8 ways to get your glow on

8 ways to get your glow on

Glowing skin isn't just about the products you use.  

If your skin is looking dull and in need of a little TLC, try our top tips below. Try and incorporate these into your daily routine, and your skin will thank you.

1. Hydrate like a boss

No matter what you do, if you don’t stay hydrated your skin won’t look hydrated and glowing.

Drinking more water is the single most important thing you can do to improve your skin.  Your skin will look younger when it’s properly hydrated as water helps to replenish skin tissues, moisturise skin and increase skin elasticity.

Aim for 2L per day and adding a pinch of Himalayan pink salt with each litre to help re-mineralise the water, help your body absorb more of it AND use it more efficiently.

2. Eat the rainbow

Simply put, eating the rainbow involves eating fruits and vegetables of different colours every day.  The more colours the better!

While eating more vegetables and fruit is always a good idea, focusing on eating a variety of colours will increase your intake of different nutrients to help get that glowing skin. 

3. Sleep like a princess
Cinderella was right. We need our beauty sleep.

Most adults require 7-8 hours of sleep a night. So, if you don’t already, start going to bed and getting up at roughly the same time each day (Sunday sleep ins the exception!) and avoid using electronic devices or watching the TV for at least an hour before bedtime to ensure a sound night’s sleep.

4. Move to sweat
Moving your body daily brings on all those feel good hormones, and sweating helps the body to detoxify toxins, so get out there and move your body to sweat.
5. Don't sweat the small stuff

I know you’re probably thinking; meditation -blah blah / I can’t stop my thoughts / I don’t have time for that / I’m too busy. But have if you add up how much time you’ve used scrolling your phone today, you'll be amazed at how much time you have.

All it take is just 10 minutes, to find a quiet space and get comfortable.  Close your eyes and take 3 deep breaths in and out, then feel your breath move through your body. It’s just about being still. Your mind will still be ‘busy’ with thoughts, and that’s ok, just let them come and go, and try as best as you can to focus on your breathing. 

If your mind is too busy to just chill out, list three things in your mind that you are grateful for. 

6. Exfoliate your way to fresh skin
Exfoliation lifts away layers of dead skin cells to reveal healthy glowing skin. You can use an exfoliant containing acids that gently break down dead skin cells and dirt, or a gentle physical exfoliant that lifts away dirt and dead cells. Aim to do this once - twice per week. 
7. Take cooler showers

A cold shower might not sound like the most appealing prospect, but it does offer plenty of benefits for your skin.

Cold water helps to improve blood circulation, making your skin look healthier. It also helps to tighten your pores temporarily.

If you don’t like the sound of a full cold shower, just splashing your face with cold water can achieve the same effect.

8. Eat your way to glowing skin
Snack on 3 Belly Blends a day for humming hormones, a calmer gut and glowing skin. Need we say more?!  Get your Belly Blends here.

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