Published: April 30, 2023
From chemical peels to microdermabrasion, there are so many professional treatments out there designed to give a person a glowing complexion. However, not only can these procedures be costly, but they run the risk of side effects developing too.
Fortunately, those aren’t your only options. If you’ve been wondering how to make use of natural and holistic methods to achieve a luminous glow, then you’re in luck – read on as CBGärdN shares some top tips and tricks for restoring your skin’s radiance.
Keep Your Body and Skin Hydrated
Every single cell in your body requires water in order to function properly, and this includes your skin cells. If your skin has been looking dull and extra creased while also being more prone to irritation and itching, then this is a sign that it’s dehydrated.
The most obvious way to increase hydration levels in your body, and therefore also your skin, is to drink more water. The recommended amount is eight glasses a day, but this tends to be easier said than done. In fact, statistics show that 75% of Americans struggle to do this, drinking, on average, 2.5 cups of water a day instead. This is why such a large chunk of the population is chronically dehydrated, and this quickly shows through in the skin.
It can take a while to change your water consumption habits, but making a conscious effort to do so will go a long way in helping you to achieve a glowing complexion. To help speed things up a bit, consider adding a few extra hydrating ingredients to your skincare routine too. Glycerin and sodium hyaluronate are two of the best, both of which are used in the CBDGöld Replenishing Serum. In this formula, they’re combined with peptides, grape stem cells, and a number of other natural extracts, making this serum a great way to quickly hydrate and plump up the complexion.
Know Your Skin Type
A good skincare routine is a must if you want to achieve a radiant, glowing complexion. However, before you can put one together, you need to first identify your skin type.
It’s all too easy to be persuaded by a product that promises a glow, but if you use a formula that hasn’t been designed with your skin type in mind, then you’ll only make your dullness and roughness worse.
There are four main skin types out there; normal, dry, oily, and sensitive. Many also categorize mature skin as a separate skin type, but it usually shares the same characteristics as dry skin.
If you have dry skin, then you’ll need to use deeply moisturizing ingredients to encourage radiance. The CBDGöld Daily Rehydration Cream is perfect for this. It’s loaded with vitamins and plant extracts to replenish the feel of dry skin. It will leave you with a soft and supple complexion.
If you have oily skin, then look for products that will rebalance how greasy your skin looks. While a small amount of oil is needed for a glowing complexion, a face that’s swimming in excess sebum is never a good look. Products such as the CBDGöld Purifying Heating Mask can really help with this.
Sensitive skin types need to be very careful about the products that they use. Stay away from products containing common irritants and instead look for formulas designed to soothe the feel of your skin while reducing the look of inflammation, just like the CBGöld Bio-Restorative Crème. Its unique formula will thicken the feel of your skin barrier. This will make your skin feel less sensitive in the long run.
Don’t Allow Dirt and Impurities to Build Up on Your Skin
As you can imagine, dirty skin that’s weighed down by dead skin cells and other impurities is going to struggle to glow. So, make sure that you’re keeping your skin clean.
The most important time of day to cleanse is in the evening. This will allow you to remove all of the dirt, pollutants, and excess oil that have gathered on your skin’s surface throughout the day. Leave these to settle into your pores and you’ll end up battling congestion and acne.
Of course, you don’t want to use an overly strong cleanser either. Many of the chemical compounds used in cleansers can strip the skin dry. This will leave it feeling unnaturally tight and uncomfortable, which won’t do much to help it glow. So, turn to gentle formulas instead, such as the CBGöld Cleansing Elixir Kit. The cleanser in this set is infused with hydrating ingredients to ensure that your skin doesn’t dry out while it’s being cleansed. Follow up with the hydrating toner and this in itself will help to give you a glowing complexion.
It’s important to remember that cleansers only work on the surface of the skin. If your pores are already clogged with impurities, then your cleanser will struggle to remove these. This is why regular exfoliation is essential too. A good exfoliant, such as the CBGöld Microexfoliant Plus, will pull those unwanted particles out of your pores to leave you feeling deeply refreshed and rejuvenated. Use it weekly and follow up with a serum and moisturizer to enjoy your newfound radiance.
Make Sun Protection a Priority
The sun’s UV rays cause so much damage to the skin. Not only do they quickly dry out and dehydrate surface skin cells, which causes dullness, but they also interfere with the cells that lie deeper within the skin. They destroy the protein fibers that give your skin its structure and support, resulting in accelerated skin aging.
If you want to achieve a glowing complexion as quickly as possible, then you need to put a stop to sun damage. The best way to do this is with a broad-spectrum sunscreen with a minimum SPF of 30.
Again, just like when it comes to drinking enough water, keeping your skin protected from the sun is easier said than done. Sure, you can slather a sunscreen onto your face before stepping out of the house in the morning, but this will only protect you for a few hours. If you want to ensure full protection from UV damage, then you’ll need to reapply your sunscreen throughout the day.
To make this easier, invest in a few different sunscreens. Keep one at home, one in your handbag, and perhaps one at your office. This way, you’ll be able to keep topping up your SPF throughout the day. This is exactly what you need to be doing if you want your skin to glow.
Turn to Skincare Ingredients That Brighten the Complexion
There are numerous skincare ingredients out there that can help to brighten the look of the skin. If your lack of a glow has been due to general dullness, then these ingredients are what you need.
Vitamin C is one of the best examples. Not only will it help to brighten the complexion, but it has also been proven to reduce the appearance of skin aging, which is something else that can detract from your natural glow. You’ll find the ingredient in our CBDGöld Eye Serum Concentrate. This formula contains licorice root extract too, a botanical that’s revered for how it lightens the look of discoloration. By evening out the appearance, it can really help to contribute to a glowing complexion.
Plant oils and butters are also great for illuminating the look of the skin. Our CBGöld Night Renewing Crème contains both in the form of shea butter and sunflower seed oil. Apply this cream at night before bed and you’ll wake up to skin that looks beautifully radiant.
Eat a Fresh, Balanced Diet
The food that you eat has a huge impact on your skin. If your diet largely consists of processed foods that are high in salt, saturated fats, and sugar, then this could be why your skin is struggling to glow. Instead of supporting your skin, the foods that you’re eating will slowly be damaging it.
Fortunately, this is an easy problem to fix. By adjusting your diet to ensure that it’s providing your skin, as well as the rest of your body, with all of the nutrients it needs to thrive, a glowing complexion won’t be too far away.
What should you be eating? Ideally, plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables, along with lean proteins, whole grains, and healthy oils. Start by making small tweaks to your diet each week, rather than completely overhauling it. As you progress, your diet will slowly start to improve in a way that’s easy for you to sustain.
Learn How to De-Stress
If stress is something that you experience on a regular basis, then this really isn’t doing your skin any favors. It’s common knowledge that chronic stress is bad for a person’s mental health, but it can also be extremely detrimental to your skin too.
How? Well, for starters, research shows that stress causes inflammation in the skin. Not only can this make your skin look red, blotchy, and irritated, but it will also speed up the rate at which your skin ages. Stress can also affect the blood flow in your body. By slowing this down, your skin cells won’t be receiving the oxygen and nutrients that they need in order to thrive.
Of course, completely avoiding stress is unrealistic. In fact, in small amounts, stress can be beneficial. However, once it reaches the chronic stage, meaning that you spend significant periods of time feeling stressed, then this is where the problems start.
So, to counter this, find some stress-relieving techniques that work well for you. There are so many out there, and some will work better for you than others. Whether you write in a journal, go for a jog, or relax with a face mask, try a variety of different methods to come up with a shortlist of stress busters that you can turn to when you’re feeling particularly anxious.
Achieve a Glowing Complexion With CBGärdN
It can take some time, along with a fair bit of commitment, to achieve a radiantly glowing complexion. However, follow the tips above and treat yourself to a few exquisite CBGärdN skincare products and you’ll soon be sporting a glow that you can be truly proud of!