The key to looking after your face is not to buy the most expensive products on the market, but to find the right ingredients. Today we reveal 3 tricks backed by science to improve your skin and start seeing results in just one month.
In the summer months we have to take care of our skin more than ever, and this does not only involve sun cream to go to the beach. To have an enviable face you will also have to exfoliate, hydrate and nourish your skin.
But yes, it is not worth doing with any type of product: if you want to improve your skin in a month you will have to exfoliate, hydrate and nourish with the right ingredients.
This was explained by the dermatologist Kathleen Suozi of the Yale Medical School to Business Insider: the key is not to go for the most expensive product, but the one with the key substances for a better skin care.
Of course, although 4 weeks is enough to start noticing an improvement, skin care is something that you should be very consistent with; To check whether or not the method is the right one, you will have to maintain it continuously for between 3 and 6 months.
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Let’s see what are the 3 keys of Suozi for a healthier complexion …
- Exfoliate with alpha hydroxy acids: If you want to have smoother skin and eliminate wrinkles, exfoliate with alpha hydroxy acids, the natural substances that can be found in some fruits, such as lemon or apple. They act by removing the top layer of dead skin. Face mask that contains either citric acid, glycolic acid or lactic acid and put it once a week to start; once you check that your skin tolerates it well you can increase the frequency to two or three times a week. Be careful not to get too exposed to the sun after putting on your mask, as your new skin will be more sensitive.
- Hydrate with hyaluronic acid: It is amazing the difference that hydrates your skin, even if it is not with an expensive cream. In fact, instead of looking at the price of the boat you should check if you have hyaluronic acid, a natural component that we have in the skin that retains water. A cream that contains this component will be much more moisturizing and the vast majority of skins tolerate it very well.
- Nourish your skin with antioxidants: The third and final step is to nourish your skin with antioxidants, molecules capable of protecting our cells from the oxidation caused by UV rays. You will have a brighter face, and it will even improve the tone of your skin if you nourish it with antioxidants. The best way to do this is to buy a serum with vitamin C, vitamin E or other ingredients rich in antioxidants.