by Jude Jacob Kayton August 15, 2019
Sweating allows your skin to release toxins, which is great for your healthy glow, but unfortunately, sweating can also cause rashes or irritation, premature aging, Collagen degeneration,over-dryness, pH imbalance, Loss of minerals and vitamins.
Working out is good for your skin and benefits your body, but athletes who workout outdoors are at an increased risk of sunburn premature aging and skin cancer due to the many hours they are exposed to the sun's rays.
But let’s be real. You love to exercise, and a good sweat makes you feel liberated. The adrenaline rush after a hard workout is fabulous high that drives you to push harder the next day. So how can sweat be so bad for your skin?
Dr. Sharon Rozenblat, the herbal research expert breaks down the ways that sweat can damage your skin, And how to protect yourself:
High-impact workouts and intense sweating can cause anti-oxidative stress. This stress leads to collagen degeneration and a loss of skin’s elasticity and firmness, meaning wrinkles start to form.
Solution: Have a post-workout skincare routine that refreshes and cleanses your face, Eats foods that are high in antioxidants, like berries and lentils.
Heavy sweating disrupts the delicate pH balance of your skin and causes irritation, redness, itching, and blotchiness.
Solution: Make sure to use skincare products that are suited to your skin type. Remember to make a moisturizer part of your daily skincare routine.
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