In our daily lives we all have cleansing routines but are our routines actually working to combat the right things? A Lot of the problems we face with skin care are actually down to a thing called a free radical, this term gets thrown around quite frequently in our community but for a good reason.
Free radicals cause a variety of vices to our skin by breaking down the collagen which we need to maintain in order to have healthy and glowing skin. These rogue molecules by breaking down this collagen cause our skins to develop harsh blemishes such as wrinkling, dark lines and spots as well as causing the skin to sag. Collagen is essential to skin care as this protein keeps the skin elasticated reducing the chance for wrinkles to form, it also is essential to joint health.
What can we do to negate their effects and how do we deter them?
Certain minerals, essences and spices have the ability to help reinforce our collagen levels and to help detract the free radicals. Including the following tips in your lifestyle will help to maintain your collagen and to fight the free radials:
Looking after your skin is vital to feeling great about yourself and is central to self care and the way you look at yourself, so to maintain it we should be looking for ways to neutralise the things which aim to destroy it, and one of these things is free radicals as I’ve discussed, with a healthy diet and using nutrients on your skin which help to either produce or maintain the collagen this will aim to fight these molecules.