Daily exercise has numerous benefits, not just for physical health but also for mental health. That is not all. Physically active individuals also have glowing and healthy skin.
While exercise is critical for maintaining healthy skin, it is also critical to develop a post-workout skincare routine. Even if you exercise at home, you should maintain a consistent skincare routine following your workout to keep your skin healthy.
- Avoid touching your face.
Germs are multiplying on your workout equipment, including the yoga mat. They come into constant contact with your hands, and if you touch your face, these germs and bacteria can be transferred to your face, resulting in acne. Always have a clean towel on hand to wipe your face and neck.
- Have a shower
After your workout, you may want to rest for a few minutes before continuing with your day. Allowing sweat to dry on your skin can be quite damaging, clogging your pores and eventually leading to acne. That is why, you should change your sweaty clothes after workout and take a shower to thoroughly cleanse your skin.
- Apply a cooling gel
Along with sweat, the workout session dehydrates your skin; this means that your skin will be quenching for moisture in the same way that your mouth does for water. Add a cooling gel to your post-workout skin care routine to instantly moisturize and calm your skin.
About the Author:
Germie Alderite is a Registered Medical Technologist in the Philippines. She is currently studying Doctor of Medicine in the said country. Germie worked in an Adventist Wellness Center for a year before entering Medical School. She believes that many transgress the laws of health through ignorance, thus, people need instruction. They need to be impressed with the importance of making their knowledge a guide of life. Physician has many opportunities both of imparting a knowledge of health principles and of showing the importance of putting them into practice.