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Tips to Stay Fit and Look Beautiful in 2017

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For staying fit in 2017 you must be beautiful both from outside and within. It’s a new year; so, it’s obvious that it would make you a year older. To make sure that this increase in age cannot take a toll on your skin, you must follow a few fitness and beauty trends. The section below includes some of the most effective ones among them.

Add plenty of water and vitamin C to your daily diet


Water helps in keeping our skin supple and smooth from inside by hydrating it. So, unless you have some medical issue (like kidney disorder), you should make it a point to drink at least 3 litres of water every day. Another agent that must be a part of the daily diet of people looking to prevent skin aging is vitamin C. Since a long time, this vitamin has been used for enhancing skin quality both in form of creams and lotions and dietary supplements. It’s a nutrient that promotes elastin and collagen production. For those who don’t know, both elastin and collagen are essential for keeping our skin plump, young, and taut.

Add aerobic exercises to your workout routine


You cannot expect to have healthy glowing skin if you don’t exercise regularly. Aerobic exercises promote flow of blood within our body, which in turn augments the rate of new cell production and cell growth. Aerobic exercises have also been linked to increased production of moisture and natural oils, both of which are essential for having healthy skin. There are also some facial exercises, which if performed regularly, can prevent formation of crow’s feet, laugh lines, and other forms of fine lines on our face.

Get Botox injections if required

Have you already developed a few fine lines and wrinkles on your face? If yes, then make sure you get Botox injections as soon as possible. That’s the best modern technique used for reducing appearance of wrinkles or even removing them completely. Botox or botulinum toxin is actually a drug extracted from a neurotoxin generated by the bacterium called Clostridium botulinum. Botox, when injected into one’s skin, removes wrinkles by paralysing the muscles temporarily.

The best thing about Botox injections is that they are capable of making your wrinkles disappear without causing any kind of damage to your skin. Cosmos Clinic, a specialist clinic in Sydney, lists some of the other benefits of Botox. However, for best results of Botox, you must always get the treatment done by a qualified and experienced dermatologist.

Before being administered, the powdered form of the neurotoxin is diluted in saline water. The diluted form of Botox is then injected into the patient’s neuromuscular tissue. To see the results of the injection, you will need to wait for 24 to 72 hours. That’s actually the time the toxin takes for disrupting the patient’s synoptosomal process. Here’s a before and after comparison of the procedure.

If you are a pregnant woman or are currently nursing your little one, you should not undergo Botox treatment. Just wait till your baby becomes a bit older and you would be a perfect candidate for the treatment. You should also make sure that you are not allergic to botulinum toxin before getting the injection.

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