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Hack These 8 Beauty Tips for Glowing Skin

Skin care for many means buying expensive products and rigorous application of different creams, toners, serums and the like in the body. But truth is, achieving a glowing skin is not a very difficult thing to do and does not need to cost as much. Read on to learn some tips.
There are a lot of useful and practical tips and tricks on how to properly take care of your skin without causing damage to your wallet.

Drink Lots of Water:

Studies have shown that drinking a lot of water can make a huge difference in your skin. Being dehydrated causes your skin to appear dull, have prominent pores, acnes showing up and more of all wrinkles appear. Collagen plays a vital role in keeping your skin elastic and glowing and without enough water, it will not work effectively. That is why it is very important to drink more than 8 hours of water everyday.
Beauty Tips for Glowing Skin

There is no need to visit your dermatologist to help open your pores and put steam in your face. It can be done easily at home. Simply boil the water and add rose petals, mint leaves or lemon to add fragrance to the pot of boiling water. Then remove the boiled water from the heat. You should keep a towel on your head and face the steam as you lower your face. Just make sure not to put your face too close to the boiling water to avoid broken veins. Steaming is important in facial rejuvenation because it opens your pores and helps remove facial impurities.  It is relatively easier to remove the blackheads from open pores so you can thoroughly clean your face.


Exfoliation is a very common practice to achieve a glowing skin.  It is a process where dead skin cells are removed from your skin. The buildup can cause acne breakouts and even appearance of wrinkles at an early age. So make it a habit to exfoliate at least once a week as part of your facial rejuvenation.

Give Yourself a Quick Facial:

Doing a quick facial is very doable. You just have to clean your face and gently massage your facial cleanser of choice into your face. Just make sure to do the downward strokes to release the tension your face is experiencing the whole day. After cleansing, don't forget to apply a nourishing eye cream to the delicate skin around your eyes to keep them looking fresh and revitalized.

Switch Up Your Sleeping Habits:

There is no doubt that lack of sleep contributes to a dull skin and puffy eyes. It is very advisable to sleep for about 8 hours in order to help maintain that youthful glow. You can also try to put tea bag or cucumber in your eyes to get rid of the puffiness in your eyes. But if it does not help, try adding up pillows in your back to help the draining of fluids out of your system which can also contribute to eye puffiness.

Clear Pores with a DIY Mask:

Applying facial masks totally relaxes your skin and makes it clearer and fresh. DIY masks are highly suggested by experts because some of the masks contain antioxidants, vitamins and minerals and even collagen for a more elastic skin. After a few weeks time, you will be surprised how the mask gives off a radiant and glowing skin. Load up on antioxidants:

According to experts, about 80 percent of the skin damage is caused by the free radicals in your body. The exposure to the sun, unhealthy diet, stress and even pollution causes skin problems. With that, taking antioxidants are important to help fight off free radicals in the body. You can try some oral supplements with antioxidants or you can purchase products that help protect the skin from free radicals.


Experts can’t stress enough the importance of moisturizing your skin. It is a must as part of the facial rejuvenation to always apply moisturizer day in, and day out. It helps smoothen and gives a soft texture to the skin despite being exposed in harsh conditions.

Skin care is very important because once it loses it elasticity and wrinkles show up, it is very difficult to reverse the process. There is no better time to start taking care of your skin than now. As you grow older, there is a noticeable difference as someone who ages with glowing skin from those who don’t take care of their skin at all.

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Andy Bell
Andy Bell is a contributing writer at Inspiration Unlimited eMagazine.

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