Skin care tips for the busy office professional

Skin care tips for the busy office professional

Your skin is always faced with the harsh weather and the elements outside. It can make it dry and cracked, which is very unpleasant.

There is, however, a few things that you should and need to do every day for a softer more beautiful looking skin. Some things can be natural remedies and some can be store bought but it is critical to take care of your skin to prevent premature aging and to keep your skin in its best condition for as long as possible.

Do not touch your face

One thing you need to do is to keep your hands away from your face. Your hands are full of nasty germs and can lead to clogged pores and acne. This can also lead to oily skin as well.


Sunscreen is key to having softer skin. Use it daily. The sun’s rays are very harsh on your skin and can cause sunburn and cracked and peeling skin. This is far from soft skin. Using sunscreen can help prevent all that and keep your skin protected against skin cancer as well.

Exfoliation is Key

Exfoliate! Exfoliate! Exfoliate! It is important to make sure your skin is not covered in dead skin cells and it kept up with, so make sure to exfoliate your skin once a week. If you overdo it, it can cause inflammation and it can be a pretty nasty sight for your skin.

Shaving Cream

Before shaving, make sure you have shaving cream. If you do not use shaving cream it can cause irritation and inflammation which can lead to an unhealthy looking skin tone and texture. Even though all the unwanted hair is gone you are still left with unpleasant skin. So make sure you use shaving cream. If you can get shaving cream infused with a moisturizer and Vitamin E, this will also help with softer skin as well.

Razors Make A Difference!

Razors with more blades are key to softer skin! It is important to grab a razor with more blades because the first blade will trim the hair and the rest will get the remaining hair. This leaves you with a closer shave for softer and smoother skin. Not only do you want more blades you want to reach for the razor with moisturizing took infused with the blades. This will help prevent any irritation as well as using shaving cream!


Use lotion, a lot. Especially use lotion right after a shower, your pores are open and ready for moisture to come onto them. It will help your skin appear smooth and soft and be even softer. Use lotion daily after your shower to see results.

Lock In Moisture

Use oil. First, apply your lotion and let it dry then apply oil to your skin to lock in the moisture. Oil keeps your skin’s moisture locked in, it does not provide any other benefits other than locking in already moisturized skin.

Remain Calm

Keep away from stress. Stress causes unhealthy looking skin as well as breakouts and dark circles under your eyes. Stress really shows on your skin. It is important to always try to remain calm and as stress-free as possible.

Food and Exercise

Eat a healthy balanced diet and exercise regularly. If your skin is stressed out, exercise and healthy foods can help with that. Fruits and vegetables along with a regular exercise pattern can help regulate the skin. This will help with acne and sudden breakouts. It will help prevent them from forming in the first place!

Home Remedies To Help Soften Your Skin

There are many home remedies that will help soften your skin, it is not just important to help protect it but you can also use remedies to get that silky smooth soft feel at home with these at home remedies.


The juice of lemons can help lighten your skin, make scars fade, as well as make your skin as smooth as a baby’s butt. It is a super great way to get that soft skin you are looking for. All you need is to have freshly squeezed lemon juice and egg whites. Apply this to your face for 10 minutes and voila, you have the softest skin possible. It will make blemishes disappear as well as any scars on your face.


Tomatoes can be blended up into a puree and put on your face for ten minutes and then washed off. This will help shrink large pores and make your skin look tight and toned. This will also soften your face and shrink blemishes as well. You can do this remedy daily until you are satisfied with the outcome.


Simple and easy to use and oh so sweet. Honey is a great moisturizer and a great skin softener. If you put honey on your skin for ten minutes then wash it off with cool water, your skin will be extremely soft. This is a great remedy for anyone looking for softer skin.

It is important to take care of your skin and protect it from the elements of the harsh weather. Dry weather can cause cracked, dry, and unpleasant skin. Use moisturiser and lotion to protect it and seal in that moisture with oil. If you are out in the sun a lot, use sunscreen, always! It is a must to protect from the sun’s harmful rays. However, if you are just looking for a quick fix to first help your skin, use some of the natural remedies listed. Once you use a quick fix natural remedy start using everyday moisturizer and the helpful tips listed above the soft and smoother skin.

It is important to take care of your skin. Keep it moisturized, soft, and free of acne. These remedies listed and all these ways to moisturize and help your skin can prevent premature aging. Which means wrinkles! Oh no. We do not want those earlier than absolutely necessary. That is why it is so important to take care of your skin all the time, no matter what you are doing.

Author Bio

Sally Mitchell began her career as a make up artist, and after receiving a diploma in Clinical Dermatology decided to combine her passions for makeup artistry and skincare becoming a licensed beauty professional. Now she shares useful skin care and beauty tips with readers of the Lumeskin blog.


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