Many women take entering a new year as a chance to bring some changes to their lives. And it isn’t just about revamping the wardrobe or changing your personal style or your hair color, there’s so much more to it. While some girls take a resolution to take include healthy foods in their diet, some resolute to work out daily, and then there are the ones who resolute to take extra care of their skin, no matter what it takes. Of all the things, the skin is something nobody likes to compromise with. Every woman wants their skin to look flawless and healthy, but some of us struggle a lot to achieve such beautiful skin, and there’s no one to blame but us. A lot of our daily habits work against our skin, and that’s what we are going to change this year.
You should start your new year on a good note, and what’s better than making your skin feel pampered? We have rounded up a list of some skincare habits you should adopt in 2021, they won’t only help you deal with certain skin woes but will also make your skin look flawless and glowing.
Understand the needs of your skin
It’s a very well known fact that our skin’s needs keep changing with time and season. Your skin reacts differently to different weathers. For instance, winter leaves the skin excessively dry, hence the need to include hydrating ingredients and products in a skincare routine. One of the first resolutions to make in regards to your skin this year is to take good care of your skin and to be able to do so, you need to build an effective skincare routine. But before you build your skincare routine, make sure to take a good look at your skin to see if you are dealing with any kind of issue at the start of every season. After understanding the concerns, you can include those products in your routine that will help tackle the issues.
Avoid picking at your skin
While it might be a bit tempting to pick at your skin or pop a pimple, it’s better to leave them be and let your pimple heal on its own. Popping a pimple or picking at your skin is undoubtedly one of the worst skincare habits; it not only leads to scarring but also delays the healing process of blemishes. You should avoid touching your face unnecessarily, breaking this habit would certainly make a huge difference in your skin. And make sure your hands are clean whenever you have to touch your face.
Massage your face
A nice and relaxing massage can work absolute wonders for your skin. Aside from indulging in regular face massage, you should massage the skincare products on your skin instead of dragging or dabbing them. The right way to massage your face is by pulling your skin upwards. This practice won’t only allow better absorption of skincare products and boost blood circulation but will also help to tone and relax your facial muscles, thereby making your face look glowing and healthy.
Whether it’s makeup or skincare, people have been embracing the minimalism trend, which means using minimal and basic products only. Some women like to keep their skincare routine pretty elaborate, but you can consider taking a break from that and embrace minimalism instead. A basic CTM routine and sunscreen is perfect for daytime, and when it comes to a nighttime skincare routine, you should use a serum containing ingredients like niacinamide, vitamin C, and other potent ingredients to deal with your skin woes
Keep yourself hydrated
Believe it or not, most of your skin issues are a direct result of a lack of hydration in the skin. Drinking plenty of water every day can help address these problems. You should keep drinking fluids throughout the day, the objective is to flush toxins out of the body, which in turn, will resolve most of your skin concerns and make your skin look clear and healthy.