What You Can Do to Prevent Damage to Your Skin

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When it comes to your skin, we all care about the appearance of it, but it’s easy to forget the long-term health of your skin matters even more. There’s no reason why you can’t take care of both and ensure your skin looks great and remains healthy as well. With the right approach, you’ll achieve both of these things and that’s how it should be. Find out how below.

Wash Your Face Before and After Exercise

Too much sweat on your skin will cause damage to it. That doesn’t mean you should try to avoid things that cause you to sweat such as exercise because we all need to stay active. But you can combat the problem by washing your face both before and after you exercise. Doing this will enable you to counter the problems that would otherwise be caused by sweating a lot.

Wear Sunscreen Daily

Wearing sunscreen on a daily basis is something that we should all be doing, but very few of us do. It’s not only the case that the sun damages our skin on hot and sunny days. UV rays are always beating down and causing damage to our skin, and that’s why you should protect yourself whenever you’re going to be spending time outside.

Find Treatments That Work for You

There’s a whole range of products and treatments out there that can help you to combat and prevent the problem of skin damage. You simply need to find the kind of skin treatment that works best for you. Everyone is different and that counts for our skin as well. If you want to achieve more in terms of the health of your skin, making use of the right treatments makes sense.

Keep the Skin Hydrated

Keeping your skin hydrated is just as important as keeping your body hydrated each day. So just as you should be drinking plenty of water each day, you should also be taking steps such as moisturizing your skin. It’s also important to limit the time you spend showering or bathing in hot water because although it sounds strange, too much hot water will dry out your skin and not hydrate it.

Get to Know Your Skin and Its Specific Needs

It’s important that you put some effort into getting to know your skin and its specific needs. When you do that, you’ll be able to find the approach that works best for you. When you understand what your skin really needs, you can start taking steps to give it what it requires and increase its health and wellbeing as you do so.

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Skin damage can be caused by many things, and it’s up to you to take steps to avoid this damage in any way you can. The tips above should help you to do that, so make the most of these preventative measures in your day to day life. Doing so will serve your skin well going forward.

Sarah x

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6 Comments

  1. July 31, 2020 / 9:42 am

    I love this! It’s s important to take care of your skin. After all, we only get one! And most of these things are so easy to do as well x

    Sophie

  2. July 31, 2020 / 1:33 pm

    I am such an avid skincare lover so I am so here for this!
    Rosie

  3. July 31, 2020 / 4:10 pm

    I need to drink more water and wear SPF everyday x

  4. July 31, 2020 / 4:35 pm

    These are some great tips. Its so important to clean your skin before and after exercise but so many people don’t bother.

  5. August 7, 2020 / 2:57 am

    As I have really dry skin I am really good at keeping hydrated and using SPF. That’s so funny about the sweat thing though – if I get really sweaty it stings my forehead! So weird!

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