Get glowing skin in 5 easy steps

5 glowing skin tips

Spring is finally here but if your skin is looking more dull and dehydrated than bright and radiant it might be time to put a little more effort into your skincare routine. From incorporating new beauty products into your beauty kit to adjusting your diet, brighter looking skin is achievable. Add these five simple steps into your beauty routine to achieve a healthy glowing complexion.

Use a Toner

Don't use a toner after cleansing? It can make all the difference when it comes to a clearer complexion. It helps to remove every last trace of cleanser and make-up for a squeaky clean finish. It also balances your skin's pH level and shrinks the appearance of larger pores. Apply after cleansing and before moisturising to give your skin a boost.

Exfoliate weekly

Want to know the secret to smoother looking skin? Exfoliation! Use a gentle formula designed specifically for the face to slough away dead skin cells. Aim to exfoliate once a week to thoroughly remove dead skin build up. Regular exfoliation promotes cell turnover, which leaves skin baby soft. Don't like the feel of bead-based exfoliators? Try a chemical exfoliant instead. These contain fruit-based acids which dissolve dirt, dead skin and grime.

Try BB cream

Transition your make-up into the warmer months by using a beauty balm or BB cream instead of a traditional foundation. BB creams have a lighter finish and don't 'mask' the skin like a heavier product. Look out for added skincare properties such as anti-ageing, brightening and extra hydrating ingredients to create the perfect one-step base . Finish with a sweep of highlighter across the cheekbones for added radiance.

Eat skin-friendly foods

Get glowing skin naturally by introducing more skin-friendly foods into your diet.  Aim to up your intake of blueberries - or any other berries . Berries are rich in antioxidants and Vitamin C, which help brighten your skin tone and fight off free radicals that cause signs of aging. Remember to eat a couple of portions of omega-3 rich fish twice per week such as salmon. The fatty acids act as natural lubricants for your skin combatting dullness and redness.

Use a face mask

Give your skin a post-winter pick me up with an intensive face mask. Select a face mask designed to boost radiance and moisture to soothe and rejuvinate skin. Masks perform deep cleansing, remove impurities, restore balance and lock in added moisture. A twice-weekly treatment can make all the difference to your skin.

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