The fountain of youth still hasn’t been found, but science has shown that there are certain things that anyone can do to look younger for longer. Spending just a few minutes a day on your skin care regimen can help you avoid invasive cosmetic surgeries that aren’t always effective for eliminating the signs of aging. As a young adult, you can start taking care of your skin now by adding these four strategies to your daily routine.
Dehydration can make your skin develop wrinkles even during your 20s. Many of these fine lines are temporary once you replenish your skin with the water it needs to stay plump. If you don’t rehydrate, then those fine lines can become permanent. Aim to drink more water throughout the day, and avoid drinking beverages that have a dehydrating effect. If you need inspiration, try making fruit-infused water that has antioxidants that are good for your skin.
Nourish Your Skin
A quality moisturizer should be in everyone’s skin care arsenal, but you want to be careful about which one you choose. Many preparations have toxic chemicals that can do more harm than good. Try using a CBD restorative facial moisturizer that uses more natural ingredients to infuse your skin with moisture. CBD also has anti-inflammatory and antibacterial qualities that can help you maintain clear skin with fewer wrinkles.
Use Sun Protection
By now, the dangerous effects of the sun on your skin are well-known, but it is easy to overlook the need for sunscreen when you are out having fun. Remember to use sunscreen every time you go outside. This also applies during your walk to work and other times when you might not think about applying it. You can also keep a hat handy to protect the skin on your face and neck from too much sun exposure.
Your younger years are a time when you might face an increased load of stress that affects your looks down the road. Find a stress-relief routine that works for you. Whether you meditate or journal, it helps you to avoid keeping tension in your face that further contributes to wrinkles.
Taking action against aging now while you are young helps you to avoid those common blemishes and wrinkle that make you look old before your time. Some of the best ways to take care of your skin are completely natural, which helps you to feel even better about your skin care routine.
Brooke Chaplan is a freelance writer and blogger. She lives and works out of her home in Los Lunas, New Mexico. She loves the outdoors and spends most of her time hiking, biking, and gardening. For more information, contact Brooke via Facebook at facebook.com/brooke.chaplan or Twitter @BrookeChaplan