It is said that beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder, but you have the power to change this. For women in the 40s and 50s, wrinkles and fine lines that first appeared in their 30s are vow more conspicuous.

Over time, they tend to deepen and turn into wrinkles leading to an uneven skin tone. In most cases, such dull skin is brought about by dehydration and the lack of ample moisture within the skin. To avoid all this, it is important that you take very good care of your skin.

You do not necessarily have to visit professional beauticians for you to achieve this. It is as easy as avoiding a poor lifestyle and ensuring that you tend to your skin accordingly.

Below are some homemade tips to get you going:

  • Use antioxidants

It is a scientifically proven fact that antioxidants help deal with sun damage, wrinkles, and in some cases, skin cancer. Ideally, this is made possible by the present of neutralizing agents that deal with radicals responsible for skin wrinkling.

Moreover, antioxidants also prevent the skin from damage emanating from smoking or pollution. Researchers are yet to assert whether or not antioxidants help reverse sun damage. It is however proven that they tend to brighten the skin giving you that fair complexion you have always been longing for. All in all, these effects are not always instant. In some cases, it takes up to 5 months for the changes to be visible.

In the long run, you are guaranteed of a fine and even skin tone.

  • Take lots of water

You should take at least 7 glasses of water on a daily basis. In fact, doctors recommend that one takes 10 standard glasses of water daily. In addition to this, it is also advisable to reduce the amount of sugary beverages that one consumes.

Hydrating the body is essential not only for skin maintenance for your all-round optimum body functions. Normally, every time you feel thirsty it means your body is dehydrated. Therefore, it is important to stay hydrated so as to ensure that your cells are good shape throughout the day.

Also, enough water helps your body retain nutrients as well as getting rid of any toxins. This is done through sweating which allows for a more radiant skin.

  • Beauty sleep

It is classed ‘beauty sleep’ since it contributes immensely to the wellness of your skin. Ample rest helps you maintain that youthful look. Ideally, by sleeping evough, you get to give the body enough time to repair any damages caused by trauma or harmful toxins within the body.

This is why it is important to let the body refresh every night. Moreover, being fatigued increases your predisposition to stress hormones which have been found to have direct impact on your skin by means of damaging it.

Therefore, there is overlooking the importance of ample sleep. Make sure to sleep for at least 7 hours every night.

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