The Inside-Out Guide to Getting Your Skin to Glow

2. What to drink


One way I’ve managed to make sure I get enough water per day — 13 cups for men, 9 cups for women — is to always have two 1-liter bottles of water in the fridge that I sip from throughout the day. Once I’m done with both of them, I know that between those and whatever else I’ve had to drink, my daily water intake is good for the day. And my skin is well-nourished!

Coconut water

A fairly new discovery for me has also been coconut water. Coconut water has intense hydrating properties and is also a good sourceTrusted Source of vitamin C as well as potassium, calcium, and magnesium.

It’s safe to say that I’m now well and truly addicted — and in good company, as I know Victoria Beckham is a fan, too!

Fresh juices

Juices and smoothies are also great for getting various nutrients in one healthy serving. The vitamins and nutrients they contain are good for healing your skin and maintaining its health. To avoid preservatives and added sugars — which can wreak havoc on the skin — try making your own rather than buying from the store.

3. What to put on your face


Yes, most creams and ointments are technically both topical — but only the very best products revitalize your skin from the inside out, so it’s worth investing in those you know will penetrate the skin and get to work from the inside out!

Try using masks

Masks can be a great way to provide much-needed hydration, penetrating deep within to draw out excess oils, clear away dead skin, and boost moisture.

One of my favorite masking brands is GlamGlow, as they have a plethora of skin-loving products which cater to a variety of skin types. I’m often cynical about the notion of a product transforming your skin, but after the first use of the SuperMud Clearing Treatment mask, my skin looked noticeably more radiant and had a definite glow.

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