What you eat can have a huge impact on your skin that fast. What happens when we consume skin-irritating foods like wheat (gluten), dairy, sugar, alcohol and coffee, is that it triggers the release of pro-inflammatory hormones which can lead to things like rosacea, eczema, dermatitis and redness of the skin.
1. GET OUTSIDE EVERY SINGLE DAY
Spending time in nature has also been shown to increase levels of the mood-supporting neurotransmitter, serotonin. This is why you might find you feel happier when you're in nature and when you are happy to your core, you naturally have a glow to you!
2. EAT BEAUTIFYING FOODS
As I mentioned previously, what you put into your body (and what you don't put into it) can play a huge role in the overall health of your skin. A good general rule of thumb to ensure you're eating beautifying foods on a daily basis is to eat a variety of as many colorful foods as possible.
Aloe - Aloe's anti-inflammatory properties help to support overall digestion, while healing the intestinal lining.
Fish - Fish is an amazing source of astaxanthin. Astaxanthin is a potent antioxidant (50x more powerful than common antioxidants like Vitamin C and Beta Carotene. It has been clinically proven to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, improve skin elasticity and help maintain a youthful appearance.
This one might be more obvious to you if you've ever woken up from a terrible sleep, leaving you with puffiness and bags under your eyes. When you're sleep deprived, or sleeping for less than 8 hours a night, inflammatory chemicals are elevated which can lead to aging of the skin.
This always comes across as the plain, boring and "I already know that" tip that I recommend to joyous readers and clients but it truly is SO important for your overall health, but especially for the health of your skin! Water is so important for digestion and also helps to promote circulation, absorption and excretion to ensure we are eliminating toxins efficiently which might otherwise represent themselves on our face through blemishes or acne.