taking steam once a week is a habit that everyone should develop. Steam works wonders for your skin and keeps it healthy. Taking steam weekly keeps your skin hydrated. It also increases the production of oil, which acts as a natural moisturizer for your face. Moreover, steam removes dirt and impurities and helps in the better absorption of skincare products. 

Dehydrated skin is more prone to breakouts and irritation. Therefore, you should inculcate the habit of taking steam. Besides steam, start drinking plenty of water to keep yourself hydrated. You can also invest in a good air humidifier to add moisture back into the air. In winters, air becomes dry making your skin dehydrated. In such cases, an air humidifier is really helpful. 

  1. Use Clean Pillowcases: Sounds silly, right? However, it’s not! Our skin is in constant contact with pillowcases while sleeping. Exposing your skin to dirty pillowcases during eight hours of sleep can result in acne. Make it a habit to change your pillowcases regularly. Moreover, it’s advisable to use only silk pillowcases. Silk pillowcases help prevent wrinkles. Unlike cotton, silk doesn’t draw moisture out of your skin, thus keeping it hydrated and soft. 
  1. Sleep Peacefully: A peaceful eight hours of sleep is important for having fresh and glowing skin. Poor sleep is one of the main causes of dull skin and dark circles. Eight hours of sound sleep is as important for your skin as hydration. It replenishes your skin and lets it breathe by increasing the blood flow. Improper sleep can also cause stress which in turn is bad for your skin. 

Insufficient sleep can also cause droopy skin, swollen eyelids, and puffy skin. Therefore, don’t let your poor sleep schedule meddle with your skin and its health. 

  1. Eat Fruits Rich In Vitamin C: Natural Vitamin C supplements are excellent for your skin. Include oranges, lemons, kiwi, etc., in your diet to get naturally glowing skin. To get into the routine of eating fruits rich in Vitamin C, make sure they are available in your fridge everytime. Don’t let them go out of stock. Adding supplements like probiotics, omega-3, Vitamin E are also effective for your skin. Nonetheless, it’s advisable to consult a skin physician before adding supplements to your diet. 

MDs @ Queensway Medical have 20 years of experience in the field of skincare and treatment. Feel free to book a consultation with them to get healthy, glowing skin. Good luck!

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About the Author: Peter Beaumont

Peter Beaumont is a senior reporter on Daily Mid Time Global Development desk. He has reported extensively from conflict zones including Africa, the Balkans and the Middle East and is the author of The Secret Life of War: Journeys Through Modern Conflict. Email: peter@dailymidtime.com