Keep a Healthy Skin
People say that it’s what is on the “inside” that counts, and that beautiful exterior is not important. Yes, that is true, but why not have beautiful extreriot and keep a healthy skin? The skin is the first thing that people see on you, and the first thing that you bother with when you an infront of the mirror. Yes, it may not matter what other people think, but it does matter how you feel about yourself.
Here we will give you simple and brief clues on how to keep a healthy skin. In essence, a healthy skin is affected by your overall health, so taking good care of your body will in effect give you a healthy skin.
Our skin has a very practical use, besides to make us look pretty. Dermatologist Dr. Heidi Kong describes it like this: “It is a barrier that protects our body from invading bacteria and other environmental hazards that can be potentially dangerous for our health”.
Another role that our skin plays is letting us feel if objects are too sharp, too hot or too cold with the help of the skin nerve endings. Or, when our body temperature increases, our skin sweat glands help us regulate it. More importantly, our skin absorbs vitamin D from the sunlight which helps us have healthy bones.
Simple Tips to Keep a Healthy Skin
Keep a Healthy Skin, It Will Tell Your If You Have a Problem
Our skin can also alert us of a health problem. It gives us clues especially if suffer from an infection or allergy, or even lupus, a sever condition that is manifested with a red “butterfly” rash on your face. If your skin appears yellow, then you might have a liver problem. Skin cancer is manifested through unusually dark moles. So, always be on the lookout for discolorations or strange formations on your skin.
If your skin becomes too dry, it tells you that you don’t consume enough water or fluids, or that you spend too much time in dry conditions or under the sun. Sun can be healthy for our skin, but it can also damage it if we spend too much time under it. Sunlight containst ultraviolet light that can burn our skin and make it age quicker. That way you’ll get wrinkles at a much earlier age.
Or, did you know that some microbes that live on our skin are actually healthy for us? Evidence have suggested that such microbes help keep us healthy and helps our body fight infections.
So, now you see why it’s important to keep a healthy skin…