No one likes rough or tired-looking skin. However over many years, many risk factors such as stress, poor diet, cosmetics, pollutants from environment, summer heat, cold winter air, â€¦ make the skin rough. How to get smooth skin on face? Luckily, you can do some simple tricks to keep your face skin regains the smooth, soft and flawless look. Follow these simple, natural things below to learn how to get smooth skin on face you’ve always desired.
- Cleanse And Exfoliate Your Skin Regularly
To learn how to get smooth skin on face, cleaning regularly is one among the most key things to do. It is ideally if you use a soap free cleanser twice daily as the cleanser will remove any dirt as well as oil on your face skin and bring you a glow and smooth look.
Before going to sleep, it is necessary to remove the makeup from face and neck skin area. Your skin will easily become dull or develop a breakout if you forget to remove makeup and leave it on overnight.
Also, it is necessary to remove any dead skin cells, then, regularly exfoliate the skin to get smooth glow skin.
- Don’t Touch Your Face And Pick The Pimples
When touching face, the dirt and oils from your hands will easily transfer to your face. Therefore, break the habit of touching your face as well as picking pimples.
When you pop zits, it takes longer for the blemishes to heal. Remember, pimples are just temporary, but scars may even stay forever.
- Protect Skin
Sun is the main source of damage to your skin. You should protect skin to avoid some of sun overexposure symptoms such as dry skin or rough, age spots, wrinkles, freckles, and even skin cancer. Avoid the sun from 10 a.m to 4 p.m as it is the strongest time. Also, always cover the skin with wide-brimmed hats and loose clothing if you need to go out. Moreover, you should use a sweat-proof or water-resistant sunscreen with SPF 20+ at least.
- Apply Cucumber Face Mask
Cucumber not only has the same pH as skin but also contains great nourishing, hydrating and astringent properties.
With regular use of a cucumber face mask, you can prevent blackheads, pimples, dry skin and wrinkles on face. To make the cucumber face mask, mix one-half pureed cucumber, two tablespoons of oatmeal, and a little milk. Apply the mixture to your face and neck skin, leave it on for 20 minutes and then wash with lukewarm water.
You can also mix cucumber juice and milk to use it as a cleanser.
- Apply Lemon, Olive Oil And Honey Face Mask
Honey is considered as a skin cleanser an anti-inflammatory as its antioxidants help fade signs of skin aging and prevent damage to your skin. The lemon is rich in vitamin C and nutrients that help in eliminating dark spots, lightening and giving a glow to your skin. In addition, olive oil can also give a glow look and elasticity to your skin.
To make this facemask, take an equal amount of each honey, olive oil, and lemon, mix them well, then apply on your face skin. Rinse off with warm water after 20 minutes. Also, you can apply the mask overnight then rinse off in the next morning.
- Clean Your Makeup Brushes
You should wash the powder brushes or sponges every two to three weeks to remove dirt and bacteria which can cause breakouts. Mix a few drops of gentle shampoo or facial cleanser and warm water in a cup. Then, swish the brushes around, rinse with warm water, pat dry, and lay flat to air dry.
- Drink Enough Water
Drinking plenty of water is one of the most crucial things you should do for a smooth and glowing skin. 8 to 10 glasses of water a day should be your aim. Water keeps your skin hydrated and helps your body flush out waste and toxins. Also, try to eat fruits and vegetables that are rich in water content. Remember, avoid alcohol, sugary drinks, and carbonated drinks.
To improve your skin's health and appearance, wash your face with lukewarm water at least twice a day.
- Maintain A Healthy Diet
It is very accurate when the expression of "you are what you eat" comes to the skin. If you wish to have smooth healthy skin, you should consume all foods that rich in vitamins A, C, B1, B6, and D. Also, it is great to eat enough Omega3 fatty acids, antioxidants and vitamins from vegetables, and fruits as these above substances will keep your skin healthy & smooth.
- Sleep Smart
Make sure to get 7 to 8 hours of quality rest every night as stress and sleep deprivation can manifest as bad skin.
While you are sleeping your face might be getting oil and dirt. Your pillowcase can collects saliva, dust & dirt,and other grime, which every time you sleep make it onto your face. To minimize your risk, you should change your pillowcases out or put them through the wash regularly at least once a week. Also for best results, it might be time to get a new pillow if you’ve been using the same one for a long time.
- Maintain A Good Lifestyle
Maintain a good quality lifestyle is not only good for our health but also helps you get a clear smooth skin. Doing exercise will boost the blood circulation, which will help your skin receive nutrients easily. More important, by increasing the collagen production, it can also help fade your ugly wrinkles.
Remember to say "No" with smoking and drinking alcohol as they can harm your body health and result in a dull & yellowish hue for the skin.
After reading the article about 10 natural tips on how to get smooth skin on face, I hope that you have got a lot of helpful solutions to improve your face skin naturally at home. If you have any question, please leave your comments below.
Hang Pham is an Vietnamese-American author and MA in English literature. She is a health article writer who has written numerous articles/online journals on natural health and home remedies. She is contributing to VKool.com from 2012.