5 Skincare Resolutions To Look Your Best In Xmas

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5 Skincare Resolutions To Look Your Best In Xmas

Christmas is around the corner, how quickly this year has gone by! It is exciting but also a bit terrifying to wrap up 2018 within a few weeks. Mums might be stressing out the most, as they have to not only make sure everything still organised, but also need to do extra work to prepare for the holiday season. Therefore, some mums may forget taking good care of themselves.

With a few skincare resolutions below, you can easily follow to always appear bright and rejuvenated! Remember that your skin condition reflects about your inner health conditions, so make sure to take good care of the skin to welcome this holiday season in a complete way.

1. Sleep

First and foremost, it is to get your beauty sleep. Sounds simple, right? All you should do is to get at least 7-9 hours of sleep every night so that your skin has enough time to repair and regenerate new cells, especially during the stage of deep sleep. You can see the significant difference of the skin tone when having enough sleep the night before. Your under-eyes no longer have dark circles, the skin is just glowing. Your spirit is also more uplifting; therefore, you can plan things much more effectively for Christmas.

woman sleeping

It is highly recommended that you should not use any electronic device around 2 hours before going to bed because the light from these devices can weaken your skin and make it very dull, which apparently leads to ageing faster. Before the sleep, applying a night cream to seal up all the nutrients of skincare products and allow it to collaborate with your skin regeneration more effectively later. Antipodes Avocado Pear Night Cream offers 100% pure avocado oil, antioxidants, and packed with vitamins E, A, B1, B2, C, and D for superior restorative qualities. The cream is ideal for every night use.

2. Use Sunscreen

Christmas in Australia is unique. Unlike other countries where the holiday happens in the winter, Christmas is in the summer, here. It also means sunlight will work more tremendously during this time, so using the sunscreen is absolutely a must.

eco sunscreen

Applying sunscreen is vital for both outdoor and indoor activities and throughout the year since your skin might catch UV radiation through glass windows, electronic devices, or cloud layers during the winter. Your sunscreen should be broad-spectrum offering protection against UVA and UVB and at least SPF 15. When spending more time on outdoor activities or between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m (when the UV radiation is damaging the most), you should use sunscreen with higher SPF for skin protection. Even if you use makeup with SPF daily, you still should apply a sunscreen layer underneath the makeup layer and after applying moisturiser on your skin. Using sunscreen regularly will help prevent skin cancer and premature ageing development.

3. Facial Mask

No matter how strictly you follow the skincare routine, you will need at least 1-2 special treatments in a week to make sure all the dirts and oils are removed off the pores. After cleansing your face with a washer, there comes the exfoliation step to have your skin cleansed thoroughly. Next will be applying a mask sheet, which is packed with tons of nutrients. The mask sheet can penetrate more deeply after your skin is exfoliated.

However, most ladies do not have time to do many steps in between their skincare routine. Anything minimal is much more preferred. There is a mask that can compress the two steps above into one simple step to save time for you, yet still showcase its amazing work: Antipodes Aura Manuka Honey Mask.


This is a rinse-off mask, which means you only need to apply on your face in about 15-20 minutes. Then, you can wash it off with lukewarm water. You will see the glow and sense how moisturised your skin is. This luscious face mask cleanses and intensely hydrates your skin at the same time. It is also ideal for treating spots and blemishes. Your neck area will love this masktoo. As your neck area is nourished, the skin will look more firm accordingly.

4. Keep Things Clean

You might be very good at knowing whatever right to apply for your skin type. All your products are organic. The big BUT is you still sometimes have skin irritation issue. Perhaps, the cause is merely simple: You don’t clean your makeup accessories correctly.

Antipodes brush

Lots of women use makeup daily, so the brushes are known to be our everyday tools. The sad thing is we pay so much attention to the product quality, yet forget of cleaning these tools that go on our faces everyday. So from now, make sure you clean the brushes on a regular basis and organise your makeup station neatly so that one product is not mixed accidentally with another.

5. Eat Clean

Nutrition plays an essential role in our health. By eating right, you can avoid dozens of diseases. Moreover, having the right nourishment for your body contributes to having good skin, and the benefits last in long-term.

organic food

In addition to consuming lots of green vegetables and fruits, you should eliminate a few things out of your diet. Firstly, it is sugar. This is a tragedy for those who have a sweet-tooth out there, but sugar does not do anything for your health but giving lots of risks such as diabetes, obesity, and ageings. Sugar causes inflammation in the body, which promotes glycation of your collagen fibres that might stop your skin being supple and lead to wrinkles and loss of firmness in the skin1. Sugar can also cause havoc with your insulin levels, which has a direct influence on hormones2. When the hormones are imbalanced, you know why acne breakout happens as a result.

Salt is not our friend either, no matter how much more flavorful all the food is with salt. When going overboard, salt is the number one element bringing not only heart attack but also dehydrating skin problem. Similarly to sugar, salt can cause inflammation in the body and restrain collagen production, leading to the dull skin3.

So what to eat and how to maintain a good health and gorgeous skin? It is not easy to think of not only healthy but also delicious dishes for yourself and your family. Going to a grocery store also takes time let alone cooking all the ingredients. Luckily, Ooooby Sydney provides a wonderful solution to save time on grocery shopping while making sure customers enjoying healthy and organic food.

By applying 5 resolutions above, your skin will be certainly improved. It won’t be overnight magic, but give it around a week, you’ll be surprised how possible it is to look amazing and fresh for Xmas in such simple ways.

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