Take care of your skin while you enjoy your holiday

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Written By RobertMaxfield

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With such beautiful weather forecast, it’s likely you already have your vacation plans in order. Don’t forget to pack all the essentials: maps, sunglasses, outfits and maybe even a camera! While we understand that enjoy your holiday should be about enjoying the sun and relaxing, but also take good care of your skin! To make things easier on yourself while helping prevent skin problems due to changes in climate or diet. Canada Drugs Direct offers an extensive selection of prescription and non-prescription items as well as pet medicine items; plus our offers and deals run throughout the year for both existing customers as well as newcomers alike!

1. Reduce exposure to the sun enjoy your holiday

UV exposure can have serious repercussions for our skin, as we all know. Although melanin protects us from these rays and causes wrinkles, discoloration, and elasticity loss in the skin, it also burns it – leading to premature aging. People tend to burn more easily during summer because their bodies need time to adjust to the heat source.

2. Be free from negative behaviors

Though it can be tempting to indulge while on vacation, indulgences can have more negative consequences than benefits. Although smoking a few cigarettes a day may seem harmless, studies have demonstrated that this habit actually does more harm than good. Smoking reduces blood flow to your skin and deprives it of essential nutrients and oxygen; additionally, smoking damages collagen and elastin–proteins responsible for skin strength, flexibility, resilience–leading you to look tired and unhealthier after your holiday. We strongly advise that you stop smoking before leaving on vacation; if needed our doctor is available 24/7 in case of emergencies.

3. Food should never be something to be bought with money in hand.

It may seem like fast food and desserts will fill you up during your holiday, but they won’t. While it’s natural to want to sample local cuisine, make sure to load up on fresh fruits, vegetables, and lean protein instead. Studies have even shown that foods high in vitamin C and low carbohydrate can help maintain a youthful appearance.

4. Make Sure You’re Prepared for Your Flight

Make sure to ensure you are well-prepared for your flight. Though it may seem counterintuitive to need protection for your skin while flying, there’s a good reason for doing so. Flying exposes you to the sun’s most damaging rays and airplane windows don’t filter them out, leaving less oxygen in the cabin which can lead to skin damage and water retention. When flying, make sure to use a moisturizer with an SPF rating and close all windows if possible; additionally, choose an aisle seat instead of a enjoy your holiday window seat for optimal airflow.

5. Be enjoy your holiday mindful when making drink selections.

Hydration is important when it comes to alcohol. While a glass of wine may be fine for dinner, drinking too many sugary or other sweet beverages can cause skin damage. Stay hydrated; 64% of our skin is water, meaning hydration improves skin thickness, density and blood flow – meaning less cracking or irritation from outside factors. Hydrated skin also looks healthier overall!