Don't have time for intensive skin care? You can still pamper yourself by acing the basics.
Try these 5 simple tips and achieve beautiful and radiant skin - without chemicals and expensive cosmetics!
The term ‘beauty sleep’ was coined for a reason and sleep is the ultimate beauty treatment.
Sleep is a vital, often neglected, component of every person's overall health and well-being. Not only do our bodies recharge, our skin does as well. During sleep we heal, restore and eliminate toxins from the skin. If our sleep is compromised over a longer period of time our skin will be affected.
The skin looks dull, the eyes are swollen and wrinkles might appear. Sleeplessness also unsettles the chemical balance in your skin that wards off pimples.
Therefore: One of the biggest favours you can do for your skin is to get enough sleep!
Another simple but effective tip is: drink enough water.
Up to 70 % of the human body is water. As an important component of our cells, water ensures that skin, gland, muscle and brain cells, among others, are functional. Water is also an important constituent in thermoregulation, because it is a major component of blood volume.
Studies have shown that every fourth German drinks too little. The consequences are various health complaints such as tiredness, headaches and dry skin.
By drinking at least 1.5 litres of water a day, you ensure that your body is sufficiently hydrated. Drinking water also helps boost your metabolism and cleanse your body of waste.
In addition water has many positive effects on your skin. Water helps your skin maintain moisture, which increases elasticity. Drinking water may also reduce puffiness and pore size, decrease acne breakouts and reduce blemishes.
A sun-kissed, healthy skin looks beautiful and is considered desirable by many.
But be careful: Too much sun can lead to sunburn and even permanent skin damage or skin cancer. In addition, extreme exposure to the sun causes the skin to age much faster.
If you want to have a beautiful complexion without the risks, you should try beta carotene.Beta carotene is a red-orange pigment found in plants and fruits, especially carrots and colorful vegetables. The human body converts beta carotene into vitamin A (retinol) - beta carotene is a precursor of vitamin A. We need vitamin A for healthy skin and mucus membranes, our immune system, and good eye health and vision
Our Beta Carotene formula is based on Lyc-O-Beta, a patented, completely natural ingredient free of synthetic additives. Extra Virgin Olive Oil has also been added to the whole blend to increase absorption and bioavailability.
The many health risks associated with smoking have long been known. Nevertheless, it may be surprising to see the dramatic effects cigarette smoke can have on the skin.
Smoking affects the blood vessels, which deliver oxygen and nutrients to the entire body. Together with the poisonous substances, this creates a dangerous mixture that damages our health and leaves visible traces on the skin: Smokers' skin often appears greyish, pale and dry. Further characteristics are accelerated skin aging in the form of visible wrinkles or acne.
Here it is important to know: Occasional smokers and passive smokers are also at risk. The best thing you can do is avoid cigarette smoke all together!
Besides cigarettes you should be cautious with alcohol. Regular and heavy alcohol consumption dehydrates the skin and weakens its natural defense function. Alcohol is a diuretic, so you can lose plenty of skin cell-loving water from the body quite rapidly, leaving your skin dehydrated and dull. Regular alcohol consumption may lead to flabby, lifeless skin, breakouts.
A mask with avocado and honey is perfect for dry skin. Avocados are rich in fat and several vitamins, while honey soothes and cleanses the skin.
Recipe for quick DIY facial mask:
Remove seeds and peel skin from the avocado and mash it up. Mix and stir thoroughly with 1 tablespoon of honey until a standard paste is produced.
Benefits: Both avocado and honey are natural skin moisturizers. A short application time of 15 minutes helps to erase any signs of dull complexion and gives the skin a radiant glow.
Does this sound familiar: After a long day or an exhausting week, you feel completely drained and exhausted?
Your concentration drops, and your memory just doesn't work like it used to.
Then it's high time to recharge your energy reserves and get some rest.
We recommend: Before you get to this point, do something to support your brain!
In this article, we explain how you can best do that.
Are you getting enough sleep, zinc and vitamin C? Then this is already a big step for the health of your immune system. But in the colder months and during flu season, you should pay special attention to your defenses.
A well-functioning immune system plays an important role in the fight against flu germs. If it doesn't work properly, we are at risk of getting sick.
But what exactly does the health of our gut have to do with this?
The gut provides back-up and is strongly connected to our defenses.
Learn how exactly the gut is connected to the immune system and what you can do to strengthen your defenses, especially during this flu season.
A healthy immune system is no coincidence. Daily eating habits and general lifestyle have a direct impact on our body. They help our body to protect us from infections and toxins.
In order for our immune system to do its job properly, it needs to be constantly supplied with vitamins, minerals and trace elements.
And yet it is still inevitable that every now and then a virus or bacteria will invade our body. If an intruder has managed to get into our body, immune cells (kind of blood cells) come into action to fight it. Blood cells are a very important part of our immune system and should therefore be well supported.
But how can we support the production of blood cells? We found out for you & are going to tell you now!