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10 Tips to Revitalize your Skin After Vacation

Vacations are meant to relax and rejuvenate us, and they usually do. However, between all the extra sugar and food indulgences, long flights, and continuous hours in the sun, your skin may tell a different story by the time you make it home.

Here are the 10 things to restore your post-vacation skin.

10 Tips to Revitalize your Skin After Vacation

1. Hydrate

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Drink sufficient water per day

Hydrate – drink tons of water! Follow up this formula and drink water per day to counteract the dehydrating effects of vacation and traveling.

Age below 30:weight(kg)×40=water per day(ml)

Age 30~55:weight(kg)×35=water per day(ml)

Age over 56:weight(kg)30=water per day(ml)

For example, if you weigh 60 kg and below 30, drink 60*40=2400ml of water per day.

For your morning water, drink 250ml of warm water with half of a fresh squeezed lemon in it, and even some ginger.

This will aid in flushing out toxins from your body as it works like an antiseptic for every organ, including your skin. The ginger will also settle your tummy if you have any upset from traveling.

It seems like a lot of water, but this formula is what you should drink even on normal days, but it’s hard to do. Keep this up if you can!

2. Lotion

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Second cleansing your skin

Cleanse your face using a gentle cleanser, and then use lotion with cotton to really give your skin a deep cleaning.

Your goal is to remove the layer of dirt and debris from the skin’s surface to reveal those healthy cells underneath just dying to breath! Skin is happy and healthy when it can breath.

3. Take a Warm Bath

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Soak in a warm bath for 30 minutes

Soaking in a tub for 30 minutes after vacation or long flights will help counteract jet lag. It helps to re-balance the electrolytes in your body to normalize things.

If you have an ocean or a swimming pool nearby, supposedly that’s even better. To aid even further in detoxification, you can also add 1 cup of Epsom salt to your bath water. This helps to draw out the impurities and will also alleviate sore muscles. You can’t go wrong with just a nice bubble bath either.

4. Use a Face Mask

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Replenishment and repair damaged skin

If you had pimples or sunburn on nose, chin and chest had a few breakouts. You may to using repairing mask, Prezatide Copper Acetate is a good choice.

These types of masks can restore the repair ability of skin, healing wound and acne skin increase skin oxygen supply.Help your skin retain moisture, made to leave your skin soft, supple and smooth.

To promote producing of collagen help your skin retain moisture, reduce fine line and firming skin. 

5. Moisturize

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Moisturize using a serum and follow with a cream

One of the most noticeable side effects of too much sun and alcohol is dehydration, so make sure to replenish your skin with a hydrating serum and moisturizer.

Used γPGA moisturizer serum and then applied a moisturizer on top. Before bed, pat a little bit more onto your skin for extra moisture. Your skin just drinks it up and it’s not sticky. 

6. Get a Good Night’s Sleep

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Get some zzz’s

Do some research on jet lag and getting enough sleep after crossing several time zones is a good thing (especially if traveling from West to East).

Select a flight that allows early evening arrival and stay up until 10 p.m. local time. (If you must sleep during the day, take a short nap in the early afternoon, but no longer than two hours. Set an alarm to be sure not to over sleep.)

Try to get outside in the sunlight whenever possible. Daylight is a powerful stimulant for regulating the biological clock. (Staying indoors worsens jet lag.) 

If you don’t have jet lag, just get some good zzzz’s!

7. Cut out Alcohol

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Give alcohol a break

Alcohol causes dehydration, bloating, and all the extra sugar can cause breakouts that you may not normally get.

You’ll notice your bloating will go down immediately, especially if you continue to drink a lot of water.

Your face will begin to calm down, you’ll have less redness and the bags underneath your eyes will subside.

8. Eat Healthy

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Eat healthy get good skin

Fruit is a natural detoxifier, and all of the antioxidants will help bring your skin back to normal and help flush your system.

After you drink your lemon water, have a nice large bowl of fruit for breakfast.

Berries such as blueberries, strawberries, raspberries and cherries are all high in antioxidants. Also eating melons such as cantaloupe or honeydew melon are very hydrating.

Go lighter on the carbs for the rest of your meals to help reduce bloating. Eat lean proteins and lots of greens!

9. Exercise

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Exercise to get your blood flowing

Once you’re rested that is! Take your time, let your body rest, but do get back to your normal exercise routine as soon as possible.

Increasing blood flow is good for your skin, and who doesn’t love that fresh-faced flushed look after they work out? 

Wash your face as soon as you get home from the gym. You don’t want to let the sweat and bacteria from the gym settle into your pores when you’re trying to get your skin back to normal.

10. Get Back to Your Skin Care Routine

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Get back to your skin care routine

Now that you’re back from vacation, get back to your normal skin care routine.

This should include washing your face each morning and applying your serums, moisturizers and eye creams. You should also do the same thing each night.

Never go to bed with makeup on your face, and make sure you wash your pillow case a couple times per week. Pillow cases are a breeding ground for bacteria.

What’s your Post-Vacation Skin Care Routine?

If you have any additional tips, please leave them in the comment section below.  I’d love to hear about your post-vacation skin care routine!

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