How To Get A Glowing Skin

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Taking care of our skin is essential for both physical health and self-confidence. A healthy, glowing skin not only looks good but also reflects our overall well-being.

Everyone, whether male or female, wants their skin to look nice and healthy. Once your skin gets damaged, you can’t just swap it out for a new one, so it’s really important to take good care of it. Besides protecting it, having good-looking skin boosts our confidence.

You’ve probably heard the saying “a healthy mind in a healthy body.” When your skin is in good shape, it helps you feel more at ease and less worried about showing off parts of your body.

It’s true that maintaining good skin requires attention and sometimes investment, but the benefits far outweigh the costs, especially when compared to the potential damage that neglect can cause.

Investing time and effort into skincare is an investment in ourselves, promoting not just physical health but also boosting self-esteem and confidence. Plus, the feeling of having healthy, radiant skin is truly priceless!

How To Get A Glowing Skin

Ways to get a glowing skin

Boost your vitamin C intake

Vitamin C is an essential nutrient that plays a crucial role in maintaining healthy skin. It is a powerful antioxidant that helps protect the skin from free radicals that can cause damage and premature aging. In addition to its antioxidant properties, vitamin C also helps to repair the skin’s damaged DNA and promote collagen production, which can improve the overall appearance and health of the skin.

There are several ways to boost your vitamin C intake to ensure that your skin is getting the nutrients it needs. One of the easiest ways to increase your vitamin C intake is by incorporating more vitamin C rich foods into your diet. Fruits like oranges, strawberries, kiwi, and watermelon are all excellent sources of vitamin C. Vegetables like bell peppers, broccoli, and kale are also good sources of this essential nutrient.

In addition to consuming vitamin C rich foods, you can also look for skincare products that contain high levels of vitamin C. These products can help to deliver the nutrient directly to the skin, where it can be absorbed and utilized to promote healthy skin. Vitamin C serums, creams, and masks are all excellent options for incorporating this nutrient into your skincare routine.

Eat watermelon

With its high water content and essential nutrients, watermelon is a must-have in everyone’s diet, especially during the hot summer months.

One of the key benefits of watermelon is its hydration properties. With its high water content, consuming watermelon helps in keeping our bodies hydrated, preventing dehydration and promoting healthy skin. In fact, dehydration can lead to various health issues such as headaches, fatigue, and even severe health complications in some cases. By incorporating watermelon into your diet, you can ensure that your body stays hydrated and functions at its best.

Moreover, watermelon is also rich in essential vitamins and minerals such as vitamin B6 and C, as well as lycopene and amino acids. These nutrients play a crucial role in maintaining a healthy skin and overall well-being.

Vitamin C, for instance, is known for its antioxidant properties that help fight against free radicals and prevent premature aging of the skin. Lycopene, on the other hand, has been linked to reducing the risk of certain diseases and promoting heart health.

Take a lot of water

One of the key benefits of drinking water is its impact on our skin. The skin is the largest organ in our body and serves as a protective barrier against external elements. When we are dehydrated, our skin can become dry, flaky, and dull. By staying hydrated and drinking plenty of water throughout the day, we can help nourish our skin from the inside out.

Drinking enough water can also help prevent and treat common skin issues such as acne and wrinkles. When our body is properly hydrated, it can flush out toxins and waste products more effectively, leading to clearer and healthier skin. Water also helps to plump up the skin and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

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In addition to drinking water, we can also get water from other sources such as fruits, vegetables, and other beverages. Herbal teas, smoothies, and soups can also contribute to our daily water intake. It’s important to pay attention to our body’s signals and drink water when we are thirsty, as thirst is a sign that our body is already dehydrated.

To make sure you are getting enough water each day, consider carrying a water bottle with you and setting a goal to drink a certain amount by specific times throughout the day. You can also add flavor to your water with fruits or herbs to make it more enjoyable.


One of the key benefits of berries for the skin is their anti-aging properties. The antioxidants found in berries help to combat free radicals, which can cause damage to the skin and accelerate the aging process. By incorporating berries into your skincare routine, you may be able to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines, and keep your skin looking youthful and radiant.

In addition to their anti-aging benefits, berries also provide protection for the skin’s collagen. Collagen is a protein that gives skin its structure and elasticity, but as we age, collagen production naturally declines. Berries can help to protect and maintain collagen levels in the skin, keeping it plump and firm.

Berries are also great for keeping the skin hydrated. The high water content in berries helps to lock in moisture and prevent dryness, leaving your skin feeling soft and supple. You can even create a simple berry and honey facial mask by mashing up a handful of berries with a spoonful of honey, applying it to your face for 15-20 minutes, and then rinsing it off for a refreshing and hydrating treatment.

Keep makeup brushes clean

Dirty makeup brushes can harbor bacteria, dirt, and loose makeup powder, which can lead to skin damage or even skin diseases if not properly cleaned. That’s why it’s important to wash your makeup brushes regularly, ideally once every 2-3 weeks or once every week if you use them daily.

To clean your makeup brushes, simply wet the bristles with lukewarm water and apply a small amount of gentle shampoo or brush cleaner. Gently massage the bristles to work up a lather, then rinse thoroughly with clean water. Make sure to reshape the bristles and let the brush air-dry completely before using it again.

Use hyaluronic acid rich creams

Hyaluronic acid is a powerhouse ingredient for keeping your skin hydrated and youthful. It’s a naturally occurring substance in our bodies that helps retain moisture in our skin, but as we age, our bodies produce less of it, leading to dry, dull, and wrinkled skin. That’s where hyaluronic acid rich creams come in.

These creams are infused with hyaluronic acid, which works to hold water against the skin, ensuring it stays moisturized and plump. This not only helps combat dryness but also improves the overall texture and appearance of your skin. Regular use of hyaluronic acid rich creams can help diminish the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, as well as give your skin a radiant and youthful glow.

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While many people typically rely on creams and lotions to address their skincare concerns, serums that are rich in antioxidants can offer even greater benefits. This is because serums are lightweight, fast-absorbing formulas that can penetrate deeper into the skin layers, delivering nutrients and protection where it’s needed most.

Antioxidants work by neutralizing free radicals, which are unstable molecules that can cause oxidative stress and damage to the skin. This damage can manifest in the form of wrinkles, fine lines, hyperpigmentation, and other signs of aging. By incorporating antioxidant-rich serums into your skincare routine, you can help protect your skin from these harmful molecules and maintain a youthful, glowing complexion.

How To Get A Glowing Skin

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    • Wendee
      February 7, 2019 / 1:00 pm

      I’m glad you are heeding to the advice.

  1. February 7, 2019 / 11:59 am

    Great information now I love watermelon never knew is great for the skin thanks.

    • Wendee
      February 7, 2019 / 2:51 pm


    • Wendee
      February 7, 2019 / 2:53 pm

      Thanks Simone

    • Wendee
      February 7, 2019 / 2:52 pm

      I’m glad you found out. Have a fantastic Thursday.

    • Wendee
      February 11, 2019 / 10:50 am

      Thanks for heeding to my advice.

    • Wendee
      February 7, 2019 / 2:58 pm

      You are most welcome Jodie.

    • Wendee
      February 8, 2019 / 9:46 am

      Welcome Nikki

    • Wendee
      February 8, 2019 / 9:49 am

      Thanks for your comments.

  2. February 7, 2019 / 8:26 pm

    These are all great ideas! I especially need to drink more water, especially in winter!

    • Wendee
      February 8, 2019 / 9:56 am

      Yes sure! you are solely right .

  3. February 7, 2019 / 8:45 pm

    Lovely Post! Thanks for sharing these tips <3

    — Kiki |

    • Wendee
      February 8, 2019 / 9:59 am

      Welcome Kikita

  4. February 7, 2019 / 9:42 pm

    These are great tips! I myself am guilty of not drinking enough water…sigh….

    • Wendee
      February 8, 2019 / 10:01 am

      I’m glad my post alerted you. I know you will heed to this advice, thanks for your comments.

  5. February 7, 2019 / 10:46 pm

    Such great information and tips! Thanks for sharing! I drink a lot of water and eat berries, but I didn’t know that about watermelon!

    • Wendee
      February 8, 2019 / 10:03 am

      It seems like a bonus already, I’m glad you found out.

  6. February 7, 2019 / 11:54 pm

    I love using serums during the winter. Great tips. Thanks for sharing.

    • Wendee
      February 8, 2019 / 10:04 am

      You are most welcome Nerline.

    • Wendee
      February 8, 2019 / 10:08 am

      Thank you for seconding me, your support keeps me moving. I love serums too

  7. February 8, 2019 / 1:49 am

    I always forget that watermelon is great for your skin! I also need to be better at washing my brushes!

    Jill – Doused in Pink

    • Wendee
      February 8, 2019 / 10:11 am

      I pray you get that reminder! Good luck Jill.

    • Wendee
      February 8, 2019 / 10:12 am

      Yeah Lesley, water is good for your health. Have a fabulous weekend.

    • Wendee
      February 8, 2019 / 10:14 am

      Thank you Emily.

    • Wendee
      February 8, 2019 / 10:15 am

      Thank you my dear

    • Wendee
      February 8, 2019 / 1:01 pm

      Thank you dear

  8. February 8, 2019 / 1:52 pm

    Love these great tips! Didn’t know about the watermelon!

    • Wendee
      February 8, 2019 / 3:15 pm

      I’m glad you found out.

  9. February 8, 2019 / 2:13 pm

    Such a great tips to keep your skin glow and shiny in nice way x Great post dear xx

    • Wendee
      February 8, 2019 / 3:16 pm

      Thank you so much. Have a lovely weekend.

  10. February 8, 2019 / 4:08 pm

    These are great tips! I’ve been drinking more water recently and it does make a noticeable difference. Also wow girl, your skin is glowing and gorgeous! Fab post, thanks for sharing! <3 xx

    Bexa |

    • February 11, 2019 / 9:44 am

      Thanks Bexa, I hope you had a great weekend.

  11. February 8, 2019 / 4:31 pm

    And how about staying out of the sun…..? Or protecting one’s skin, when in sun?

    I’ve done this, all my life, and at 81, I have been rewarded with extremely good skin. No “leather look”… Less wrinkles, and even less laugh lines, than many my age.

    And I didn’t smoke either. Ever notice how woman who have smoked, their skin is not in the best condition, when they age…?

    Just a thought….

  12. February 8, 2019 / 4:34 pm

    And a question…..

    How many times, does one have to comment here, before one is recognized? And we do not have to keep typing in our ‘name’ ’email-addy’ and ‘blog link’?

    Having to do this, every time we comment, is off-putting. So I ask the question…

  13. February 8, 2019 / 5:35 pm

    Thanks for the great advice!

    • February 11, 2019 / 9:48 am

      You are welcome darling.

  14. February 8, 2019 / 6:12 pm

    These are great tips!! I will make sure to try them. Thanks so much for visiting my blog, I hope you have a great weekend x

    • February 11, 2019 / 9:54 am

      You are most welcome Doll.

    • Wendee
      February 11, 2019 / 10:09 am

      I trust you and I believe you will come out with something great doing this. Thanks for your comments.

  15. February 9, 2019 / 1:29 pm

    These are some great tips that I appreciate so much! As my skin is getting older, I’ve been noticing changes that I can definitely improve. Hope your Saturday is great! Hugs…RO

    • Wendee
      February 11, 2019 / 10:16 am

      Thank you for your comments, it really give me the hope of moving forward and yea I attended a friends wedding thi Saturday. I enjoyed myself so well.

    • Wendee
      February 11, 2019 / 10:20 am

      Thank you for your comments sissy!

  16. February 9, 2019 / 5:07 pm

    These are great tips for a glowing skin. As you say, we only have one skin so we better take care of it. Btw I started using a skin serum a few months ago but I haven’t seen any positive results, maybe I haven’t found the right one.

    • Wendee
      February 11, 2019 / 10:30 am

      Yes sure you may not have had the right one yet, I hope you give another one a try.

    • Wendee
      February 11, 2019 / 10:32 am

      Welcome deary!

    • Wendee
      February 11, 2019 / 10:34 am

      Well done Radi, keep the good work.

  17. February 9, 2019 / 10:39 pm

    Great tips! Drinking water is so important 🙂

    • Wendee
      February 11, 2019 / 10:36 am

      You are so right dear.

    • Wendee
      February 11, 2019 / 10:38 am

      You are most welcome dear.

    • Wendee
      February 11, 2019 / 10:39 am

      I’m glad you found out. If not anything, it contains a great deal of water.

    • Wendee
      February 11, 2019 / 10:40 am

      Thanks for your comments dear.

  18. February 10, 2019 / 11:40 pm

    Nice ideas 🙂 happy new week !

    • Wendee
      February 11, 2019 / 10:41 am

      Thank you so much. Have a nice week too.

  19. February 11, 2019 / 3:50 am

    Love these tips, babe! Serum is a must for me! xoxo

    • Wendee
      February 11, 2019 / 10:42 am

      Thank you so much dear.

  20. February 11, 2019 / 6:19 pm

    Great post! Good skin comes from within so I agree with this, eating healthy certainly helps. /Madison

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  22. Emma Sivewright
    January 2, 2023 / 2:40 pm

    There are a few simple steps you can take to achieve this look. First, make sure to get your skin hydrated. Next, use a light-weight serum or moisturizer to help lock in the hydration. Finally, use an SPF to help protect your skin from the sun’s harmful rays. Brain Surgery Adelaide

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