How Healthy is Your Skin?

How Healthy is Your Skin?

While the products you use or the specific routine you have may vary based on your skin type, these are all skincare tips that everyone should at least consider adopting into their daily routine.


The first thing you should do is build a solid cleaning routine in the morning when you wake up and before you go to bed at night. This routine should include cleansing, exfoliating and moisturizing your skin. To find the right products for you, consult with a board-certified dermatologist first.

Additionally, you should wash your face before you work out. When you sweat, your pores open up and are more susceptible to filling up with dirt and germs, which in turn can cause pimples and blemishes to form. By washing your face before you hit the gym, you’ll keep potential acne to a minimum.


All dermatologists and doctors agree: water is critical to your health. Staying hydrated can also help prevent your skin from drying out during the colder months and keep wrinkles at bay, so your skin appears firmer.

And while hydrating from the inside out is ideal, you should also add in some additional hydration with a daily moisturizer. This will add an extra layer of protection to your skin, help lock in moisture and give your skin a nice, healthy glow.


One of the biggest contributors to unhealthy skin is harmful UV rays. Not only have UV rays been shown to cause premature wrinkles, but they also have been linked to the development of melanoma and other skin cancers. What can you do to keep harmful UV rays from damaging your skin? Wear sunscreen year-round.

While sunscreen is important to wear during the summertime, it is recommended that you wear sunscreen all year long, as you can still get sun damage during the colder or cloudier months. Also, if you are outside for a long time, make sure to cover up, seek the shade and wear the right sunscreen.

For those of us who spend most of our days in front of a computer screen, protecting our skin from the damage that blue light emits is a must. Add in some topical antioxidants to help add a level of protection and invest in some blue light shields for your devices.


A good night’s sleep can make all the difference when it comes to your overall health, as well as the health of your skin. If you don’t get enough sleep, it can affect your mood, your metabolism and it can cause your skin to appear tired and unhealthy.

Try to get at least seven hours of sleep every night. And if that’s not possible, try to add in some downtime for yourself throughout the day, where you take 10 minutes to just sit and unplug. Give yourself a daily break and allow your mind to slow down. The more rest you are able to get every day, the more you will begin to see a difference in the health of your mind, body and skin.

It can be easy to trade in your normal skincare routine for one that may not be best for you. Try to adopt some of the healthy habits featured, and if you have any questions, schedule an appointment with one of our dermatologists at Shinagawa Aesthetics for a one-on-one consultation. They will be able to help you determine what skincare products and routines are right for you and your skin.

Call our Patient Care Lines: (+632) 7-368 5238 l (+63) 917 862 7454 l (+63) 921 217 0517 for inquiries, questions, and appointments or talk to our consultants via LiveChat at so we can address and answer them for you.

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