What are some tips for glowing skin?


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Three basic but very effective ways to promote a glowing complexion are regularly cleansing, exfoliating and moisturizing. Daily cleansing and moisturizing and weekly exfoliating can help you achieve the beaming complexion you desire.

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Cleansing your skin daily helps to keep skin clean and fresh by removing makeup, dirt and oil that has seeped into pores throughout the day. Use a gentle daily cleanser to help keep your skin blemish-free.

Exfoliating your skin removes the dead skin and buildup that can cause a dull complexion or blackheads, whiteheads and cystic acne. Exfoliating cleans skin more deeply, removing the grime and grit that dulls your complexion; exfoliate at least once a week to make skin soft and smooth. Smooth skin reflects more light, making the skin appear more glowing and youthful. Invest in a natural scrub or make one at home using an exfoliant such as sugar or sea salt and mix it with a natural oil such as jojoba oil, almond oil or tea tree oil. To make an oil-free exfoliant, blend sugar or sea salt with your daily cleanser.

Using a lightweight moisturizer during the day and a heavier moisturizer at night protects, restores and rejuvenates the skin. Select a daytime moisturizer that is lightweight and contains SPF to protect your skin from harmful ultraviolet rays. Use a night moisturizer with rich, restorative ingredients such as vitamin E, vitamin K, collagen and retinol to heal and restore your skin while you sleep.

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