6 ANTI-AGING RULES
6 ANTI-AGING RULES
Basic rules to keep your skin young
6 and no more than 6: The regular use of natural cosmetics that moisturize deeply and nourish the skin is definitely a good start. Drinking water and leading a healthy lifestyle will help you revive your smile.
Take a deep breath: When breathing we only use 60% of our lung capacity. Pranayama teaches how to improve it, "Counting to three inhale while inflating the abdomen first, then the chest, collarbone and shoulders. Hold your breath for a count of 12 and, finally, breathe out to a count of 6. Repeat daily for seven times, this technique ensures the re-oxygenation of skin cells.
Walk 30 minutes a day: it's the best gymnastic exercise not only to stay in shape, but also for the skin, which is re-oxygenated and brighter. Running in adverse weather conditions (sun, cold, wind), however, should be avoided: excessive physical activity increases the production of free radicals.
Use a night cream with extra virgin olive oil: There is no better oil to nourish the skin. The extra virgin olive oil has nourishing, toning and firming properties, it also improves the skin's brightness and increases its resistance to free radical attacks.
Exfoliate your skin once a week: With time, the pores open and the skin loses firmness, especially if clogged by sebum and makeup residue. To avoid this, a facial scrub using exfoliating sponges is necessary, in order to remove excess dead cells. The skin will be visibly smoother and more luminous.
Forget junk food: Foods high in sugar increase the phenomenon of glycation, which destroys collagen and elastin, which are essential for a firm and elastic skin. Nowadays, the list of foods to be avoided is well known by everyone. First of all, French fries, but also pizzas, waffles, burgers and snacks.
Practice mental botox: Take 5 minutes for your beauty every day. Create a noise-free environment, close your eyes, visualize all the muscles of the face and imagine releasing them one after another, until you feel completely relaxed.