Winter Skincare Tips

This week I want to share some skincare tips; since it is getting colder now and everyone is looking for new products and desperately trying to get rid of that dry skin before all the holiday parties occur (if that is you-click read more). I will tell you some tips and my routine to staying healthy and clear skinned this season. skin care 024

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I recommend using Proactive+. I discovered this brand last Christmas and fell in love! I have noticed a huge difference on my skin and I have friends that also recommend Proactive. I get their 3 step kit (proactive+) and it comes with an exfoliater, pore targeting solution and hydrator. Moisturizing is a MUST. They have large containers (shown above) and small containers (exfoliator shown below). I also love to moisturize with coconut oil.

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Change your pillowcase regularly. Dermatologists are often saying how important this is because we don’t realize that residue from our makeup and bacteria grow on our cases. I usually change mine 2-3 times a week and have actually noticed a difference! It is always nice laying in clean sheets after a long day.

Be stress-free. Stress is a huge factor and (I think) everyone  has it! We need to take deep breathes, and rethink what is controlling us to feel this way. I like having a cup of tea and taking a brain break from my homework.

Eat healthy. Not only will you look good but you will feel good to! I love a good smoothie or healthy muffin when I am feeling gross on the outside. I feel good after and don’t regret not taking chocolate-which might have made my skin worse. Click here for a delicious healthy pumpkin muffin recipe. ps I know that it’s the holiday season and there will be tons of treats, but try to limit yourself!

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Figure out what type of skin you have. Some people have oily skin, others have dry and some have a combination. I think it is important to know what type of skin you have so you can treat it accordingly. Here is a quiz to see what skin type you have.

The easiest one yet……. DRINK. Your body needs water! Our bodies are made up of 50-75% water (depending on your height and weight). Water is necessary for most of our organs to function properly and it also helps your skin hydrated. I love drinking tea, especially in the winter-but make sure it is decaffeinated!

I hope this post helped some of you take better care of your skin this chilly season, have a fabulous week! Talk to you next Tuesday 🙂 with love, Marley