Whether you're ready for autumn or not, it’s fast approaching and unfortunately the colder weather won’t just affect the leaves. The once dewy, sun-kissed skin you wore for months is becoming a distant memory and fading to a lacklustre, dull complexion. Instead of letting your skin give in to the winter blues, try these handy tips to reveal a brighter looking complexion in just 5 days.
1. Stress Less
With the stresses of everyday life, (by stress we mean stalking your crush’s last active on Whatsapp, Insta and FB to make sure he’s not avoiding your texts) we want you to take a chill pill. Stress takes a toll on every part of our body, especially our skin. Stress = breakouts. Stress increases the production of hormones such as cortisol, which creates oily skin. Oil decreases the ability to fight off acne-causing bacteria. Keep that stress, frazzled feeling in check to avoid dull, drab skin.
Don’t worry, we aren't talking a strict no gluten, no dairy, paleo, or any other fad diet. Just simply increase your fibre intake and add in colourful veggies and fruit to bring on a healthier complexion. Increasing your fibre will get your digestive system moving and clean out the nasties. A fresh start is all you need. Eating vibrant coloured veggies and fruit such as capsicum, carrot, oranges will turn off inflammatory genes and provide your body with the proper tools to strengthen and build healthy tissue. So in brief, skip the sweets and feed your skin right.
Scrolling through Insta in bed doesn't count as sleep. Did you know our skin rejuvenates and repairs itself while we sleep? It’s called beauty sleep for a reason. Make getting the recommended 8 hours of shut-eye a night a top priority for brighter skin each day. So, catch those much needed zzz's, and your body will do the rest.
It’s not rocket science here, babes. Increased water consumption leads to hydrated and healthy skin. Next time you’re reaching for that bottle of soda, swap it for a nice big, glass of water, trust us, your skin will thank you for it.
5. Keep it simple
Don’t confuse your skin by piling on layers of creams, solutions, serums and foundations. Just use a minimal amount of products that truely benefit your skin. Heavy foundations clog pores, which lead to breakouts and bad skin. Keep it simple and swap to our BB Cream for a healthy glow, naturally. Our BB Cream has all your skin needs in one tube, including your moisturiser, primer, foundation and illuminator. Filled with skincare ingredients like hyaluronic acid, green tea extract and marine collagen that hydrate and replenish the skin providing a flawless, radiant glow.
Dull complexions are never in. Now you've got the low down, try and incorporate these tips and tricks into your everyday life for vibrant, bright and glowing skin everyday.