This is How Various Experiences in Life Affect Your Skin

By:Vasudha Bhat, Onlymyhealth Editorial Team,Date:Jun 03, 2014

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The way you live your life leaves an impact on your mental well-being and reflects on your skin. From your eating habits to the places you visit, all determine how your skin will look like. Have an understanding your lifestyle choices affect your skin in order to introduce some corrections.
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    Taking Care of Your Skin

    The choices you make in your life related to your food, your exercise regime, the places you visit, the products you use on your face, etc. have a deep impact on your skin. This guide will tell how different experiences make a difference to your skin texture.

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    Your Eating Habits

    The food you eat plays a significant role in forming a healthy skin texture. If your diet lacks sufficient vitamin C and is high on fats and carbohydrates, you are ought to have an unhealthy looking skin.

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    Absence of Vitamins

    If due to any reason your diet lacks proper quantity of vitamins, your skin will pay the price. Exposure to harmful rays of sun is without fail a part of your life and absence of vitamins in your diet increases the vulnerability of your skin to damage. Foods rich in vitamins and minerals can not only protect your skin from damage but they can also reverse the signs of aging.

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    Your Exercise Regime

    When your routine comprises of regular exercising habits, it proves to be highly beneficial for the largest organ of your body, the skin. Workouts increase the blood circulation of blood across the body which nourishes the skin.

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    Sleep Deprivation

    If your body is deprived of proper rest, its direct effect shows on your skin. Dark circles below the eyes, puffiness, and pale skin these are all signs of unhealthy skin. A human body requires at least 7-8 hours of undisruptive sleep for skin rejuvenation.

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    Pregnancy

    The most visible effects pregnancy has on a woman’s body are stretch marks. Almost all women have stretch marks on various body parts during pregnancy. Early precautions which include moisturizers and other ointments to fight those ugly marks are always advisable for moms-to-be.

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    Melasma

    Apart from stretch marks some women may also experience dark patches on the skin called melasma during pregnancy or if they consume birth control pills. The pigmentation can be stopped by wearing sunscreen and by avoiding exposure to sun’s harmful rays.

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    Aging

    As you age your body stops producing much collagen which provides the skin its elasticity and the production of skin cells also becomes slower. Skin ageing can be avoided by proper exfoliation and removal of dead skin. You must also moisturize your skin everyday to avoid the signs of ageing.

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    Over Consumption of Caffeine

    Beverages which contain caffeine may keep you going through the day but, consuming it in large quantities may not prove to be beneficial for the skin. In fact, studies have found that when caffeine is applied to the skin externally, it can reverse the damage done by the sun and also cut the risk of skin cancers.

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    Alcoholism

    Be it for socializing or be it to cut down the stress, alcohol has become a necessary part of urban lives. Alcohol is diuretic and makes the body dehydrated leading to dryness of skin. Avoiding alcohol is the best remedy if you want a healthy glowing skin.

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    Smoking

    If you thought smoking injures only your lungs, this might come as surprise to you. Smoking can give you early signs of ageing like wrinkles and dry skin. When seen under a microscope people as young as 20 can also be seen having wrinkles.

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