Easy Tips To Heal Post-Holiday Breakouts Quickly!

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Did you know that after the holidays is the #1 time people will experience skin issues and breakouts? Some say it’s from stress while others note it’s because of the alcohol and food we consume, but no matter what the cause, you’re going to need a quick fix!

Now that the holidays are over, don’t let breakouts get you down. Here are some of the top tips to heal holiday breakouts quickly and regain your glowing skin for a fresh-faced 2020!

Wash Your Face

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This may sound like simple advice because most of us wash our face morning and night anyway. What you don’t realize is that after the holidays, you may need to be using your oil cleanser even more.

Did you think about what happens to your skin when you stand over a boiling pot cooking all day long? Grease, heat, and other elements from your holiday activities can linger on your skin and cause breakouts. After the holidays, pay extra attention to the surroundings of your skin and wash accordingly. This will prevent breakouts and help your skin look flawless and glowing no matter how stressed out you are going back to work.

Watch What You Eat

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It can be very tempting to drink unlimited wine and an array of unhealthy foods over Christmas and New Years, but it’s going to show up on your face as unwanted zits and breakouts. Now is the perfect time of year to practice moderation and if not for your body, do it for your skin.

If you are going to drink and eat freely, you can minimize the damage to your skin by drinking lots of water throughout the day and night. This will help keep your skin hydrated from the inside and clear away breakout-causing compounds. Also, try to opt for antioxidant-rich foods like fruits and veggies as you recover from the holidays to help support your skin from the inside out.

Nourish Your Skin

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During the holidays you end up spending more time indoors with recycled air than you do outdoors in the fresh air. This can have your skin feeling congested and miserable.

Without fresh air, your skin will start to suffer and will require extra nutrients delivered to help it stay happy and healthy. Make sure you’re not skipping your Repair & Release Cream daily, even if your skin feels hydrated from the humidity of staying indoors. You can be tricked into thinking that you can cut back or skip moisturizing but in reality, its the beneficial ingredients that your skin really needs to glow. This will help you start your new year off with an amazing glow and no signs of post-holiday damage!

How To Avoid Skin Problems This Holiday Season

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Did you know that November and December are some of the hardest months on your skin? Besides the cold air which is constantly making our skin dyer than normal, the holiday season brings tons of other risks to the health of your skin.

How can you keep your skin happy over the holidays without suffering from the post-turkey breakouts? Here’s what you need to know…

Watch What You Eat

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One of the best parts of the holidays are endless appetizers and delicious turkey, but some holiday foods can take a toll on your skin. Foods like turkey are really amazing for skin because it contains amino acids as well as zinc, which happens to be one of the best things for your skin. Even pumpkin (mmm..pumpkin pie!) is a great option because it contains plant pigments called carotenoids which can help neutralize free radicals in your skin and help fight damage!

Some foods to steer clear of are starchy carbs like cornbread which can cause breakouts and skin irritation. Dairy dishes like mac and cheese should also be avoided because of the milk and cheese contents. Dermatologists all agree that consumption of dairy can disrupt the skin and lead to breakouts.

Wash Your Face

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Between drinking, eating, and your holiday glam look, it is absolutely essential that you’re never skipping a face wash over the holidays. When you eat and drink foods that aren’t necessarily good for you, your skin will sweat out toxins and if not properly washed, will lead to breakouts.

Washing your face twice a day with your Lavender Oil Cleanser won’t just help minimize the damage from eating and drinking but it will also help balance your skin’s hydration and pH levels. Nothing is worse than dry skin that shows wrinkles and flakes, so using an oil cleanser will help provide a serious dose of hydration over the holidays. Not only will your skin feel better, but it will also help your holiday makeup look even better!

Take Care of Your Eyes

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The holiday season can be one of the busiest and getting burnt out is inevitable. From visiting in-laws to staying up late to cook for friends and family, your skin is going to end up looking more tired than usual. One of the areas that suffer the most is your eyes because your exhaustion will show up as eye bags and dark circles.

Skip looking tired this holiday season by using your Eye Recover Serum every day! With regular use it will help manage dark circles, brighten the eye area, and plump skin to help mask wrinkles and lines. No matter how much or how little sleep you get this holiday season, your Eye Recovery Serum will have you looking rested and relaxed, no matter how hectic the holidays get!

Here’s How To Bring Your Skin Back To Life After The Holidays

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The holiday season is wonderful for so many reasons…time with family and friends, reflection on the past year, and of course all the delicious food you could dream of!

Sadly our skin doesn’t take as kindly to holiday treats and traditions as well as we do which means after all those mistletoe kisses, your skin needs some extra TLC.

Here are some of the easiest ways to revive your skin after the holidays so you can glow all the way into the new year!

Get Back To Healthy Eating Habits

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We know green juices and smoothies don’t taste as great as your grandma’s Christmas cookies, but we promise they will help reverse the damage of the excessive sugar, carbs, and fat you consumed over the holidays.

By cutting down on sugar and consuming lots of fish, veggies, and fruits, you’ll be sure that your skin will appear less dull and your overall complexion will brighten. It will also keep breakouts at bay and help your skin get back to naturally hydrating itself after all those tasty treats and bad habits have dried it out.

Use Antioxidant Skin Products

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Antioxidants in skin care are the holy grail. For decades, dermatologists have experts have preached the powerful effects of antioxidant ingredients like Vitamin E, Grape Seed Oil, and Green Tea.

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These antioxidants will help revive your skin to their pre-holiday glory and leave you with a glowing complexion. Don’t forget that these ingredients don’t just help after holidays, but are fantastic at helping diminish dark spots, wrinkles, and lines if used on a regular basis.

Give Yourself A Quick Face Massage

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When your body is sore and tired, nothing helps it feel better than a great back massage at the spa. Well, it turns out the same is true for your face! Giving yourself a quick 10-minute face massage will not only feel great, its got lots of scientific benefits too!

Massage has been proven to stimulate the lymphatic system, increase circulation, relieve inflamed skin and helps diminish wrinkles. For an added benefit, apply a peptide-rich cream like our Repair & Release cream before your face massage to add some extra anti-wrinkle power and make your face massage feel even better!

Using a cream will also help decrease the risk of tugging at your skin causing damage. Make sure to rub gently and in an upward motion including your jawlines, cheeks, and forehead.

What are your favorite post-holiday skincare tips? Share them with us in the comments below!