The New Year is the best time to start picking up healthy habits, especially when it comes to skin. Creating new habits is all about commitment and will power—but with these five skincare commandments, it’s a breeze!
Thou shalt beautify skin from the inside out.
There’s more to healthy skin than just skincare products. In addition to your favorite serums and creams, there are a wide array of healthy and nutritious foods which provide your body with the essentials it needs for a beautiful glow.
For instance, fruits like apples are rich in antioxidants and vitamins which are an important component of anti-aging processes in our body. Sweet potatoes are rich in vitamins A and E, as well as iron.
Besides food, there are also collagen supplements to amp up the luminosity. YANA Daily Collagen Shots are a liquid supplement specifically formulated for your skin’s health. A combination of peptides along with biotin help supplement the glow-giving processes in your body. Biotin helps retain skin moisture, which is a critical part of keeping skin looking firmer. Plus, the shots are super-convenient, as they’re available in single-serve vials (and taste sweetly delicious!).
Thou shalt treat thy skin to professional TLC.
While DIY at-home masques and other treatments are always fun, rely on a professional every so often if you want serious results. There are a wide variety of treatments and facials for various skin concerns you may have. Once such treatment is the chemical peel, which is a stronger version of at-home peels that helps dissolve surface skin cells and unveil the healthy skin layers underneath. Not only that but because peels help turn over surface skin cells, it helps with reducing the appearance of aging like wrinkles and dark spots.
Plus, professional treatments are a great way to unwind and let someone else take care of you!
Thou shalt nurture thy neck and décolleté as much as the face.
With all the focus on your face, it’s easy to forget about your neck and décolleté (the part of your torso exposed when you wear a top with a lower neckline). But don’t forget your neck and décolleté are also susceptible to the visible signs of aging—especially without proper care—as those two areas are also exposed to environmental factors like the sun.
The MAX Stem Cell Neck Lift was specially formulated to combat the telltale signs of aging on your neck or décolleté. Special Vectorize Technology uses spheres that “peel off” layer by layer like an onion, with each layer featuring a different beneficial ingredient that’s properly released into skin. Use daily and let this area “catch up” to your beautiful visage!
Though shalt exfoliate weekly.
Exfoliation is a key step in maintaining a youthful glow. When dead skin cells accumulate, they can conglomerate and cause uneven texture in skin. As a result, skin can feel rough and unhealthy. While over-exfoliation can lead to discomfort or irritation, under-exfoliation is a problem in and of itself. The key is to find an exfoliator that’s gentle enough to use on a regular basis but powerful enough to buff away dead skin cells.
ILUMA Intense Brightening Exfoliating Powder is a water-activated, micro-exfoliating cleansing powder. Gentle enough for daily use and perfect for all skin types, it’s a great go-to exfoliator. The powder smooths uneven skin texture and preps skin so that it better absorbs the active ingredients in your serums and cremes.
Thou shalt wear sunscreen on both sunny and cloudy days.
While it’s easy to remember sunscreen on sunny days, it’s just as easy to forget on cloudy days. But don’t let those clouds fool you into thinking the sun won’t be able to damage your skin! UV rays can still impact your skin even on cloudy days.
PREVENTION+ Daily Ultimate Protection Moisturizer SPF 50 is the perfect shield, providing hydration with an SPF boost delivered by a combination of zinc oxide and titanium dioxide. The formula is oil-free and perfect for all skin types. Easy to use, just apply to cleansed skin every morning as you would a daily moisturizer. Don’t forget to reapply every two hours when exposed to the sun!