How many times have you dreamed about fair and flawless skin? Many people all over the world try to get their skin lighter, brighter and healthier-looking. In many situations, our face is responsible for our first impression. We want to look good, cause then we also feel better.
If you learn how to care for your skin properly it will help your skin stay light, tight and beauty for a long time. Your skin can get dark and dull just because of overexposure to the sunlight; because of environmental pollution, stress, poor lifestyle choices as well. Also, your health condition and prolonged usage of chemical-based cosmetic products have a negative effect on your skin.
In shops, you can buy plenty of special skin-lightening and whitening creams or lotions. However such specific chemical products have a harmful effect that can even damage your skin, besides that, they are often very expensive. Fortunately, you can save some money and time by using natural remedies that will brighten your skin in a natural and harmless way. Would you like to try?
What You Can Do To Lighten Your Skin?
Caring For Your Skin Daily
Limit the exposure of your skin to sunlight
Sun exposition can be very dangerous to your skin. It can generate freckles, unattractive brown spots (known as hyperpigmentation) or serious sunburns. In an extreme situation, it can lead to skin cancer. All of that is a sign of sun damage.
If you want to have bright skin you have to take care of it properly by using high Sun Protect Factor (SPF) sunscreens. Probably the best way to protect your skin against bad UVA and UVB light radiation is to use sunscreens every day, even when it’s not so sunny or hot outside.
To keep your skin light, you can also protect it by wearing long-sleeved clothing. Don`t forget to put your hat and sunglasses on while exposure to the sun for a long time.
Clean and exfoliate your skin regularly
Taking care of your skin regularly helps to keep it fresh, moisture and light. Dark spots can be lightened by regular removal of the surface layers of the damaged skin. Remember to clean your face twice a day, once in the morning and once before sleep.
Cleaning will remove dirt and pollutants that are important for healthy-looking skin. Exfoliate it few times per week. It will remove the darker, dead and damaged skin cells and make your skin look clean and light. You can exfoliate your face by using special cosmetics with small particles or massage it with a fresh, damp washcloth.
Drink more water and eat healthy food
This is easy and extremely important to keep your skin in good conditions. Eating well and drinking much more water can surprise you with healthier-looking skin. Your skin will start to look younger, it will rejuvenate itself. Then the old, darker layers will go away and leave your skin looking fresh, brighter and of course healthier.
When you drink six to eight glasses of water per day that will speed up the process of rejuvenating. Furthermore eating well will provide the vitamins and nutrients that are necessary to keep good skin condition.
You need to eat a lot of fresh fruits and vegetables, especially those high in a vitamins A, C, and E, drink a lot of fresh water or freshly squeezed juices and try to stay away from highly processed, unhealthy foods. It can be worth to start taking some vitamin supplements that contain Omega-3 acids which have been proven to have a beneficial effect for skin, hair and nails condition.
This is no surprise that smoking is bad for your health. But have you ever heard that it can damage not only your body but also the beauty of your skin? Smoking leads to fast aging; it makes fine lines and wrinkles. It can also prevent proper blood flow to the face, what will make your skin grey-looking.
Using Scientifically-Proven Lightening Products
Skin lightening creams
If you look around the market is full of skin-lightening creams and lotions. All of them work by reducing melanin (that is pigment responsible for sun spots and tanning) in the skin. Such products can contain skin-lightening ingredients that have been proven to be effective. This is kojic acid, glycolic acid, alpha hydroxy acids, vitamin C and arbutin.
Do not worry to use these cosmetic products, they are safe, but remember to stop using it when some irritation will appear. One more thing is to not use skin creams with mercury as an ingredient, it is banned in the US, but can be still available in many other parts of the world.
Retinoid creams are really working. It can effectively lighten your skin. Retinoid creams are made from a special form of vitamin A. It works through great skin exfoliating and speeding up cell turnover. Such creams are also a fantastic help in smoothing out fine lines and wrinkles, thus making skin looks bright and young.