Get Glowing This Winter
Radiant skin is a sign of good health and wellness. But in the winter, with all the heaters, wind, and time indoors, it can be hard to come by. Cold weather blahs can dull even the sunniest smile. Wanna get that glow? Here are a few tips for radiant skin. There are ideas for healthy living, naturally, but also also a few cosmetics to fudge that look on the fly.
Raw foodists have notoriously healthy looking skin. The vitamins, minerals and hydration from eating produce combine with the good fats from nuts add up to glowing complexions. If you love a warm meal, try cutting back on dairy and meat and integrating more fresh fruits and vegetables into your diet to perk up your skin. Yes, they can be tough to come by in wintertime if you don't live in a warm climate. Frozen fruits and veggies retain a lot of their nutrients and bring some color to your plate (and your face!)Get Your Zzzzs
Be sure to get enough rest every night. Yes, the average is 8 hours, but the amount of sleep you need to feel rested is personal. For me, it's 8.5, maybe for you it's just 6. Either way, enough rest lets your cells regenerate so you wake up with new you.Humidify
Get the benefits of H20 inside AND outside. Be sure to hydrate with plenty of water and try a humidifier in the winter to keep rough, patchy skin at bay.
Okay, so you've tried to get glowing from the inside. No dice, huh? Here are a few great products
to fake it til you make it (or until winter is over
Smooth on some of this exfoliating treatment that sloughs skins two ways: the coarse texture buffs your skin, while the rice enzymes get dead skin cells out of there so you can put your best face forward.High Beam
Use this luminizer from Benefit
to fudge that glowing look. Apply to your cheek bones, brow bone and down the bridge of your nose and blend, blend, blend. Eye Bright
This eye brightener and concealer from Benefit
perks up tired eyes. Draw vertical lines coming from your lower lids and blend. Instant brightening!
IIluminating Tinted Moisturizer
For all over dewy skin, mix a little of this Laura Mercier favorite with your usual tinted moisturizer. It creates a radiant look AND
protects your skin with SPF20. A little dab will do the trick, so your investment goes a long way. Use this Saks Fifth Avenue coupon
to score a deal.
Winter blahs don't have to show on your pretty face. With a few lifestyle tweaks and a little bit of makeup magic, you can be glowing in no time.
I'd love to hear your results if you try any of these tips! Leave 'em in the comments below.
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