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Skin Care & Nutrition: Maintaining Your Radiance Under Quarantine

So, you’re on day-something of quarantine- you might have lost track! But what we haven’t lost track of is our skincare tips, routines, and tricks to maintain our glow- even in self-isolation. In fact, you probably have more downtime than ever to make some new healthy habits you won’t ever want to shake! At Tru Glo Medspa, we want to give you the absolute best tips to keeping your skin clear and radiant, starting from the inside and working your way out.

Diet

You know the old saying, “you are what you eat?” As silly as it may sound, it actually holds quite a bit of weight when looking at the overall health and well-being of your body. Skin is the human body’s largest organ, so it needs a lot of attention. Just like you’d make certain diet choices for your heart health, your brain function, or your digestion, the health of your skin in relation to diet is no different.

Fats are your friends!

It’s true that eating foods high in saturated fats and processed sugars contribute to acne. People think of fatty foods as bad news for skin, but the unsaturated fats found in avocados, fish, nuts, and seeds keep your skin supple and moist. These fats also have anti-inflammatory benefits that help heal blemishes or acne scars. Good fatty acids have been known to help regulate hormones that affect the amount of oil your skin produces and minimize the appearance of pores. Studies have shown that foods in omega 3 help prevent acne. Foods such as olive oil, chia seeds, fatty fishes like salmon and mackerel are chock full of omega 3.

Get rid of those zits with zinc!

Zinc is yet another supplement that has healing and anti-inflammatory benefits that can be found naturally in proteins such as nuts, seeds, eggs, chicken, lean meats, fish, and oatmeal. Diets rich in colorful fruits and veggies isn’t a bad place to start! Take this extra free time to look up some new, yummy recipes that include these superfoods.

Hydration nation

Drink water! Water detoxifies your body and helps flush out all of the bad things that can clog pores and give you acne. Drinking around 8 glasses of water a day improves skin moisture and elasticity, keeping your skin looking glowy and youthful. Try setting a timer on your phone to drink a glass of water every two hours or so or try eating fruits and vegetables high in water content like cucumbers and watermelon to up that H2O intake.

Protip: Avoid alcohol to prevent dehydration even further and keep toxins out of your system that could affect your skin. Dehydrated skin leads to older looking skin!

Give your skin a break

Staying inside during quarantine by nature will limit your skin’s exposure to harmful pollutants in the air that can clog pores and cause impurities. You can also try and take a break from makeup during this downtime. Makeup can often limit your skin’s oxygen intake and clog pores, resulting in blemishes and irritation. Trust us, your skin will thank you for the “vacation!”

Manage stress as best you can

We know it’s an impossible task to tell you to try and be stress-free during this uncertain time. Even subconsciously, your skin takes signals from your brain and might “act up.” But, using methods such as meditation, controlled breathing, taking time to exercise, and making sure you get enough quality sleep is crucial. Stress hormones can cause breakouts, breakouts can cause more stress, and over time, can lead to more wrinkles.

Overall…

The most important thing we want you to take away is to be kind to yourself. Self-care is more important than ever right now, and that includes paying special attention to what your body needs to thrive. Your skin is only one of the many aspects of your being that will benefit from doing these steps. And remember, your friends at Tru Glo Medspa are here for you!

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