1. Drink lots of water
Studies show the daily amount of water intake for a male is around 15.5 cups which is equal to 3.7 litres and for a female the recommended intake is around 11.5 cups, equalling 2.7 litres. This seems like a lot of some people but depending on your body, everyone can be slightly different. Drinking water benefits your skin in a variety of ways:
Drinking water helps to flush toxins and waste from the body, such as fats, acids, sugars, etc. This means water can help to reduce breakouts and inflammation in the skin as it hydrates and
Water intake increases our hydration levels in the skin and helps to keep our skin tissue healthy. A hydrated skin means skin firmness and elasticity is better
The healing of our skin tissue can be quicker as well and help to fight against skin disorders like psoriasis, eczema and help slow down the effects of skin ageing
So, to sum it up, a high amount of water intake will give you a healthy, glowing complexion.
Researchers have estimated the time of UV exposure required to maintain a healthy amount of vitamin D in our body is:
10 to 20 minutes sun exposure per a day in the warmer months and, around 2 hours in the cooler months.
These recommendations are difficult to achieve for a vast majority of people because of their occupations, where we live, etc.
Applying sunscreen is an essential part of your morning skin care routine. Keeping your skin protected is important to prevent excessive exposure causing cellular damage, skin aging, pigmentation and the thinning of the skin. Our Medik8 Physical Sunscreen is a SPF 30 sunscreen that provides broad spectrum protection from UVA (ageing) and UVB (burning) rays. It’s ideal for everyday protection, with anti-pollution, anti-infrared and anti-age technologies to shield the skin from environmental elements.
How much sleep do you really need?
This can depend on a few different factors, including your age, family history and how well you sleep. 7–9 hours per night is ideal for most adults (18–64 years).
Sleeping well is important to staying healthy and rested. Habits like
minimizing caffeine and alcohol intake
trying to go to sleep at the same time every night
creating a relaxing & calming sleeping environment
A good night's sleep leads to better skin health so the skin can recover & rejuvenate from the free radical damage caused during the day. Poor sleep results in a lower water balance, leading to puffy and dark under eyes, as well as dryness and more visible wrinkles. So, not enough sleep can accelerate the aging process.
4. Laugh! enjoy the good times
Do what makes you happy! And have fun!
Learn a dance
Apply a facemask
Take a long bath
Try new skincare
Mediate / Yoga
Go for a walk
Bake a cake
5. Good skin care - look after YOU and your SKIN
Our Classic Skin Care was designed with ingredients specially chosen to achieve amazing skin results using nutrient dense formulations, natural & active ingredients for even the most sensitive skins, and importantly, affordable. A skin line that everyone can afford so they can look after their skin and achieve a younger, smoother, brighter complexion. Manufactured in Sydney, Australia, Classic Skin Care nourishes the skin from within whilst protecting it with the best that nature and science has to offer. Proudly cruelty free and free from parabens, sulphates and artificial colours.
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