There are definitely days where it can feel like torture to have to deal with a complexion that’s not quite up to your typical standards. Regardless of the reason why your skin is acting up, sometimes we just need a little instant gratification. Of course, maintaining a solid and consistent skin care routine along with a healthy lifestyle is going to play a huge part in helping you to maintain a more flawless complexion throughout your life. Even so, there are times you just need a little pick me up. For times like that, you’re going to want to try these quick complexion boosters. Seriously, you’re going to be shocked at just how well they work!
Just Add Ice
Ice helps to give a cooling effect to your favorite beverages, but it’s not just great for that. Many people have found that applying ice to their skin helps to give an instant boost to their complexion. Because of the cooling effect that comes along with applying ice to the skin it helps with a range of different struggles you may be facing. Ice has been found to help reduce inflammation and any puffiness you may have in your skin (under eye bags, overall inflammation, you name it). In addition to helping with the inflammation struggles in skin, many people also notice that applying ice to their skin after cleansing helps to actually reduce the appearance of pores AND wrinkles. Essentially, ice helps to tighten and tone the skin’s appearance. While it’s not permanent it will definitely give you some quick and instant benefits.
Get Some Exercise
Before you roll your eyes, hear us out here. Exercising is actually incredible for our skin, and truly will give you an instant complexion boost. When we exercise our blood circulation is much better than before we exercised. That being said, exercising helps our bodies to get rid of a lot of toxins in the body and skin through sweat. So while many people feel like sweating makes their skin worse, it’s actually been found to be beneficial in giving your skin a nice boost. Not to mention, when we exercise our collagen production is increased naturally giving us a much more youthful appearance. So you’re not just going to feel better and stronger after exercising, your skin is going to be boosted in a really healthy way. Talk about a win all around, right?
Make A DIY Scrub
Scrubs and exfoliating products are incredible in giving our skin a boost. Exfoliating your skin in general, with any gentle exfoliating product can give you an incredible boost to your complexion because it helps to eliminate dead skin cells, dirt and oil from the surface of your skin. If you’re looking for something quick and easy, many experts suggest using coffee grounds and sugar mixed together and rubbing it on your skin. Because of the caffeine in coffee it helps tighten and tone skin, and the sugar combination adds to the exfoliating benefits.