How to Get Smooth Skin: 5 Easy Skin Care Tips

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Before I share my easy skin care tips on ‘How to get smooth skin’ I’d like to say that I’ve never really had any serious skin problems. Also, I’m sharing my personal experience, and I’m not a professional by any means. So if you have any skin disease or condition, please consult with a dermatologist before doing anything.

I didn’t have acne in my teenage years. The only skin problem I’ve ever experienced was maybe 18 years ago. Tens of pimples appeared on my face, and they were literally everywhere. I still don’t know what caused this, but I remember that I’ve tried several medications, and only one of them really worked.

Anyway, after that, I’ve never really had any issues with my skin. Neither my mom nor my dad has ever had acne, so I guess this might be one reason. Also, as a 24 years old girl, I’ve put foundation on just once, and it was for my prom. I don’t like the feeling of having something on my face, and I’ve never really wanted to wear makeup. All in all, I’m grateful for my skin. Really really grateful.

However, I’m a firm believer that leading a healthy lifestyle is perhaps the most effective way to get smooth skin. In the following lines, I’ll share with you what are my easy skin care tips. If you want to know how to get smooth skin, keep reading.

How to Get Smooth Skin: Easy Skin Care Tips

Drink Plenty of Water

Drinking lots of water is crucial for your skin health. Depending on how much you weigh, you should drink a minimum of 2l per day. I drink even more than this. I got so used to it that I drink water almost all the time. My boyfriend makes jokes with me saying that when we live together, we’ll spend the majority of our money on water.

A glass of lemon water and an eco-friendly straw

I don’t know about you, but when I’m dehydrated I have headaches, I feel dizzy, sleepy, and tired. That’s why I always have my bottle with me.

As for my skin, I typically have dry skin, and it’s even more important to be hydrated all the time.

Also, water helps you get rid of toxins, which improves your skin health. It’s believed that water tightens your skin and helps to reduce the size of your pores, and face puffiness. Undoubtedly, I’d always choose water over any other drink.


Eat Healthy Food

I believe that food is important for everything in my life. For my health, for my hair, for my skin, for my mood. Absolutely everything. Don’t get me wrong – I have pizza, chocolate, ice cream, and cookies from time to time. I’m just a human, after all. I love junk food, and sometimes I eat it. The key is to eat healthy and nutritious food in the majority of your time.

I eat vegetables, fruits, protein-rich foods, healthy fats, and healthy carbs throughout the day. This means that I give my body everything necessary for it to be healthy and strong. And I feel perfectly fine.

Healthy eating is important for your skin because, just like your body, it also needs vitamins, minerals, and healthy fats. If you eat chocolate and pizza all the time, you’re depriving it of all these healthy nutrients.

For instance, if I eat too much chocolate, I notice sudden breakouts on my skin. By the way, this also happens if I eat too many eggs. That’s why I’ve limited them to no more than two per day.

Aesthetic healthy foods - walnuts, chia seeds, flax seed, cucumber, oats, lemon

If you want to get smooth skin, it’s important to include foods rich in healthy fats, minerals, and vitamins E, A, and C. Some of the best foods for your skin are nuts, fatty fish, spinach, carrots, avocado, etc.

Exfoliate Your Face Once A Week

If you want to get smooth skin, it’s important to exfoliate it. This will help you cleanse your face and get rid of old skin cells. You can buy a facial scrub, or you can make one at home. I make mine with sugar, olive oil, and lemon juice.

However, a few days ago I bought a face mask to pamper myself, and it turned out to be a scrub face mask. It had black sugar, essential oils, and activated charcoal. It made my skin super soft and smooth.

Nonetheless, you shouldn’t exfoliate your face more than twice a week. I do it once. Otherwise, sudden breakouts may appear on your skin.

Also, when you exfoliate your face, you should be very gentle. Don’t put too much pressure, and don’t rub aggressively. Just lightly massage the scrub on wet skin for 1-2 minutes. Then rinse with cool water, dry your face with a clean towel, and apply some moisturizer at the end. This will leave your skin smooth, soft, and glowing.

Use Moisturizer

The next advice on my list of easy skin care tips is to use moisturizer. As I said, I have dry skin, and if I don’t do this, it becomes flaky as if I got sunburnt or something like that. It’s the same with the skin on my legs. That’s why I apply moisturizer on my face every day.

Dove Nourishing moisturizing face cream and Van Cleef and Arpels women's perfume

Your face is constantly at risk of getting dry. The causers are endless – the dust in your room, the polluted air on the streets, the wind, the sun, the cold weather, the hot weather – basically anything. If you want to get smooth skin, it’s important to use a good moisturizer.

I love buying products that are mostly natural-based, but I’m currently using Dove Rich Nourishment face cream, and I’m really satisfied with how it works for my skin. It’s soft, smooth, and moisturized. It also has a matte effect because you can’t really tell I’ve put face cream.



Don’t Be Deceived by the Price of A Product

Last but not least in my list of easy skin care tips is to never be deceived by the price of a product!

Many people think expensive products will make their skin flawless, but it’s now quite right. Of course, there are some pricey products of famous brands that will definitely improve your skin condition. However, not all of them will do that for you.

On the contrary, some expensive products often contain some extremely strong and aggressive ingredients that may lead to many complications. For example, some skincare products may trigger your skin and cause rashes or pimples to appear on your face.

Always consult with your dermatologist if you think of buying a product you’ve never used before or if you’re unsure whether or not it’s right for your skin type.

Don’t buy something just because you’ve read some positive reviews of it on the Internet. It may have worked for someone, but it’s not guaranteed that it’ll work for you. Remember that everyone’s skin type is different.

Final Words

If you want to get smooth skin, it’s important to take good care of it. Drinking plenty of water and eating good food are the best ways to nourish your skin.

If you follow my easy skin care tips listed above, you’ll see a significant improvement in your skin condition. However, it’s important to be consistent and patient because it takes some time to see actual results.

Let me know what are your easy skin care tips for smooth and soft skin?

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  1. Hi. I can’t see where to “like”. Good blog. My skin isn’t great at the moment. I’ve started to drink lots more water and improved my diet. I already moisturise. Good tips 😊

    • Thank you! 🙂 I wish you good luck! Remember to eat foods rich in vitamins and minerals, and not to apply any aggressive products on your face.

  2. I have so many skin problems but most of them disappeared when I cut down dairy. Good sleep is also important and you can see the difference after a couple of well slept nights 💖

    • A friend of mine had skin problems and after she switched to a vegan diet, her skin improved drastically.
      Yes, I absolutely agree with you that sleep is important, not only for skin but for our overall health.

      Thank you for your comment. <3

  3. Really good advice! It’s easy to overlook the simple things like drinking enough water and as someone with acne prone skin the temptation for me is to dry my skin out but it’s so important to keep it hydrated with moisturiser

  4. This is a great post!! I learned after my first year of college that removing juices, sodas, and teas from my diet was the one thing to help reduce my break outs!! Unfortunately I also have occasional oily skin which can be triggered by foods I eat or just my environment.
    I think it’s important that every person regardless of age does their own research on why their body responds to internal & external factors as it does. After cutting back on my sugar intake from beverages alone, I learned my body has a glucose intolerance which results in small pimple like bumps on my forehead and the back of my arms. When I continued to analyze my diet and the way body responds to certain food groups, taking care of my skin internally became so much easier! This also helped me figure out which products actually helped my face and which did absolutely nothing or made my skin worse!!
    This is a great post, the power of water is insane!!
    xo Bri

    • I’m so glad you liked it! It’s good that you’ve found out what are the causes of your breakouts and you’ve eliminated them from your daily life! 🙂
      You’re absolutely right that every individual should find what works best for him/her.

      Thank you for your comment, sweetie! 🙂

  5. It’s a great insight post! I too carry lot of skin issues, and the craziest thing is I know the genuine reason🙄. I constantly skip my drinks. Thanks for the post, it provoked me to work on it positively. I vow on natural remedies too.I love to use fresh Aloe gels to avoid skin problems.

  6. Water is super important for me. I drink plenty of water too. I always have a filled water bottle besides me that needs to be refilled every couple of hours

    COT |

  7. Love this! I love the way your write because it’s so clear and easy to read. Also I love the point you made about price – it’s so true! I use mostly Simple skin care products and they’re so cheap but I’ve never had a bad experience with them!

  8. Drinking water is definitely the thing that made the most difference to my skin – I didn’t expect that such a simple thing would be enough to clear my skin x

    Roni |

    • Thanks, Sam! 🙂 I believe it’ll make a difference, to be honest. A friend of mine shared with me that after cutting down coffee intake her skin condition improved.

  9. I’ve also been blessed with fairly good skin, and I agree that a simple skin care routine is best. You really don’t need to mask and what not every day. Once a week is enough. Great tips–especially the one about water, it is best for you all around.

  10. I always need reminders to exfoliate my face! I get in the habit of using my daily cleanser and go weeks without a good exfoliation 🙂 It continues to amaze me how influential our diet can be on our overall health, more than we even realize sometimes. Sticking to water and healthful meals can be difficult but is definitely worth it!

    • Same here! Sometimes I forget to exfoliate my face for more than 2 weeks. I notice that my skin gets drier than usual and this reminds me that I should make my face scrub asap. :))

      Leading a healthy lifestyle is absolutely crucial for our skin, hair, and overall health. <3

  11. Wow I’m going to try some of these! I never had my face breakout when I was a teenager, but I’m 21 now and it’s awful. Thank you for the blog post it was great!

  12. Great tips! I had been struggling with acne most of my life and wish I had read this back then. I need to be drinking more water, but aside from that my skin has been doing pretty well. I had to cut out most dairy products as well eat more fruits and veggies, but my skin has never looked better! x

  13. I totally agree that what you put into your body has such a big effect on your skin. And its so true about the prices of products, the cheaper ones always seem to work best for me! x

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