HOW CAN I COMBAT
You can tackle the signs of sallow skin with your diet and skincare regime. A great diet is key to getting that glow back! The vitamins you should be on the lookout for are B vitamins as these are connected with inflamed skin. An overhaul of your diet shouldn’t be necessary, but try building iron rich food into your diet. Iron will help with the production of red blood cells. Red blood cells are a vital partner in ensuring your skin looks and feels healthy. As far as skincare is concerned brightening products should become your best friends. Look for serums that promote radiance as these will tackle uneven skin tones and get you your glow back. Facials are also a good way brighten you up!
Sore noses are seriously no good. Trying to conceal the redness can also irritate it more, especially if it’s painful. So it’s best to tackle the issue head on. The number one rule is: do not scrub sensitive skin. When taking off your makeup or cleansing your face, make sure you do not rub the irritated area, this is going to make it so much worse. Use a gentle face wash twice daily, apply using a patting motion and rinse with lukewarm water.
Hydrating your skin
The first step to getting moisture back into skin is very simple: moisturise, a lot. Whilst recovering from a cold or flu make sure you moisturise morning and night at the very least, throughout the day is ideal. The temptation is to take long hot showers to make yourself feel refreshed after being ill, but this will dry out your skin more. Opt for a gentle cleanser that will nourish the skin without stripping it.