7 Tips To Improve Skin Quality

7 Tips To Improve Skin Quality | Vichy

Adopting a clean skin care routine can dramatically improve your skin quality


Whether we’re aware of it or not, our behavior and our surroundings can have a big impact on our skin. Before you swear off junk food or move away from the big city, know this: adopting a clean skin care routine can dramatically improve your skin quality, even with the onslaught of external and internal aggressors. The first step? Learn the effects these factors have on your skin, so you can counteract them. Use the seven tips below to be on your way to clear, glowing skin.

Pollution

Effects: A dull complexion, increased imperfections, more fragile skin

Counteract by: Choose products formulated with ingredients that help form a protective barrier on the skin’s surface to stop pollution from adhering to your skin.

Try: Vichy’s Mineralizing Water from the French volcanoes for its buffer effect and ability to strengthen the skin with a blend of 15 minerals. The exclusive water is at the heart of every single Vichy product and can even be sprayed directly onto the skin.

Over-excessive heat or air conditioning

Effects: Dry, dehydrated skin

Counteract by: Hard water can make the drying effects of artificial heat and air conditioning worse by disrupting your skin’s pH balance. Avoid rinsing your skin with hard water and instead, reach for no-rinse micellar waters. Follow up every cleanse with a rich, creamy moisturizer or serum.

Try: Aqualia Thermal Dynamic Hydration Power Serum and Purete Thermale Micellar Water for your cleanser.

Sun exposure

Efftects: Dark spots and fine lines, among other things

Counteract by: Protect your skin from the harsh effects of the sun by wearing a hydrating sunscreen with a broad-spectrum SPF.

Try: Ideal Capital Soleil SPF 50

Smoking

Effects: Dull, dehydrated complexion

Counteract by: If you smoke—for the sake of your skin and your health—stop. Give your skin a second chance by using skin care products that can target the effects of behavioral aging—aging that occurs from life choices, not time.

Try: Idealia Life Serum, which using its proprietary behavioral aging molecule—a formula blend of LHA + LR2412.

Junk Food

Effects: Shininess and imperfections

Counteract by: Use cleansers that remove excess oil, purify your pores, and prevent new blemishes from popping up on your complexion.

Try: Normaderm Gel Cleanser

Fatigue

Effects: Dark circles, under-eye bags, and dullness

Counteract by: Incorporating an illuminating eye cream into your morning and night skin care routine.

Try: Idéalia Eyes, a 2-in-1 eye product that reduces the signs of aging and brightens the appearance of your eye area.

Stress

Effects: Skin dehydration and tired, drooping features

Counteract by: Exercise and drink plenty of water. Take time to decompress and relax.

Try: Purete Thermale Micellar Water

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