Keeping that "just returned from my summer holiday" healthy glow is no easy feat€¦I'd be lying if I said I didn't struggle with it. So what's my trick to keep my skin glowing without spending my whole summer in the bathroom? A simple skin detox! Now a good skin detox doesn't have to involve some fancy four-day retreat or splashing your entire paycheck on mysterious vitamins and minerals, in fact getting glowing skin is as simple as taking on these skin detox tips.
Healthy eating is at the top of the list for detoxing your skin. Your diet doesn't have to be anything too particular or special, you just need to cut back on processed food, sugar and alcohol and enjoy more fresh, wholesome produce. Tip to get motivated?
Head down to your local farmers market this weekend and buy directly from the person who picked the produce the day before. It's inspiring to know where your food comes from.
Drink Heaps Of Water
Drinking plenty of water is one of the easiest and really the most effective way to detox your system
. Water is vital to keep yourself hydrated and to flush out any nasties, making water a superstar for keeping your skin glowing. Tip to get motivated?
Mark out 4 equal segments (500ml) on a 2L water bottle then label the marks with a time deadline (e.g. 500ml by 10 am). Use this water bottle to guide your drinking throughout the day and see how easy it is to get your 2L in! Also, add some refreshing slices of lemon or lime to your water if you're not too keen on the taste of water or find drinking water too dull.
Adding skin friendly superfoods such as chia, kale, spirulina and acai to your diet will add an extra boost of nutrition that pays off when it comes to maintaining healthy, glowing skin. Tip to get motivated?
Most of these are available in a powdered form (with no compromise to their potency!) making it quick and easy to sprinkle them over your cereal, yoghurt or even add to your favourite juice or smoothie blend. Enjoying a shot of Amazonia Raw Prebiotic Greens
every day is fantastic for your health, a skin detox and giving you a glowing complexion.
Exfoliate Your Skin
One of the best ways to bring your skin back to life and to help remove pimples and blemishes is to exfoliate.
This not only removes dead skin cells but also boosts circulation which means nutrients are being brought to your skin. By committing to just 10 minutes a week of skin detox pampering with the Spirulina Salt Scrub you'll get to enjoy natural glowing skin long after the beach weather has disappeared. Tip to get motivated?
Pick three of your favourite songs and play these whilst using the Spirulina Salt Scrub
, not only will it turn what can be a bit of chore into enjoyable "me time", but it will also make sure that you don't skimp on the body scrub time and give your skin the attention it deserves! So there you go, who would have thought that you could achieve a skin detox in just 4 simple steps! Maybe keeping our skin glowing isn't such a struggle after all?
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