Our life is full of stress, I can even say that the whole of life, from the first breath to the last minute is a continuous stress, extended in time. We used to live with stress, deal with them and even find pleasure in them.
After all, stress is not only trouble, turmoil, disease - any shake-up of the body, whether unintentional winning the lottery or a visit long-lost relatives, and even skiing a steep hill, it can already be considered stress. But all these shakes, shocks and experiences that are not of a permanent nature and successive, are not really dangerous for the organism.
Much more dangerous
stress, when the effects of a number of unpleasant situations at home and at work to accumulate. According to recent studies, 86% of women are constantly exposed to stressful situations - crazy rhythm at work, feelings about the children, lack of sleep, the environmental situation in the cities, and even the temperature fluctuations - all this does not pass in vain. Such chronic stress affects the state of a number of bodies, suffering heart, the brain, the digestive system.
And pulls the skin! You can even believe that it is suffering from the skin in the first place, because it is at the secondary body, the body takes oxygen and nutrients to the heart or to send them, for example, the brain. And for the skin, under the conditions of oxygen starvation, becomes an unhealthy yellowish hue, it becomes dull and flabby. Under eye bags and bruises. You may experience redness, peeling, pimples. Aggravated skin diseases. Because carbohydrate metabolism decreases immunity, and the skin is extremely susceptible to infections.
What to do?
Firstly, of course, try to get out of stress state, on their own or with the help of experts, well, and secondly, to care for skin with zeal, though, the more you are upset, the more love and care Give your skin.
All manipulations (cleansing, application of masks and creams, massage, etc.) We perform well, slowly and carefully. But that may be an additional stimulus (contrasting procedures) are best avoided during this period. End the day, soothing 20-minute warm bath.
Cosmetics from stress
With daily use skin care cosmetics, rich in vitamins A, C and E. It is desirable the presence of antioxidants in creams that will fight free radicals formed in the blood because of the adrenaline rush.
Extracts of plants (orange, green tea, grapes, rose hips, linden, chamomile, etc.), Has a calming and relieves irritation properties, must also be present in such cosmetics. Cosmetic firms have long sought to find a way to help the tired skin, return it healthy and radiant. This was made possible thanks to a special anti-stress creams that contain components related "hormone of joy" and protect against the negative external and internal factors. The principle of operation of these funds is timely moisturize the skin and activation of its regeneration. They remove toxins that accumulate in cells and prevents the appearance of age spots and relieve irritation.
As an example can lead cosmetics antistress
GRAPE SERIES HYDROLYZED REGENERATION CREAM
(anti-stress moisturizing cream) cosmetic line Meilunna. It consists of: extracts of grape, the Baikal skullcap, ginseng, and hyaluronic acid. The complex herbal ingredients moisturizes and nourishes the skin, improves blood circulation, stimulates metabolism. Grape extract, which contains organic acid, pectin and tannins, enzymes, amino acids, mineral components (calcium, phosphorus, copper, iron), vitamins C, B, K, P, carotene, effectively removes the dead cells, accelerates the regeneration of new, has antioxidant and anti-stress effect.
About a young skin (which is also suffering from stress) took care company L'Oreal, she created a line of cosmetics with the optimistic title
. The composition of these products include fitodorfiny based on extracts of cocoa beans, acts like endorphins - the "happiness hormone", which are produced in the brain when we are very good. In addition, the cream contains an extract of Indian chestnut, improves blood circulation and returning tired skin glow.
To prepare the evening you can use a special bath relaxing anti-stress oil -
(cosmetic line Lierac). It is composed of essential oils of cistus, myrrh, frankincense, laurel; olive oil, almond; extracts of patchouli, calendula, linden, lemon balm, juniper. As you can see, part of the wonderful and the smell and the direct effects on the skin. The oil concentrate against stress can be added to the bath, and can simply be applied to the body.
Try to prepare themselves like anti-stress oil, using the components that are on sale. Not redundant as part of the concentrate will be jojoba oil, shea butter, avocado, which soften the skin and restore its protective function, and "relaxing" of oil rose, rosewood, lavender, coriander, jasmine, grapefruit and orange. They have a special, calming effect, help to relax, relieve tiredness quickly.
Stress not only disrupts the immune and nervous systems. It can also affect the body's ability to properly digest food, the nutrients are literally fly into the pipe, not assimilating the body and toxins accumulate in the body.
So avoid trudnousvaivaemoy food, prefer vegetable oils, fish, nuts, citrus, ie foods high in antioxidants and vitamins. Include in the diet:
it is rich in vitamin E and is an excellent tool against free radicals. Walnuts perfectly nourish and moisturize the skin maintain its elasticity. Eat four to five nuts at least three times a week.
improves complexion, and due to lactic acid clears the body of toxins and strengthens the intestinal flora. There are cabbages should at least once a week.
- A source of silicon, a very important trace element for the skin. Together with collagen and elastin silicon forms the "skeleton" of the skin, keeping its elasticity and youthfulness. At least once a week cook millet porridge with pumpkin - and tasty and healthy
- A real treasure malachite casket. Judge, fruits contain one - Vitamin C, potassium, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus and zinc. One vitamin several species - B1, B2, B3, B6, B9. In a word - it is the first fruit of the need, especially in winter, and for those who for some reason can not eat citrus fruits. Eating a kiwi fruit a day, you provide yourself daily rate of ascorbic acid.
prevent wrinkles and help maintain a fresh complexion. In these fungi signed an elixir of youth - Two powerful antioxidants: pantothenic acid (vitamin B5), and selenium, which are used in anti-aging cosmetics. Dishes with mushrooms should be in the menu once or twice a week.
• Hard cheeses
- Real storage of calcium. They have a lot of protein, fat, and there is phosphorus, and amino acids. We need to eat hundred grams of cheese every day.
It is advisable to drink less beverages containing caffeine - coffee, black tea and so on. Preference is given to green tea, tea, mate, kvas (B vitamins), cocoa (high content of magnesium), and of course to drink good clean water and herbal teas (mint, Melissa, the mother-and-stepmother, thyme).
Delicious food in itself is quite a powerful weapon against stress, as long as she still was useful and not too plentiful! Well, except for the delicious food, use the following methods to improve the emotional background:
- A change of scenery and go on a journey;
- Meditate and auto-training;
- Increase exercise, join a pool, in a group dance;
- A comfortable chair and a good book favorite remedy for depression;
- Chat with nice people;
- Cinema, theater, concert favorite artist, exhibitions and museums;
- Retail therapy, walk to the shops.