Exercise for the sun kiss glow – Skincalories – EWG Verified Skincare for the Active Woman
November 29, 2020

Exercise for the sun kiss glow

We all know that exercise is a cornerstone of a healthy lifestyle, however were you aware that there are ways you can exercise for skin that glows? At Skincalories, we’re not just passionate about making you shine with pure skincare… We want to boost your overall health for true inside-out radiance through the five seals representing the five elements of Metal, Wood, Water, Fire and Earth.

Exercising for glowing skin the right way
We want you to get your heart pumping faster so that it can deliver oxygen quickly to all your organs, including your skin. You get to choose whether is running on the threadmill, trekking through the forest, joining an aerobics class or kissing for 15 mins.

Exercising for glowing skin using cardiovascular techniques is a great way to support a vital, youthful complexion, along with  using natural skincare products to target it from the outside too. Our first signature product is a hydration seal, which works to seal in water in your skin and replenish the water that is lost.

If you do choose cardiovascular exercise, complement the process with adequate hydration. Failing to up your H2O intake after a heavy workout impacts your skin’s elasticity, leaving it looking dry and unhappy. Similarly, drinking plenty of water reduces the risk of electrolyte imbalances, which may reduce the amount of skin-plumping collagen you should produce naturally.

Happy Glowing Skin using yoga and relaxation techniques
Exercise for skin doesn’t have to involve sweating and making your heart pump. When you turn to gentler methods, such as yoga, you can induce a sense of relaxation that benefits your body’s biggest organ.

When you’re experiencing a lot of stress, the cortisol your body releases begins to break down elastin and collagen. Both elastin and collagen are vital for those who want plump and youthful looking skin. As such, you need to take steps towards reducing its presence in your body. Similarly, cortisol increases the number of sex hormones you produce; especially testosterone. This applies to both men and women, and will lead to an increase in sebum production that makes blemishes more common.  The active glow mist’s main ingredient is Lavender, formulated to be relaxing and works to calm your skin throughout the day.

One way to do this is through yoga. As a useful exercise for skin, it’s also a practice that strengthens your bones, enhances your muscle strength, and improves your mental wellbeing.

Strength training and muscle building
Without the bones and muscles that rest beneath it, your skin is nothing more than a loose organ. One of the easiest ways to exercise for healthy skin and see other aesthetic benefits is to try strength training and muscle building. Weight lifting, HIIT, and other activities that encourage your muscles to develop also increase your bone density. Over time, most people see a natural reduction in bone density. As such, working against it is a good way to ensure your skin is less likely to encounter cellulite and laxity.

Cycling outdoors
Cycling is another one of those cardiovascular activities that increases blood flow to your skin. After dropping off the oxygen molecules that make it look healthier, it will pick up toxins and carbon dioxide that lead to tiredness. One of the key benefits of doing this is slowing the ageing process. Another is reducing the chance of early pigmentation problems.

Zumba, aerobics, and anything else that gets your heart pumping
One of your body’s most important organs is the liver. Alongside your kidneys, it works hard to purify your blood and remove toxins that leave you looking tired. When you engage in exercises that encourage blood to flood through your body, you make it easier for toxins to reach the organs that remove them. In other words, you’re giving your liver and kidneys a helping hand. Alongside that immediate post-workout glow, exercise glasses that involve music and body co-ordinating, such as dancing, are fun and bring us joy – especially if you do it with a loved one. We believe that a smile and laughter are the best beauty assets!

Exercise for healthy skin doesn’t have to feel challenging. Realistically, you should engage in 150 minutes of exercise per week to see an overall improvement in your physical and mental health. To make the process fun and enticing, try and vary the approaches you take.

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