To ‘Clear’ Things Up: Here’s the Real Secrets to Perfect Skin

Girl With Clear SkinHow can I get clear skin? That’s a question we’ve all probably asked ourselves at some point. Our skin, after all, is our biggest organ. After trying out your fair share of products that promise to transform your skin overnight, there’s the disappointment that inevitably comes when, come morning, you’re still experiencing the same level of redness and breakouts.

Don’t worry. You don’t have to spend money on expensive “magic bullet” products, live at the spa, or completely change your daily beauty routine to get the glowing, healthy, and perfect complexion. Read on.

Know Your Skin Type

No two skin is alike, that’s according to beauty brand NIVEA. So to get the perfect skin, it’s important to know your skin type, as well as the skin care products and the routine that works for you. Examine your skin and decide whether it’s normal, oily, dry, sensitive, or a combination.

People with sensitive skin can especially tend to be very sensitive — it may become dry and itchy depending on the weather, so carefully choose the skin care products you use.

Don’t Forget to Wash Your Face Before and After Bed

Micro particles from the air pollutants might hurt your skin, so play it safe by washing your face at night to remove the yucky debris. This is Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach’s beauty secret to her gorgeous skin.

Wash your face in the morning after you wake up. Dirt from your pillowcase can transfer to your skin — if it’s not cleared away, it will clog your pores and result in a breakout.

Maintain a Healthy Lifestyle

Following a healthy diet, especially one enriched with the vitamins and minerals your skin needs, is one of the true secrets in getting beautiful skin. Drink eight glasses of water every day, too, and avoid sugary soft drinks and coffee. Exercise at least 30 minutes a day as well and clock in eight hours of sleep.

These things are already obvious, but sometimes with our busy schedules, we forget.

Kick your skin care routine into high gear by knowing your skin type, regularly washing your face, and maintaining a healthy lifestyle — and enjoy your prettiest, most confident year yet.