In search of that glow, but it’s been no-go? Get the download on dull skin and how to deal with it:
What is dull skin?
Dull skin is skin that is lackluster and lacks that coveted radiance. Quite simply, dull skin is caused by an excess of dead skin cells that build up on the skin, causing dryness, a loss of luminosity, and slower cell turnover. Your skin may feel uneven, rough, and in need of hydration.
Why do I have it?
Though dead skin cell build-up has a direct impact on your skin, so dotoo many other factors. A case of the dull-droms can also come from lifestyle and environmental stressors. Lack of sleep, smoking, too much sun, and an unhealthy diet can lead to less than stellar skin. Factor in pollution that causes free radicals to get trapped in the skin, and you may be looking sallow. And just like other skin concerns like aging, stress is a major culprit for dull skin.
How do I treat it?
When it comes to your lifestyle, try and stick with with antioxidant-rich foods like blueberries, beans, avocado, and walnuts and be mindful of salt, sugar and overprocessed foods. And if you’re facing tough deadlines or work from home stress, a meditation app like Headspace can be super helpful to help clear your mind and take time for you.
And we all know, sleep is crucial to overall health and wellness, and it’s excellent for stress management and dull skin too. Be sure to wash your face before bed to wipe off the remains of the day, and of course, brightening products that help correct your texture can give your skin the resilience and radiance boost it needs.
We recommend our NEW Super-C Retinol Brighten & Correct Vitamin C Serum, which brings the brightening power of Vitamin C and the correcting power of Retinol. Restore clarity and brighten dull, tired skin as Retinol smooths rough texture and fine lines, all while neutralizing the effects of free radicals on skin. Amplified by NIA-114™, our proprietary form of Niacin, to strengthen the skin barrier for a renewed, glowing complexion.
After your serum step, a moisturizer is crucial to restoring the skin to its natural luminosity. Our new Super-C SPF 30 Vitamin C Moisturizer
combines Vitamin C and SPF so you can transform and protect your skin from harmful rays and free radicals with one formula. It moisturizes, visibly smooths fine lines, and brightens and restores radiance to dull, tired skin.
What is the Skin Barrier and Why is it so Important?
Are you doing all you can for the foundation of healthy-looking skin?