Skincare is very important for teenagers. It is at this stage that teens should be completely aware of how to take very good care of their skin. As much as possible a natural look is recommended. It is not advisable for teenagers to put all that make-up. Besides they won’t look their age if then put on some heavy make-up. Generally they only need light make-up and skin maintenance since they still have such sensitive skin.
It is just a must to take care of the skin since it is at this stage that most skin problems like acne, blemishes, dry skin, rash and sunburn occur. Changes in hormonal activity are very evident which can bring change to the skin, too much exposure and lack of water can create skin problems. Here are some basic things to do to keep a healthy skin.
Drink enough Water and Eat a Balance Diet
Water can help you maintain a good health. It is your best ally and helps in flushing out many toxins from poor diet, caffeinated drinks or oil and grease build up. It also helps to replace and improve health of dermal cell membranes. Too much sweating and outdoor activities can leave the body dehydrated which will result into problems in your overall health and skin later.
Having a balance diet is very important in maintaining a healthy looking skin. Junk foods and soft drinks can trigger acne flare-ups which you don’t want at this time. It can also increase salt content in the body thus will lead to increase dehydration and poor skin health.
Keep your Daily Beauty Regimen and your Sun Protection
Cleansing, Toning and Moisturizing should be part of your daily skin care regimen. Choose a facial cleanser that will keep pores clear and not block and helps control or even decreased of oil production. Go for an organic product since these products are all gentle to the skin so perfect for sensitive skin.
After cleansing, you can use a toner and moisturizer if you need one. Even if you have oily skin, your skin deserves to be well hydrated so choose a moisturizer that are oil free or hydrator and hypo allergenic.
And of course not to forget to wear your sun protection carefully especially if you are active in outdoor activities. An SPF 15 to 30 will do and is just perfect to protect the skin from sun damage. However check your moisturizer since most of this moisturizer contains a sunscreen already to protect your skin.
Maintain a Healthy Lifestyle
Avoid smoking at all times. Smoking is one of the worst things for skin care, It destroys the healthy glow of your skin. Pre-mature aging can happen if you are in to smoking because it can break down the skin collagen, the most important skin protein. Research shows that people who smoke have reduced collagen and elastin production thus their skin looks dull and unhealthy. Skin seems to age fast for smokers. So avoid smoking at all times to prevent a poor health.