Stressed skin? That's something you don't hear often but yes, our skin gets stressed out too. When we get stressed, it usually shows on our skin. For some, the skin tends to be dull-looking. For others, it comes in the form of breakouts which only means there's an increase in oil production resulting in clogged pores and inflammation of the skin or breakouts. All hope is not lost when this happens. Here are some ingredients to calm your skin down when stressed.
Aloe vera is great for the skin, stressed or not stressed. It naturally increases the production of collagen in the body and has a lot of healing properties as well. The gel when used, hydrates the skin, gets rid of dead skin cells and with time clears dark spots as well. The good thing is, Aloe Vera can be used on all skin types.
Vitamin C is well-known for its anti-ageing properties as well as the production of collagen which firms up the skin. Of late, Vitamin C can be found in a lot of skincare products including serums and toners. However, you can also incorporate a lot of fruits rich in Vitamin C in your diet.
Using Vitamin E helps with cellular restoration as well as builds the skin barrier when damaged. Vitamin E works best on skin damaged from acne, burns, scars, sun damage among others. To top it all, Vitamin E has moisturizing and healing benefits needed for the skin. You can go in for Vitamin E Oil as a skincare product or include foods rich in Vitamin E.
Turmeric is packed with antioxidant, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties which makes it ideal even for our general health. For the skin, turmeric helps in healing acne, lightening hyperpigmentation, reducing dark circles among others. For dull skin, it helps in purifying the skin and induces a near-instant glow. The Turmeric Shea Butter Soap also gives the skin a much needed natural glow.
When it comes to essential oils for the skin, lavender oil stands tall. It's anti-fungal, anti-microbial, detoxifying and anti-inflammatory properties soothes and calms the skin when used. It's also good for treating rashes, evens the skin tone and reduces wrinkles. Add a few drops of lavender essential oil to the affected area (after a patch test) or to your skin care products and you're good to go.
As stressful as life gets, these tried and tested ingredients when used helps in calming the skin, giving it its desirable natural glow. For further consultation on skin care, please do not hesitate to contact Kaydua Luxury on +233 596 050 073 or @kaydualuxury via Facebook and Instagram.