How Can Exercise Help the Skin?

Exercising provides so many benefits for the skin! The rewards of exercising go far beyond slimming down or toning up. It can visibly revamp the body and mind in ways scientists are only beginning to uncover!

By increasing blood flow, exercise helps nourish skin cells. Blood carries oxygen and nutrients to working cells throughout the body, including the skin. Oxygen is crucial for the skin to function efficiently.

Sweating is also fantastic for the skin! When the pores dilate, sweat expels trapped dirt and oil, which in turn, helps clear congestion and the built-up dirt & grime. Just remember to always wash the skin after exercising, so all the dirt & grime don't end up back in the pores.

Exercising also helps to regulate inflammation by adjusting hormones that prevent free radical damage. This happens as the tiny arteries in the skin open up, allowing more blood to reach the skin’s surface and deliver nutrients that repair damage from the sun and environmental pollutants.

Finally we have the fact that exercise is known to help reduce stress levels. We all know how much stress can affect our bodies and our skin. Stress can cause flare-ups in several ways. It can cause excess oil production, which leads to breakouts; stress also causes redness and irritation in the skin, especially those who suffer from eczema and other skin conditions. Better management of stress & anxiety makes for all-round better health, which shows on our skin!

Never underestimate how moving your body can improve your skin and all other aspects of your body & mind!

If you Exercise outside don't forget the SPF!

Invisible, weightless physical sunscreen that blends easily and works for every skin - even sensitive!

Say goodbye to thick, white residue with this physical SPF formula that offers critical defence against UVA rays and blue light. Amazing for all skin types, even sensitive skins with it's soothing properties.

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Don't forget to cleanse after you Exercise!

Slightly exfoliating foaming cleanser formulated with the power of L-Lactic acid and natural fruit acids to free the skin of embedded dirt and pollutants whilst improving the skin hydration and dryness.

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Looking to calm the redness after a HIIT class?

Soothe skin fast with Dermalogica UltraCalming Mist. Designed to instantly calm inflammation and irritation, simply mist a few spritzes onto the skin to relieve red, irritated skin gently in a snap.

In between steps in your routine or to quell irritation throughout the day, UltraCalming Mist is your instant fix for angry, inflamed skin.

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About the Author

My name is Rochelle, I have been lucky enough to be in the Beauty Industry for over 30 years helping clients achieve amazing results with their skin.

With 3 children of my own, I understand life is busy, so I'd love to help you find the best regimen that works for you and your lifestyle!

Having owned my own traditional based Beauty Salon and time in the Laser Industry, I've learnt that my passion lies in results-driven skin treatments and products. I feel so fortunate to have the most amazing brands at my fingertips. This allows me to give the best possible treatment and home care advice you need to achieve the skin you desire.

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