Whether it’s for a wedding, senior portraits, or modeling… When your on camera you want to look and feel like the best you possible. It’s not achieved by Photoshop, makeup, or fancy clothes… we do it by taking care of ourselves! Here are some tips to help better your body, skin, and hair!
- Drink 8 Glasses of water a day!
-Hydrating your body is not only good for energy but skin health!
-Put LEMON in your water! It purifies your body of toxins, Improves skin health, fixes digestive problems, diminishes allergies, and is high in Vitamin C
-Dead skin can cause a whole world of trouble!
-Exfoliating a few times a week removes dead skin cells, softens and clears the skin of dirt build-up, and so much more.
-Homemade scrub: A little lemon juice and plain sugar… detoxifies skin & adds nutrients.
-Make sure you exfoliate your lips too (gently!)
-Skin is susceptible to hot and cold. You have to moisturize extra in winter and summer!
-Try: Indie Lee’s Squalane Facial Oil $24
-Just a few drops and no more tightness in your face from dryness!
-Try any of her body oils for the same amazing result.
- Wash your face at least two times daily.
-Try: Indie Lee’s Carrot/French Clay Cleansing Bar. $6
-This bar smells amazing, the carrot and french clay are fantastic for your skin!
- ALWAYS REMOVE YOUR MAKEUP BEFORE BED!
-Leaving your makeup on overnight clogs your pores causing breakouts.
-Makeup prevents skin from breathing properly so get it off your face!
-Clean your makeup brushes on a regular basis!
-Try: YesTo Cucumbers Facial Towelettes. $5.99
-They are great for sensitive skin, are 98.7% natural and has aloe, cucumbers, and green tea (which are all amazing for your skin!
- Wash sheets, cushions, towels and pillows regularly!
-This prevents bacteria from getting out of hand and keeps your skin under-wraps!
- Keep your cell clean!
-Your cell phone is one of the dirtiest objects next to money… which your skin WILL react to!
- Avoid products with these ingredients! They are some of the worst things for your skin and hair and they’re in pretty much EVERY shampoo, soap, and lotion!
-Sodium lauryl sulfate
-Full list here: http://worldtruth.tv/10-worst-chemicals-in-cosmetics-and-personal-care-products/#.TwIMkpVmSiE.tumblr
- Get a shampoo & conditioner that are GOOD FOR YOU!
-You should only be washing your hair 2-3 times a week. If you’re doing it more you’re stripping your hair of it’s natural oil so it forces your scalp to produce extra oil to make up for it!
-Try: MoroccanOil Shampoo $20 & Conditioner $21
-Try: Paul Mitchell Tea Tree Oil (Price Varies)
- Avoid Using heat on your hair whenever possible!
-Don’t blow-dry/curl/straighten your hair every day. It fries your strands and causes split ends!
-Limit heat to hair be putting your hair in a bun over night for curls or using a natural smoothing serum to keep it straight.
- Try this if you get a zit!
-Dab a little alcohol via a q-tip to dry it out.
-Dab on a little honey (kills bacteria amazingly well!)
- Always use sunscreen!
-You are still able to gradually tan even while using sunscreen but it’s a slower and safer process!
-Avoid tanning beds, they are worse for you than being in the sun all day.
-Makeup with SPF is a plus!
-You should be getting 30 minutes of sunscreen-free sun a day to meet your daily Vitamin D requirement!
More to come! Stay tuned!!