How to boost your skin for Zoom meetings
You may have noticed your skin acting weird during this Lockdown period: getting unusual blemishes and becoming drier for no apparent reason. Dermatologists have attributed this to heightened stress, anxiety and altered work and sleep patterns. To help you improve the changes in your skin, we have come up with some tips that will completely refresh your face both for yourself and for that webcam that seems to somehow highlight every flaw during Zoom meetings.
Use a Gentle Cleanser
An upside of staying home is not wearing the amount of make-up we used to wear and avoiding pollution. This is the perfect occasion to switch to a less aggressive face wash, as our skin could be getting dehydrated by all that extra peeling. Ditching some acids for calming ingredients like chamomile and honey will soothe and improve your skin.
Vitamin D Supplements
Even if you don’t live in a sunny place, the Vitamin D that our bodies were used to getting when being outdoors is essential to cell development and healthy bones and teeth. Other than adding Vitamin D rich food, such as mushrooms and salmon, getting a Vitamin D supplement could help your skin with the lack of the “sunshine” vitality.
Your skin’s dryness could be caused by an excess of dead skin cells currently sitting on your face, which would mean that all the creams and moisturisers you are applying are not really helping because they can’t reach the deeper layers of your skin. With the Hollywood Smoother, a sonic dermaplaning device, you can get amazing results at home. This 2-in-1 skin saviour will remove that top layer of dead skin cells and dull complexion in favour of a glowy and peach-fuzz free face. You will immediately notice how your skincare products will be absorbed way better than before, completely changing the tone, texture and brightness of your skin.
Binge watching our favourite shows on Netflix has been a constant during this period, but sacrificing your sleep is certainly not helping. In addition to helping fix the noticeable under-eye bags, during your sleep, damaged cells get repaired and collagen and hyaluronic acid are produced, so by not getting enough sleep (preferably 8 hours), you are saying goodbye to amazing anti-aging helpers.
Use Face Oils
No matter your skin type, face oils can really help to calm and soothe your skin. If you are a face oil newbie, we recommend going for a blend of amazing, soothing oils such as rosehip, squalane or avocado oil. These ingredients are rich in antioxidants, which make them great in the fight against anti-aging factors. The best time to use face oils is at night at the end of your skincare routine, ideally after having used the Hollywood Browzer, a manual dermaplaning tool, which will help the oil penetrate your skin and act quicker and more efficiently.