10 Simple Steps For That Smooth and Flawless Complexion

By:Meenakshi Chaudhary, Onlymyhealth Editorial Team,Date:Dec 10, 2014

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Beautifully flawless skin may be a gift of nature to some while to others, it may be a hopeful thing to get some day. The good news for the latter is that they can improve their complexion and get a flawless skin by following these simple guidelines.
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    The Perfect Complexion

    Who doesn’t want a beautiful skin with flawless complexion? But, most of us fail to achieve it. So, is it something completely out of reach or are we doing it wrong? While several factors such as your skin type, your overall health, the environment, geography around you and the food you eat have a lot to contribute to your complexion; you may still overcome all barriers and attain that flawless complexion. Here are some tips to help you get the look you always wanted. (image courtesy: Getty)

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    Eat Healthful

    First thing you should do to get better complexion and healthy skin is to completely avoid processed and packaged foods. Such foods usually contain a lot of sugar and artificial ingredients that harm the skin. Switch to fresh, organic fruits and vegetables for a flawless complexion. Your diet will have a lot of effect on your skin and complexion. Start eating a healthful and balanced diet and say no to junk or packaged food. (image courtesy: Getty)

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    Cleanse and Moisturize Every Day

    Before your beautiful skin gets others attention, it demands your attention to stay healthy. You should be always be ready to look after it. Cleanse your skin regularly to get rid of any unwanted oils and dirt from the surface. Keep your skin properly hydrated with the help of a moisturizer that suits your skin type. Also make it a rule to never wear make up to bed. (image courtesy: Getty)

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    Exfoliate Regularly

    Another great way to get the perfect complexion is to exfoliate your skin regularly. Depending on the type of exfoliator you use, exfoliate your skin daily or once or twice a week. You may use herbal creams for exfoliation as chemicals may harm your skin. Never forget to apply some moisturizer after exfoliation. (image courtesy: Getty)

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    Get Ample Sleep

    You may already be aware of the fact that sleeplessness can be bad for your health. Most initial symptoms of sleep loss, however, appear on your face in the form of dark circles and fatigue. Make sure that you get ample amount of uninterrupted sleep every day. It is recommended to get around 7 hours of sleep every day. If you can make it a habit to get proper sleep, be ready to get healthier and more beautiful skin. (image courtesy: Getty)

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    Drink Lots of Water

    Your skin needs several minerals and vitamins to stay healthy. It also needs a lot of water to stay hydrated. Dehydration can damage your skin and ruin your complexion. One of the best ways to ensure beautiful, flawless complexion is to drink lots of water daily. You don’t have to drink all the water in one go, just keep drinking a glass of water after frequent intervals during the day. It will help your body detoxify itself which will eventually show on your skin. You must, however, avoid sugary drinks, stick to plain water for hydration. (image courtesy: Getty)

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    Avoid Stress

    Stress is not only harmful for your health and peace of mind, it can also become the perfect complexion killer. Stress can turn your beautiful and flawless face into a dull and tired face within a short period of time. If you want to keep or get a flawless complexion, make sure that you avoid or at least effectively manage your stress levels. Otherwise, you will soon notice dark circles developing under your eyes as stress can also affect your natural sleep cycle. (image courtesy: Getty)

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    Exercise

    Exercise can be very helpful in improving your overall health including that of your skin. Exercising regularly promotes circulation and increases the oxygen content in your body. If you can’t switch to a proper exercise regime all of a sudden, start with simple exercises such as cycling, jogging and swimming. Add more physical activities to your daily lifestyle. (image courtesy: Getty)

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    Maintain your Skin

    One of the most effective ways to get the perfect skin is to regularly treat it with natural treatments such as facials and face massages. A deep cleanse facial can help your oily skin to get rid of all the extra oil and dirt from the surface. Similarly, a moisturizing facial can do wonders for people with dry skin. A face massage will increase the blood circulation through your face, which will be good for your complexion. (image courtesy: Getty)

     

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    Sun Protection

    Extensive exposure to sun can quickly damage your skin causing symptoms that directly appear on your skin, thereby ruining your complexion. Always wear an effective SPF depending on the weather condition. Use SPF 30 during winter and SPF above 50 during summer to protect your skin from sun damage. Reapply SPF after some time during the day to ensure proper protection throughout the day. (image courtesy: Getty)

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    Medical Solutions

    Colonics and liver detox sessions can make your skin appear better by removing the toxins from your body. However, it is strictly advised to consult your dermatologist before you decide anything. Also never try anything on your own. It may cause permanent damage to your skin. (image courtesy: Getty)

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