Unlike giving up prosecco and going to the gym five times a week, these look younger resolutions are super easy to keep!
Hello New Year beauty resolutions! Hear that? It’s the sound of your skin cheering! That’s because a few simple tweaks to your diet and beauty regime could mean a younger, fresher-looking you for 2016. It really is this simple to look younger, fresher, more wide awake and healthy, and it won’t cost you the earth!
From swapping your coffee for green tea (we hear Khloe Kardashian is a fan!) and ditching the sweeties, to body brushing away cellulite and curling your lashes for youthful eyes, these New Year beauty resolutions will give your face, hair and body the youth boost they’ve been waiting for. This is what we call easy anti-ageing! Trust us, some of these tips and tricks can leave you looking 5 years younger! Hurrah!
What’s more our tips and tricks don’t involve you going out and buying endless, expensive products. These genius New Year beauty resolutions are simple and quick and easy to do – perfect for busy women everywhere!
So ladies what are you waiting for? Follow these New Year beauty resolutions to knock years off and get your beauty routine off to a brand new start!
Resolution 1: Cool your shower
Result: It’s tempting to crank up the temperature in the shower at this time of year but warm water strips the skin of its natural oils. If you can’t give up cosy bathing, make sure you moisturise your skin straight after washing. Apply a lotion or body oil while skin is slightly damp to lock in even more moisture.
Resolution 2: Go to bed early
Result: They don’t call it beauty sleep for nothing! Studies have shown that lack of sleep could add as many as 10 years to your appearance. A good eight hours a night will help your skin repair itself so it looks bright and glowing come morning.
Resolution 4: Brush your body
Result: This simple step could reap big rewards when it comes to achieving a smooth body. Before you get in the shower, spend a few minutes sweeping a long handled body brush up your limbs towards your heart. This will help to improve circulation, which could minimise the look of orange peel skin and leave your body silky-smooth.
Resolution 5: Persevere with your skin creams
Result: If you’ve bought the latest dream cream, don’t ditch your new skincare regime the moment you don’t see instant effects. Anti-ageing creams can take up to six weeks to show visible results so it’s worth persevering for long-term anti-ageing results.
Resolution 6: Avoid sugar
Result: The Percy Pigs and Hob Nobs might be calling to you but sugar, however gosh darn tasty it is, can pile years on your skin. In fact, when it comes to wrinkles it can be as bad for you as lying in the sun. So give up the sweet treats and you’ll help fend off those wrinkles for longer.
Resolution 7: Go for regular trims
Result: Yes, it’s a myth that dusting off your split ends every six weeks makes your hair grow quicker, but what it does do is make your locks look healthier and more youthful. Plus, getting rid of those wispy ends actually makes your hair appear thicker. Bonus!
Resolution 8: Drink 3 cups of green tea a week
Result: This herbal culpa is dubbed a miracle worker by millions for its endless healthy benefits, and we’re jumping on the bandwagon. Drinking at least three cups a week will help to soothe irritated skin and fight imperfections.
Resolution 9: Curl your lashes
Result: Lifted, curled eyelashes allow more light into the eye making you look rested, brighter and wide awake. Gently crimp using eyelash curlers, starting at the base of your lashes and working towards the ends. Finish with a couple of coats of black mascara to really make eyes pop.