Ways To Manage Your Stress And Keep Your Face Wrinkle Free!

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Life can be stressful and you may not know it, but the wear and tear of daily life are showing on your face. We all wear stress as wrinkles, sagging skin and dark circles, but there are a few easy things you can do to take your blood pressure down and relax!

Here are just a few easy tips to take a load off and learn to relax. After all, it’s for the health of your skin!

Do A Quick Meditation

meditation, meditation for skin, skincare tips, lifestyle tips, how to de-stressMeditating doesn’t need to be difficult or time-consuming. In fact, experts agree that even 10 minutes a day of focusing on your breath can have some serious health benefits for your body and mind. You don’t need much to get started meditating but for those who don’t know where to start, you can find lots of different guided meditations on youtube.

Find a comfortable chair or spot on the floor. Sit up with your back straight and your hands and shoulders falling gently to your side or in your lap. Practice paying attention to your breath, in and out, in and out. This will not only relax your muscles but your face as well as you breathe and collect your thoughts.

Go For A Run

running and skin, skincare tips, lifestyle tips, de-stress, tips to de-stressRunning is a great way to stay healthy and get some stress out. Even just 15 minutes will help clear your head and get your heart rate up, which will cause blood to flow to your skin and create a natural glow. Running is also great for heart health and keeping your body mobile and in shape.

Throw on your favorite playlist or podcast and hit the pavement. If you suffer from any chronic skin conditions like eczema or acne, running can actually help repair these conditions and improve the overall health of your skin. Getting your body and skin healthy with a quick run has never been easier!

Dance It Out

dance, dancing, de-stress, dancing for skincare, dancing weight lossThere is a reason why music makes us feel so good…it gets us moving and grooving to the rhythm in no time! Whether your stress is from work, family, or something else entirely, you can’t underestimate how mood-changing it can be to dance it out to your favorite tracks.

Pick a few songs that remind you of one of the happiest times in your life. It can be a wedding song, your favorite group from college or even the newest pop hits. Just make sure that it’s something with enough beat to dance to and watch your stress and worries melt away!

 

What do you do when you need to let some stress out? Share it with us in the comments below!

Quick And Easy Ways To De-Stress On Your Day Off!

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Stress can make you exhausted but it can also make you looks and feel older than you really are. While the cause of stress can be anything from work, to family or just personal issues, there are some easy and effective ideas on how to manage it in a healthy way.

Instead of splurging on things you don’t need on Amazon, or sulking at home because of the pressure you’re under, try out these easy to master tips to de-stress and feel that anxiety just melt away!

Have A Glass of OJ!

orange juice, de-stress, how to de-stress, tips for stress, orange juiceIs there anything more refreshing than a nice, fresh, cold glass of orange juice? This tasty drink isn’t just for breakfast, it could be the afternoon pick up you need if you’re feeling stressed out.

Vitamin C which is found in orange juice is known to reduce your blood pressure and your stress hormones. This will literally help you chill from the inside out. Not to mention taking a few minutes away from your desk or the kids to enjoy a glass alone will be enough time for you to collect your thoughts.

Change Your Language

positive affirmations, positive mindset, change your mindset, mantra, mantras for positivity, mindfulnessIt’s so easy for us to fall into a pattern of using negative language to discuss what our day entails or how we’re coping with our to-do list. If you stop and think, how many times a day do you say “I need to” or “I have to”?

Believe it or not, this kind of language can trick your brain into thinking it has got a lot more on its plate than it really does. To stop this, change up your language to “I get to” or “I am lucky to” before adding your daily tasks. This tiny change of mindset can go a long way in helping you relax.

Clean Your Space

clean your space, tips for anxiety, clean space, minimalist decor, clean decorYou might not even notice but the calmness and cleanliness of your surroundings have a massive impact on your brain and eyes being able to calm down and feel at ease. When your desk or home is stacked with piles of papers, unused items, or just plain old clutter, it’s bound to stress you out.

To keep calm, make sure your living and working spaces are kept clean and tidy. If your eyes wake up to the look of chaos, chances are it will trigger chaos in your brain too. Instead, make sure counters and tables are kept clutter-free so the first thing your brain feels in the morning is a sense of organization and calmness, and even add something beautiful for yourself like a fresh bouquet of flowers!

What are your best tips to de-stress? Share them with us in the comments below!

Here’s How Goldie Hawn Keeps Her Gorgeous Glow at 73!

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Golden Hawn has been our favorite Hollywood funny girl since we can remember. From her glowing smile to her positive energy, it isn’t hard to fall in love with Goldie and her eternally youthful glow!

At 73, it’s hard to ignore just how well she has aged, and not just by Hollywood standards. While Goldie has been candid about the importance she puts on her mental well being (she’s an avid meditation and yoga advocate), she’s finally opening up about how she’s aged so gracefully and how you can get the same results.

She Doesn’t Go Under The Knife.

Goldie Hawn, Goldie Hawn skincare, celebrity skin care, celeb skincare tips, celebrity anti-agingGoldie has been accused over the years of having fillers, botox or even a facelift but she swears there is absolutely no truth to those nasty Hollywood rumors. Instead of opting for going under the knife, Goldie maintains that her graceful aging is a combination of many things, one of them being great skincare products.

What makes us love Goldie is that while she looks amazing and much younger than she is, you can still see graceful signs of aging on her face. She does have a few wrinkles, but you can tell by the glow of her skin and the softness of her wrinkles that she considers her skin a top priority!

 

Skincare is from the Inside out.

goldie hawn, goldie hawn skincare, goldie hawn green juice, goldie hawn diet, anti-aging, celebrity skincare tipsGoldie is a big believer in meditation, mindfulness, and exercise. She credits it for not only helping her de-stress but for keeping her body glowing from the inside out! When she needs a more intense workout, she can be found hiking the mountains of California or Colorado and going on long walks with her husband.

Hawn is also a huge supporter of eating well, starting every morning with a large glass of mixed green vegetable juice. She says that while she likes to eat healthily, she’s not crazy about it and allows herself to enjoy food and has cheat meals when she feels like it.

She Invests In Great Skincare

goldie hawn, goldie hawn skincare, celebrity skincare routine, celebrity tips, goldie hawn routineLiving in Colorado with husband Kurt Russell, Goldie fights off dry skin with a super hydrating moisturizer that she uses morning and night. A big nature lover, Goldie has been quoted saying she does her best to use products that have natural anti-aging properties and stays away from products filled with harmful chemicals like parabens and sulfates.

Goldie has also been known to pamper herself with face masks, eye masks, and all sorts of homemade skin treatments and we will be the first to say, they’re working!!!

 

Do These 3 Things On Sunday To Start Your Week Off Right!

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Monday can be a very daunting day of the week for most people. Some of us head back to work while others have a whole list of things to tackle for the week and after a relaxing weekend, it’s hard to get back into gear.

Experts agree that the key to a successful week is based on a few small things you can do before the week actually starts. Sunday is a great day to prep and having these few things crossed off the to-do list will make sure your week starts off great!

Write A To-Do List

to do list, sunday skincare, week prep, to do listMaking a list may seem a little old school but it really is the most effective way to plan out your day, week or even month! Making a list allows you to visually see how many tasks you’ve got for the week ahead and gives you the opportunity to prioritize as you list them.

Making the list is one thing but using it is the key to success. Have fun with colored pencils or highlighters to make your to-do list fun. Having a color difference for completed tasks will also help encourage you to get the rest of the list finished before weeks end without getting overwhelmed.

Plan Your Meals

meal prep, plan your week, week planning, de-stressWe’re not suggesting you spend your entire Sunday in the kitchen but it is super helpful to make a list of all the meals you’re going to eat before the week even starts. While some people prefer doing full meal prep, others choose just to have their grocery list ready or have time to research recipes with what they’ve got in the pantry.

Planning your meals does more than just free up your time. Putting thought and effort into what you put into your body will help you stay on track with any fitness or nutritional goals you have set for yourself. Using tactics like meal prep make it easy to eat well (and prepare quickly) no matter how hectic your week is!

Take Time For Self-Care

self care, self care sunday, skincare tips, sheet mask, diy mask, start the week off rightIt’s not selfish to take an hour to yourself on a Sunday, it’s self-care! You work hard all week long and everyone deserves some time to pamper themselves, even if it’s in your own bathroom at home. Ditch electronics and relax with a favorite face mask or try a new nail color that you’ve been swooning over.

If you’re feeling guilty about taking the time for yourself, invite the family to join in on a DIY skincare mask or get them involved somehow. Just taking time to enjoy your routine as a luxury and not a burden will help you feel better about yourself and get you one step closer to starting the week off right!

 

Here Is Everything You Need To Start Off The Spring Season With The Right Energy!

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Self-care is important all the time, but when the seasons start to change is the perfect time to take stock of your mental and physical wellbeing and build some healthy new habits!

We always encourage you to look at your South Beach Skin Lab routine as a time to take for yourself to unwind and appreciate your own beauty, but sometimes you need a little extra help to set great intentions for a new season.

We wanted to share with you a few simple and easy ways to give yourself a kick start this spring and take on the season with the best version of you!

Start A Journal

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Writing things down is a great way to reflect, set goals and encourage yourself.  It doesn’t matter if you’re recapping your spring break travels, jotting down big goals for work, or planning your summer vacation, putting a pen to paper is the fastest way to encourage you to be your best self.

It doesn’t have to be your cheesy teenage diary either, there are all sorts of cool new journaling techniques coming out all the time like bullet journals or mindfulness journals which allow you to quickly jot down thoughts and aspirations.

Turn Your Bathroom Into A Spa

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Now don’t go calling the reno guys just yet, we mean this in a not so literal way. Turns out, there are tons of tiny tweaks you can do to your bathroom to make it the most relaxing place in your home and the perfect setting to recharge for spring.

While we highly encourage taking time to relax and have a bath. For extra indulgence, add aromatherapy candles, bath salts, and bubble baths. Opt for a lavender scent which has been proven to have calming effects and throw a few drops of essential oil into the tub. Voila! Your energy is going to be happy, relaxed, and squeaky clean as you spring into the season!

Give Your Skin Some Extra Attention

skincare, fall skin tipsWeather changes can be responsible for a lot of different problems with your skin. From breakouts to dry patches, your skin is doing its best to fight off all the elements of change, but it can’t do it without you putting in an extra bit of attention.

For your face, make sure you’re cutting down on exfoliation as the temperature warms up and your skin is staying more hydrated. Getting your skin into a good routine of at least cleansing and moisturizing twice daily will help keep your skin balanced.

Not sure what you need for a spring skincare routine? Using an oil-based cleanser will help keep skin hydrated without clogging pores and a water-based moisturizer won’t cause your skin to go from too dry to too oily as the temperature and humidity climb.

Now throw on those gardening gloves and get out in the sunshine…Summer is almost here!

 

 

These Are The Foods To Start Eating in 2019 For Your Best Year of Skin Ever!

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We truly believe that no matter what time of year it is, there is always an opportunity for self-improvement and better habits. It should come as no surprise that for most people, the start of a new year is the most popular time to make changes to their diet, routines or life.

With 2019 in full swing, we wanted to chat about what you’re putting into your body and how it will affect your skin for the next 12 months.

When you combine effective and powerful skincare products with a healthy and skin-focused diet, you can expect to be blown away by the results you notice! Here are a few of our top suggestions to help your skin glow from the inside out.

Pumpkin Seeds

pumpkin seeds, skin foodThese tasty seeds are a high source of antioxidants, magnesium, zinc and fatty acids which don’t just keep your body healthy, they make your skin shines too! They’re super easy to cook with and include in your diet and can be used for everything from homemade soups to salad ingredients.

The omega-3, omega-6, and omega-9 in pumpkin seeds will reduce inflammation and keep skin healthy and strong. The high levels of zinc protect your cell membranes, helps maintain collagen, and promotes skin renewal which leads to younger and healthier skin.

Avocados

avocados, skincare foodsEver look in the mirror and wonder why your skin looks dry, flaky and dull? Chances are it’s because it’s having a difficult time retaining moisture. Avocados have a very high source of Vitamin E, which is actually a nutrient that helps your skin and body retain moisture giving it a dewy glow.

Vitamin E from avocados is also a really powerful antioxidant which helps your skin deal with free radical damage that can be caused by sun exposure, pollution or other harmful factors of the environment. It doesn’t hurt either that they are super delicious and can be prepared in so many different ways!

Chocolate

dark chocolate, skincare foodsEat more chocolate? No need to twist my arm! Who would have thought that such a tasty treat could actually be good for you!? You’ve probably heard the opposite of this before, like chocolate causes breakouts, but the key to mention is that not all chocolate will help your skin glow, but dark chocolate absolutely will!

Dark Chocolate contains antioxidants called flavonoids, which soften any rough skin and protect against sun damage by increasing resistance to UV rays. This will decrease wrinkles, dark spots and free radical damage over time so while you’re slathering on your SPF for the day, a few bites of dark chocolate will not only taste great but help your skin big time!