The problem is we live in a world full of stress, hectic work schedules, harmful sun rays, pollution, processed foods, inadequate sleep etc, the list goes on.
Modern life is not conducive to freshly radiant glowing skin.
The good news is we can limit the impact by making a few conscious tweaks to our everyday lives.
Here are some quick and easy all-natural tips to help you achieve that glow!
It doesn’t need to be anything too strenuous, but set your intention to sweat!
Exercise improves blood circulation and regulates happy hormones in the body. It helps the skin to breathe and so brings a natural glow to the face that lasts even after the red face disappears.
“Just breathe” is a saying often heard, but have you ever stopped to think why? Apart from the obvious calming effect conscious breathing has on the body, breathing techniques can contribute to better digestion, more energy, and glowing skin!
According to Ashley Neese, a Los Angeles–based self-care practitioner, breath is the most effective tool for changing your physical, emotional, and mental state.
“People often ask me what I use on my skin, and the answer is nothing—it’s simply a product of the breathwork”
Ashley Neese - LA-based yogi & wellness expert
Invest in a good natural moisturizer like Bee-friendly Organic corrective cream.
The all-natural ingredients of this product help to feed your skin.
Organic beeswax improves the elasticity, smoothness, and flexibility of your skin and won't clog your pores. Organic Raw Honey is antibiotic and very moisturizing. This also stimulates collagen helping to stimulate skin cell regeneration and get that GLOW!
Duh! Become really conscious about how much clean filtered water you drink throughout the day.
The goal is 8-10 glasses. A good tip is to buy a big bottle and fill it in the morning, this is a great way to keep track.
Also, Make a habit of drinking a big glass of water first thing on waking. It will help to wake you up and kickstart your digestion.
5. Eat your water
Some fruits and vegetables contain over 80% water.
Vegetables such as celery, cucumber, and zucchini contain over ninety percent water. Other nutrient-rich vegetables with high water content include broccoli, green cabbage, and spinach.
Dermatologist Dr. Howard Murad suggests that if you struggle to hit your daily target of drinking water then you should eat it. You’ll also get the added boost of important antioxidants, vitamins & minerals- win-win!
“While many people recommend drinking eight glasses of water, I recommend they eat it - in raw fruits and veggies, which allow for a slow and steady release of hydration that lasts longer than chugging glass after glass of water”
We hope this article was helpful, do let us know what you do to get that glow naturally!
Lisa is a contributing writer for Bee-friendly. A certified holistic health coach, blogger & yoga teacher for 10 years. Passionate about health and wellness, natural remedies and plant-based nutrition. You can find her on Instagram @livesimplylisa