It’s the beginning of April, which means one thing – Spring is well and truly here! So, when you read SPRING what do you think of? Daffodils? Baby animals? Or is it a perfect time of year for you to throw out old things and give your life, your home and your body a damn good clean? We totally agree! We’ve collected together some top tips to Spring Clean Your Skin so you feel better (and look better too!).
1. Spring clean your morning routine by waking up earlier
Yep, we know it sounds almost painful to read, but the truth is you can fit so much into the mornings if you just set your alarm half an hour earlier. Acting out a morning routine each day makes you feel more ready for the day, calmer and even happier too – despite losing that extra 30 mins of snooze time! You don’t have to make a huge change, just tweak your get-up time slightly now that it’s going to be lighter. It’s the perfect time to start! An earlier rise means your skin has more time to recover from the night time. Although sleep is an ideal time for skin cells to rejuvenate, your face can sometimes look puffy and red and acne can be exacerbated, too. Give yourself more time in the morning to calm your skin down and drink plenty of water to give all of your cells a little more life!
2. Spring clean your skincare by looking at natural options
Many people with problem skin and acne will hunt high and low for ways to improve the health of their skin. Whether it’s a cream to banish redness or a gel to beat blemishes. We recommend you strip your skincare right back, to save money and time spent applying topical treatments. And one way of doing that is to look at natural options to fight spots from within. Our natural soluble supplements, help: clear skin and help: clear skin MEN, are formulated with 100% natural ingredients that improve the quality of your skin by reducing the bacteria that causes acne and helping to reduce redness, blackheads and whiteheads.
3. Spring clean your body by adding more veggies into your diet
Everyone knows they’re meant to get five helpings of fruit and veggies into their diets each day, but some days are a lot harder than others. We recommend adding just one more helping of veggies and see if you can notice a difference. Try a snack pack bag of carrots, a green juice or experiment with sweet potato fries! You energy will be improved and your skin will start to gradually glow a little more, too.
4. Spring clean your mind with regular exercise
Although regular exercise is great for your body, improving your circulatory system and toning up your muscles, studies show it’s also great for your mind. The endorphins that are produced when you exercise are directly linked to increased happiness. But it’s not just that. Taking a break from life to just be you and work your body also improves people’s moods because it makes them feel like they’re taking care of themselves. So even if you’re not able to run miles on the treadmill or loads of lengths at the pool, it’ll still do you good to exercise.
5. Spring clean your body by walking more
If you’re keen to get fit but can’t commit to regular workout sessions, then get walking! Now the weather is gradually getting better there isn’t a better time to ditch the commute and walk – at least some of the way. The exercise will get your heart slowly pumping, prepare you for the day and give your skin time to breathe before it’s blasted by the air con!
How will you be spring cleaning your life and your beauty routine this Spring? Let us know in the comments below!