You may have noticed that one of the main selling points of organic or natural skincare products is that they are Paraben and SLS free, amongst others. Apart from the fact that these are said to be toxic ingredients suspected of being carcinogenic because of their ability to penetrate into our system with long term usage, how exactly are they damaging for our skin? Let’s find out with some information I’ve gathered from various sources.
I just learnt that excessive salt and sugar consumption is bad news for our skin and we need to cut back our intake of these if we want to look younger.
Why salt is bad for our skin
Too much salt in the form of sodium chloride is not only bad for our health but will result in water retention and result in those puffy regions around the eyes. In addition, consuming too much salt can cause high blood pressure which increases the risk of those unsightly spider veins. I even read that it can contribute to acne and something else, wrinkles and skin pigmentation!
We’ve all heard or read about how sleep is the cheapest and easiest anti-aging treatment available but apparently, beauty sleep isn’t just about getting enough nocturnal rest and there are some strategies involved. Here, I’ll just cover three tips on how to optimize your beauty sleep which I have found to be interesting.