Your skin is the first thing people notice about you. Everyone mistreats their skin sometimes by taking it for granted and omitting proper care for it. Apply these tips to your daily life to keep your skin young and healthy.

Avoid shaving your skin when it’s dry. Never shave without lubricant either. If you shave your dry skin, you will irritate it and might end up with razor burns and ingrown hairs. When you are done shaving, put some lotion on the skin. This helps soothe any irritation and moisturizes your skin.

Spend more time outside if you have acne. Take your dog for a long walk, play basketball or throw a frisbee. Make outdoor activities a part of your daily routine. Sun produces vitamin D, which gives you healthy skin.

To make your complexion glow, try using a mask you can make at home. Raw almonds ground with olive oil and milk makes a semi-smooth paste to use as a skin mask. Ground orange peel can be another helpful ingredient. Apply directly to your face, and let it sit for around 15 minutes. Then, wash it off your face gently and rub ice over your skin.

Avoid sleeping with makeup on. During this time is when the body and skin rejuvenate while repairing any damage that was done during the day. When you sleep without removing your makeup, you are essentially suffocating the skin and not exposing it to enough oxygen. These few minutes eliminating makeup before bed can make a real difference.

Baking Soda

Baking soda and other common cooking ingredients can be used for skin care. Make a paste with baking soda and water for an overnight zit treatment, or use it to moisturize your skin. Mix the baking soda with warm water, to remove buildup from styling products.

It is important to avoid tanning salons when you want to maintain good looks. Many people think a nice, deep tan looks youthful, but its real effects on the skin go in the other direction. Tanning is nothing but skin damage and can lead to premature aging. If you’d like to look young, do something else.

You can get reduce symptoms of eczema with these tips. Stay away from laundry and skin care products that contain perfume. Wear clothing that is made of cotton. Polyester and other synthetics can irritate your skin. You can prevent eczema outbreaks by using a makeup that is natural and does not contain dyes. If you apply these suggestions to your daily routine, you can prevent flare-ups.

If your skin is oily, it is still important to use a moisturizer. Use one after washing your face ad prior to putting on makeup. This will balance the oil in your skin, giving you a refreshed look. If your skin is naturally oily and you use a strong cleanser to dry it out, the skin will overcompensate creating more oil.

A really good skin care tip is to always keep your hands covered when the weather is cold. The skin of your hands can crack easily since it is quite thin in comparison to other areas of your body. Keeping your hands under wraps in gloves or mittens can go a long way toward keeping the skin on your hands healthy and moist.

Having well taken care of skin will help you look more attractive. Skin care can take time, but these tips will help you get healthy skin in a few minutes a day.

*Consult with a physician before attempting any tips in this blog post.