We live in stressful times – and that stress is often reflected in the condition of our skin. Whether that be dry skin, acne, eczema, or other forms of unclear skin, it happens to all of us. That stress is not only because of the now ever-present threat of a global pandemic – but also because we are confined indoors for a large part of our lives. Then we have to worry about our livelihoods (and whether we will be able to make enough money to support our families and our lifestyle) and are often faced with the challenge of how to balance up how we share our precious time with our children who are not attending school.
For those who are lucky enough to be able to enjoy the great outdoors, the effects of the sun on delicate skin and pollution can both lead to premature aging, blemishes on the skin, wrinkles, and other conditions. This makes it more important than ever to spot the early warning signs of when an appointment for a professional facial might be overdue. However, vitamin D is one of the best ways to clear skin that has acne or excess oil- yes, the sun can damage your skin but it can also repair topical issues most of us will come across at some point in our lives.
But what exactly are those signs? Here’s Live Enhanced explores what to look out for when it comes to being proactive in maintaining the youthful look of your skin.
The first step is to know your skin – and what shows that there might be something wrong. If you usually boast a clear skin but are suddenly becoming prone to breakouts and the appearance of blackheads and pimples, it may be time to get a professional to take a look. These sorts of skin problems are the result of a buildup of dead skin and the skins natural oils blocking up pores. That can be caused by a whole variety of environmental factors – as well as stress or a change in diet. A professional will deal with the problem and supply products and advice to ensure that it is taken under control.
Another sign is when your usual face products are not quite performing as you expect. One of the most common problems in this area is moisturizer. If you are applying your usual moisturizer and your skin is still feeling tight and dry it maybe because it is not being properly absorbed. This may be a signal that a facial including an exfoliation treatment is overdue.
The appearance of fine lines may be a sign that your skin is lacking in hyaluronic acid. This naturally occurring substance plumps up the skin and ensures elasticity; it also ensures a smoother looking skin and reduces fine lines and wrinkles. A professional can supply several treatments such as peels that can help to restore that youthful look, as well as a variety of products containing collagen which helps to hydrate the skin, reduce the appearance of blemishes and stimulate the body to produce more of that substance. One of our favorite products is hyaluronic acid- if your skin is lacking hyaluronic acid you can use it as a supplement to make up for what your skin might lack.
The key to a healthy-looking, vibrant, and youthful appearing skin is to pay attention to what your body is telling you. If you notice a sudden change in the condition of your skin the best approach is to consult with an expert who will provide you with advice on how to deal with any problems – it’s time to book a professional facial like the ones at In the Clouds Day Spa Facials.