A healthy skin barrier is one of the key factor to maintain good skin, it is crucial for maintaining overall skin health and appearance. In fact, our skin barrier works as protective shield against external stressors. It keeps harmful elements at bay while retaining essential moisture.
Unfortunately, our skin barrier is susceptible to damage. When compromised, it can lead to dryness, a higher risk of infections, premature aging, impaired healing, uneven skin tone, sensitivity, and can even worsen existing skin conditions. That's why identifying the culprits is the first step toward restoring your skin's vitality.
Common Reasons for Skin Barrier Damage
If you wash your face more than twice a day and often wash your face too much with a cleanser, then, you are harming your skin. Unfortunately, excessive cleansing can strip the skin of its natural oils, weakening the skin protective barrier which can damage skin barrier.
2.Harsh weather conditions
Extreme weather conditions, be it harsh sunlight or cold winds, can compromise the skin barrier even taking a shower using very hot water isn't good for your skin either.
This is a reality of life we can't avoid, as we age, our skin's ability to retain moisture and collagen lessens. But we can somehow lessen the negative effect of aging in our skin if we take good care of it properly.
4. Poor Nutrition
Unhealthy diet and improper nutrition can contribute to the skin's inability to regenerate. That's why nutrition is always important as it's connected to skin restoration. So, protect your skin from the inside out.
5. Using harsh skincare products and skipping sunscreen
Harsh skincare can do more harm than good to your skin. And if you think not using sun protection won't have any effect, think again. Most of the signs of early skin aging is due to our exposure to UV rays.
6. Unhealthy lifestyle
Sleeping deprivation, smoking, drinking, and other unhealthy factors can also lead to skin barrier damaged.
Tips to Repair Damaged Skin Barrier
Understanding the causes of skin barrier damage empowers you to take control of your skincare journey. And it's not yet too late to restore our skin barrier, here are some natural and easy steps we can do to repair and restore our skin barrier.
1. Choose a gentle facial cleanser
Begin with a gentle cleanser to cleanse without stripping your skin. Try Miracle in the Green's Moringa Facial Cleanser or Soothe & Glow Aloe Vera Facial Wash, both crafted to nurture your skin while effectively removing impurities.
2. Eat healthy
Good skin starts from within, so don't skip eating healthy food. We have to feed our skin with proper nutrition to gain good skin as well.
Plus, try to incorporate Moringa powder into your diet for a boost of essential nutrients. A healthy inside reflects on the outside, and Moringa is a powerhouse of nutrition for vibrant, glowing skin.
3. Try skincare products with anti-oxidant
Whether it be serum or a toner. Skin experts suggest that a skincare product that includes healthy ingredients more particularly those that has anti-oxidants are good to help restore damaged skin barrier Vitamin C, niacinamide, zinc oxide and glycolic acid are good anti-oxidants.
Follow up with a toner like Radiance Revive Antioxidant Toner, a meticulously crafted elixir enriched with Aloe Vera, Willow Bark, and Witch Hazel. This powerhouse combo soothes, balances, and preps your skin for the next steps.
4. Boost Skin hydration
Indulge your skin with the luxurious Revita Youth Luxe Skin Moisturizer. Packed with skin-loving ingredients, it provides deep hydration and helps strengthen your skin barrier.
5. Don't expose your skin to the sun and never skin a sunscreen
Don't forget to incorporate Moringa powder into your diet for a boost of essential nutrients. A healthy inside reflects on the outside, and Moringa is a powerhouse of nutrition for vibrant, glowing skin.
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