Medical Spa Blog
Posts for: April, 2015
Young looking skin = moist looking skin! And, you can have it at any age. Have you found yourself wandering your way through aisles in drug stores and specialty beauty shops, or Googling online, searching for one of the best creams for wrinkles, or most effective hydrating product? Worse yet, you are focusing on a new diet plan and fitness program that has your face looking drawn and seriously older. Often overlooked, the most natural remedy of all, is the #1 potent crystal clear solution for skin-water! If you diet without enough water, your skin will look wrinkly, saggy, and baggy. The crepey- skinned look that many dieters experience is caused from dehydration. Some people suffer a crepey- skinned look that is caused from dehydration. No matter how much weight you have lost, if you are not drinking enough water, you’ll look older than you should because the skin will have nothing soft and springy to rest on. Mineral water will play a significant role to fill up your cells and curb your appetite, as it unclogs your arteries and detoxifies your system. True, water is not just “water”. You should be drinking hard, mineral- rich water, loaded with magnesium, calcium, and other important elements. A diet that includes mineral water will help to keep you feeling and looking young, giving your face a fresh, moist, smooth look. You might want to try Perrier, Evian, Fiuggi, or San Pellegrino to name a few. “Drinking water is like washing out your insides. The water will cleanse the system, fill you up, decrease your caloric load and improve the function of all your tissues” – Kevin K Stagge. Regardless how thin and sleek you have made your body, if you are not drinking enough water, your face will look drawn, and you will look older than you should, not younger. Water Is the ultimate skin booster, and you can take years off your face today while dieting with this natural remedy.
How can water help to nourish and balance your skin externally? Here’s a great tip to ad into your skincare regimen today: Wet your skin with water before applying moisturizer. If you don’t, you’ve got no water to lock in; therefore, completely missing the barrier benefit of moisturizing. Give it a minute or two to settle, before continuing with your routine.
Kristy’s Stay Young Workshop: Did you know in Scandinavia, cold-water therapy is a highly respected part of anti-aging programs because it promotes greater oxygen and helps increase circulation. Here’s a facial water treatment from Sweden to try called The Sweedish Freeze:
Mix ½ mineral water, ½ toner (Fountain Clinic Toner is a good one to try), and two pinches of alum. Fill an ice cube tray, then angle a pop sickle stick or tongue depressor into each cube. Freeze. Pop out and wake up your face. Rub the cube over your entire face, and press into lines. This will help soften the appearance of wrinkles by tightening the skin, and help to give you a firmer complexion.