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How to Get Glowing Skin


If you’re like most people, achieving a radiant and even complexion can be a constant battle. Thanks to acne, sometimes–no matter how well you treat your skin or how many products you tried– your skin can produce discoloration and unsightly scarring. In addition, wrinkles are an unavoidable part of life, but can be minimized with the right combo of healthy lifestyle habits. A healthy diet rich in vitamins, as well as water and daily exercise will make your skin glow from the inside out, effectively combating natural signs of aging.

When faced with acne, avoid the temptation to pick at a blemish. Leave it alone and let it run its course.  If you pick at a blemish, it can leave behind a sunken scar that takes a long time to fade, making your tone uneven. What’s more, wrinkles are inevitable, so it’s best to take care of your skin early and consistently. Acne and wrinkles are two very popular beauty problems, so it’s important to arm yourself with the proper knowledge so you can put your best face forward.

One of the most affordable and realistic solutions to create a glowing and even complexion is to implement wise lifestyle changes. These changes can include drinking eight 8-ounce glasses of water a day to stay hydrated and keep your skin supple. Secondly, eating a healthier diet by cutting out more fat and adding in more fruit and vegetables rich with vitamins will allow your skin to rejuvenate itself faster. It also doesn’t hurt to exercise more often and maintain a consistent sleep schedule.

Don’t forget to embrace the power of cosmetics. A flattering concealer like L’Oreal True Match Concealer is excellent for any residual redness or under-eye circles. Once your foundation and concealer have been applied, you can set your gorgeous makeup with a compact powder like Makeup Forever Pro Finish Powder for a healthy, glowing complexion.